I was raised in the valley, there was shadows and death
Got out alive but with scars I can't forget
This kid back in school, subdued and shy
An orphan and a brother and unseen by most eyes
I don't know what it was that made a piece of him die
Took a boy to the forest, slaughtered him with a scythe
Stamped on his face, an impression in the dirt
Do you think the silence makes a good man convert?

We all have our horrors and our demons to fight
But how can I live when I'm paralysed?
They crawl up on my bed, wrap their fingers 'round my throat
Is this what I get for the choices that I've made?
God forgive me, for all my sins
God forgive me, for everything
God forgive me, for all my sins
God forgive me
God forgive me

Don't go, I can't do this on my own
Don't go, I can't do this on my own
Save me from the ones that haunt me in the night
I can't live with myself, so stay with me tonight
Don't go
Don't go

If I let you in you'll just want out
If I tell you the truth you'll vie for a lie
If I spilt my guts, it would make a mess we can't clean up
If you follow me you will only get lost
If you try to get closer we'll only lose touch
But you already know too much
And you're not going anywhere

Tell me that you need me 'cause I love you so much
Tell me that you love me 'cause I need you so much
Tell me that you need me 'cause I love you so much
Say you'll never leave me 'cause I need you so much

Don't go, I can't do this on my own
Don't go, I can't do this on my own
Save me from the ones that haunt me in the night
I can't live with myself, so stay with me tonight
Don't go, I can't do this on my own
Don't go, I can't do this on my own
Save me from the ones that haunt me in the night
I can't live with myself, so stay with me tonight
Don't go

Don't go
Don't go
Don't go
Don't go
Don't go
Don't go


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  • +6
    General CommentYou can feel from frontman's voice here, the pain and agony
    When he sings "Don't go!" with very high emotion
    TheLASTLoveron May 31, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI just want to point out that the very first line is taken from the Bible:
    "though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil,
    for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.” - Psalm 23:4
    TheReverendon March 09, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI <3 LIGHTS
    Her voice is beautiful <3
    Notontheguestliston November 20, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe lyrics are genius, it's instrumental perfection and the combination with the screaming and clean vocals of Lights is just amazing, enough said:)
    Deadfoggon February 19, 2011   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningRight, what happened was, they weren't his cousins. Well Sykes himself didn't say counsins. But there was this kid at school who hadn't got alot of friends, and then when he did make some friends him and his 'Friends' went into a forest and did some tablets, acid or something, oli said, and when he was tripping they started dropping bricks on his face, then they beat him, 'Stamped on his face, an impression in the dirt' is a literal meaning because they actually beat an impression of his face into the ground. And there was no Scythe involved, its metaphorical for betrayal.
    Shcriptton April 27, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthere ya go:

    I was raised in the valley, there was shadows and death.
    Got out alive but with scars I can't forget.
    This kid back in school, subdued and shy.
    An orphan and a brother and unseen by most eyes.
    I don't know what it was that made a piece of him die,
    Took a boy to the forest, slaughtered him with a scythe.
    Stamped on his face, an impression in the dirt.
    Do you think the silence makes a good man convert?

    We all have our horrors and our demons to fight.
    But how can I win, when I'm paralyzed?
    They crawl up on my bed, wrap their fingers 'round my throat.
    Is this what I get for the choices that I made?
    God forgive me, for all my sins. God forgive me, for everything.
    God forgive me, for all my sins. God forgive me, God forgive me.

    Don't go, I can't do this on my own.
    Don't go, I can't do this on my own.
    Save me from the ones that haunt me in the night.
    I can't live with myself, so stay with me tonight.
    Don't go.
    Don't go.

    (LIGHTS)
    If I let you in, you'd just want out.
    If I tell you the truth, you'd vie for a lie.
    If I spilt my guts, it would make a mess we can't clean up.
    If you follow me, you will only get lost.
    If you try to get closer, we'll only lose touch.
    Yes you already know too much, and you're not going anywhere.

    Tell me that you need me cause I love you so much.
    Tell me that you love me cause I need you so much.
    Tell me that you need me cause I love you so much.
    Say you'll never leave me cause I need you so much.

    Don't go, I can't do this on my own.
    Don't go, I can't do this on my own.
    Save me from the ones that haunt me in the night.
    I can't live with myself, so stay with me tonight.
    Don't go, I can't do this on my own.
    Don't go.
    Save me from the ones that haunt me in the night.
    I can't live with myself, so stay with me tonight.
    Don't go.

    (LIGHTS)
    Don't go.
    Don't go.
    Don't go.
    Don't go.
    Don't go.
    Don't go.
    Don't go.
    Don't go.
    Don't go.
    Don't go.
    Don't go.
    deciphereflectionson September 26, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIsn't "I was born in the Valley of The Shadow of Death"?
    moshilopson September 28, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhat do these lyrics mean? I've always thought most/all the members were atheist and they singing about prayer and forgiveness. Is this just a narrative kind of song like "The Sadness Will Never End"?
    metalcore4Lon September 29, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWho's the girl singing?
    theTyranton October 20, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love Lights and this song. Her voice goes really well with ...well everything on this song and Crucify me :p
    lovemusicdorkon November 22, 2010   Link

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