She'll write a sad sad song
to let this pain just stay too long
and she'll be a firefight
a forest king
this heart of blood left in the ring

He'll be a needle
like you're passin' through
I'll take that chance girl
how bout you
and she'll meet a lover who
when all seems lost
makes love to his dream
careless of the cost

Turn the lights on
turn the lights on
turn the lights on
turn the lights on

She'll be a father
with a broken son
and face like stone cold
has a gun there
was a soldier
topped by crumbling walls
or wind and rain just drowned his cause
I know it's hard
it's so hard to tell
my hands don't match my water well
like walking listless down darkened streets
I hear the drum
I just can't keep the beat

Turn the lights on
turn the lights on
turn the lights on
turn the lights on

It's been awhile since I've been on trial
for the course my life has run
I haven't heard any words
that forgive the things I've done
Yeah
So set a course for the north
I'll be waiting for words that come
just come away
come away
come away
come away
way
come away
my son

Turn the lights on
turn the lights on
turn the lights on
turn the lights on



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    General Commentwow, those lyrics couldn't be more wrong

    show me the writer of a sad sad song
    who lived his pain, just stayed too long
    and show me a fighter
    fighting for his king
    his heart and blood left in the ring

    give me a needle
    I can pass on through
    I'll take that chance girl
    how bout you
    show me a lover who
    when all seems lost
    makes love to his grief
    careless of the cost

    Turn the lights on
    turn the lights on
    turn the lights on
    turn the lights on

    show me a father
    with a broken son
    his face like stone
    cold as a gun
    there was a soldier
    atop my crumbling walls
    for wind and rain just drowned his cause
    I know it's hard
    it's so hard to tell
    my head don't match my water well
    like walking listless down darkened streets
    I hear the drum
    I just can't keep the beat

    Turn the lights on
    turn the lights on
    turn the lights on
    turn the lights on

    It's been awhile since I've been on trial
    for the course my life has run
    I haven't heard any words
    that forgive the things I've done
    Yeah
    So set a course for the north
    I'll be waiting for words that come
    just come away
    come away
    come away
    come away
    way
    come away
    my son

    Turn the lights on
    turn the lights on
    turn the lights on
    turn the lights on

    there you have it. this song is my life's theme song. it just talks about a few of life's struggles, saying turn the lights on... like "wake up"

    freakinproon March 13, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General Commentoh yeah and... "first comment" yaaaaaaaay
    freakinproon March 13, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThanks so much freakinpro.

    I was wondering if anyone knew what the line "my head don't match my water well" line meant.
    wheatableon February 05, 2010   Link

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