"Echo" as written by and Jason Walker Nicholle Anne Galyon....
Hello, hello
Anybody out there? 'Cause I don't hear a sound
Alone, alone
I don't really know where the world is but I miss it now

I'm out on the edge and I'm screaming my name
Like a fool at the top of my lungs
Sometimes when I close my eyes I pretend I'm alright
But it's never enough

'Cause my echo, echo
Is the only voice coming back
Shadow, shadow
Is the only friend that I have

Listen, listen
I would take a whisper if that's all you had to give
But it isn't, is it?
You could come and save me and try to chase the crazy right out of my head

I'm out on the edge and I'm screaming my name
Like a fool at the top of my lungs
Sometimes when I close my eyes I pretend I'm alright
But it's never enough

'Cause my echo, echo
Is the only voice coming back
Shadow, shadow
Is the only friend that I have

I don't wanna be an island
I just wanna feel alive and
Get to see your face again

I don't wanna be an island
I just wanna feel alive and
Get to see your face again

But 'til then
Just my echo, my shadow
You're my only friend and I'm

I'm out on the edge and I'm screaming my name
Like a fool at the top of my lungs
Sometimes when I close my eyes I pretend I'm alright
But it's never enough

'Cause my echo, echo
Oh my shadow, shadow

Hello, hello
Anybody out there?


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"Echo" as written by Jason Walker Nicholle Anne Galyon

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  • +4
    My InterpretationI can't believe there aren't any comments or anything yet!! D8< this is such an amazing song. Anyway...

    Generally, I believe (Not entirely sure) it's about someone who is... alone. They're so lonely and sad that they don't have any one else to go to, and they're angry and just sad and alone and ugh! You know how you have that moment where you feel so sad and alone and angry and you just want to scream and let it all out, and you just want someone to talk to but you have no one? Yeah, thats what I think this song is about. Being so alone, angry and sad that you just want to scream and shout and vent but the only person you have to talk to, and the only person that will listen to you is, ultimately your self.
    LinaKabochaon April 24, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis describes how I feel pretty much every day.

    To me, it's clearly a song about loneliness. This person feels isolated and as if they're their only friend. 'Sometimes when I close my eyes I pretend I'm alright but it's never enough' suggests that they're trying to convince themselves that they're okay with living like this, when in reality they're desperately unhappy. 'Try and chase the crazy right out of my head' implies that they're possible even suffering from some form of a mental illness, and that they want somebody to come along and save them from their misery.

    Beauty, gorgeous song. Jason Walker is very underrated.
    w0nderfulon October 21, 2012   Link
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    Song MeaningThis song really gets to me. You really have to listen to the words over and over and over again. I think I now finally understand it. Every time I listened to the song I got a little peace of what it really means, now I just put all of them together.


    Hello, hello, anybody out there? Cause i don't hear a sound.


    he's all alone.


    Alone, Alone, I don't know where the world is, but I miss it now.


    people are around him. Everywhere. But people act like he is invisible. It's like the world was a person, that possibly died, or is dying. Now he is alone.


    I'm out on the edge and I'm screaming my name like a fool at the top of my lungs,


    That world of his was the only thing he could open up to. He needed someone to know what was going through his mind. He needed to let go but now that his world is gone, he broke. He is angry that his world would just leave him alone. He wants someone to notice and care but no one is paying him attention.


    Sometimes when I close my eyes I pretend I'm alright, but it's never enough


    He wants to pretend that his world is still there and there is still someone to talk to but he can't because he knows his world is gone and he won't be able to come back. He knows this but he can't let it go. And it only breaks him a little more every time. And then he snaps.

    cause my echo, echo, is the only thing coming back


    He is trying to speak, but no one is listening. He needs someone to talk to but no one says anything. So all he hears is his own voice and then silence


    shadow, shadow, is the only friend that I have.


    memories of his world stay in his head. The memories about how his world was the only one who cared and how he was the only person that called him a friend, or the world was the only one he considered a friend.


    Listen, listen, I will take a whisper if, that's all you have to give


    He is pleading for someone to listen to what he has to say for a minute. All he wants is a 'it will be ok' or 'in time it will get better' be he is getting nothing.


    But it isnt, is it? You could come and save me, and try to chase this crazy right out of my head


    He know his world wasn't the only person who out listen and try to say anything to help. He knew that his world wasn't the only one that would care. He was getting to his breaking point and he needed someone to pull him back, even if it was just for a minute. But everyone was being selfish and he knew it.


    I'm out on the edge and I'm screaming my name like a fool at the top of my lungs


    He is so close to breaking and he is screaming and crying to just get someone to notice but they just all walk by


    Sometimes when I close my eyes I pretend I'm alright, but it's never enough


    he wants his world back. He tries to think of what his world would say but it's only making it worse.


    cause my ehco, echo, is the only thing coming back,
    Shadow, shadow, is the only Friend that I have

    He only hears himself and no one else. The memories of his world don't want to go away. The world was the only one ever there that he thought of as a friend. And now he is using him memories as answers to his problems, and he can hear another voice. He considers them as his friend now, But it's only a memory


    I don't wanna be without it


    He doesn't want his memories to fade away. They are the only thing giving him comfort.


    I just wanna feel alive and get to see your face again...


