The night creeps through my bones with a winter's chill
sending shivers down my spine, like cold hands across my skin.

Five months have past
and taken with them every sense of warmth,
until my blood ran cold and life stood still.

And still I hold my breath,
counting the nights I've stood with my heart in hand.
And still I hold my breath,
counting the nights.
Waiting for silence to break me down again.

If only you could see
see it in my eyes
how much it means. your touch. your smile.
To a heart that's beat has long since given out and given in.

The night opens wide, swallowing every sense.
Embracing me with emptiness.

The hours have become irritations and I find myself reduced to life's imitation.

How can we truly say that we are alive when everything i see in me is screaming otherwise?
It's screaming otherwise.
'Cause five months have passed and taken with them every sense of warmth.

Until my blood ran cold and life stood still.
The hours have become irritations and I find myself reduced to life's imitation.


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    General Commentwinston said in an interview it's about his girlfriend and being away from home so long.
    missharton February 11, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti reckon this song's about waiting for someone who let you to come back.

    "five months have past
    and taken with them every sense of warmth"

    it's about it's been 5 months since she left him.
    and ever since then he's felt cold and unloved.

    "and still I hold my breath,
    counting the nights I've stood with my heart in hand"

    he's still waiting.
    with his heart oen to her.
    he wants her to come back.

    well, that's what i got anyway :)
    LucyCYANIDEon November 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti reckon this song's about waiting for someone who let you to come back.

    "five months have past
    and taken with them every sense of warmth"

    it's about it's been 5 months since she left him.
    and ever since then he's felt cold and unloved.

    "and still I hold my breath,
    counting the nights I've stood with my heart in hand"

    he's still waiting.
    with his heart oen to her.
    he wants her to come back.

    well, that's what i got anyway :)
    LucyCYANIDEon November 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about winston touring with the band and being away from his long-time for so long.
    sigmaticon July 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI always thought that it was about a breakup.
    Like, five months have passed since the breakup, and he's still waiting for her to come back to him.

    It's so different from anything else Winston writes.
    ambrielle6277on August 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe song is definitely about him being away from someone he loves, not about a break-up. Lines like "the hours have become irritations" support this, in that every hour away from his love he grows more irritated and restless.
    theGrynchon April 05, 2009   Link
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    General Commentclearly i agree with sigmatic!
    KoalaZon July 21, 2009   Link
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    General CommentYeah... I agree it's definitely about a breakup.. and life's not really worth living without that girl he still loves.

    "The hours have become irritations and I find myself reduced to life's imitation."
    TinkertheBelleon December 29, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIm think this song is about there time touring in europe when the first started as a band.
    They were there for 5 months playing shitty gigs and sleeping in sleeping bags out side.
    Just my view.
    dobie123on September 15, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIf the song is about them touring then why would Winston put

    "If only you could see"
    "see it in my eyes"
    "how much it means. your touch. your smile."
    "To a heart that's beat has long since given out and given in."

    Its obviously about someone breaking up with him and hes trying to tell the girl how much she means to him and how much he loves her.
    D00MSDAY40on October 27, 2009   Link

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