Tell me which way is up
I'm getting lost for crying out loud
had a point i meant to make
came to me as the wheels touched down

come to think of it
i'm the one who's letting you down
tell me what does it for you now that i'm not around

I know it doesn't add up when you put it on paper
you were playing by the water cause you knew i would save you
now that you're time's run out

Static climbs inside my mind
all these lines they blur into one
higher road they turn and wind
all this time my back's to the sun

come to think of it
i'm surprised that i didn't run
what's to make of it
the parts were not as great as the sum

I know it doesn't add up when you put it on paper
you were playing by the water cause you knew i would save you
now that you're time's run out

oh when you add it all up
you'll see that nobody made you
you were clinging for your life as the memory escaped ya
now that you're time's run out

i need a second wind of hope now
i need a second wind, a second to myself now
now that my time's run out


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    MemoryOverall, I think this song is about the ending of a relationship. I don't have the energy to analyze it further than that right now; however, for me personally, this song has always reminded me of one of my break ups.

    The line "The parts were not as great as the sum." reminds me so much of my on and off relationship that I had for seven years. You hear seven years of being with someone and it's like wow...but when it's broken down into the individual parts, what it's actually made of (the on and off) it's not as "great" (meaning significant and good) as it seems.

    That's what this song will always mean to me.
    halleerinon October 17, 2015   Link

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