Remember your choice.
I can hear your voice still.
You had your fill of those little reminders.
Ther's only bills and sleeping pills.
What if they're right?
Note to self: This isn't living.
This is merely existing.
Breathe, c'mon, breathe, just breathe.
"It'll all be better soon,"
You say as you cross the room
To pull up the shade.
Please don't.
Please don't for my sake.
My early morning eyes
Just can't take the light right now.
Just can't take life right now.
So turn out the light.
Just close the lid and seal me in.
I"ll sleep for days and days on end.
Leave me lie here in this coffin.
I'll breathe only half as often.
Turn out the light.
This isn't living.
This is merely existing.


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    General CommentI love Brandtson's lyrics so much, because they're intricate, but yet not in code.

    I've talked to these guys on several occasions at two shows and they're some of the greatest people you'll ever meet!

    They played this one at the second show, along with many others. :) The "Send Us A Signal" cd is simply amazing and EVERYONE that I've got to listen to it, LOVES it.. :)
    ekmiodon October 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentTHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIS
    this isn't living
    THIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIS
    is merely existing...
    Gah, this song's good. When I saw them live they carried out the instrumental part right before the last chorus for a few minutes... so good. The chorus reminds me of that famous Radiohead lyric, "I'm not living, I'm just killing time." This song is especially meaningful to me because I as a high school senior am feeling pretty overwhelmed with all the stuff I have to do.. I wish I could sleep for days and days on end.
    stupidfrenchyon November 04, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about just wanting to sleep the day away... and avoid the bs you have to put up with in every day life

    good song vent.. when you feel overwhelmed by these things
    Quailmann7on February 03, 2005   Link

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