I know you're alone
In the dark, all alone
Underneath the covers
Hiding from the demons
That came for your soul.

They might be over in the closet
They might be underneath your bed
They might be just outside your window, baby
Or maybe just inside your head.

But if you let me stay over
I'll try to keep you safe
I've got an army of skeletons
To chase your demons away.

I know that you're scared
You're in the dark, so scared
Simply terrified, no one'll hear you screaming
If they could would they care?

There's only one way to find out
I pray that day never comes
For that would mean the ending of you, baby
The end of you, my love.

But if you let me stay over
I'll try to keep you safe
I've got an army of skeletons
To chase your demons away.

And baby, I can tell you've been crying
Oh baby, I know you've been lying to me
Yes indeed.
Oh baby, I can tell you don't sleep no more
Oh baby, believe me I've been there before.

If you let me stay over
I'll try to keep you safe
I've got an army of skeletons
To chase your demons away.


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    General Commentthe song is on the association to protect children cd. clearly it wasn't written about children... but another beautiful song from matt none the less. not as dark or evil as he can be with his metaphors, but still the demons and skeletons dark side of things. :)
    soXfarXtoXgoon December 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti luv this song and I love Matt skiba go 2 : mattskiba.piczo.com to see my fansite
    Skiba_is_godon December 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentHere's what I gathered from this song.... From what I can see, the girl has baggage as does Matt, but the army skeletons (in his closet I presume) far outnumber her personal demons. So with his help, she'll be able to get over the past.
    kylosiuson January 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis reminds me of a friend
    Junesong Provisionon January 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI just love this song.

    I think this song, is about Matt accepting a girl with all her problems and faults. He has so many problems that he can try to make hers go away. He just wants to be with her and help her through a rough time in her life.
    Rainbowbabybearon May 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think kylosius has something going here. Being there for someone when they need shoulders and ears. This song is truly amazing! I cried the first time I heard it. I still tear up sometimes, if I'm really thinking about it.
    DeadEndGirl1991on August 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentis there an outside chance that matt skiba could have come up with a love song while playing as a necromancer in Heroes of might and Magic III, probably not, but just a playful thought
    hanedog14on June 06, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWhat an awesome song. This song ALWAYS gets to me. I think about how my first love and I broke up. Its a great song to listen to when you just want to be alone.
    QueenOfPain2317on July 01, 2008   Link

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