"Basement Ghost Singing" as written by Ben Jorgensen, Anthony Diionno, Peter James Decicco and Nash Breen....
Now I'm in your basement
Laying low to keep out of your way
I hear your footsteps
Move the floorboards above my head
I have my own routine now
I'm keeping busy in my own way
I'm learning ways to not feel
Like I'm down here forever

I hear your footsteps
Move the floorboards above my head
I hope you know that I'm down here
Just for you

I sang a song to you through the floor
To reach you upstairs
I thought I heard you call out for more
I know that's crazy
I'm pretty sure that I'm lost again
It won't get through to you
I won't get through
I think I won't get through

I'm gonna close my mouth now
You don't need more noise in your life
I miss you more than you know
But I know time makes you move on

I hear your footsteps
Move the floorboards above my head
I hope you know that I'm down here
Just for you

I sang a song to you through the floor
To reach you upstairs
I thought I heard you call out for more
I know that's crazy
I'm pretty sure that I'm lost again
It won't get through to you
I won't get through
I think I won't get through

Relax your eyes
And I'm lost again
Relax your eyes
And I'm lost again
Relax your eyes
And I'm lost again
Relax your eyes
And I'm lost again
Relax your eyes
And I'm lost again
Relax your eyes
And I'm lost again

Close your eyes


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"Basement Ghost Singing" as written by Ben Jorgensen Anthony Diionno

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    General Commentthis is my favorite song on the album. its amazing. =)
    j3nazzleon March 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, I personally think that it's about someone who is despertaly wanting someone to hear what they have to say, so much that this person will trap themselves from their own outside life, but the person that hes trying to reach, won't listen, but the person is determind not to give up, even though he knows its doubtful he'll ever get her to listen.
    logicalharmon March 14, 2005   Link
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    General Commentbest song imo on the new cd.
    maybeanotherdayon March 24, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"I’m gonna close my mouth now
    You don't need more noise in your life
    I miss you more than you know
    But I know time makes you move on"

    Best part of the song for me. It's like he wants to be with her again, but he understand it would just bring her more grief in the end so he sacrifices his own happiness for hers.
    TrojanGrindon April 27, 2005   Link
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    General Commentok for everyone who does not know this cd is actually a story...car underwater is when he dies the rest of the songs he is dead but this has to be a very good example of him being dead. he has back from heaven bc if you listen to the truth about heaven he is saying its raining in heaven so he comes back down to earth to be with his loved one so basically he is in the basement singing to her and hes trying to reach out to her and we dont know if he does or does not reach out to her...thats my perspective of this but basically the entire cd is about a guy coming back from heaven to around his loved one i like it...its something different than what im usually hearing GREAT SONG BEST ON HERE
    hmmmmuhhhhnoon June 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWhat an interesting concept. i freaking dig this song. I agree with the previous post that he's a ghost singing to his still living loved one but they are oblivious to his being in her basement....eerie...
    SeEiNgStArSon July 29, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthats the saddest, greatest and whateveres song i've heard......im still sitting here...listen to it 1000 times, thinking at my relationship and cry :(......

    "...i hope you know that i’m down here
    just for you..."
    xpetrixon August 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is deep I found it by accident Its a great song on a great album,I only have one fear that this song becomes another blvd of broken dreams
    BleedingYourTearson August 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI found an interview of BEN.
    SKRATCH: Could you explain the significance behind the title "WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU'RE DEAD"?
    BEN: That's kind of a big question. I think the album title should encompass everything you want the CD to be. I think you can look at it a couple ways. One, [you can] take the album as a storyline-like, this story we made about a person who died and then came back and is haunting people from the past, that WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU'RE DEAD. If you want to look at the album having to nothing with the storyline, it's just an album written about what to do when you're completely numb and bored with everything [...] I kind of hope that our album will have more than one meaning, and people can take from it what they want.
    Aikichion September 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI'm almost certain that

    "You closed your eyes
    And I’m lost again
    [x6]
    Closed your eyes "

    should be

    "The lights are off
    And I’m lost again
    [x6]
    Lights are off"
    Sporgyon January 24, 2006   Link

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