You know you've got to remind me
You know you've got to remind me
That the walls are wearing thin

My memories
Have distorted once again

And I shouldn't take any interest
I'd be wrong to even pretend

When the walls come down
You'll be tired and unprepared

You know you've yet to convince me
To leave my mind at the door

I'll leave it next to my shoes
The last place that you'll look

You know you've yet to remind me
The walls are wearing thin

My cover's been blown
Torn off in the howling wind

Well with the benefit of hindsight
I should have been better prepared

When the walls come down
All I can do is stop and stare

At least I'm right here

{i can''t quite make out all the chorus section}


Lyrics submitted by JanosX

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    General CommentI come up with this for the ending chorus:

    I cannot predict
    the future events
    but I could use hindsight
    to clean up the mess
    You can't predict
    the future events
    but I could use foresight
    to know what's best
    Gungaleion December 19, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it is about a relationship coming to an end, only 1 person doesn't see it coming (When the walls come down, You'll be tired and unprepared). But it's like it's too much effort to deal with so he's just coasting. He thinks that she would never suspect him to leave (You know you've yet to convince me, To leave my mind at the door, I'll leave it next to my shoes, The last place that you'll look).

    At the end of the song it changes, like its come out, and 'he slightly regrets the relationship ending (My cover's been blown, Torn off in the howling wind, Well with the benefit of hindsight, I should have been better prepared, When the walls come down, All I can do is stop and stare)

    Well that's my .02
    JanosXon August 28, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionThe beginning of the chorus is definitely:

    I can not predict
    future events

    but beyond that, it's really rough to make out the lyrics
    animblerechoon October 17, 2010   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationThe singers has put up such a strong wall and refused to let the person that cares about them in. The singer doesn't realize it until its too late.
    drza2000on November 26, 2012   Link

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