"Wake The Dead" as written by Kevin Call, Jeremy Brent Hiebert, Andrew Neufeld and Kyle Adam Profeta....
This is our city of the dead
Another life owes its dreary head
We all, we try, we live, to lie
Doubting days, trying to get by
Waiting for the calling
Anticipation in the air
We only dream of difference
City's sleeping, unaware
Break the silence, (wake the dead)
Running through these streets alone
I can't get sleep, let's break this hole
'Cause I swear, and this will render useless
I promised you, we got this far
Not gonna stop me, gonna stop me now
I'm not hiding in shadows
Wake up
Saying that this passage is clear

You said, you said, you said
This time was gonna be different
Wake up the dead

You said, you said, you said
This time was gonna be different
Wake up the dead

Drop me the line, something stirs inside
This isn't over yet
Shake off the dirt
Swallow regret
Stop living under the weight
Living under the weight of regret
Your regrets
Don't lose hope
Your regrets
Don't lose hope
Don't let it happen to you
Don't lose hope
Which side are you gonna choose?
'Cause I'm only, I believe in seeing you rise!

We said, we said, we said
This time was gonna be different
Wake up the dead

We said, we said, we said
This time was gonna be different
Wake up the dead

We said, we said, we said
This time was gonna be different
Wake up the dead

We said, we said, we said
This time was gonna be different
Wake up the dead


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"Wake the Dead" as written by Jeremy Hiebert Andrew Neufeld

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    General Commentdefinetly the most powerful song from comeback kid, if the whole album is going to be like this then its gonna rip. the chorus in the end "we said we said we said....." is the best piece of chorus singing ever put on track it gives me shivers.
    comeback-kidon January 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis new album is so amazingly good.

    "false idols fall" is the best song on it, but this comes close.
    xperronexon January 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI totally agree with both comments, the end of Wake the Dead just makes you really want to go to their concert and just sing it out loud!
    Saikoon March 08, 2005   Link
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    General Commentman this song is fuckn sick!!!!!!
    that and partners in crime are my fav songs from the album... ahaha and best thing is that theres a local band here and the singer sounds just like cbk's singer!!!! ah man im stoked to hear them play.

    this song is rilly straight forward.
    expandon March 17, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAmazing song, I think is about when you expect something from someone (in this is song I think is about government or politics or something like that) and they promise a lot of things, a better life or a better country and they just don't do anything, so this song is basicly about breaing the silence (BREAK THE SILENCE, WAKE THE DEAD)and wake the dead makes reference to all of us, that most of the times we stay like in a ''dead'' state, so this is a protest to ask for a change, a protest to make all those liars to make true all of their promises or scream at their faces that we want the change for that better life that they promissed, and that we won't stay quiet.
    bLACK_eYEDon July 12, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthese ones are accurate.

    This is our city of the dead
    Another life holds its weary head
    We hope, we try, we live, survive
    Counting days, trying to get by
    Waiting for the calling
    Anticipation in the air
    We hope and dream of difference
    City sleeping, unaware

    Break the silence, WAKE THE DEAD
    Running through these streets alone
    I'll kick and scream, let's break the hold
    Cuz I swear, and this won't render useless
    I promise you, we've come this far
    And I'm not stopping, I'm not stopping now
    I'm not hiding in shadows
    Wake up, Send out this message, it's clear

    You said, you said, you said
    this time was gonna be different
    WAKE UP THE DEAD
    [2x]

    Coming alive, something stirs inside
    This isn't over yet
    Shake off the dirt
    Swallow regret
    Stop living under the weight
    Living under the weight of regret
    Your regrets
    DON'T LOSE HOPE
    Don't let it happen to you
    DON'T LOSE HOPE
    Which side are you gonna choose?
    Cuz I believe, I believe it's in you RISE!

    We said, we said, we said
    This time was gonna be different
    WAKE UP THE DEAD
    [4x]
    xRock_Revolutionaryxon July 21, 2005   Link
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    General Commentmaybe about doing somthing at night like it could be anything from egging a house to robing it a house or doing somthing bad at night and you have been waiting and your not going to hide and you said this time it was going to be diffrent and your not going to be a scared and do it. and theyve come to far.
    snowbeast2005on August 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe end of this song from 'we said, we said, we said' pretty much gives you the biggest urge to shout with the song. So much energy, this song along with Partners in Crime has to be the best.
    FalseSmileson December 08, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti love shout-a-longs in songs. it makes the song just that much better. i can already picture these guys playing in a small venue place with no stage, and just letting the fans scream out every word. fuckin amazing that would be.
    TheShowerSceneon December 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is an amazing song. I saw them play this song live...just wild. Any way this song has to do with their home town of winnipeg. You see the goverment has been promising to clean up the north end which is very run down and a sketchy area but has done nothing. They are telling them to clean it up and follow threw with what they promised
    bike rockon December 22, 2005   Link

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