The more delicate the task
You find the shakier the hand
You try to undersand and fight it
All that you need
Has brought you to your knees
Trembling with greed still you fight it

And it's funny how the darkest things
You only find when you've been searching
Don't back down from what you need
Guiltiness it only makes you mean

When you're alone would you put your hands
Through the camera lens to reach her?
Behind the screen does she call your name
When you hear it through the stream
Do you fight it?

And it's funny how the darkest things
You only find the light you bring
Don't back down from what you need
Guiltiness it only makes you mean

So here we are
Lovers in the room breathing oxygen
Still you fight it
Well come move my hands
I will not breakdown
Or turn into a pop-up advertisement

And it's funny how the darkest things
You only find when you've been searching
Don't back down from what you need
Guiltiness it only makes you mean

And it's funny how the darkest things
You only find when you've been searching
Don't back down from what you need
Guiltiness it only makes you mean

I'd have waited a lifetime for a sign
Only to fall apart when love arrives
But we're coming home
We're coming home
We're coming home


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    General CommentI just randomly found this song in a friends MP3 collection...

    I'm not sure exactly what it means, but it touches me, in both lyrics and the music

    I think it is about two people who were close, and now there is distance and awkwardness...and the singer just wants the other person to say "I miss you", or "I love you", or just anything, anything at all other then walking away or pretending like it means nothing...
    stunbodyon September 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think the title and lyric 'Darkest Things' means the loneliness and pain of two people who were in love, but arn't together now, and how they stayed in the darkness of not being together because thats the only thing of the other person that they still could hold onto. I think the song in general about two former lovers who haven't been in touch for a lonth tg time, haven't seen each other in a while. But they are in the same room now, neither one will back down from what they want, from each other. They both take blame for the things that have happened that resulted in them not being together, how she fell apart when he, her true love arrived. But the song and album ends with them reconciling, it ends with them going home.
    DDavidAlpert1623on February 04, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti know someone else sings this song.
    i just can't remember.
    i believe the song is called another name.
    lla07on April 16, 2009   Link

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