It feels so pointless
Is anyone there
Where is your faith
That keeps you moving
Who decides how far we go
Who walks behind us incase we
Trip over, the smallest crack

Am I Unworthy?
These things can only be said so many times
Before they become our fears

And I find myself swimming farther,
Than I ever planned to go
Out in this lost ocean, this lost ocean

Perfection will never over power us,
Perfection will never over power us,

Don't hide from the light
They can't burn bright forever

And I find myself swimming farther,
Than I ever planned to go
Out in this lost ocean, Ocean

I still feel hate reaching out to save me.
It's deep down oh but it's there.


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  • +1
    General Commentthe way jonny sings "out" brings shivers to my spine.
    DearAngieon December 30, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat is your faith*

    That's what it sounds like.
    eethannsayson June 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPerfection will never know about our loss*

    That to.
    eethannsayson June 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt feels so pointless, is anyone there?
    Where is your faith, that keeps you moving?
    Who decides how far we go?
    Who walks behind us in case we trip over the smallest crack?
    ?Am I alone? Am I alone??

    And I find myself swimming farther than I ever planned to go,
    Out in this lost ocean, this lost ?place?

    Perfection will never overpower us,
    Perfection will never overpower us.
    ??? I can't burn bright forever (I can't burn bright for...)

    And I find myself swimming farther than I ever planned to go,
    Out in this lost ocean, no ___

    ???, ?reaching out to save me?
    Street Spiriton June 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPretty sure the last line is:

    It's deep down, oh, but it's there.
    Street Spiriton June 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhere is your faith that keeps you moving. *
    arcadionon July 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm pretty sure it's"

    Perfection will never overpower us.
    arcadionon July 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFrom the book.

    It feels so pointless
    Is anyone there
    Where is your faith
    That keeps you moving
    Who decides how far we go
    Who walks behind us incase we
    Trip over, the smallest crack

    Am I Unworthy?
    These things can only be said so many times
    Before they become our fears

    And I find myself swimming farther,
    Than I ever planned to go
    Out in this lost ocean, this lost ocean

    Perfection will never over power us,
    Perfection will never over power us,

    Don't hide from the light
    They can't burn bright forever

    And I find myself swimming farther,
    Than I ever planned to go
    Out in this lost ocean, Ocean

    I still feel hate reaching out to save me.
    It's deep down oh but it's there.
    eethannsayson July 08, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsorry binging on the immenseness off this album tonight.

    the lost ocean represents the directionless lives we lead, which he doesnt feel confortable with, to such a great extent that he let the hate/fear (imo very closely linked emotions) take control - "hiding from the light"

    but it only offers short term satisfaction and at some point its necessary to man up and face the light
    otherwise you will only grow more and more distanced from it "they cant burn bright forever"

    and although his life is back on track and he feels he is heading in the right direction, its impossible to forget about whatever was bringing his life down, and that is his motivation to keep "swimming farther than he ever planned to go"

    he speaks of hate as a savior quite frequently, but i don't think he is using save in the way most do. generally "save" means being brought into a much safer environment. i think he almost means it in an escaping sense. There will always be the temptation to go back to his old ways, escaping/being saved from the intensity of the 'ocean'
    SarcasmIsFailedIronyon March 28, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentShivers down my spine. Lol but so epic and beautifully poetic, not to mention his incredible voice. Impossible not to feel this album.
    Pintobeanzon November 13, 2013   Link

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