Did the best that I could,
Said I'd die for you,
And I would,
But I've drowned,
All those feelings in the flood

Need to know if you're there,
If you're listening to my Prayers,
Do my tears feel like raindrops through the mud?

How was I to know,
That a year ago,
I'd need to read between the lines,
And every lie,
And that's why,

Everytime I fall asleep my dreams are haunted,
And everytime I close my eyes I'm not alone,
And everytime I cry I'm right back where you wanted,
I try to drown you out so,
Down goes another one,
(Down goes another one)
Down goes another one,
(Down goes another one)
Down goes another one,
(Down goes another one)

Living fast, Dying young,
But I'm living with what you've done,
And I face accusations,
I won't run, No,

I'm starting to remember things that you said,
I'm unravelling what they meant,
But the world moves on,
You're just another one,

And how can I go on?
Cause when I'm in the sun,
I see your shadow on the ground,
But you're never there,
When I turn around,

And everytime I fall asleep my dreams are haunted,
Everytime I close my eyes I'm not alone,
And everytime I cry I'm right back where you wanted,
I try to drown you out so,
Down goes another one,

And how can I go on?
Cause when I'm in the sun,
I see your shadow on the ground,
(Shadow on the ground)
But you're never there,
When I turn around,

Cause everytime I fall asleep my dreams are haunted
(My dreams are haunted)
And everytime I close my eyes I'm not alone
And everytime I cry I'm right back where you wanted
(back where you wanted)
I try to drown you out so,
Down goes another one,
(Hey!)
Down goes another one,
(Hey!)
Down goes another one,
(Hey!)
Down goes another one,
(Hey!)
Down goes another one,
(Hey!)
Down goes another one,
(Down goes another one)
(Hey!)
Down goes another one,
(Hey!)


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  • +1
    General Commentugliestpretty: Tom's already explained what the song's about, it's a sequal to She Falls Asleep, it's about the guy who was left behind when the woman died
    I.Still.Remeberon September 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAs has been said, this is a response song to "She Falls Asleep". The "you" in "she falls asleep and all she thinks about is you" is left behind trying to carry on living and it sounds like they do turn to alcoholism to deal with their grief.

    I don't think that he does commit suicide though. This song describes quite accurately the anger that someone would feel when they've lost someone to suicide - it's grief he's feeling but it's also more anger, such as with the line "but I'm living with what you've done" and "and I face acusations".

    It's an amazing song though.
    pippinmcgeeon October 05, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti thought the lyric "everytime i fall asleep my dreams are HORNY" lolll my dirty mistake :P

    kick-ass song, though; it's about a relationship gone bad, simple.
    ugliestpretty___on September 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdoes the guy commit suicide?
    Loura182on September 28, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm in love with this song. One of my favorites on the whole album.

    I'm not really sure what 'Down goes another one' is refering to. I thought it meant at first that he was trying to drown her memory out with alcohol, but someone over on the McFlyMedia forum asked if it meant that or if someone was going through a mental breakdown, which could make sense.

    "But the world moves on,
    You're just another one"

    The girl in "She Fallas Asleep" commits suicide...maybe the guy does it too because he's so consumed by her death..?

    Just a thought.
    brilliantlyxxon September 28, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentno, the guy dunt commit suicide

    'i try to drown you out, so, down goes another one', i'm fairly sure that's just in reference to him drinking to try to rid himself of thoughts of her, i don't think he commits suicide i think he's just haunted by her memory and so feels unable to move forward with his life, it's a vicious circle: 'try to drown you out, but the alcohol just brings back more memories, so down goes another on'
    I.Still.Remeberon September 29, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYes this is a respone to She Fall's asleep, but I don't think all of it is to do with alcohol...I think the line down goes another one has another meaning...a bit like another one bites the dust...like another person has died or something like that...but when i first heard this i didn't perticularly like this line>>> But the world moves on, You're just another one....because I thought it mean the owrld moves on your just naother person who had commited suicide but now i have found a different meaning to it, like he is saying your another person in my life that is gone and well yeah...thats my point of view...so yeah
    Kankzon October 19, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentKankz: seriously... 'i try to drown you out, so down goes another one'
    that's obviously about alcohol, especially with the metaphor 'drown you out' that's almost exclusively used with alcohol
    the line: 'but the world moves on, you're just another one' refers to how, in the big scheme of things, you ARE just another statistic, so even though he hasn't moved on, the world has...
    I.Still.Remeberon October 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHmm I hadn't realised it was about drinking but I guess it's kinda obvious lol. I.Still.Remeber, I agree with the statistic thing, it's really sad :(
    Jcramson November 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPossibly my favourite from Radio:Active.
    I think it was really well written and performed
    Kudos to Dougie..it was he that came up with the concept!
    I think it's a really powerful song and a lot of people can relate. I sure do.
    So far this album is shaping up to be the best!
    Shori_16on November 15, 2008   Link

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