Can you feel the cries from the other side of the river?
Coming through our blackened window, while we listen to the rain.
No one is sleeping at all anymore and I am exhausted.
I just want to forget it all and wake up feeling brand new.
We'll listen to the rain as it hits our streets.
Don't Sleep, Swim!
Prepare for the flood, prepare for the flood, can you feel the water rising up?
I think it's far too late now, but I will never, never give up!


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    General CommentThis is probably wrong but no-one else has bothered to comment...

    I think it's about a disaster (a flood - maybe Katrina...)
    And the singer can hear people crying out from the other side of the street (it's so flooded it seems like a river now) and no-one can sleep because of what they've seen/heard.
    Someone is telling them to "Prepare for the flood" and even though it's obviously too late for that they're gonna try and help people.

    Anyway it's an awesome song.
    'Scremo boy' if you love screamo as the name implies, how come you can't spell it?
    ecyoNloeJon July 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwhy is there only one comment on here? this is an amazing song. flood of red is one of my new favorite bands.
    The_Last_Paradeon August 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentecyoNloeJ your wrong, its about when jordan [lead vocals] was a kid and he as in a dingy with his sister when she fell in the sea, and he risked his own life to save hers and he is now feart of water, see linda. and also cos i want 2 spell it like this, what the fuck is your name :S
    Scremo boyon August 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwhy the shit would they write about katrina, they live in scotland
    homosatanon August 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commentoh i love this song, but not as much as i love jordan and sean :]
    glittertrashon September 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti luv the break down just after jordan sings We'll listen to the rain as it hits our streets. its so catchy luv this band sound guys too
    XparawhoreXon May 31, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti luv the break down just after jordan sings We'll listen to the rain as it hits our streets. its so catchy luv this band sound guys too
    XparawhoreXon May 31, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"well dont sleep swim is about the world if it was flooded with water, its a big fear of min"

    thats straight from jordan himself
    mackdaddioon October 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI just freaking love this song. I have nothing else to say.
    hellokittygoesrawron March 03, 2009   Link

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