This can't be so all over
and out of my time I've wasted.
So much of my mind is racing
to the point of no return.

Drown my sorrows, flood my soul.
By tomorrow, I'll be cold.
(Wash it all away, wash it all away)
Now I'm hollow and alone,
faith is shallow, almost gone.

Life can be so much colder.
I doubt I'm alive, I'm faceless.
Lost inside replacements
fill the void and roam the earth.

Drown my sorrows, flood my soul.
By tomorrow, I'll be cold, so cold.
(Wash it all away)
Now I'm hollow and alone,
faith is shallow, almost gone!

(Raise the stakes,
what have we got to lose?)
This can't be
(No choice in sight,
where's our right to choose?
You can't catch a break
so take what you can)
This can't be
(Just ignore the blame
you don't understand.
Cracked picture frames,
bloodstains on the mattress)
This can't be
(Ashes to ashes,
gas, cans and matches.
The bourbon buries all the memories,
anything to wash it all away!)

This can't be so all over
and out of my time I've wasted.
So much of my mind is racing
to the point of no return.

Drown my sorrows, flood my soul.
By tomorrow, I'll be cold.
(Wash it all away, wash it all away,
wash it all away.)
Now I'm hollow and alone.
Raise your arrows, wage your war!

(Raise the stakes,
what have we got to lose?)
This can't be
(No choice in sight,
where's our right to choose?
You can't catch a break
so take what you can)
This can't be
(Just ignore the blame
you don't understand.
Cracked picture frames,
bloodstains on the mattress)
This can't be
(Ashes to ashes,
gas, cans and matches.
The bourbon buries all the memories)
This can't be
(anything to wash it all away!)

So all over...

(Wash it all away..........)


Lyrics submitted by king nothing2

Almost Gone song meanings
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    General CommentThis most likely has something to do with drinking, as apparent in the lyrics.
    king nothing2on April 15, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIt's about drinking away a very bad memory In JMann's Screaming id gives a vague reference to murder of some kind I think

    Just ignore the blame
    you don't understand.
    Cracked picture frames,
    bloodstains on the mattress
    Ashes to ashes,
    gas, cans and matches.
    BurningScaron June 06, 2004   Link
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    General CommentJ-MANn is reffering to his first. (Blood stains on the mattress.) He can't believe that their relationship is over. And yes, he is trying to drink away her memory.
    oKySPon September 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit sounds strangely similar to destroyer of senses in a strange way...
    pigbenis666on November 12, 2004   Link
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    General Commentmy opinion is that j mann is reflecting on a past relationship and is drinking it all away....but i also think hes burning the house as a result of pain....but not certain.
    Murder_Your_Makeron July 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI see this as someone drinking away the bad memories but im not sure if it's a relationship or what
    Diabolu$on July 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYeah drinking away the memory of a lost love makes sense. but could the reference to the burning just be a metaphor to something eles maybe something bigger?
    Jmann666on May 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commentcall me crazy but it almost sounds like somebody or j mann whatever, is drinking away the pains of a relationship and contemplating suicide. hence the broken picture frames he held in his hand when he shoots himself on his matress. and the arguement with himself;

    this can't be
    (No choice in sight,
    where's our right to choose?
    You can't catch a break
    so take what you can)

    (anything to wash it all away!) = suicide.

    love the band. love this song
    Piznipyon July 12, 2008   Link

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