"surgery" as written by and Jimmy Robbins....
Verse 1
I'll make a joke and she'll try not to laugh
As the men made of stone find their surgery masks
I head down the road or the linoleum floor
I really can't tell anymore
I see fluorescent clouds in a white tile sky
I see trees all around with name tags on their ties
She takes my hand, and the trees turn around
and says, "promise you're coming back out

Chorus
Because I always believed you
When you swore to me, you'd pull through
So I plugged my heart into yours
A life support,
So see, you can't leave,
because I always believed

Verse 2
I'll fall asleep, but she'll still be close by
In perscription dreams, everything seems alright
I head down the street or the linoleum floor
I really can't tell anymore
I feel a clean plastic breeze moving left of my ship
And the wind blows much harder when a man flips a switch
She takes my hand, and the wind comes to a stop
she says "promise you're not giving up

Chorus

Because I always believed you
When you swore to me, you'd pull through
So I plugged my heart into yours
A life support,
So see, you can't leave,
because I always believed





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    General CommentI love this song so much!!!!! I think it's about a couple and the guy is about to go into surgey and how their love keeps him alive.
    futureisgreen723on November 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHere's the actual meaning, written by Jimmy Robbins.

    Surgery- A few months back my dad sat me down to talk to me and actually kind of blindsided me with the fact that he was diagnosed with cancer. He was diagnosed 6 months before he told me, but he wanted to wait until he knew he was going to have to have surgery to tell me because he didn't want me to have to be scared if he could avoid it. And I'm not the best at talking about how I feel so I locked myself in my room for a while and ended up writing surgery about this. It's sort written as my mom, who passed away two years ago, and dad talking to eachother. It's about how he was promising her he'd be okay, the way he promised me.
    sylverron April 23, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti remember listening to this the first time and thinking, wow this is such a pretty song. then i went and read the blog, and read what jimmy had to say about the song, and i decided to listen again, then i cried. because it really is a sad song about being scared you'll lose the one you love, just like that.

    i can't wait to meet jimmy.
    bretlynisthehinton April 07, 2009   Link

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