"The Weight" as written by Erik Ron, Matt Cooper, Matthew Parkitny, Alex Pearson, Jamal Sabet, Trent Smith and Joel Tyrrell....
For a moment
I felt the strength of your love.
It was lightning, it was lightning.
Strike down on me.

I'm a lump of meat,
With a heart beat.
Electricity restarts me.
Strike down on me.

Every day I pray
I'm the first to go.
Without you I would be lost.

I promised myself
I wouldn't talk about death.
I know I'm getting boring.

I'm a man
Holding the weight of your love,
But without it my strength just isn't enough.
So strike down on me, on me.

Every day I pray
I'm the first to go.
Without you I would be lost.

And I promised myself
I wouldn't sing about death.
I know I'm getting boring now.

For a moment
I felt the weight of your love.
It was lightning, it was lightning.
Strike down on me


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    General CommentThe music is very powerful and lyrics are meaningful.
    I think the song is about the man and the woman, who are in love with each other, but not together (don't know why). And for a moment he felt the strength of her love, and it was so powerful like the lightning ( it is striking down from clouds and it happens so fast that you can not realize what's happened just now?)
    He feels himself like a lump of meat, and without her electricity ( power of love ) he is nothing ,and her power of love restarts him, every time he feels it. And he understands, that if the day comes when someone must die , he will pray that he will be first, because without her love he will be lost.
    And as he is a man he must be the responsible one to confess about what he feels , because he knows about her feelings , and he is ready to be stroked down by her power of love.
    ars4382710on July 16, 2015   Link
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    General Commenthello! such a scary music and song!....but I think I like it!!!!!
    can someone tell me and other intersted people what's the meaning of "strike down on me" precisely,please?
    nowherearchiton December 04, 2013   Link
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    General CommentI mean...why they used "strike down on me"?.....other synonyms couldn't help it to be conveyed?...could they?
    please tell me the truth!!!
    nowherearchiton December 04, 2013   Link

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