It seems like everyday is the same day
There's nothing worth believing
There's no one to believe in
It feels like everyday is fading
Slowly suffocating
In your world

It seems like everyday is the same day
There's no one to believe in
There's nothing worth believing
It feels like everyday I'm fading
I'm slowly suffocating
In your world

Plastic bullets
In a bag by the river
Summer is like water
Frozen in the winter

When you find me
Will you tell me
I'm not angry
And I'm sorry
When you find me
Will you find me too
Now that I'm gone

Just a little bit longer you'll be safe for awhile
Just a little bit further and I'll meet you there
Took a step backward and then I fell in a hole
Look around and all I can see is eyes

Plastic bullets
In a bag by the river
Sometimes I'm like water
Frozen in the river

When you find me
Will you tell me
I'm not angry
And I'm sorry
When you find me
Will you find me too

People believe in
Stories from the book
Feeling is believing
When all your faith is gone
Seeing, feeling
Breathing, fading
Someone's calling, my name ever softly
Plastic bullets
In a bag by the river
People are like water
Floating down the river


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Hopi Elders song meanings
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    General Commentmy initial feeling when I hear this song is that a spirit is sitting on a river looking out at how the world has changed, and at the same time not changed at all, people have changed by the majority losing their faith and only believing the physical realm, the world has not changed by seeing plastic bullets meaning that people still rage wars and I am thinking bodies floating in the river might refer to plastic figures of bodies dying from the plastic bullets, also meaning that the spirit or "knowing being" can see that we act in different dimensions like the spirit does. Seems that the spirit is a spirit of a Hopi Elder that is timeless and can pause time. He describes his death in the middle of the song falling in a hole and getting killed by the wilderness or "eyes" pretty interesting. Asking people of this world to ask for forgiveness for taking his land when they find him. Very Interesting song.
    conleyrasoron June 21, 2011   Link
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    My InterpretationTo me this song is about depression and suicide. "Plastic bullets" are painkillers and sleeping pills in capsule-shape, which are shaped like bullets and also inflict harm like bullets. The narrator carried them with him in a ziploc bag for convenience. He is saying, when you find my body, please don't be angry what I've done. He is saying that he is sorry for dying and sorry for being a drug addict. Jumping off a bridge into a cold river is a way to commit suicide, but the analogy to being in a frozen river could also be metaphorical because the body gets cold after death. Devastating, sad song in light of the fact that The Mayan Factor's singer actually died due to an overdose on heroin. :( This is just my interpretation. I have no idea about the title, Hopi Elders, though.
    kataron January 27, 2013   Link
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    General Comment faith like that of a childs faith in mothers protection, the hope one faithful stranger holds for the salvation of all strangers in the land , none more worthy than others.......(off the top of my head). catch up in a bit
    kahntxton June 14, 2016   Link

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