In this light I'm lost
In the darkness of before
I walked and knew where I was all the time
Seeing with every part of who I am

Anyway, you're a ghost in life
Pushed right out and kept inside of a bodiless weight
Pressure that has no space

As he goes along
He takes what he's lost and discards what he's won
He's every bit as alive as you and I

Everybody kills the light
When they're bout to sleep for the night

As you go thru life
You're a star in flight
When you close your eyes at night
Someone clears a path for you to ride

When you wake the next day
You will only go that way

That was cleared for you, cleared for you,
Cleared for you, cleared for you,
Cleared for you, cleared for you,
Cleared for you, cleared for you...


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    General Commenti have no idea what this song means, but it´s so beautiful, one of the best of JF.

    if anyone knows it and its meaning, it would be just great
    rio_ferdinandon September 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt seems to me it is about dreams that someone else has cleared the way for us to follow, so at night you fall asleep and go on a journey that has been already set out, but I don't really know what the first bit is about? Also where can i find this song?
    xxamyhillxxon March 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commentxxamyhillxx send me an email to the_past_recedes@yahoo.com with your yahoo id or your msn account, so i can send this amazing song to you.
    rio_ferdinandon April 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyea amyhill your absolutely right. u made me realize it.

    the first part is actually about how he wants to be in his dream state. and in the light (daytime/when hes awake) hes lost, in the darkness of before (night/when hes sleeping) he knows where he is and sees with every part of him.

    so basically its kind of like a "Matrix" type thing where his dream world is actually the reality and where he finds himself to be happy.

    anyways his descriptions are amazing: "you're a ghost in life
    Pushed right out and kept inside of a bodiless weight"

    it makes you understand perfectly, its like your trapped in this body, when in the dream world your free

    the last part:
    "When you close your eyes at night
    Someone clears a path for you to ride

    When you wake the next day
    You will only go that way"

    well this means that all the knowledge you gain from your dream, and the goal/objective that your dream gives you, is carried on with you when you wake up

    this stuff that he talks about in this song is so true, i mean, i feel like this happens to me often
    dcison January 31, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis was the "extra" track for the Japanese version of Shadows. I personally think it has more of a Will To Death Feel to it. However whenever I hear it, it almost brings me to tears, the sheer emotion, the passion that is portrayed in the song.
    neekappaon January 13, 2011   Link

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