Just an act
An impossible divorce
That put the life in to you
It’s too late to abort

I never gave you the time that you deserved
Never gave you even half of what you’re worth
My beautiful son

Can you feel it inside you, my son
Could you beat me black and blue
For the doubt and apathy
Just trying to keep your feet on the floor
Just trying to put the fear in to you
Just trying to board up all the doors
And I can’t serve anymore

And maybe you’ll realise
When you take those little tests
The more you breathe, the more you lead
You’re more yourself even less
Nobody ever said they’d love you forever
They close you up and let you down
Separate forever

One day all this could be yours



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    General CommentThis such a chilling song. From what I can tell, this is about a horribly treated son and apathetic parent. Just goes to show that stupid people are reproducing and scarring their offspring so much. Such a sad tale that happens every day.
    atomsplitteron December 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentdisconnect an impossible divorce
    that put the life into
    you that's too late to abort
    i never gave you the time that you deserved
    i never gave you even half of what you're worth
    my beautiful son
    can you feel it inside you
    my son
    could you beat me black and blue
    for all the doubt and apathy
    just trying to keep your feet on the floor
    just trying to put the fear into you
    just trying to board up all the doors
    and i can't tell anymore
    and maybe you'll realise
    when you take those little tests
    the more you breathe
    the more you age
    you know yourself even less
    nobody ever said they'd love you forvever
    they grow you up and let you down
    and separate forever
    one day all this could be yours
    atomsplitteron June 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think i remember hearing this is about Mike's (the singer/lyricist) Dad, sorta said as what his dad would say if he was to be blunt and harsh, what Mike thinks of his dad but said by his dad
    stemonsteron March 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOne Day All This Could Be Yours = inheriting or choosing to not inherit the cycle of abuse and neglect that is sometimes passed down from one family member to another. Of course, this has already been stated above. You guys rule. Thanks for being Oceansize fans! =)
    pmasseyon May 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love the line "nobody ever said they'd love you forever". It's got to be about bad parenting. The ending (and title) "one day all this could be yours" suggests that the child too will one day be in the same situation as the father.

    This song is fabulous.
    tinfoilon July 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentTake this song from the perspective of god, that is if the album is one continual theme. god speaking to man. it's all about relationships and can be taken from many different perspectives really, but i think it goes with god feeling sorry for man having doubt in god's existence.
    xen0nexon August 05, 2007   Link
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    My InterpretationThis song seems to be about passing life on to a next generation with great doubt for what the next generation will achieve. There are very strong hints (in my head) that the first generation refuses to help as much as they should "I cant serve anymore".

    All the first generation did to prepare the next, was fill them up with fear of whats to come. They away any potential momentum "feet on the floor" the next generation would have with that fear.

    If you read the lyrics within this context every single line fits
    psychedelicaton November 11, 2014   Link

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