"Death Is Not the End" as written by and Bob Dylan....
When you're sad and when you're lonely
And you haven't got a friend
Just remember that death is not the end
And all that you held sacred
Falls down and dows not bend
Just remember that death is not the end.

Not the end, not the end
Just remember that death is not the end.

When you're standing on the cross-roads
That you cannot comprehend
Just remember that death is not the end
And all your dreams have vanished
And you don't know what's up the bend
Just remember that death is not the end.

Not the end, not the end
Just remember that death is not the end.

When the storm clouds gather round you
And heavy rains descend
Just remember that death is not the end
And there's nowhere there to comfort you
With helping hand to lend
Just remember that death is not the end.

Not the end, not the end
Just remember that death is not the end.

Oh the tree of life is growing
Where the spirit never dies
And the bright light of salvation
Shines in dark and empty skies
When the cities are on fire
When the burning flesh of men
Just remember that death is not the end
And you search in vain to find
Just one law abiding citizen
Just remember that death is not the end.

Not the end, not the end
Just remember that death is not the end.



Lyrics submitted by Philadelphia Eagles, edited by Mellow_Harsher

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    General CommentQuite boring musically,
    I prefer Nick Cave's version to this one IMHO.
    You shouldn't listen to this song if you're suicidal.
    eirikwson May 19, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwell, even if you were suicidal, this song wuold not help you any with your decision, as he sings 'death is not the end' - i.e. whatever you want to escape from, doesn't necessarily stop.
    to me it's rather a hopeful song:
    refers to lost hopes and illusions that aren't lost forever.
    and i love the line:
    'And you search in vain to find
    Just one law abiding citizen
    Just remember that death is not the end.'
    pretty cynical ;-)
    thefatladyon September 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentgreat song, but i prefer the nick cave version because it sounds more like a warning that it wont be the end of your problems. Still seems like a song of hope though imo
    Buzzottaon December 25, 2005   Link
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    General Comment heaven. glory. absolute reality!
    vangogh1on February 13, 2010   Link
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    General CommentTo me this song is irrefutable evidence that god exists, and that means a lot from a devoted atheist.
    Sianaraon September 09, 2012   Link
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    General CommentIt means that although you may suffer pain, loneliness, confusion, etc., this dark spell is only temporary. You will see the light, and experience eternal life, after death, because Death Is Not The End.
    steven4723on May 26, 2017   Link

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