    He wants to feel normal again. He wants to be happy and grateful and strong but he cant. His world was the only person who could make his worries go away, with just a single look at his face. And he wants it back.


    One again... my echo... my shadow... you're my only friend


    He still has no one. Only his voice and memories that are bringing him to his breaking point.


    I'm out on the edge, and I'm screaming my name like a fool at the top of my lungs!


    He is getting even more frustrated and angry with everyone and everything and he can't take it.


    Sometimes when I close my eyes I pretend Bim alright but it's never enough...!


    He acts like his world is there, because it gives him comfort for just a moment and then it comes back even harder


    Cause my echo, echo... oh my shadow, shadow...


    they are they only thing keeping him from completely snapping. There is only a little left he can take


    Hello, hello anybody out there...?


    He knows he will snap, and he is desperately pleading for just a ounce of help... but no one ever comes...



    This song had me thinking forever. This was the hardest song I ever tried finding the real meaning to. This isn't a romantic sad song, it's also beyond a sad song. It's a depression song. Really listen to the words. He's alone. The only person he trusted was now gone.

    And no one ever cared enough to try to take that persons place.


    so then he broThis song really gets to me. You really have to listen to the words over and over and over again. I think I now finally understand it. Every time I listened to the song I got a little peace of what it really means, now I just put all of them together.


    Hello, hello, anybody out there? Cause i don't hear a sound.


    he's all alone.


    Alone, Alone, I don't know where the world is, but I miss it now.


    people are around him. Everywhere. But people act like he is invisible. It's like the world was a person, that possibly died, or is dying. Now he is alone.


    I'm out on the edge and I'm screaming my name like a fool at the top of my lungs,


    That world of his was the only thing he could open up to. He needed someone to know what was going through his mind. He needed to let go but now that his world is gone, he broke. He is angry that his world would just leave him alone. He wants someone to notice and care but no one is paying him attention.


    Sometimes when I close my eyes I pretend I'm alright, but it's never enough


    He wants to pretend that his world is still there and there is still someone to talk to but he can't because he knows his world is gone and he won't be able to come back. He knows this but he can't let it go. And it only breaks him a little more every time. And then he snaps.

    cause my echo, echo, is the only thing coming back


    He is trying to speak, but no one is listening. He needs someone to talk to but no one says anything. So all he hears is his own voice and then silence


    shadow, shadow, is the only friend that I have.


    memories of his world stay in his head. The memories about how his world was the only one who cared and how he was the only person that called him a friend, or the world was the only one he considered a friend.


    Listen, listen, I will take a whisper if, that's all you have to give


    He is pleading for someone to listen to what he has to say for a minute. All he wants is a 'it will be ok' or 'in time it will get better' be he is getting nothing.


    But it isnt, is it? You could come and save me, and try to chase this crazy right out of my head


    He know his world wasn't the only person who out listen and try to say anything to help. He knew that his world wasn't the only one that would care. He was getting to his breaking point and he needed someone to pull him back, even if it was just for a minute. But everyone was being selfish and he knew it.


    I'm out on the edge and I'm screaming my name like a fool at the top of my lungs


    He is so close to breaking and he is screaming and crying to just get someone to notice but they just all walk by


    Sometimes when I close my eyes I pretend I'm alright, but it's never enough


    he wants his world back. He tries to think of what his world would say but it's only making it worse.


    cause my ehco, echo, is the only thing coming back,
    Shadow, shadow, is the only Friend that I have

    He only hears himself and no one else. The memories of his world don't want to go away. The world was the only one ever there that he thought of as a friend. And now he is using him memories as answers to his problems, and he can hear another voice. He considers them as his friend now, But it's only a memory


    I don't wanna be without it


    He doesn't want his memories to fade away. They are the only thing giving him comfort.


    I just wanna feel alive and get to see your face again...


    He wants to feel normal again. He wants to be happy and grateful and strong but he cant. His world was the only person who could make his worries go away, with just a single look at his face. And he wants it back.


    One again... my echo... my shadow... you're my only friend


    He still has no one. Only his voice and memories that are bringing him to his breaking point.


    I'm out on the edge, and I'm screaming my name like a fool at the top of my lungs!


    He is getting even more frustrated and angry with everyone and everything and he can't take it.


    Sometimes when I close my eyes I pretend Bim alright but it's never enough...!


    He acts like his world is there, because it gives him comfort for just a moment and then it comes back even harder


    Cause my echo, echo... oh my shadow, shadow...


    they are they only thing keeping him from completely snapping. There is only a little left he can take


    Hello, hello anybody out there...?


    He knows he will snap, and he is desperately pleading for just a ounce of help... but no one ever comes...



    This song had me thinking forever. This was the hardest song I ever tried finding the real meaning to. This isn't a romantic sad song, it's also beyond a sad song. It's a depression song. Really listen to the words. He's alone. The only person he trusted was now gone.

    And no one ever cared enough to try to take that persons place.


    so then he broke.

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    Mary13gohawkson June 09, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentArgh *beautiful, I meant.
    w0nderfulon October 21, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIf I were a song, it's definitely this one...
    I have friends...but they're just "friends"...
    I call out to people for help...but nobody came...
    Then the person that meant the world to me has been taken away...(she isn't dead)
    Whenever this song plays on my phone, I tend to tear up...
    thedepressionon May 26, 2016   Link

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