"Distance" as written by Maja Mira Milner Mathe, Andreas Peter Wettmark, Rasmus Stig Hansen, Irma Astrid Sofi Pussila Krook, Hugo Filip Randulv, Gustav Nils Andersson, Per Emil Svensson and Staffan Erik Persson....
Can you please remind me where the fuck I've been
Cause I can't find it out you see
So return me to a vital place
From a distant observation
Corrosion of emotions
Is how you block your state
From scratch to revelation
It's all been there, bleeding for someone to dare
Extension of deception, brings you to your final collapse
Am I really an exception?

Is that your only entertainment (spoiling your desire)
To blow your minds on a one-way track
From a distance

Building knowledge out of flexible existence
Hunt for adrenaline is staggering grand lack of emotions
You'll never face conclusions, you'll get what you want
Am I really an exception?

Is that your only entertainment (spoiling your desire)
To blow your minds on a one-way track
I tell you a lie and you make it a statement (sleeping in denial)
You're all wasting the time of your lives

Cold and crawling, you made it back
Fear is selling and you're one with the fact
Counting the days for rebirth
Lost once again and how it hurts

(repeat chorus)


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"Distance" as written by Maja Mira Milner Mathe, Andreas Peter Wettmark, Rasmus Stig Hansen, Irma Astrid Sofi Pussila Krook, Hugo Filip Randulv, Gustav Nils Andersson, Per Emil Svensson, Staffan Erik Persson

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    General Comment"Fear is selling and your one with the fact"

    s/your/you're
    OmnipotentIdioton July 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBullshit it's about suicide.

    It's about consumerism of the media, and how the media can twist anything into a story.
    Live_FASTERon August 24, 2008   Link
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    General Commentreposting this because I put it in reply instead of adding regular comment.

    Definitely NOT about paparazzi, and I doubt the suicide one as well.

    I can kinda see the media thing with the parts about fear and "I tell you a lie and you make it a statement" but it doesn't seem to fit as well with the rest of it.

    I've always thought this song was about drugs.

    As in the narrator sees people around him hooked on drugs and he's the exception("Am I really an exception")and sees them destroying their lives while he isn't interested at all. He doesn't get why they are "wasting the time of their lives".

    "Is that your only entertainment? (Spoiling your desire)
    To blow your minds on a one-way track"

    Imagine a super pot head who does nothing, but get high. The entertainment is referring to getting high. He's asking like is that really your only entertainment, and is surprised by it because it seems so foreign to him and feels he's the only one who doesn't see the fun in it(am i really an exception). Spoiling your desire is referring to the lack of ambition and desire for a better life while being high, you can just kinda sit there in bliss or w/e and forget about problems. Blowing your minds = getting high, one way track referring to their heading toward worse addiction and eventually death.

    Cold and crawling, you made it back
    Fear is selling and your one with the fact
    Counting the days for rebirth
    Lost once again and how it hurts...

    "Cold and crawling" = image of a junkie
    "Rebirth" = getting back to sobriety
    Last line = how lost a junkie would feel after coming off the drug, no friends, no family etc and the pain that comes from that.

    "Corrosion of emotions
    Is how you block your state"

    This part is saying how the junkie is blocking their real emotions with the drugs which cause corroded emotions or fake emotions.

    "Sleeping in denial" = denial that they're addicted and out of control

    "Hunt for adrenaline is staggering, grand lack of emotions
    You'll never face conclusions, you'll get what you want"

    This is the stereotypical junkie: lack of emotions, never facing conclusions of what they've done, still getting what they want(their fix)
    EmbodytheHollowon January 04, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI really like the post about it being drug related.. it does seem to make a lot of sense. Before coming to this website, I felt it was about religion. The narrator doesn't understand how everyone can see religion in such a different light than he does, and wants people to take a step back and look it things with logic.

    From scratch to revelation
    It's all been there, bleeding for someone to dare
    Extension of deceptions, brings you to your final collapse

    Cold and crawling, you made it back
    Fear is selling and your one with the fact
    Counting the days for rebirth
    Lost once again and how it hurts...


    In religion, fear is the motivation for lying to yourself and going against everything you know to be fact.
    skyloron January 05, 2011   Link
  • -1
    General Commentabout paparzzidudes
    plipon March 06, 2006   Link
  • -1
    General CommentSuicide.
    Time goes by and you have no knowledge that the one you love is hurting inside.
    Distance = Watching someone you love froom a distance and being to afraid to look after them because you have exactly the same problems as they do.
    Am i really an exception!?
    It is about not being able to face what you want ended, because you are too excited about suicide.
    You get entertainment out of hurting yourself and in the end the statement that you were once making has vanished.


    (You're wasting..) Wasting your life.
    Undignifiedromanceon March 16, 2007   Link

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