so many obvious questions have gone unmasked
how can you stand and where do you fall so fast
youre taking a step and youre taking a breath
you never expect the answer was death
cause this truth is hardly true

nights that you found her
and days spent without her
make everything feel like its slipping away
as you scream
"this world is far
this world is far from ours"

after some time i imagine you sleep alright
until times you that hear her voice at night
you're telling yourself that its all in your head
she's out on the porch and you're closer to dead
cause its not what she deserves

nights that you found her
and days spent without her
make everything feel like its slipping away
as you scream
"this world is far
this world is far from ours"

well the picture frame on the dark beige wall
holds a picture of someone youve held before
now, shes nowhere to be seen
the picture frame on the dark beige wall
holds a picture of someone you've held before
now shes nowhere to be seen

nights that you found her
and days spent without her
make everything feel like its slipping away
as you scream
"this world is far
this world is far from ours"

you know

(this world is far)
(this world is far)
(this world is far)
(this world is far)
(this world is far)
(this world is far)
(this world is far)
(this world is far)
(this world is far)
(this world is far)
(this world is far)


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  • +1
    General Commentthis is david melillo's best song, by far.
    ftskatelynon April 24, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI ADORE this song. But isn't it go "unasked" not "unmasked"? I also think I hear "you never expect that the answer was death"
    Either way, it's an extremely powerful song. I see it as an unexpected death & Dave & those around him are trying to cope. Makes me cry every time.
    I lovelove Dave.
    sx edgeon July 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsx edge i think youre right about the "you never expect that the answer was death" but i listened to it a few times and am pretty sure its 'unmasked', either way as you said its an amazing song. i think this song is about dave and an ex that he still really likes, only really hurt her or messed up somehow and now theres no communication between them and he misses her.
    dotheycollideon July 13, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is obviously about a sudden death. i kept this song with me when my cousin died earlier this summer. there is no way this song is about a relationship in which he hurt her or anything like that, change around the gender a few pronouns and this is an exact reflection of how i was thinking when i was grieving.
    sampintoknowsitallon November 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo me it sounds like the song's about someone who commited suicide. It sounds like the singer had spent time trying to reassure her and it didn't work.

    But the sudden death also seems very plausable.
    nackteziegeon January 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree with sampintoknowsitall, i don't think it's about a relationship i'm pretty sure it's about a girl close to him unexpectedly dying. it does point to suicide because she "haunts" him and he feels responsible as a lot of people would if their friend killed themselves, but i'm not sure if that's right.

    amazing song, tho. dave's songs are chilling.
    mopgirl777on February 24, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is a song about death whether it's sudden or not I dont know. But I think it's about someone that is having a hard time coping with the death and every now and then they feel as though they're still around. Then when they realize that it's "all in their head" the pain of knowing that they're not really there is what "they don't deserve".
    chanrockson June 28, 2008   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningDavid wrote this song for his friends mother. She passed away when they were very young.
    jephaloveon July 08, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General CommentI definitley think it is about a relationship that didn't work out and he doesn't think that girl doesn't deserve to be in a relationship with a guy that is never around.
    popbaby1on July 19, 2006   Link
  • -1
    General Commentwow. what a beautiful song.

    when he hits that one last note...it's amazing.

    i think the song is just about how he was in a relationship with a great girl, and he hurt her, but he didn't mean to, and now he just misses her.
    lazuliazulon August 07, 2006   Link

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