The sky is not the same shade of blue
Every single thing I believe isn't true

Missing in a maze of monochrome
How did I get here? How can I go home?

The echoes in my eyes
Of all they used to see
Burning down the world
the ashes and debris
and all thats left of me
Non Entity

Tried to stand in line
Tried to obey
The ghosts of what I was
Keep getting in the way

Staring at the sun
blinded by the light
Now I'm afraid I'm fading out of site

The Echoes in my eyes
Of all they used to see
Burning down the world
The ashes and Debris
And all thats left of you
And all thats left of me
All have washed away
Non entity


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    General CommentThis song is amazing. I hope that the performance for the relief show is a sign of things to come that are more in the same vein as "Still." That remains one of my all time favorite albums, and I'd love if Trent would rework some more tunes like that material, and create songs like this. It's very intimate and emotional. It almost could fit somewhere on The Fragile (left) right around The Great Below. Content-wise it seems oriented between the latter part of the left Fragile and much of With Teeth.

    For those of you still harping on NIN for WT, does this satisfy you?
    imatton September 13, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI remember years ago reading a interview with Trent where he talked about his first tour and not wanting to go out on stage by himself and a tape recorder and that is why he people to play his songs with him. I just find it funny that that is exactly what he did when he played it live.

    I think it's a great song.
    Digitalmetalon September 25, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentamazing song. Trent has managed to completely blow me away in this last year with his ability to mature, while at the same time keeping it edgy. very catchy, haunting when taken in the context of the New Orleans disaster.
    it sounds like it could very easily translate to a louder guitar ballad type song. guess we'll all just have to wait for the next album to find out. hope it won't be another 5-6 year wait.
    egbon October 05, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwe can expect a follow up in the likes of "fixed" "further down the spiral" or "things falling apart"... i wouldn't be surprized to find this song on that (hopefully) eventual halo :)
    jesusfcukon February 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is a great deconstructed song in the vien of the still album. The great news is that there will be an entire album of songs like this. Trent Reznor is going to release a solo album, with nothing but piano and synth effects. I know, Nine Inch Nails is basicall a Trent Reznor solo project, but the difference lies in that NIN is meant for a band to play, while his solo album will be just him and a piano and synth effects.
    On a seperate note, there will be no remix disc, like further down the spiral or things falling apart, for with teeth. But, there will be a new album before the end of 2007. It will contain a few new songs and leftovers from with teeth. This song will not be on it, because it is part of his impending solo work.
    matgrasmon February 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThese great songs are so hard to find! Amazing piano.
    Ragnarok2128on March 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI find the beat amusing, coming from a common CD player. Beautiful work, especially with video - just a man and his piano on stage, all alone, singing straight from the heart.
    Artemisianon May 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI haven't seen anyone really get into what the song is about. What I get out of it is that he is still putting the pieces back together of his life being in disarray from his problems and it's kind of like "Okay where do I go now?" Continuing the theme of with teeth.
    starfireon May 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHas anyone heard the live version with the full band playing? It's really great and I can't really decide which version is better... :p
    Moose_Ton June 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI definatly think that the live version with the band is better. Is this strictly live? Has anyone heard of an actual studio recording of this song?
    MalevolentNobleon July 02, 2006   Link

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