I can hear your soft, soft voice sliding down the walls
And I feel a green light kissing my face
Tell me when you wake up is this where your gonna be
You don't think I'll notice but I can wait for you to leave
So when I saw this place that I couldn't resist
All these beautiful things yes I had to persist
When I went to touch them they'd act so tame
But underneathe the glitter there was so much pain
Someone started talking, way below the pitch I read
I couldn't really hear what they were saying, but it really didn't bother me oh no
I was on my way yah, to being lost all over again
I'm following this girl into the ocean, now I'm drowning in a mermaids bed
Til I hold my breathe, I shoot thru the chamber on my way to losing some friends
I can hear your soft, soft voice sliding down the walls
And I feel a green light kissing my face
Tell me when you wake up is this where your gonna be
You don't think I'll notice but I can wait for you to leave
Now all your life has been wasted, chasing after me
And now you got the nerve, to come and put it all on me yah
I love how these things come full circle, everytime
Swinging around like a wrecking ball in your fragile soul
You can run, but the scars you can never hide
Oh your face is giving you away
And the truth hurts more than the matter
And the sun screams louder at night
I can hear your soft, soft voice sliding down the walls
And I feel a green light kissing my face
Tell me when you wake up is this where your gonna be
You don't think I'll notice but I can wait for you to leave
Oh, do you know where you are, do you at all
Do you know where you are, do you at all
Know where you are, my green hell


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    General CommentWell I feel like everyone above has a point, music is a great thing because you can interpret it however you would like. But everyone is missing the true essence of pepper. Yes its a messed up relationship, but no the guy isn't feeling bad about what is happening and no the girl isnt playing him(honestly guys? have any of you seen pepper live? I have never heard of them talk about the girl that got away. This isn't some emo band.) He is either using a girl as a drunk hook up, or he is just using the girl as a way to get sex. Either way it isn't about a bad relationship for him. It’s more than less about him using the girl to get what he wants. And the way she is reacting to it. He is getting exactly what he wants and she tries to make him feel bad about it.

    I can hear your soft, soft voice sliding down the walls
    And I feel a green light kissing my face

    (The soft voice sliding down the walls is him hearing the voice but not truly listening to it clearly cause he isn't paying attention, but he is seeing the signals and they are telling him to go for it(green means go).)

    Tell me when you wake up is this where your gonna be

    (when you wake up tomorrow will you be in my bed)

    You don't think I'll notice but I can wait for you to leave

    ( The girl realized it was a mistake and is leaving thinking he wont notice and might actually care. But really he doesn't want her there anyways; he got what he wanted and doesn't want the awkward next morning.)

    So when I saw this place that I couldn't resist
    All these beautiful things yes I had to persist

    (He realizes she is talking about sex… and you know he cant turn down sex)

    When I went to touch them they'd act so tame
    But underneath the glitter there was so much pain

    (When he would make the move she would resist, but he knew that under that outer happiness was just a cover for an insecure girl)

    Someone started talking, way below the pitch I read
    I couldn't really hear what they were saying, but it really didn't bother me oh no

    (His conscience and possibly the people around him are telling him not to go for it, but he doesn't listen cause he has been drinking or just truly doesn't care, and he drowned out all logic cause he wants sex)

    I was on my way yah, to being lost all over again
    I'm following this girl into the ocean, now I'm drowning in a mermaid’s bed

    (he is on his way to what he has done one too many times before. he is following something that he knows isn’t real or made the girl believe something that isn’t real. But either way he is indulging in it.)

    Now all your life has been wasted, chasing after me
    And now you got the nerve, to come and put it all on me yah

    (She thought so many times he would change, but finally realized that he has been playing her. Now she is going to blame him even thought she wanted it too.)

    I love how these things come full circle, every time
    Swinging around like a wrecking ball in your fragile soul

    (Its amazing how she will always come back over and over again. Yet will still yell at him for it. And he is just crushing her dreams of it actually working out, killing her self esteem)

    You can run, but the scars you can never hide
    Oh your face is giving you away

    (She can try and hide the truth but it will always show on her face)

    And the truth hurts more than the matter
    And the sun screams louder at night

    (The fact of the matter is that she will always come back for more. And it will always show up when she is desperate at night.)

    I can hear your soft, soft voice sliding down the walls
    And I feel a green light kissing my face
    Tell me when you wake up is this where your gonna be
    You don't think I'll notice but I can wait for you to leave
    Oh, do you know where you are, do you at all
    Do you know where you are, do you at all
    Know where you are, my green hell
    Gnardupon October 10, 2011   Link
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    General Commentthis kinda reminds me of that one person who will pull you down into their world and if you stay there for too long, you end up a totally differient person, in a negative way. then you see them a while after and its like nothing has changed but you should know better. it makes sence to me haha, and its my 2nd fav pepper song.
    Raquella710on January 31, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love peppers lyrics just the way they explain things is so unique
    chyeawhateveron June 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis is an amazing song.

    I believe its about going back to the same person over and over because you cant get enough of them, you get the green light everytime you see them. That in the morning you hope they want to stay and make something out of this hookup, but you know that theres going to be pain in the end.
    Your friends are telling you to stay away from this person, but you wont listen even if it means losing some of them over it. They were chasing you and now youre chasing them, and the reason they wont stay is because you hurt them in the first place. so no matter how much you chase them now its never gonna work.

    bottom line.....karmas a bitch
    samistaron April 29, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis is about loving someone who has hurt you. you want them yet you don't cause all the lies have been to much to bear, so you rather prefer the person leave. such a sad song
    OhNeveron July 20, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI can hear your soft, soft voice sliding down the walls
    And I feel a green light kissing my face

    ( she comes back and all you remember is the good things about the relationship and she wants to take it forward)

    Tell me when you wake up is this where your gonna be
    You don't think I'll notice but I can wait for you to leave
    (she's not as into it)

    So when I saw this place that I couldn't resist
    All these beautiful things yes I had to persist
    When I went to touch them they'd act so tame
    But underneathe the glitter there was so much pain

    (you forget the why the relationship ended)

    Someone started talking, way below the pitch I read
    I couldn't really hear what they were saying, but it really didn't bother me oh no
    I was on my way yah, to being lost all over again

    (people are warning you to not fall for that again but you choose to not listen because you have the love goggles on)

    I'm following this girl into the ocean, now I'm drowning in a mermaids bed
    ( she fucked him over or he's in too deep now and he knows he's going to be hurt)

    Til I hold my breathe, I shoot thru the chamber on my way to losing some friends
    I can hear your soft, soft voice sliding down the walls
    And I feel a green light kissing my face
    Tell me when you wake up is this where your gonna be
    You don't think I'll notice but I can wait for you to leave

    Now all your life has been wasted, chasing after me
    And now you got the nerve, to come and put it all on me yah
    I love how these things come full circle, everytime

    (he finally realizes that things weren't ever going to change)

    Swinging around like a wrecking ball in your fragile soul
    You can run, but the scars you can never hide
    Oh your face is giving you away


    And the truth hurts more than the matter
    And the sun screams louder at night

    (the truth is that things aren't ever going to work out and knowing that it was tried more than once and that you had all this hope that things would be different but they weren't) (the matter is there is no real bad situation you just know you can't be together)

    I can hear your soft, soft voice sliding down the walls
    And I feel a green light kissing my face
    Tell me when you wake up is this where your gonna be
    You don't think I'll notice but I can wait for you to leave
    Oh, do you know where you are, do you at all
    Do you know where you are, do you at all
    Know where you are, my green hell
    kellyvilla08on November 15, 2009   Link

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