"Six Years" as written by and Christopher Frank/barnard Carter....
It flew in from across the sea
A great plague of misery
A swam of lonely nights
A dark end to her lonely life
As the waves rolled in
The sky collapsed and covered everything
The clouds burst and the red rained down
To douse all the fires of this town
He walked out a selfish man
With your heart still beating in his hands
But he could never ever break it
He just broke himself
Don't lie to my fucking face
You can't hide a life of disgrace

My mother you've got me
And you've got my brothers as well
We'll be with you til the fucking end
To carry you across this barren hell
Every word he said was false
He never showed an ounce of remorse
Left on the only road out of our lives
His hands are burning
Now we're standing in this fucking divide
Don't you ever even worry about that
Me and the boys forever by your side
He rolled in on a pale horse
Dragged away by your lonely corpse
He left with nothing
He didn't make a sound

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"Six Years" as written by Laurent Benjamin Barnard Christopher Frank Carter

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    General Commenti guess this is about Frank and Steph's dad who abandoned them at some point in their life.
    BullettoBinaryon January 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song so much. To me , it's more about how the family were treated wrongly, and how their Dad has ended up with nothing, because he has lost the love of his family through his actions. And they're saying they will stand by their Mother and protect her always.
    The lyric
    "He walked out a selfish man
    With your heart still beating in his hands
    But he could never ever break it
    He just broke himself"
    is one of the best I've heard in a long time.
    Great song.
    prettypettypristineon June 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentFrank said in an interview that this song was about his parents breaking up.
    How his dad left them but he was still there with Steph and his mom
    XEdgeTilDeathXon October 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAnd how he (at the time) thought of his dad as the bringer of distruction.
    It's rare that they play this live anymore.
    But it's amazing when they do.
    XEdgeTilDeathXon January 17, 2008   Link
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    General Commentfrank at the 100 club gig at the beginning of 2008 said its called six years, because their divorce took 6 years...
    ubleedjusttoknowon April 29, 2008   Link

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