alone at last, sleeping to help ease my pain.
and i take it back, you'll never be this close to me.
and i breathe in deep; helps me avoid the state you put me in.
and now that i can deal, with everything you've thrown at me.
how does it feel to know that you could never fix the way that we see.
the way you left us without any reasoning, without reasoning.

i lay you to rest, in my head stored away never to return.
i'll forget everything you left back at home.
please know i'm always looking back on our scripted memories.
i lay you to rest, in my head stored away to never return.
i'll forget everything you left back at home.
please know i'm always looking back on our scripted memories.

look at how i've grown, just see,
these burdons you put on us helped guide me to be, the man i was supposed to be.
he breathes in deep,
helps him realize how everything in his whole life progressed.
he's fine i swear and he'll confess..
to you cause tonight he'll find his was back home.
forget about the plans we made i'll never let this go.
he'll confess to you cause tonight he'll find his was back home.
forget about the plans we made i'll never let this go.

i lay you to rest, in my head stored away never to return.
i'll forget everything you left back at home.
please know i'm always looking back on our scripted memories.
i lay you to rest, in my head stored away to never return.
i'll forget everything you left back at home.
please know i'm always looking back on our scripted memories.

broken faith and wasted breath, photographs are all thats left.
broken faith and wasted breath, photographs are all thats left.
broken faith and wasted breath, photographs are all thats left, of you..of you

broken faith and wasted breath, photographs are all thats left.
(we've come along way to look back on you right now)
broken faith and wasted breath, photographs are all thats left.
(we've spent to many days trying to find you out)
broken faith and wasted breath, photographs are all thats left, of you..of you
(we still hold close to us our memories of you..of you)


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    General CommentI think that this song has so many different meanings. All of TSA songs are relateable to things that we've all been through. A song can mean anything to anyone. And I think that is what makes music great.
    amylynnon October 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthmm i think this song is beautiful.. i get that through life there will be people who let you down, who give you challenges, but with those hard times you must realize they only make you stronger, and later you will respect those people who once challenged you because of the strength they gave you. the scene aesthetic pretty much is my definition of beautiful music.
    D:R Loveon June 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAt first I thought it was about someone who is in love with a past relationship,
    but it says "us" and "we" instead of "me" and "I"...So it sounds like the singer/singers are talking to their dad (I'm going to say dad thru this comment, but it could be any guardian/role model) who left.

    [The parts where the chorus repeats, I only wrote it once]

    "Alone at last, sleeping to help ease my pain."
    ^ He sleeps to keep his mind off of it.

    "and i take it back, you'll never be this close to me."
    He is resentful for feeling so close to this now-absent person

    "and i breathe in deep; helps me avoid the state you put me in.
    and now that i can deal, with everything you've thrown at me."
    He says he is getting more used to not having this person in his life, and he knows he can deal with the problems that came as a result of this person leaving.

    "how does it feel to know that you could never fix the way that we see.
    the way you left us without any reasoning, without reasoning."
    He asks what the dad thinks of the singers/narrators after the dad has left them emotionally hurt

    "i lay you to rest, in my head stored away never to return.
    i'll forget everything you left back at home.
    please know i'm always looking back on our scripted memories."
    He tries to put the memories aside and forget about everything, but he says to the dad "Please realize I think our memories were fake"

    "look at how i've grown, just see,
    these burdens you put on us helped guide me to be, the man i was supposed to be."
    Even though the rest of the song so far says how hurt he is and how hard it is for him to get around this, now he says 'well, hey look how well I've turned out without you.'

    "he breathes in deep,
    helps him realize how everything in his whole life progressed.
    he's fine i swear"
    The 2nd singer...maybe the other person referred to in 'us'...says how the first singer seems to be

    "and he'll confess..
    to you cause tonight he'll find his was back home."
    2nd singer says that the first singer willingly confessed how he feels because he knows that he can go on living even without the dad.

    "forget about the plans we made i'll never let this go."
    1st singer- Forget of the past things we planned to do (as a family, possibly?) because I'm not going to forgive what you've done (leaving him)

    "broken faith and wasted breath, photographs are all thats left. of you..of you"
    Broken faith- the singer(s) had faith in their dad...Because in a perfect world, a little boy's role model is his dad
    Wasted breath - trying to beg the dad not to leave and/or to come back again
    The dad didn't come back, and photos are the only way the boys remember the good times with their dad

    "(we've come along way to look back on you right now)"
    Both boys/singers are saying they have grown up and it's been a long time since the dad was there.

    "(we've spent too many days trying to find you out)"
    They tried so hard to make it(the dad leaving) make sense

    "(we still hold close to us our memories of you..of you)"
    They value the memories...because they know the memories will be there even if the dad isn't.

    Just a theory.
    quietoneon July 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti totally agree with D:R Love this is a B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L
    song and like all of there songs are they sing soo good
    i love them
    love the song too
    wituisalliwant2bon February 24, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song, so much.
    liveinlove_xon May 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commentit's about somebody they were really close to. they thought they knew the person really well, but when that person died, they discovered a lot of secrets the deceased person had. They lost their faith in them and feel like the deceased person was fake and put on an act their whole life. That's why they had scripted memories.
    contradictionson July 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song so much. I think it can mean alot of things, but for me it has a lot to do with a past relationship and thinking that you knew someone so well, but it really wasn't all you thought it was. You don't want to look on what things turned out to be, but on the good times before, when you were happy together, even if they were scripted and untrue
    canuck13on September 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti didn't get any notion that it was directed towards a role model, actually.

    i thought it was a song meant for every guy who was ever left without reason by a girl.
    there are different perspectives, though.
    they're intertwined kind of.

    one's actually in the situation,
    and the other's kind of narrating it.
    sudden danceon October 02, 2008   Link

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