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Please savior of here
Give me shelter from fear
I need answers to this
Crazy world that's so mixed
With this pain that leaves us
Lifeless and so dead-souled
We all need to break this mold

I'm so sure, you'll blame me for this all
What's so wrong, you claim to call this love
I'm so sure, you'll blame me for this all
What's so wrong, you claim to call this love

Drips hit the floor, who cares at all
Flesh sheared and torn, sleeves hide remorse
Stardom branded skin, traps pain within
Expectations, never reaching

I'm so sure, you'll blame me for this all
What's so wrong, you claim to call this love
I'm so sure, you'll blame me for this all
What's so wrong, you claim to call this love

I'm so sure, you'll blame me for this all
What's so wrong, you claim to call this love
I'm so sure, you'll blame me for this all
What's so wrong, you claim to call this love


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    General Commenthmm, no comments? its a shame a great song like this can go unnoticed, i think it must be about some kind of relationship gone wrong. Great Song.
    [Service to busy]on May 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI agree Service to busy, I think that he had "fallen in love" and had used love to remedy his fears of the world, because without it the world does seem lifeless and dead-souled, we are all the same and need to change it.

    He describes the scars from the relationship and "Stardom branded skin" which i relate to tatoos of maybe his loves name and they bring grief because his hopes never turned out to be what they should have.

    And she would blame him for destroying the relationship, and that she wrongly still thinks that it is love that keeps them together.

    Simple, short, great song. I love this one because you can tell he wrote it down spur of the moment. Awesome power of lyrics and the acoustic version rocks to the core.
    AgentFauston June 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYes the tatto theory fits perfect agent, remember when billy bob and angena were together, and angie got the tatto, what did i says billy bob forever or something, then when they broke up she got it slowly removed.


    Drips hit the floor, who cares at all=crying
    Flesh sheared and torn, sleeves hide remorse=tried to get the tattoo removed, and it look like shit, so hes putting his sleeves over his arm so no one will see 1- because it looks bad 2. everyone knows they broke up if its removed. 3. it reminds him of her

    Stardom branded skin, traps pain within-mabey the whole tatto isnt gone yet
    Expectations, never reaching=the tatto prolly said " XNAME and XNAME2 FOREVER"
    [Service to busy]on July 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commentanyone? where do you find this song???
    kjb13on April 21, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"Please savior of here
    Give me shelter from fear
    I need answers to this
    Crazy world that's so mixed
    With this pain that leaves us
    Lifeless and so dead-souled
    We all need to break this mold

    I'm so sure, you'll blame me for this all
    What's so wrong, you claim to call this love..."

    I feel like they're just trying to get out of a rut. Like when everything's falling apart around them they turn to the relationship and the partner's not there. Could also be about a bad parent.
    EyesinAutumnon May 31, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is an amazing song and has powerful and deep meaning. The first verse I believe is talking about receiving help from fear in a crazy world. In other words jessie doesn't know how to perceive the world, people, and love (x-girlfriend/wife) around him. This leaves him in fear. But he says not to be afraid but instead have an understanding.

    Now that he has a better understanding he is sure of things, this is where he says "I'm so sure, you'll blame me for this all". Than the "What's so wrong, you claim to call this love" part is just saying how can you claim to call this love if we're like this?

    The second verse I believe is the opposite sex in the relationship cutting themself and hiding it realizing no satisfaction afterwards and asking themself "who cares at all" (attention). This may refer to the first verse showing that the cutter may be in fear and asking for guidence through attention giving them the reason for hurting themself. This kind of showing their as well not the same person because jessie haddled it differently.

    Remember this is just my opinion, but if you have any questions please e-mail me at incubus375@yahoo.com. I as well may update this sometime so keep your eyes open. Peace =) Eric
    incubus376on August 10, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationThis is truly an incredible song by 10 Years. I really relate to it on so many levels. I know 10 Years songs are usually deep and can have more to them than just what seems to be there on the surface, but my interpretation of this song is just taking the lyrics literal.

    I think the first verse is a person (maybe even Jesse himself) talking to Jesus. "Please savior of here, (this world) give me shelter from fear." It reads like someone praying for divine protection against their own fears. Wanting the strength to overcome their weaknesses. "I need answers to this, crazy world that's so mixed." Again, speaking to God/Jesus. Having your own doubts and concerns. As well most people wanting answers to questions that aren't easily answered. Like "why are we here?" "what is our purpose?" "why does evil exist?" And things of that nature that aren't easily explained. "With this pain that leaves us, lifeless and so dead-souled." Confessing that seeing the horrors of this world, like rape, murder, molestation, war, etc. are shocking, but eventually you hear the headlines so often, that you becomes used to it and almost numb. Because these terrible things unfortunately happen so frequently. "We all need to, break this mold." Acquiescing that we all need to fight and change the way the world is.

    "I'm so sure, you'll blame me for this all." Some believe that if you are not born again, that you carry the stain of original sin upon you. So if you are not "saved," then one can be considered part of the world. The secular world. And therefore are a part of the evils of that same world. So it's the person admitting that he is sure that God will blame him for everything that happens in this world. Because he/she is a sinner. "What's so wrong, you claim to call this love." It is said that God loves us and that He will accept us into Heaven if we believe in him, and worship him. But if not, He will send us to a lake of fire to burn and be tortured for eternity. But He loves us. So to me, this line is saying that God leaves us to live "freely" in this world, and suffer at the hands of wicked people, but in his mind it is out of love.

    "Drips hit the floor, who cares at all" To me, this can be taken either two ways. It could symbolize someone crying. But given the next line, I think it's more likely that it speaks a person who cuts themselves. And the blood hits the floor. And they feel like no cares about them at all. "Flesh sheared and torn, sleeves hide remorse." Symbolizes both the condition of their arms from cutting, as well as the shame they feel for doing so. So they hide their arms with their sleeves, so no one will know what they are doing to themselves. "Stardom branded skin, traps pain within," To me, this speaks of maybe tattoos on their arms. The outer layer of their skin that hides the pain they feel inside. Causing them to harm themselves. "Expectations, never reaching." And to me, this line speaking of a person admitting that they will never live up to God's expectations. Or be able to follow his 10 Commandments. Because they aren't perfect. They are sinners.

    But again, this is just my interpretation. I hope I didn't offend anyone's faith or anything. But seeing as how I am an atheist, this is how the song speaks to me, and what I get from it. I'd love to hear your opinions on it.

    Take care everyone.
    marreromartyron September 15, 2013   Link

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