This year is old like a dying father
Whose will is out of spite
We pile into seperate agendas
With the songs of defeat

Playing in out minds

For you I give and give away
My unhappiness in color
For your abandoned heart to see them
To bloom into your world

Blinded to your perfect lands
To live like somber cattle
And we're gathered as seeds
To sprout mid Sahara

For who? For what?
For who? For what?

For who? For what?

For you I give and give away
My unhappiness in color
For your abandoned heart to see them
To bloom into your world

For you I give and give away
My unhappiness in color
For your abandoned heart to see them
To bloom into your world


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    General CommentI have faith in Sonny's solo project
    This song is beautiful.
    xoEmergencyTDMon March 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSomeone want to post lyrics for Signal, his only good song [so far]?
    NirvanAFIon March 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. It's so beautiful, screw it, i love Sonny Moore, he really is amazing. I thought this song, in a religious way- maybe because i want to do it for some whacky prayer thing we do. I'm not the religious type really i'm not. I go to Church sunday's, but i curse like a sailor and i sin as much as i breathe. This song, reminded me of Jesus dying and giving EVERYTHING away. I hate when we use that term "I gave Everythhing away" when you gave one simple thing away. HE gave his life, i think that's what it is. And now to see the world, how it is today. If you gave up your life, to "save" poeple, and saw what happened in today's world, i think you'd puke. I know i would.


    But really, i'm not that religious. I really odn't even believe in Jesus
    BurnBrandMemoryon April 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think the whole song is about his time in FFTL and the heroine album and him putting his voice out fans and shows repeatedly.
    Songs like world war me and waltz moore were really deep lyrics that showed his low self image and how he was becoming this icon for being unhappy.
    I think this song is about how he wants to change that to still show his feelings but for them to inspire people and make himself happier.
    But i could be totally wrong. Its so metaphorical [sp] it could be interpreted as so many things.

    Its a really beautiful song. I think it suis him better.
    He deserves to go far.
    Miss_AmyRawron April 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about his experience in FFTL and summarizing how he felt in FFTL and how/why he left,"We pile into separate agendas".

    I agree with the person above me about the heroine album thang.

    Sonnys lyrics are so deep , its hard to understand their meanings.
    xnoobwarriorxon April 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti strongly agree with everyone of you. sonny is an inspirational human being... so meaningful his lyrics & songs are..
    glamorouson April 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love this song. :) my huge attempted line-by-line analysis is as follows (i have a lot of time on my hands, forgive me):

    This year is old like a dying father
    Whose will is out of spite

    i feel like this means that the end of the year is lasting a long time. it's existing out of spite for him. the year is only going on to remind him every day of how he left fftl, and how it's hard for him to establish his own identity away from the band.

    We pile into separate agendas
    With the songs of defeat
    Playing in our minds

    i think that this means that everyone has their own agenda and they really want to achieve it, but they bring themselves down before they even have a chance to give their all to completing their own agenda. i think that sonny wanted to leave fftl for a while, but couldn't because of he thought he'd never make it on his own.

    For you I give and give away
    My unhappiness in color
    For your abandoned heart to see them
    To bloom into your world

    he was miserable and honest about it. i think this has to do with the songs from fftl. he gives and gives his unhappiness away honestly in the songs, and the music bloomed into the abandoned hearts' worlds. they didn't feel so alone anymore.

    Binded to your perfect lands
    To live like somber cattle

    i think this relates to the beginning, about achieving your agenda. people are bound to their lives, and are unwilling and upset about it.

    And we're gathered as seeds
    To sprout mid Sahara
    For who for what?

    i think this means that everyone's oppurtunities present themselves at the worst and most difficult times. this relates to his split from fftl, because it was obviously a painful and upsetting transition for everyone.

    i don't really know if this is right, but it's the way that i understand the song. it's gorgeous, no matter what anyone thinks it means :) kudos to sonny for producing such fantastic songs.
    gravityconquerson June 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think he feels like
    hes at or was at the point of giving up.
    because he felt people werent taking his music too seriously. more on an image. but i could be wrong.

    My Unhappiness in color" favorite line!
    GlowWormon June 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is my favorite song of all time (replacing TBS - Whats it feel like to be a ghost).
    I think AmyRawr is 100% right!

    I hope he drops by dallas sometime..
    asen4lifeon July 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think Sonnys poetry is Beautiful and Im glad he is writing about life and not about some bitch who betrayed him I got sick of that genra in 04
    made in 1988on August 21, 2007   Link

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