The Lyrics posted here are not even the right ones for the song titled Gunslinger. Completely incorrect....
Yeah, you've been alone
I've been gone for far too long
But with all that we've been through
After all this time I'm coming home to you

Never let it show
The pain I've grown to know
'Cause with all these things we do
It don't matter when I'm coming home to you

I reach towards the sky I've said my goodbyes
My heart's always with you now
I won't question why so many have died
My prayers have made it through yeah
'Cause with all these things we do
It don't matter when I'm coming home to you

Letters keep me warm
Helped me through the storm
But with all that we've been through
After all this time I'm coming home to you

I reach towards the sky I've said my goodbyes
My heart's always with you now
I won't question why so many have died
My prayers have made it through yeah
'Cause with all these things we do
It don't matter when I'm coming home to you

I've always been true
I've waited so long just to come hold you
I'm making it through
It's been far too long, we've proven our
love over time's so strong, in all that we do
The stars in the night, they lend me their light
to bring me closer to heaven with you

(Bring me closer)

But with all that we've been through
After all this time I'm coming home to you

I reach towards the sky I've said my goodbyes
My heart's always with you now
I won't question why so many have died
My prayers have made it through yeah
'Cause with all these things we do
It don't matter when I'm coming home to you

And with all that we've been through
After all this time I'm coming home to you


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"Gunslinger" as written by Jr. Brian Haner

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  • +3
    General Commentwell at first i thought this song was about a guy being at the war and finally coming home to his girlfriend, fiance, wife, etc. who he hasn't seen in months or years. and being how there love has lasted through the seperation and the pain that came along with it.

    but then i also started think it might be about someone this guy loved died. and he's going to kill himself in hopes in meeting again in heaven.

    "i reach towards the skies, ive said my goodbyes, my heart's always with you now."
    seems like he's killing himself to be with the one he loves again

    "The stars in the night, they lend me their light
    to bring me closer to heaven with you"
    same kinda idea as before. but its hard to tell if the heaven part is meant to be taken literal.

    but thats just my opinion, i may be wrong, probably am. but thats what i got from this song. i love the song, thats for sure
    YamahaRacer513on October 17, 2007   Link
  • +3
    Song MeaningThis is obviously about the stephen king novel gunsling, in the dark tower series
    Ivoon January 14, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthe lead singer when he performed it live actualy said about the iraq war and how their is men and women fighting for our rights etc so it is about the war

    and it is also meant as

    Guns Linger - he went to war [he didnt but hes talking bout it] and even when not holding a gun he is reminded of killing etc shooting

    it is a very very powerful song
    wozzockon December 18, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentMy husband is at war- He's been gone for a year this past month. He sent it to me not long ago to listen to.

    To me it means a few things. One, they are surrounded by loss alot of the time. They deal with death more than most of us on a daily basis. Most of the time they push back the sadness and move on with their lives and their daily duties. In other words they don't have time to grieve. When they get home is when they start to deal with the losses they have suffered and what they have seen over there. So when he says

    Never let it show
    The pain I've grown to know
    �Cause with all these things we do
    It don't matter when I'm coming home to you

    I believe its about that.

    I know that everytime my husband leaves he hand writes a letter to give to me in case he dies (sucky but what can you do) It also means to me that daily they pray they are going to be alive to come home to us. Many soldiers have come to terms they might not come home so the guy in the song probably like so many others reached to the sky and tried to find peace with his god.

    I reach towards the sky I've said my goodbyes
    My heart's always with you now
    I won't question why so many have died
    My prayers have made it through yeah

    This song is really deep on so many levels and does a good job at covering how they feel I think. He has told me that sometimes the only thing that gets him through the day is knowing he will be coming home to me and the kids. Definitely think this is about the war and missing your friends, family, kids.

    January46on May 08, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentStrength of the world pt.2?????
    Betrayed101on October 10, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentBeautiful song
    It's about a soldier away from home talking about/to his lover back home and how he misses her and how his love hasn't died.
    But then again its also been said about the taking his life and wanting to be closer to his lover who could be dead.
    Im not to sure myself but in the end line it says 'After all this time I'm coming home to you' that is what makes me think it is what I had first thought.
    Either way it's a powerful song.
    It's truly inspiring.
    MATTAX7on January 13, 2009   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningI think the meaning of the song is about being away at war and the man misses his loved one(s) and how he has to live through horrifying images of the men he fought with have been killed.

    A really great song. Needs to become a music video some day.
    SuperEricksenon July 27, 2013   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationA lot of people say this song is about a soldier who misses a loved one back home, or that it's about a guy that's going to kill himself to be with a departed lover. I believe both are combined in a way.

    The soldier is off at war, when he leaves his lover is perfectly fine. In the middle of his deployment he catches word that his lover back home has been killed. He is no longer able to take the grief from the losses he suffers and begins to lose his will to live, but he continues to serve his country and fight. Every battle he becomes a little more desperate to die, hoping he can take a bullet to end his suffering. He fights recklessly, rushing into the heat of battle. Somehow he always manages to survive though, but he truly believes this is the battle he will perish in because the odds are stacked against him.

    I think this because the verse, "The stars at night, they lend me their light to bring me closer to heaven with you" as in the stars being the explosions and gunfire all around him. The light they bring is really death. The death that'll bring him to heaven with his lover.
    Also the verse "After all that we been through" may suggest his lover also fought in the war, finding her demise at the hands of the enemy he now faces.
    The verses "I've always been so true, I've waited for so long just to come hold you" also suggests that he never found another lover to go back home to, and he believes she was the only one he'd ever love.

    I just have a hard time believing that the lyrics stand for a soldier missing a lover back home, because they feel more like the kind of lyrics you'd use to express grief for a departed lover.
    Deadnationon February 28, 2016   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt was leaked onto the internet. Really awesome song I must say. Different style, but really beautiful.
    scootman1990on October 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis part is especially great:

    The stars in the night, they lend me their light
    to bring me closer to heaven with you
    scootman1990on October 16, 2007   Link

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