Open your eyes now
it's time to see
if you can reach me

open your eyes now
it's time to leave me
open your eyes now
it's time to see
if you still believe in me

open your life now
i'll try to be all that you need me to be

she'll be a star now
i will follow her lead
she'll be a scar now
i will still let her bleed

open your eyes now
and try to speak
like you can see me

open your eyes now
i'll try to be almost everything you need me to be

she'll be a star now
i will follow her lead
she'll be a scar now
i will still let her bleed
all over me


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    General CommentOkay .. I'll be the first to comment this awesome/wonderfully written song .. I guess it's about a guy torn up between his actual partner and the person he truly love, he wants the person he is with to see byherself that she can't reach him, and despite all his efforts to be what she needs, his feelings are and have always been with the other woman whether she loves him back or not !
    beatmess66on May 23, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSeems like it's about a disfunctional couple and the guy is saying it's never going to work.
    krishanson615on July 15, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis feels like a guy who is in love with a dysfunctional girl. He's willing to just let her be herself, and will be there for her, regardless. But he wants her to open up and let him in.
    anagirlon April 02, 2012   Link
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    My InterpretationI don't see this as a couple song.

    I see it in many ways, but the one I tend to go with is that someone very close to the narrator has died, and she can no longer reach him, and she has left a scar where she use to be in the narrator's life.
    Emlindeson January 12, 2014   Link
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    My InterpretationI see this a song as being about the joy/pain of forging a deep love. It's about when a couple reaches a point in their relationship where it's getting "real". The initial phase of masks and trying to impress the other is ending and they are starting to really see each other for who they are. He's inviting her to open her eyes and see the real him, if she still wants real him, if she'll need to leave because it's too much or not enough, or if she'll reciprocate let her guard down and stay. In any case he's decided that she's worth it and he's opened himself up and although he's ready and sees her as this beautiful "star" and shining part of his life he knows that because he's opened up to her, he's vulnerable. No matter what happens they've got to a point where she's going to leave a mark or "scar" on his life/heart. She's this light and positive part of his life that is shaping him but that comes with the scars and bleeding because she has so much power to hurt him and she will hurt him, she's human and he probably already sees tendencies in her that may end up either hurting him or really challenging him. But he's accepted that and the relationship is still worth it to him …so he's willing to let her "bleed" all over him. The bleeding could be her hurting him or it could be her opening up painful/challenging parts of herself that make the relationship more challenging but also more "real", deep and intimate.
    nix1016on January 28, 2014   Link

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