I remember you seemed like yesterday
Do you remember me? I got lost on the way
Wrong, muddy road is nothing new
We stand but this river is washing through
River rise from tear drops without warning
Float away while flooding yesterday
I'll be gone I won't be back by morning
So rise river rise wash this place away
Clean my dirty soul so I can save it for judgment day
This place will bring you down
More than you'll ever know
Turn around it's do or die
I think it's time to go
If you feel the same then you can stay
I'll fly I never liked it anyway

(whisper) sun of the morning star
River rise from teardrops without warning
Float away while flooding yesterday
I'll be gone I won't be here in the morning
So rise river rise wash this place away
Clean my dirty, should so I can save it for judgement day
Ah! Ah!
River rise from teardrops without warning
Float away while flooding yesterday
I'll be gone I won't be back by morning
So rise river rise wash this place away
Clean my dirty soul so I can save for judgement day


Lyrics submitted by Michael Jackass

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    General CommentAt the show in Lexington, KY (Summer of '05) Pepper dedicated this song to Dimebag Darell, after his sudden death. "I'll be gone I won't be back by morning" and how much he will be missed "River rise with teardrops without warning." This song has many references to the swamps and rivers of the south and the texas floods where Dime and fellow band mates and friends, COC grew up as well as references to the band's history with drug and alcohol; "Cleanse my dirty soul so I can save it for judgement day"
    c1ph3ron March 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song reminds me a lot of the game diablo 2
    vexelpopson June 28, 2007   Link
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    My Interpretationis it not spooky to anyone else that pepper was asking for a cleansing in this song then hurricane katrina comes along. philip anselmo said in an interview that in greek the word katrina stands for a cleansing. which eventually led to the reunion of down.
    Harper217on May 20, 2009   Link

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