"Wide Awake" as written by and Philip David/watkin Etheridge....
I feel the cold setting in
I feel the goosebumps all over my skin
I start to fear the worst, I'm feeling so alone
I shouldn't feel like this in my own home

Feels like my teeth are falling out
From all the gibberish that's been pouring out my mouth
What was I thinking? What was I doing with that milf?
My chin is exhausted, man it was time for filth

And it's not a good way to start the day
I know it's done me no good
I don't wanna face the world, though I know I should
Tell myself I won't do it again, but I know I will be
Lying in my bed my thoughts racing

Like they always have been
Like they always will be
Like they always have been
Like they always will be

And I feel that chill back in the air
Though I can't see no one, I feel their stares
They've sussed me out my name, know everything I've done
And this could be our secret, if they just don't tell no one

And it's not a good way to start the day
I know it's done me no good
I don't wanna face the world, though I know I should
Tell myself I won't do it again, but I know I will be
Lying in my bed my thoughts racing

Like they always have been
Like they always will be
Like they always have been
Like they always will be
Like they always have been

And the sun's gone down and I'd love it to rise
Lets me know that I've survived
Every noise runs down my spine
Keep the clock to check the time

I need to talk, need conversation
Rack my brain for explanations
Need you here just holding me
Shield me so they'll leave me be

But that's the way I'll always be
And that's the way it's always been
And that's the way it'll always be

It's not a good way to start the day
I know it's done me no good
I don't wanna face the world, though I know I should
Tell myself I won't do it again, but I know I will be
Lying in my bed my thoughts racing
Like they always have been

Not a good way to start the day
I know it's done me no good
I don't wanna face the world, though I know I should
I tell myself I won't do it again, but I know I will be
Lying in my bed my thoughts racing

Like they always have been
Like they always will be
Like they always have been
Like they always will be
Like they always have been


Lyrics submitted by georgie

"Wide Awake" as written by Jonathan Max Watkin Philip David Etheridge

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    General CommentSurprised I'm the first to comment on this. Not really sure what it's about, at a guess I'd say it's about someone who has a one night stand and feels guilty about it, but I'm probably wrong. Good song though.
    violet skyon March 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentquality tune, just pure class! im gettin the one night stand bit, but i'd say the main theme of this song is a massive come-down and the guilt tht goes with that.

    he claims tht he wont let himself feel the same way again, before carryin on to say tht he will be the same next week!

    ooooh the mindset of a come-down =)
    everybodys_avin_iton March 26, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing

    i think its about a one night stand with a milf
    bennjuiion March 26, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwhatta song! =]

    It could be about a one night stand but could it also be about cheating?

    "Rack my brain for explanations,
    Need you here just holding me,"

    -makes me think he has a current girlfriend.
    or could even mean his one night stands are ruining his life?
    I dunno really.
    Easy to make up your own meaning for this.
    But love the song.
    =]
    hello.miss.lovelyon April 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentGood song,
    I've always thought of it as a morning after a night on ecstasy pills.

    Check the wikipedia for ecstasy effects:

    "feel the cold setting in"
    a side of ecstasy afterwards

    "I start to fear the worst"
    depression an after effect of ecstasy

    "feel like my teeth are falling out"
    Bruxia (teeth-grinding) a side effect of ecstasy

    "won't do it again, but i know i will"
    he's addicted.

    "lets me know that i've survived"
    worried he's taken a dodgy one

    Also fits with the stupid things he's done whilst high.

    Great song as well.
    drtubaon April 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThat seems more likely, actually.
    violet skyon April 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSounds exactly like most Mondays I had last year. Defo a come down. Good at the time though....
    shazzamafiaon May 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti'm going to relate this to a situation im in because it'll make it more clear in my explanation. basically split up with a bloke but im still sleeping with him while he's with someone else...

    ''I start to fear the worse, I'm feeling so low,
    I shouldn't feel like this in my own home''
    how bad you feel when the person has uped and gone after the sex...

    ''From all the giberish that's been pouring out my mouth,''
    the whole, 'this is just sex i don't care anymore stuff...

    ''What was i thinking? What was i doing with that milf?
    My chin is exhausted, man it was time for filth''
    why did i sleep with them?

    ''Tell myself I wont do it again, but i know i will be''
    self explanitry..

    ''Rack my brain for explanations''
    as in why are you doing this when you're with someone else now..

    not sure thats actually what its about but thats my guess :]
    tinydancergirlon May 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHey first of all, a song can have many meanings, that's the art of writing lyrics! But drtuba is right, it's definatly about a night after partying on ecstacy. First of all, if you go to their myspace-page and click on the song, you'll a bunch of green pills. And also, all the described effects are about ecstacy, i know from experience.

    "I feel the cold setting in,
    I feel the goosebumps all over my skin,
    I start to fear the worse, I'm feeling so low,
    I shouldn't feel like this in my own home."
    - this describes the feeling, when you want to party (just with any drug) but you're not able to organize any after doing it for a couple of weekends in a row, you feel like this. Because ecstacy sets in when you feel warm and comfortable. Also this could be waking up in the morning after partying.

    "Feels like my teeth are falling out,
    From all the giberish that's been pouring out my mouth,
    What was i thinking? What was i doing with that milf?
    My chin is exhausted, man it was time for filth."

    - this part is definatly waking up after partying. If you do too many, you get the same effects like having drunk too much. And you have this terrible, terrible urge to bite your gums and press your teeth together and also you talk about senseless crap the whole time. This caused me a couple of painful hours as well.

    "And it's not a good way to start the day,
    I know it's done me no good,
    I don't wanna face the world, but i know that i should.
    Tell myself I wont do it again, but i know i will be
    lying in my bed my thoughts racing.
    Like they always have been.
    Like they always will be.
    Like they always have been.
    Like they always will be."

    - This is thinking about how life is without drugs, after realising that no matter how much you tell yourself that you'll stop doing it, you'll always come back, at least sometimes, maybe years after and that there's no escaping it. This is why your thoughts always race around your head at morning.

    "And i feel that chill back in the air,
    Though i can't see no one, i feel their stare,
    They've sussed out my name, know everything I've done.
    And this could be our secret, if they just don't tell no one."

    - This is the craziest part about ecstacy. While your on it, you think you can do anything to anyone without regretting it the next day, but that's so not true. When you're down again, you start to laugh and shudder at the same time about all that crazy stuff you've done last night. It's somewhat funny because you remembered it funny, but if you put yourself in the position of a sober person, than you acted like ****head. ^^ So you just hope that no one goes about gossping about your escapades.

    "And the suns gone down and I'd love it to rise,
    Lets me know that I've survived.
    Every noise runs down my spine.
    Keep the clock to check the time.
    I need to talk, need conversation,
    Rack my brain for explanations,
    Need you here just holding me,
    Shield me so they'll leave me be.
    But that's the way I've always been,
    And that's the way I'll always be.
    And there's no fucking change in me.
    Cause that's the way I'll always be."

    - This is a feeling everyone knows, about just feeling alon. You realise you've done something stupid and you want to talk about it with a friend that builds you up. It would be so great for the sun to never go down again, so you don't have the urge to do it again. Because you know you will....

    But of course, you can put a lot of other interpretations in this!
    Creep187on June 22, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song about me.
    m1a1on August 24, 2007   Link

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