Figure since I'm so far gone, oceans away,
I can lay my saber down today.
I miss the words I love,
The words you did not say.
I miss the kiss you never gave away.

There goes the sun, oceans away
And days die young, when you're gone
And you're gone
There goes the sun, oceans away
And leaves the day for someone else

Honestly I thought that we could make it all the way,
Barefoot on beaches dancing against the gray.
But stone by stone the castle crumbled to the ground,
I stood and stared as you started to fall into the waves.

There goes the sun, oceans away
And days die young, when you're gone
And you're gone
There goes the sun, oceans away
And leaves the day for someone else

Here's to the man of your dreams.

I take it all in a box and make my way down to the shore,
Throw it in and begin to leave it to the waves.


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    General CommentI love this song.
    Alli-oh!on August 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is a fantastic song. One of the best off of Reason. Here's an article with Isaac talking about it:

    "When I was 19, I started looking at the songs and how all my friends weren't connecting with my music. I pretty much threw them away, literally, and then broke up with my first girlfriend and chose to throw caution to the wind and write about that. That's actually a song on our second EP called "Ocean's Away." It was actually the first song I wrote about my life." -Isaac
    TDDx8on September 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is simply about a breakup, of maybe younger people. hes saying he really thought it would work and last FOREVER, but it isnt going to. it also shows that young people should get rid of thier ideals about true love, and that their one teen love will last forever. the whole thing with the castle crumbling to the ground. and then when it says
    "Here's to the man of your dreams.

    I take it all in a box and make my way down to the shore,
    Throw it in and begin to leave it to the waves."
    it says to let go of your ideal man, because life just isnt perfect like that.
    great song!!
    thelemonon March 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentFigure since I'm so far gone, oceans away,
    I can lay my sabre down today.
    I miss the words I love the words, you did not say.
    I miss the kiss you never, never gave away.

    There goes the sun, oceans away
    And days die young when you're gone and you're gone
    There goes the sun, oceans away
    And leaves the day for someone else

    Honestly I thought that we could make it all the way,
    Barefoot on beaches dancing against the gray.
    But stone by stone the castle crumbled to the ground,
    I stood and stared as you started to fall into the waves.

    There goes the sun, oceans away
    And days die young when you're gone and you're gone
    There goes the sun, oceans away
    And leaves the day for someone else

    Here's to the man of your dreams.

    I take it all in a box and make my way down to the shore,
    Throw it in and begin to
    leave it to the waves
    leave to the waves
    leave to the
    leave to the
    leave to the waves

    those r the actual lyrics if ya listen to the song just thought is NE1 wanted to noe =)
    tru_trini_rockeron June 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is such a great song.

    Honestly I thought that we could make it all the way,
    Barefoot on beaches dancing against the gray.
    But stone by stone the castle crumbled to the ground,
    I stood and stared as you started to fall into the waves.

    ^^ that is the best part.. it's such a great analogy to thinking that your relationship could last and then just watching it fall away and wondering what happened.. siiiigh!
    youweremyfavoriteon December 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI take it all in a box and make my way down to the shore,
    Throw it in and begin to leave it to the waves.

    i rekon its about knowing the girl you love has found sombody new but your still in love, that last part means hes taking all his love and letting it get washed away coz he knows it over
    careybelleon January 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is def about a breakup.. I think the last line is about getting rid of all your memories of the other person. It's like, getting rid of the shoebox of memorabilia/souvenirs that remind you of someone.
    FSU Kellyon April 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI can listen to this song all the time. Wow.

    "I miss the words I love, the words you did not say". It seems that there were some commitment issues in this relationship, but the "kiss you never gave away" makes it seem like there was never much to the relationship to start with.

    "I take it all in a box and make my way down to the shore,
    Throw it in and begin to leave it to the waves."
    This reminds me of people's ashes after cremation, throwing it to the sea. The relationship is already dead, and it's time to move on.
    hopeful_canyonon April 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti'm inclined to agree with hopeful canyon...

    i think this guy is head over heels stupidly in love with this girl who is a very close friend to him, (hence: Honestly I thought that we could make it all the way, Barefoot on beaches dancing against the gray).
    However, he wants more, and he finally decided to let it all hang out and tell her, and she didn't respond in kind. She doesn't want more, and now he's left to deal with it.
    nospe54321on May 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commentby the way, this is one of my favorites right now with the way my life's flowin along
    nospe54321on May 03, 2007   Link

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