The actual singer is Michael Pitt from the movie "The Last Days" Directed by Gus Van Sant. The lyric change is based on the closed captioning of the song....
From ripe
To rotten
Too real
To live

Should I lie down
Or stand up
And walk around again

My eyes finally wide open up
My eyes finally wide open shut

To find the found(fount) of sound
That hears the touch of my tears
Smells the taste of all we waste
Could feed the others
But we smother each other with the necter
And pucker the sour
A bittersweet weather

It blows through our trees
Swims through our seas
Fly's through the last gasp we left
On this earth

Ohh Ohh Ohhhhh

It's a long lonely journey
From death to birth
It's a long long lonely journey
From death to...
It's a long lonely journey
From death to birth
Oh It's a long lonely journey
From death to birth

Yeaaah...

Should I die again
Should I die around
The pounds of matter
wheeling through space
I know I'll never know
Until I come face to face
With my own
With my own
With my own
With my own cold dead face
With my own wooden case

Yeaaah...

Pucker the sour
Sugar sweet weather
Blows through our trees
Swims through our seas
Fly's through the last gasp we left
On this earth

Ohhhhhh

It's a long lonely journey
from death to birth
It's a long lonely journey
from death to birth

What should I die again
Should I tell you when
The pounds of matter
wheeling through space
I know I'll never know
Unitl I come face to face

It's a long lonely journey
from death to birth
It's a long lonely journey
from death to birth



Lyrics submitted by DisclaimerGirl, edited by jerell13, laynecobain94

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  • +2
    General CommentI can't believe no one commented yet on this song. It's a really powerful piece of music and Michael Pitt sings it so well... It really defines the movie Last Days
    I listen to this song on repeat all the time... To me it's about trying to lose that dead feeling that you have inside when you're depressed and become reborn... But it's hard to do and it's lonely cause no one around you understands it...

    I don't know if it's right, but it's my take on it...

    Nikki
    nanerboaton December 09, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI just love this song. And "Last Dys" was amazing.
    Miraboon August 22, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General Commentit made me cry when i watched the movie

    still does
    abejitaspandexon November 19, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song just got so much power. love this song. and michel pitt sings it very goog in Last Days. Great movie by the way! have seen it seven times already. but does some one know, where you could find the other songs by Pagoda apart from they from the movie? Last Days soundtrack, if someone dont understand my english;) i really want the other songs to! nice if someone knew. Have a great time everyone!
    Jungon May 24, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe Movie version of this song shits over the Studio version. I love the song though, its awesome
    JizmINCon October 25, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentR.I.P. Brad Renfro... this song is for you my friend.
    LastOneon February 12, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWhat's so amazing about this song is that, at least to me, it defines Kurt Cobain's last few years with us. Just trying to find something to fill the void inside of him and finding nothing. I though maybe once he had had his daughter things would start turning around for him but I guess it justgoes to show that sometimes no matter what you do or try, that void never goes away. It's sad, but poetically tragic.

    To me, this song let's me dive into his head before he took his life. Of course I know I'll never know until I come face to face with my own cold, dead face, but it's still as close as I can get.

    RIP Kurt. This song was meant for you.
    Mac98on July 28, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentpagoda is my all time favorite band thats currently around its the closest thing to NIRVANA i have heard and stick to the sound, i havent got the time to check out the last days

    but anyway the song in my opinion is about some guy looking back at life and like hes just seriously depressed and yeah its a nice little depressing song and oh yeah its like about this guy who like decides hey i can get through it or just die and yeah
    metaphoric_hateon January 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentVery very beautiful song, in the film wonderfull last days of Gus Van Sant
    FrenchManon January 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song, michael pitt's version and pagoda's defintly one of my favs,ive been listenin 2 it alot recently.
    GuitarHero118on February 15, 2006   Link

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