What's the saddest sound
That a man can make?
Is it when a man cries?
He's had more than he can take

Is it when a man screams
That his life's gone to hell?
Or is it when a man pleads
For his life from his cell?

Tell me what's the saddest sound
That a man can make?
Tell me what's the saddest sound
That a man can make?

The saddest sound
Is nothing
The saddest sound
Is nothing
That's the sound I make, now...

What's the saddest sight
That a man can see?
Is it an empty glass
Or a boat lost at sea?

Is it the sight of his lover
As she leaves his side?
Is it the sight of his father
Who has just gone and died?

Tell me what's the saddest sight
That a man can see?
Tell me what's the saddest sight
That a man can see?

The saddest sight
Is nothing
The saddest sight
Is nothing
That's all I see...

What's the saddest feeling
That a man can feel?
Is it the sting of regret
Or when he doesn't know what's real or imagined?

Or is it when
He's abandoned all hope?
Is it the crush round his neck
As he tightens that rope?

Tell me what's the saddest feeling
That a man can feel?
Tell me what's the saddest feeling
That a man can feel?

Tell me what's the saddest feeling
That a man can feel?
Tell me what's the saddest feeling
That a man can feel?

The saddest feeling
Is nothing
The saddest feeling
Is nothing
The saddest feeling
Is nothing
The saddest feeling...


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    General Commentthanks for this great lyrics. I was wondering around for devastations lyrics and it's a shame that a lot of the album "yes, u" can't be found anywhere. in the beginning of the song when conrad sings "That's the sound I make..." seems like he says another word, something like "that's the sound I make now".

    anyway, there's nothing to say about this song. it's a sad song about sadness. its quite tragical and beautiful. love this part "Is it the sting of regret or when he doesn't know what's real or imagined?" because of the words and the way he sings.
    maicasajustaon May 22, 2009   Link

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