My path is not behind me
I cling to the shreds
This home inside of my heart (my heart)
Stay.......

Dream I wake up in your arms and breath you in,
Where are you? Are you still here?
Take comfort in the things I know and breathe them out,
Throw matches at this burning bridge

I am not your hero
I can’t even save myself
I’m trapped inside of my heart (my heart)
Stay......

Dream I wake up in your arms and breath you in,
Where are you? Are you still here?
Take comfort in the things I know and breathe them out,
Throw matches at this burning bridge

My name is where your heart is, where my mind can rest at ease
When I let down my defenses, I hold you so close to me
Almost daily life reminds me of my pain and misery
When I look into the mirror, this is all so clear to see

So I sleep, I sleep to dream, I dream to wake up in your arms
Breathe you in and kiss the lips of angel (of an angel)
So I dream, I dream to find you, asking, “what took you so long?”
I take comfort in the fact that when I dream, that world is gone


Lyrics submitted by Ionian

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    General CommentTo me, this song is about a guy who's like isn't the greatest (My path is not behind me, I cling to the shreds). However, there's a girl who makes him feel like life's worth living, she brings him "to another world." Towards the end of the song, he has a dream about the girl (So I sleep, I sleep to dream, I dream to wake up in your arms, Breathe you in and kiss the lips of angel), but wakes up to find out that his dream is a reality (I take comfort in the fact that when I dream, that world is gone).

    Awesome band. If you like Rise Against, I highly suggest listening to these guys.
    Ionianon August 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentInteresting song. although Ionian is clearly one of those annoying hipsters who post paragraphs about how the song is about a cheesy relationship. but do check them out if you like Rise Against or Ignite.
    tjtech12on September 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWow
    If you like this, listen to the acoustic version
    It's amazing
    It was on Chris Chasse's Myspace, but he took it off :-(
    Brendonsohon January 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentHaha :D well said tjtech12! I really hate those people too.

    This song is alright. I love Rise Against, but not Ignite so much. I tried to like them, but their music is kinda boring to me and that guy's voice is just so annoying. In this song it's okay though, 'cause also Tim is singing and I LOVE TIM'S VOICE!
    MissNeuroticon February 04, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyou're right, the acoustic version is awesome...
    doesn't matter what chasse takes on or off, just go to the homepage of their label adrenaline music and listen to whatever song you want!
    shadowghoston February 04, 2008   Link
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    General CommentTim does NOT sing in this song in this song, sorry MissNeurotic, these guys do sound a lot like RA, and they are awesome, but believe me your mistaken
    Brendonsohon February 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commentreally? are you sure? I think I can hear him somewhere on the backround.. haha.. Am I going insane? I was so sure.
    MissNeuroticon February 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentBrendonsoh is right. Tim doesn't sing in any LOTB song. The vocals in this song are from Steve and Chris.
    shadowghoston February 24, 2008   Link
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    General Commentoh, okay... I was wrong then. sorry.
    Tim is awesome though :)
    MissNeuroticon March 01, 2008   Link

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