Hard times, the throw is offline
Pictures of black and grey
Soft minds, backed up by hard drives
Standing in single file
Anything to pass the test
You passed the test

Like screaming in the air
A sound for all who care
The siren rings in vain
When lightning hits the ground
To all who stand around
A shock of ignorance

Black lines can turn to battlefields
When they are drawn in pen
Stop signs, like human apathy
Can cause a fatal crash

Like screaming in the air
A sound for all who care
The siren rings in vain
When lightning hits the ground
To all who stand around
A shock of ignorance

The feeling hard to tell
A word can break the spell

Hard times, the throw is offline
Pictures of black and grey

Like screaming in the air
A sound for all who care
The siren rings in vain
When lightning hits the ground
A shock to all around, to all around

Your screaming, your screaming, your screaming
The lightning, the lightning, lightning


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Black Lines To Battlefields song meanings
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    General CommentGood song :)
    mycroon August 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song and I love to sing it. I still dont understand it tho :)
    whatevercakeson October 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI thought this song had to do with war just by looking at the title but that can't be it. I personally think its about society in general and how some people just don't seem to care for others even when they need it... Someone needs help and the world is oblivious to it all, right? Thats how I interpret it I guess.
    Your Guardian Angelon February 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentGreat song.
    James Deanon October 23, 2010   Link
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    General Commentmycro, stupid comment, if you're going to comment, atleast provide a meaning.

    the first verse paragraph explains the dull life of people around you who don't think back up by technology and computers. They follow rouines and lines, all to follow the test set by society, to be accepted, thinking inside the box.

    The chorus, the person is crying out for help, which ends up being useless and in vain since no once will listen, and the person is shocked by the worlds ignorance.

    Verses after the chorus, i think may be people misunderstanding, people not caring can lead to horrible mistakes and tragedies, but breakign that apathy and having them understand and use insight in the world can help to break them from the "spell" of society and just a meaningless life in general.

    after the chorus plays again, describing how if apathy is replaced with feeling can break the person off from the black and grey life into a colored, deep world.

    beautiful song.

    It just shows how people should use insight and be searching for meaning more in life, analzy the songs you listen to, and get somethign out of them. Start using your brains people.
    Donielleon March 02, 2006   Link

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