wake me from this lucid dream
i no longer have control

grabbing hold of nothing
slipping down the Nile
soft river in white water
dragging down the ill-lit road
gasps for air and awkward chokes
flailing limbs to fight for surface
an edge to take the sun away
a turn of tides the water trails
traveling further down the mountain
slowly losing all will to fight
the river swift it picks up pace
ruthless waves and swelling whirlpools
and soon my body will be thrown down the waterfall
twisting, churning, sinking down
wake before drowning
wake before drowning
settled on the rivers bottom
slipping out of consciousness
wake before drowning
wake before drowning

control is no longer known
i dream lucid i'm thrown awake

grabbing hold of nothing
slipping down the Nile
soft river in white water
dragging down the ill-lit road
gasps for air and awkward chokes
flailing limbs to fight for surface
an edge to take the sun away
a turn of tides the water trails
traveling further down the mountain
slowly losing all will to fight
the river swift it picks up pace
ruthless waves and swelling whirlpools
and soon my body will be thrown down the waterfall
twisting, churning, sinking down
wake before drowning
wake before drowning
settled on the rivers bottom
slipping out of consciousness
wake before drowning
wake before drowning


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    General CommentAwesome, finally someone took the time to type out what the electronic voice is saying the whole time... just so you know, though, the sung lyrics are
    Wake me from this lucid dream. I no longer have control.
    Control has longer known I. Dream lucid and from me wake.
    It's like the same lyrics but in reverse order, with a few replacements to make it actually make sense.

    As for the meaning, I believe we all can relate to the feeling like we're living in a lucid dream, one where we feel it all but can't control it, we're just being swept along to our doom and it's all wrong and slowly we just give up.
    Ayoson October 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe computer completely screws up "consciousness".
    I can't decide if I love or hate that.

    One of my top 3 Idiot Pilot Songs though.
    antreid44on October 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAmazing song.
    DROPDEADgorgeouson December 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthat is sooo clever the bit thats backwards but still makes sense thankyou for telling that ayos i wouldnt have noticed
    wandaimnotokayon January 12, 2008   Link

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