"Wake Up" as written by Dan Marsala, Ryan Phillips, Joshua Wills, Phillip Sneed and Adam Russell....
We are alive for a moment
One second in the great abyss of time
All the bleedin', all the hate
Just one blink of an eye
All the conflicts, it visits dire pain on human life
Are we missing what it is to be alive?

One by one the pieces fall
Until our pride defeats us all
We learn to live without it

[Chorus]
Wake up!
To the sound of this time bomb
Wake up!
To it's deafening song
Wake up!
Cause you don't what you've got until it's gone
Until it's gone

Our innocence is a virtue
But our arrogance will only leave us blind
Unattended without anyone to save our idle lives
Will we find out that everything we know exists inside of a fraction
Of a fraction

One by one the pieces fall again

[Chorus: x2]

One by one the pieces fall
Until our pride defeats us all
Yeah!

One by one the pieces fall (one by one the pieces fall)
Until our pride defeats us all
Defeats us all!
Yeah!

Oh!

[Chorus: x2]

It's gone away
Yeah


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"Wake Up" as written by Finn Bjarnson Mark Phillips

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  • +1
    General Commenti think it means that we always let out pride and selfishness get the best of us, and if we don't do something about it....it's eventually going to kill us, and we'll end up w/ nothing!!
    tn_darlin03on February 06, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentit's saying how the world shouldn't be so bad when we only have a little while to be in it. It's saying wake up and realize that pretty soon it'll all be gone and all the memories we have will be of bad shit and nothing good or worth remembering, so change, :]
    WhispersInTheDarkon October 17, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOnly 11 comments? Damn...

    WAKE UP PEOPLE!
    Smytheice123on March 31, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Commentah sum1 beat me 2 posting this =/. at least i get first comment. great song i love that theyre evolving nd sounding so much better. im expecting big things from this album, especially after in the wake of determination was a letdown nd the massively lnog wait for the new album.
    buduboy304on February 06, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsorry lol after seein this a few corrections, but here's the whole song neways.

    We are alive for a moment
    One second in the great abyss of time
    All the bleeding, all the hate
    Just one blink of an eye
    All the conflicts, it visits dire pain on human life
    Are we missing what it is to be alive?

    One by one the pieces fall
    Until our pride defeats us all
    We learn to live without it

    WAKE UP!
    To the sound of this time bomb
    WAKE UP!
    To its deafening song
    WAKE UP!
    Cause you don't what you've got until it's gone
    Until it's gone

    Our innocence is a virtue
    But our arrogance will only leave us blind
    Unattended without anyone to save our idle lives
    Will we find out that everything we know exists inside of a fraction
    Of a fraction

    One by one the pieces fall again

    WAKE UP!
    To the sound of this time bomb
    WAKE UP!
    To its deafening song
    WAKE UP!
    Cause you don't what you've got until it's gone
    Until it's gone
    WAKE UP!
    To the sound of this time bomb
    WAKE UP!
    To its deafening song
    WAKE UP!
    Cause you don't what you've got until it's gone
    Until it's gone away!

    One by one the pieces fall
    Until our pride defeats us all
    Yeah!

    One by one the pieces fall (one by one the pieces fall)
    Until our pride defeats us all
    DEFEATS US ALL!
    YEAH!

    OOHH!!
    WAKE UP!
    To the sound of this time bomb
    WAKE UP!
    To its deafening song
    WAKE UP!
    Cause you don't what you've got until it's gone
    Until it's gone
    WAKE UP!
    To the sound of this time bomb
    WAKE UP!
    To its deafening song
    WAKE UP!
    Cause you don't what you've got until it's gone
    Until it's gone away

    It's gone away
    Yeah
    buduboy304on February 06, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think it means that we always let out pride and selfishness get the best of us, and if we don't do something about it....it's eventually going to kill us, and we'll end up w/ nothing!!
    tn_darlin03on February 06, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is great
    im also expecting big things from this album
    reducedtoteethon February 16, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo it's great to see they are going back to there old ways using the the turn table.
    The song is about how we are wasting our lives with war and destruction, we take for granted our lives.

    Anyway I hope they do another song like in her bedroom..that my favorite song by these guys such a sick mix at the end of the song..If you haven't heard it..FIND IT
    Writing0n thewallson March 21, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't know how anyone can say In the Wake... was a let down. That was one of the best albums I've ever had the pleasure of exposing my ears to. It was very metal and I am a very metal person. I also have had the chance to listen to the entire NEW album and I must say...I wet my pants just a little. You think In the Wake... was too metal...oh you're going to love The Black Swan!
    IamdaLilDrumrboyon April 15, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthe think maybe hes saying that everyone in the world is unbelievably arrogant..that they think they can solve anything..thinking they are always right and stand strong, but never want to see it how others might see it. and then finally their being stupid has them lose whatever they hold dear. eg: your kids, your wife/husband, your friends, maybe your job...thats just me..cuz i have had a recent experience..i was stupid and never wanted to listen to my wife and thinking she could never prove me wrong..and then eventually it turned out she was right and i fucked up and now i am alone and on my own with my kids and wife away from me..this song really motivates me to get my shit together. it should motivate anyone like this...awesome song story of the year!!!!! you rock my socks!!!! WAKE UP EVERYONE!!!
    mybloodyromance17on July 30, 2008   Link

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