The daylight's gone.
The empty streets echo our past and the days that once were so beautiful.
Before now.
Before us.
So save yourself.
'Cause all dreams are gone.
And all hope has faded.
And as the sunlight fails i watch this world slip away.
And we smiled as we betrayed ourselfes.
And a clear sky is only a distant memory.
Our worst intentions carried away on the evening breathe.
Everything we lived for draws our final thought around our necks.

Your face lies still.
I can't see your breath and it's freezing my blood until the end.

One more time one more line.
What is this hell.
Reminisce to the beginning of everything.
But the irony alone would kill me.
Ten thousand hearts set to silence for the choice of one.

End it all with the touch of a switch and i can see our lives burn befrore my eyes.

'Cause all dreams are gone.
And all hope has faded.
And as the sunlight fails i watch this world slip away.

Your face lies still.
I can't see your breath and its freezing my blod until the end.

Ten thousand hearts set to silence for the choice of one.

End it all with the touch of a switch and i can see our lives burn.
I can see our lives.
I can see our lives burn.

Your face lies still.
I can't see your breath and it's freezing my blood until the end.
As we just let it slip away.


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    General CommentI personally believe this song is about a cheese sandwich, I mean look at the lyric: 'Your face lies still' Am I right folks?
    cat41on August 03, 2011   Link
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    My InterpretationSounds to me like an account of a nuclear bombing. I don't think this song is really related to anything to do with what pervious comments have mentioned.

    The first verse describes the effect that it caused. The destruction that a bombing would leave. The daylight blocked out by dust clouds, the streets are empty, and this was all before us. They're saying we caused the damage.
    At the part where they go on about saving yourself, ("all dreams are gone," "all hope has faded") .. I'd interpret that as somewhat of a "fuck it, do what you can, nobody's safe" message.


    "We smiled as we betrayed ourselves."
    Somewhere upstream, somewhere where the decision was made to drop a bomb, somebody smiled.. and they smiled as they betrayed the human race.


    "Our worst intentions carried away on the evening breath. Everything we lived for draws our final thought around our necks."
    An evening breath, I'd interpret this as a single sigh or a breath before or after the bomber dropped it. Just that single breath, on one evening, and there goes every intention - worst and best ones. There goes everything we lived for.


    "Your face lies still. I can't see your breath and it's freezing my blood until the end."
    I'd say somebody close is now dead as a result.


    "What is this hell. Reminisce to the beginning of everything. But the irony alone would kill me. Ten thousand hearts set to silence for the choice of one. End it all with the touch of a switch and I can see our lives burn befrore my eyes."
    Trying to say that if you were to think back, think about human nature in its self, the whole situation would be ironic. Humans aren't made to do this. Ten thousand dead because one man wanted to drop the bomb.. he ended it all with the touch of the switch, and litterally, we can see lives burn before our eyes.
    KS55on April 04, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about how we have fucked the world up with pollution and wat not. "the empty streets echo our past and the days that were once so beautiful, before mow, before us" thats my take on it nayway
    shaneeeon September 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think it comes down to one single person (a girl) who completely destroyed the world around her (eg. Pandora, unleashing evil by opening Pandora's box.) "Ten thousand hearts set to silence for the choice of one."
    nevertangibleon October 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHmm.. Amazing song. I have a friend named Pandora...
    oldbean1312on October 30, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWinston on pandora..
    "watch "on the beach" and you'll understand how stupid we as "the smartest creatures on the planet" are."
    xTEAMHATExon February 28, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBreak up song imo.
    y.neekon May 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI don't think it was about the polution issue, I think he meant how everything was so beautiful before. Like 'the empty streets echo our past and the days that were once so beautiful'. I thought he was meaning how everything reminds him of her. Well thats my opinion.. Comment back?
    MATTAX7on January 13, 2009   Link
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    General CommentOh also its in my top 3 from Parkway nuts song, love the breakdowns
    MATTAX7on January 13, 2009   Link
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    General CommentOh also its in my top 3 from Parkway nuts song, love the breakdowns
    MATTAX7on January 13, 2009   Link

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