You say your hurting is over. It feels like you're back from the dead.
Still I can't believe it's over,
And I can't get your sight, your scent from my head.
It seems like these moments are lasting forever.
The times when we felt alive.
You carried my heart in the midst of this battle...in your hands.
This time I won't try to reach you. You're already too far gone.
Slipped past, and I didn't notice. Did we ever sing the same song?
Two lives. Two books of illusion. A chapter in the essence of time.
The story we wrote in one season came to an end in one night.
Remember the times when we started believing,
Everything would be alright?
You carried my heart in the midst of this battle...in your hands.
And I'll wait for you. I'll become something new.
And I'll sing for you. Until this dream comes true.


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    General CommentThis song means an awful lot to me.
    It reminds me of the person who got me into Brightwood and I feel this song perfectly explains the way I felt at the end of the relationship.

    'It seems like these moments are lasting forever.' - that line explains how everything reminded me of this person and everything we ever did played on repeat in my head.

    'Slipped past, and I didn't notice. Did we ever sing the same song?' - the first part is pretty self explanitory in the way that I couldn't tell they were falling out of love and by the time I realised they'd gone too far for me to get them back, and the second part is how when I look back I wonder if we ever wanted the same thing out of the relationship.

    'Remember the times when we started believing,
    Everything would be alright?' - reminds me of a particular night when they reassured me it'd be fine when I had my doubts and in the end those doubts were the ending.

    And I'll wait for you. I'll become something new - that part is again self explanitory, to me it means that despite whats gone on at the end of the day I would take them back and I'd change for them.
    MoonKilleron May 25, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI truely love this song. Especially the opening stanza.
    Puppetton November 19, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti wish i could fully understand what that chick says in the beginning
    hoobidtyon January 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about a break up and how Person A "...won't try and reach..." Person B because they can see how distant they've become (physically or emotionally). The line "You carried your heart in the midst of this battle... in your hands" implies that Person B lost it's "drive" somewhere during their relationship. Also the little part in the beginning of the chorus "This time..." shows how their relationship has been rocky in the past and Person B may have left Person A several times before, but back then Person A pushed through and "won back" Person B's "love." But of course Person A isn't just going to let down their relationship that easily. "And I'll wait for you. I'll become something new." Person A is going to "change it's style" so the next time everything will be different and hopefully their "...dreams come true..."
    GunghoFilipinoon September 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so beautiful. I love it.
    taylerx0on September 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOh how I love Brightwood :D
    Venus_The_Dead_Girlon January 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentReally pretty song.

    I agree with you people as far as the meaning goes.
    xxmodernloveon July 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis is the first song I ever heard by Brightwood, and I fell in love.

    I think one element that is pretty obvious in this song is that it's about a breakup. and Brightwood conveys the PERFECT emotion with the music and the words as well as the vocals to create an atmosphere that fits together like a puzzle.

    When it comes to the meaning of the song, I think something happened between a couple and they broke up. And the narrator (who I'm assuming is the guy) really doesn't want it to be over, hence "And I can't get your sight, your scent from my head."

    The guy feels like even though he is devastated, there's no point in trying to fix anything with his significant other because she (or even he) is to the point of no return; the person doesn't want him back. With the line "Slipped past, and I didn't notice. Did we ever sing the same song?" I think whatever happened was the guy's fault, and he did it without even realizing. Like maybe he grew apart from her or he changed and wasn't the same person. He couldn't see it since it was him changing or growing apart, but she did. And he is wondering how she could let something like that break up something so important.

    "The story we wrote in one season came to an end in one night." It seems as if they were together for about three months. And suddenly it just ended because of the reasons I said above. Unexpectedly. "Remember the times when we started believing, Everything would be alright?" Whatever the problem was had come up before and they had talked about it, the impression was made that there was faith that it wouldn't end. But it did... And with the closing lines it seems the guy, even though he feels he can't reach out to her and make any difference, he is still going to wait for her. He wants her back so badly, that he'll keep hoping for it until he can get her back.

    It's a beautiful song, really...so much emotion packed into only a few minutes. It's perfect.
    kaityangston July 09, 2008   Link
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    General CommentUgh, I wish someone knew what she says in the beginning. All I can make out is:

    Do you remember when we were younger?
    xxmodernloveon July 11, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me cry almost everytime i listen to it. ive been listening to it on repeat for the past three days or so, and it still has the same effect on me that it did when i first heard it.

    i think the beginning is like the narrator recalling things this girl had said to him. all i can hear is like do you remember when i was younger? and like love... and i gave you everything, and i dont think i can... (which is later in the song). maybe he is replaying all the times they had discussed their problems, like when he says, "i cant get your sight, your scent from my head" and "remember the times when we started believing everything would be alright?". all he can think about is this girl and everything theyve done together. and no matter how hard he tries, he cant stop thinking about her.

    brightwood is absolutely amazing at capturing emotion with such simple yet brilliant lyrics. its almost scary how directly this song relates to my life right now. every line has a connection. all ive been doing for the past few days is reliving the past few months, and i cant get it off of my mind and everything i do reminds me of it. "it seems like these moments are lasting forever"
    xdeadheadxon April 21, 2009   Link

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