The rain came down in buckets
Submerging good and bad alike
Waist deep in water, you start grabbing at things
That you think won't drift or sink down in the flood
Did I drag you down
When my flesh and bone turned into stone

Unable to stand now
Even though the tide has turned away
A weight insists on keeping me under

It's calm and it's quiet, after
But now your nowhere to be found
The greatest tragedy to come from all this
Now we know
Sometimes you're better off alone
Did I drag you down
When my flesh and bone turned into stone

Unable to stand now
Even though tide has turned away
A weight insists on keeping me under
Unable to breathe now
Cause I know I pushed you away
When you were just trying to keep me from drowning

I know we practiced treading water,
But this time I took you way too deep
It looked a mile to the bottom
And your feet just couldn't reach,
Your feet just couldn't reach

Unable to stand now
Even though the tide has turned away
A weight insists on keeping me under
Unable to breathe now cause I know I pushed you away
You were just trying keep me from drowning
Keep me from drowning
Keep me from drowning



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Treading Water song meanings
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    General CommentI can't believe this has no comments. It's a beautiful song, lyric wise and the music. Anyway, I think this is about a relationship where someone is dying/mayby moving. It's about someone drifitng away, somehow, and the other cannot reach them. They try, but can neer seem to reach the bottom of the water, where the person they love as lying - at the bottom, as if in death.
    KNEEKNEEon January 22, 2007   Link
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    General Commentshiiitt sonn i know... i listen to this song umm like fucking 3 times a day!
    wtfc12on March 09, 2007   Link

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