"Settle Down" as written by and Cody Michael/czap Payne....
I gave my things away. I called the people that I only see on holidays, this next year's going to burn a hole in me. I spent my weekdays in my car and the weekends drinking hard enough for two. I think I'll settle down one of these days, till I catch my breath. I feel the weight of the world on my back but I'm not feeling sick to death. Because I laid awake in bed and thought of better times. I never want to sleep 'cause I found apathy in laying down and never waking up. I learned a lot today cus' there's a reason why I'll never live the easy way, I'm trying to be real. I wrote down words inside my arm that say "I'll never walk alone" 'cause I get tired. I know I'll have my friends in every way, so I caught my breath, and for the first time I found what I'm looking for. Yeah, I went down. Yeah, I found a way. In the city where my father was born I had a dream I moved out west. I finally found out what I wanted to be so I picked up where I left; and I waited two more years and covered up my ears. I think I'm ready to sing this time. I really think I'm gone.


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    General Comment"Yeah, I found a way. In the city where my father was born I had a dream I moved out west. I finally found out what I wanted to be so I picked up where I left"

    I really like that lyric and this is my album of the year
    mumbo2jumbo55on June 24, 2009   Link
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    My Interpretation" I laid awake in bed and thought of better times. I never want to sleep 'cause I found apathy in laying down and never waking up." Figuratively, obviously. But also a little literal. he knows as much as he wants to sleep away his problems he knows he just can't because it'll lead him to not care anymore. so yeah. he's trying to resist his depression. and he realizes he still has friends to rely on that will help on a brighter, more promising road. "I[figuratively]moved out west" Throughout history, moving west was typical for people to move on with their lives and create a fresh, new one. "in a city where my father was born". seems a little ambiguous to me, but if i would have to, i would say he'll return to something that his past generations have turned to and succeeded in their own lives. uh. well thats my interpretation. hopfully that sparked a fired for some.
    Rossi72on November 19, 2012   Link

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