I've been watching you from a distance
The distance sees through your disguise
All I want from you is your hurting
I want to heal you
I want to save you from the dark

Give unto me your troubles
I'll endure your suffering
Place onto me your burden
I'll drink your deadly poison

Why should I care if they hurt you
Somehow it matters more to me
Than if I were hurting myself
Save you (save you)
I'll save you

Give unto me your troubles
I'll endure your suffering
Place onto me your burden
I'll drink your deadly poison

Fear not the flame of my love's candle
Let it be the sun in your world of darkness
Give unto me all that frightens you
I'll have your nightmares for you
If you sleep soundly

Give unto me your troubles
I'll endure your suffering
Place onto me your burden
I'll drink your deadly poison

Fear not the flame of my love's candle
Let it be the sun in your world of darkness
Give unto me all that frightens you
I'll have your nightmares for you
If you sleep soundly

Fear not the flame of my love's candle
Let it be the sun in your world of darknes


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    General CommentThis song really shows of the talent of Amy's voice. It really is a beautiful song.
    SnowWhite_Cinnion May 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentGreat music man.
    escenceon June 09, 2004   Link
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    General CommentOne of my favorite evanescence songs.... one that i can relate too
    jasongs89on June 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is such a pretty song, yet so depressing. Is it true that this song was Amy and Ben's first song they wrote together?
    DyerMaker21on July 02, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI dont see how this song reflects god in anyway, but to each his\her own,
    Blessed Be
    escenceon November 16, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about someone who realizes just how much someone else is hurting and wants to help them, even if it means experiencing all their pain for themselves.
    I have no idea what it has to do with god, but *shrugs*
    SMUSER17002421on November 17, 2004   Link
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    General Commenthaunting music, love the piano solo, beautiful and depressing at the same time. THis has nothing to do with god I don't know where you came up with that but Adularia has the generals down
    SageLFNon November 23, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI got it bc thats what it means to me, like its the voice of God saying that he will take my pain and suffering away and I cant hide from him. Just as Christ bore our sin with the cross, the song says, "Place onto me your burdens" but I also do see it as a love song. Its how I feel about the girl I like too.
    Remnant04on November 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentTo answer DyerMaker 21's question (that they asked like what, 8 months ago?) yes, this is one of the first songs Amy and Ben wrote together. This and Understanding got played on the local radio station a lot, and the rest is history.
    RedSolemnBladeon January 04, 2005   Link
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    General Commentit might have something to do with god/jesus though. look at 'Lies'.

    still, gotta love this one
    reprecussionon January 11, 2005   Link

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