They had a white face
They had black eyes
They had burns all over their bodies
They had love for my revulsion
And they kissed away my repulsion
They had a white face
And black eyes

The father came
From across the sea
To rescue, rescue
To rescue me

He said "If you spend all your heart
On something that has died
You are not alive
and that can't be your life"

Love what you can
Love what you can
Til it dies
Then let it lie
Let it fly
Away

Love what you can
Love what you can
Til it dies
Then let it lie
Let it fly
Away

He had a white face
He had black eyes
He had burn all over his body
And he was right


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White Face, Black Eyes song meanings
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  • +5
    Song Meaningthe songs about a "crazy" dream sean had, i asked the men themselves :D
    wylde7890on October 30, 2011   Link
  • +4
    General CommentEvery time this song gets to the orchestral part I start crying, and no other song out there can do that to me. I've looked. This song is so honest and sincere, it just gets to me. Best album I've heard in years.
    Kaosuon October 01, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti think its just about keeping your heart in the present. like not harping on memories since the present is so 'repuls'ive just ride it out and find your place in reality.
    mgrkton October 23, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentah, the song that wasn't in the download. i'm sure it's lovely.

    i'm glad it's not in there, though. it inspires me to actually go out and buy the damned thing someday.
    impon August 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentok so now that the album is bought and paid for, i have just one question: what the FUCK is this song about? what/who has a white face and black eyes?? argh! MUST COMPREHEND
    impon September 25, 2009   Link

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