Three o'clock on your watch
As you stagger out into the street
Whisky soaked, you light up a cigarette
For the way it feels between your fingers
Hold the phone, don't let it ring
And she'll be there wondering
It's been a long day but a longer night
This has been a long time coming

This is only the beginning
And in the end, you think you're winning
This is only a fake ending
Making yourself a way out

In your room, in your room
Where you pace back and forth
There was angels all around you now
But you can't see them anymore
You take this pill from the bottle
And now swallow
Giving in is not the problem, no
It's the dosage that will do you in

This is only the beginning
And in the end, you think you're winning
This is only a fake ending
Making yourself a way out

But when you close your eyes to sleep
Is the ending bittersweet?
When you close your eyes to sleep
What do you see?
All the forgotten memories
(Forgotten memories)
From all the images you keep
(Images you keep)
But in the end it's what you see
That tears you into pieces

(Do you think you'll just fade away?)

This is only the beginning
And in the end, you think you're winning
This is only a fake ending
Making yourself a way out

But when you close your eyes to sleep
(Close your eles to sleep)
Is the ending bittersweet?
(Ending bittersweet)
When you close your eyes to sleep
What do you see?

This is only the beginning
And in the end, you think you're winning


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    General CommentI think this song's about someone commiting suicide or at least attempting to.

    The first verse saying how they're depressed drinking and basically not caring about anything anymore 'this has been a long time coming'

    The chrous is saying how they think killing themselves is a way to win in their life but how it's not really because it's only really 'the beginning', 'a fake ending' just a coward trying to 'make themselves a way out'

    The second verse with the angels i think means you had friends who were there willing to help but you're so far gone that he no longer sees them. and then the pills are pretty self-explanitory how he tries to kill himself.

    The third verse by sleep he means die and he asks is it bittersweet? like is this really how you wanted it to end? and what do you see? reflecting on their life as they wait for the pills to kick in and all the memories that at the very end will 'tear you into pieces' and really destroy you because it's too late.
    EmoAtylexon January 18, 2008   Link

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