I stand still out in the rain
And look up at a broken sky
Every raindrop looks the same
They fall without pretending through the night.
But water isn't always what you see
Another surface lies beneath.
Can you see this isn't really me?
No this is someone else
I am just beneath the surface.

I die...
I'm bleeding, I die.

And it hurries from my grasp
It runs between my fingers and my hands
It's like an echo from my past
A mere forgotten future in the sand.
The water is the tide of night that comes
A shadow pulls me down beneath.
Maybe this is who I used to be?
But this is someone else
I am just beneath the surface.

In the pouring rain
I'm bleeding, I die.
And I'm crying in pain
I'm bleeding, I die.

I'm bleeding, I die.
I'm bleeding, I die.
I die!

I die!
In the pouring rain
I'm bleeding, I die.
And I'm crying in pain,
I'm bleeding, I die.

In the pouring rain,
I'm bleeding, I die.
And it drives me insane
I'm bleeding, I die.
I die.
I die!


Lyrics submitted by Afterburn

Ghost (Beneath the Surface) song meanings
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    General CommentTo me it sounds like he is pretending to be someone that he isn't, and hates it.

    Every raindrop looks the same
    They fall without pretending through the night.
    The raindrops are also other people, they may all look the same but at least they are not pretending. He has to pretend just to fit in.

    But this is someone else
    I am just beneath the surface.
    This pretty much explains the song for me. His 'real' self is just beneath the surface of his constructed image, but noone ever sees it. Which hurts.

    In the pouring rain
    I'm bleeding, I die.
    And I'm crying in pain
    I'm bleeding, I die.
    Because if noone ever sees your 'true' self, it pretty much is gone. The 'good' person you may be inside doesn't exist if all people see is the asshole you pretend to be.
    lookingfordolvingon October 08, 2008   Link

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