"Staring Down The Sun" as written by and Joshua Jon Pyke....
I know it's foolish, and I feel so wrong,
but I've been holding this candle up to the sun for much too long.
But when the day takes its leave of the night,
I can cast aside the flame,
but the morning brings obsession and obsession brings that vigil on again.

Not too sentimental, but I want you to know,
that I drove past your street tonight on my way back from a show.
I was less than one hundred footsteps away from you I suppose,
and I could feel your sweet eyes, watching headlights roll by,
maybe you noticed one, swept by a little too slow,
and on down that road.
On down that road.

We ask these questions, then we cover our ears,
but I think a question unanswered's much worse than an answer you don't want to hear.
When your silence grows wings and your doubts start to travel
now the seams between the virtual and real they unravel now.
What have you done?
Don't you know not to stare into the sun,
but on down that road?
but on down that road?
but on down that road
What have you done? Don't you know not to stare into the sun?


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    General Commenti'd listened to this song so many times before realising how great the lyrics are.
    i think its about when you break up with someone and as time goes by your mind starts to wander. "When your silence grows wings and your doubts start to travel
    now the seams between the virtual and real they unravel now." - this line is the perfect description of not knowing whats going on in or after a relationship and when your mind starts to make up scenarios which are so unrealistic but you just cant help asking questions in youre head and its on your mind constantly.
    this song is perfect.
    dee_leggon February 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think that everyone that has been in love and lost this love, can feel the meaning of this song. Its beautiful exposure of a broken heart yearning is so raw. When i listen to it it makes me feel nostalgic about lost friends and loves and moments that you can no longer take back and change. I seen Josh perform this live on a few occasions and its truly amazing...
    Megs25on February 11, 2007   Link

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