"Zechariah's Song" as written by Caleb D Pepp, Alida Jo Marroni, Kevin Thomas Snider, Nicholas Dustin Coleman, Alan Scott Goffinski and Cody Edward Josephson....
I've got a friend who carries flowers everywhere he goes
He picks a new one everyday and everybody knows (I broke his heart)
I've got a friend who brought a picture frame on his trip across the world
But he broke it back in Denver, never made it to his girl in California

Why is it so hard to fall in love?
You turned it on, you turned it off
A broken heart just keeps on breaking

I've got a friend in Guatemala who swears he's given up
no conozco esperanza, and I don't believe in God (not anymore)
I've got a friend who talks to Jesus to heal her broken heart
She's holding onto pieces she's never even thought of letting go

We're still so young but our time is running out
This world keeps spinning round and round and round

Why is it so hard to fall in love?
You turned it on, you turned it off
A broken heart just keeps on breaking
On and on and on

One hand's on my heart, the other covering my eyes
I must confess: I am the lie, I am the love song
But I have never seen the light

What I feel for you is more than love
You turned me on, you turned me off
You come in warm and leave me shaking

Why is it so hard to fall in love?
You turned me on, you turned me off
A broken heart just keeps on breaking
On and on and on

We don't have much time to get this right
I've waited here a hundred years with my lover's heartbeat
You better get your kiss before it's midnight
Echoing distant miles, think of intense desire
Don't you get the set? It's now or never
One shot through, and we are young
And the sun is still strong
To find the song you love and dance forever
Forever


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    General CommentI tried my best, but obviously I don't speak Spanish lol
    JaymeEatWorldon July 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think it's

    'and I don't believe in God (not anymore)'
    and
    'one shot through, and we are young, and the sun is still strong'

    this gets stuck in my head :)
    libsonlaneon July 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThanks =] I pondered over the "One shot through..." line for so long before I added the lyrics. I'm still not 100% on parts of the last verse though.
    JaymeEatWorldon July 21, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyeah, it's really hard to understand what they're saying. particularly cause i'm not used to american accents (i'm australian) haha.
    libsonlaneon July 27, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti think its "no coma esta esperato"
    which roughly means "how do i not have hope"
    bfizzzleon July 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think its "no conozco esperanza" which means I don't know hope

    and the "Echoing a distant night, think of taxes I earned" i think is "Echoing distant miles, think of tense desire" or "intense desire" not sure
    Adam_Bombon August 14, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think intense desire would make more sense, so I'll go with that lol.
    JaymeEatWorldon August 14, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAlright, I made an account just for this song.
    The band, and Zechariah are friends of a friend.
    Actually, the person who the song is written for.
    So I thought I'd share the stories behind peices of the song.

    First of all, it's a song about a girl that he was with that didn't work out, obviously.
    Most of the song is about her, and the real relationship that she and Zechariah had.

    As for the references that I know of..

    "I've got a friend who brought a picture frame on his trip across the world. But he broke it back in Denver, never made it to his girl in California."

    That's about a real person, they had a friend who took a vacation across the country, he ended up drowning on his trip.

    "I've got a friend who talks to Jesus to heal her broken heart. She's holding onto pieces she's never even thought of letting go."

    That's about a conversation he had with her during a hard time in her life.

    "You better get your kiss before it's midnight."

    An obvious reference to the Cinderella story, and also the night that he met her they were young and she had a 12:00 curfew.

    I'm pretty sure the translation would have to do with "echoing distant miles". They didn't work out because he moved across the country.
    kayleeannon August 31, 2008   Link

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