As sure as the floor 'neath my toes,
And somehow not surprised,
That I was superimposed
Somehow in this life.
And if my friends and my foes
Would just drop me a line
That'd be nice

You see love is a drink
That goes straight to my head
And time is a lover
And I'm caught in her stead
And the sentiment there follows me
Straight to my bed
Through the night

I've got my life in a suitcase
I'm ready to run run run away
I got no time cause I'm always
Trying to run run run away
Cause everyday *when it* feels like it's only a game
I've got my life in a suitcase, a suitcase, a suitcase
A suitcase

What could be an anchor here,
With a storm on the rise,
When you never meant to see so clear,
When smoke gets in your eyes
And the man in the moon
Never makes his replies understood

I've got my life in a suitcase
I'm ready to run run run away
I got no time cause I'm always
Trying to run run run away
Cause everyday *when it* feels like it's only a game
I've got my life in a suitcase, a suitcase, a suitcase

For a moment I was warm and the world made sense
For a moment in this storm made of consequence

I've got my life in a suitcase
I'm ready to run run run away
I got no time cause I'm always
Trying to run run run away
Cause everyday *when it* feels like it's only a game
I've got my life in a suitcase, a suitcase, a suitcase
A suitcase



Lyrics submitted by PatrikDavidson, edited by jonathanho


The Day I Lost My Voice (The Suitcase Song) song meanings
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  • +1
    General Comment:
    For a moment I was one man and the world made sense
    For a moment in this storm made of consequence

    this part is supposed to be:

    For a moment I was warm and the world made sense
    For a moment this storm had no consequence

    I think.
    Floellon September 03, 2009   Link
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    My Interpretation:I'm not sure if anybody even comes here anymore, but I really feel like this song is about depression.

    When you're depressed you tend to (or at least I tend to) feel like running away and leaving everything behind. In the beginning of the song he describes how strange and distant he feels as compared to the rest of the world ("that I was superimposed somehow in this life"). And this loneliness makes him wish his friends would call him to remind him of his existence in reality.

    And when he says he has "no time", it's because he's too busy comtemplating running away from reality. And when he says "what could be an anchor here with a storm on the rise" he's desperately searching for something to hold on to while his depression takes over, something to keep him from running away for real.
    diyzerzon April 07, 2013   Link
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    General Comment:It's

    It's sure as the floor 'neath my toes
    And somehow not surprised
    That I was superimposed, somehow in this life
    And if my friends and my foes would just drop me a line, it'd be nice.

    And then:
    I've got my life in a suitcase,
    I'm ready to run, run, run away..
    I've got no time, 'cause I'm always trying to run, run, run away
    'Cause everyday in here feels like it's only a game.
    I've got my life in a suitcase, a suitcase, a suitcase...

    Then:
    What could be an anchor here, with a storm on the rise,
    When you never meant to see so clear, when smoke gets in your eyes
    And the men in the moon never makes his replies
    Understood


    I love this song. :] It's one of my favorites on the new album!
    betaLyraeon October 12, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:it's so sad =( but i do love it
    d0gparkon October 18, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:To me, this song is about being lost. You are too busy worrying about trying to be found that you can't even stop and find yourself. All you have is your suitcase, a container that houses your memories of a time when things made sense and you could sit down and breathe.
    le_savanton October 28, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I like this song. I'd like it a little more if it wasn't that girl's vocals briefly in the song...
    Maenberlinon October 28, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Great song.
    fabulosityon November 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This is definitely one of my favorite songs off of You Are My Sunshine.

    I agree with le_savant, I think it's about being lost.
    spcnfeneon December 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Whos the girl singing in this? I loveeeeee this
    migrationson January 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:her name's Rae Cassidy
    penelope_on February 09, 2009   Link

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