"Sometimes it's necessary to put things in a very basic, a very plain, way."

Don't let them make you think your doubt is disbelief.

"This lesson is entitled: The Facts of Life."

It's time you finally listen to the things I have to say.
I've been talking with no response.
It's time for your attention.
Are you ready to listen?
Now listen for what you've missed every time before.

In this conversation with the known unknown,
Mouth shut, eyes wide, ready and willing.

I've let open the skies this very night.

I'll sit and wait while the stars they take their time.
Because I'm starved with empty hands, and I've been a broken man.
Oh pilot of pilots come fly me home.
I'm coming to say goodnight.
If I have one more day to live.
Then I have one more day to fight.

Sometimes it's just too hard to make myself believe,
That you'll catch me when I fall.

Don't let them make you think your doubt disbelief.

I'm not about to pretend to be something that I'm not.

"Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away."
Life is, indeed, fleeting.


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    General CommentIt's pretty obvious this song is about someone always getting into a fight with the writer (Geoff, Brent, or whoever wrote it) about the music they play and how it is "sinful music", and never gets a chance to voice his opinion, and is now basically yelling out "SHUT THE FUCK UP, YOU'VE HAD YOUR TURN TOO MANY TIMES, SO NOW IT'S MY TURN!" It could be between him and a religious person about his music, his parents about his religion over his music or even a loved one. I'm not entirely sure. I just know it's about the religion and music. Also, he's saying that he isn't going to fake his own life, but rather do what he knows.
    "Don't let them make you think your doubt is disbelief"
    "I'm not about to pretend to be something that I'm not" and last, but not least:
    "It's time you finally listen to the things I have to say.
    I've been talking with no response.
    It's time for your attention.
    Are you ready to listen?
    Now listen for what you've missed every time before.

    In this conversation with the known unknown,
    Mouth shut, eyes wide, ready and willing."

    With that being said, Gwen Stacy has to be one of the better metalcore bands out there. I saw them live with 9mm Solution, Spiral Trance, God Forbid and my fave band, Kittie. Geoff cupped the mic way too much, but Gwen Stacy still put on an amazing show.
    SorrowtheWickedon May 04, 2010   Link

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