Come down
From your throne
And tear off your wings

Do you still feel so above
After the arrow's

Can you give me enough
To believe anything?

Can you erase the doubt

And make this more than a dream
And give me more than I need
To belive anything?

Herein the day of upon us
Much less caring
For others haunts us
No one can make another
Promise to us

You find it strange how
The darkness calms us
Alone at home and hopeless

Drown in the life
We've left behind us

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    General Commentthis song is great. my favorite song by mushroomhead
    postulioon October 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think the song is about being obsessed with a woman who thinks she is to good to be with him. Arrows sting is probably refering to cupids arrow, and how he is hoping that he can bring her to like him no matter how it has to be done.
    the line Erase the doubt I think is about doubting yourself. and how he wants her to make him stop doubting himself by being with her. Making his Dream a reality and giving him what he wants, and believe that he can do anything.
    Waylon's part in he song is a little less self expainitory so...

    "Herein the day of upon us"
    how he feels as of right now with this girl

    "much less caring for others haunts us"
    wanting to care for others but unable to do so

    "No one can make another promise to us"
    No one can give him what he wants... which is nothing more than just having the girl he's obsessed with

    "You find it strange how
    the darkness calms us
    alone at home and hopeless
    Drown in the life
    We've left behind us"
    this whole part is just saying that it's easier to be alone than face the world without the person they care about, but as he is doing this all he can think about is all the mistakes he's made in his past that have put him in the position he is in today.

    "You find it strange how
    the darkness calms the life
    We've left behind us"
    It's so much easier to blank out all the past mistakes you've made and keep making the same ones than to try and completely change your way of life.
    Siyanon March 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt sounds to me more like a questioning religion type of song. It sounds like he's questioning a fallen angel, trying to either get the angel to understand why he enjoys the dark side, or to get the angel to convince him there's something more he should believe in.
    rock_hawkon June 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI feel its more of a happier song. Something for someone to believe in. They're saying "Yeah, we really don't like religion, but its meaningless to not believe in it, if you can't find a calling. Believe what you want, we're here to help you light the path"
    joeynobodyon July 25, 2007   Link
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    My InterpretationAfter reading rock hawk and joeynobody's interpretation, I get the impression that they're asking for the idea of religion to become more relateable. Jeff says "Come down from your throne and tear off your wings"...meaning become more like a human being, and then attempt to preach to me. He seems to be the one asking for arguments supporting religion, while Waylon gives his view on the way they live. This is one of my favorite songs on this album, and to me it just got better.
    VooDooXIIon December 31, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationSong is definitely about religion. I just went and seen mushroomhead Sunday. Halfway through the song right before jeffery comes in to say "come down from your throne" Waylon said put your hands up to god.

    Waylon or whoever writes their songs (now)whether its a group effort or not. Ive noticed numerous songs even with jmann talking about religious aspects. I love it!!
    Deftonemushroomon May 14, 2014   Link

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