"Death In The Family" as written by and Jim/hajjar Ward....
Feeling tense, tired, and spent
I lost my head, my sight, my nerve
Life is changing
One foot can only outrun
The other one so many times
Life is changing
So do what you will
Tomorrow is today
We march as you run

Tomorrow is today
With a death in the family
Blind faith revolutions
That I can watch but hate the sound
Life is changing
I'd give up everything
To never live this year again
Life is changing

I'm not sure I'll ever choose a side
Without a fence I wouldn't have a choise
I'll just close my eyes and barrel through again
Be glad, I could

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"Death in the Family" as written by Matthaeus Guenther Miller Jim Ward

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    General Comment"i'd give up everything to never live this year again"

    i feel you on that one jim.
    MizunoPunkon November 02, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti got no clue what this is about
    atdi7777on November 27, 2004   Link
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    General Commentim thinking its about...some type of...death, of some sort...perhaps of some person that was a part of his family, maybe?
    Johnnyfender43on March 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe late Jeremey Ward ,ex-The Mars Volta, was adopted by Jim Wards family. This may be about his passing.
    fifi_25on April 14, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is song is about Jim Ward dealing with the death of his grandfather while on tour. In an interview with Rockpile Magazine he said after the death of his grandpa(which he said was the worst thing that's ever happened to him) Sparta went back out on tour. Jim said that was the worst time of all, privately mourning his loss while still trying to please everyone on tour. That's what this song is about.
    BrokenRepublicon October 29, 2005   Link

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