Dear, I'll stay gold just to keep these pasts at bay
To keep the loneliest of nights from claiming you
and to keep these longest of days from waking you
For I felt the greatest of winters coming
and I saw you as seasons shifting from blue to grey
That's where the coldest of these days await me
and distance lays her heavy head beside me
There I'll stay gold, forever gold


Lyrics submitted by The Dude Abides

Concubine song meanings
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    General CommentThe whole cd "Jane Doe" tells a story. Its about a relationship gone wrong. The singer goes through all his emotions.
    PTW Convergeon May 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentJane Doe is no one in particular, but alot of the lyrics have to do with his emotions in dealing with a break up. His 'Jane Doe' is his 'Great Devastator.' A girl who's left him a wreck.
    The Dude Abideson June 03, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWho is Jane Doe? Is that a fictional character or a person he knew?
    Wolfsblood138on June 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDude, I went through the exact same thing with a girl. I just don't understand what people get out of hurting others.
    Wolfsblood138on June 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commentlast night when i saw them, they opened with this song, and i was awed at the emotion he put into it even at the first lyric...
    tsucolon June 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwhen i saw them they opened up with the saddest day (another great) then he claimed they were gonna play conduit (i know because he said it with a weird canadian accent: con-do-wa) and they never played it an instead thay played concubine either one would have made me happy
    indredcoldmmon June 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentJane Doe is the typical girl name, just like John Doe is the typical 'use for example' guy name...so its universal...indred..they usually open with concubine and close with the saddest day...i saw them 5 times
    Royal77on July 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree with The Dude Abides
    GrinninVillain6on July 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti saw them play saddest day and jane doe in the same set. although long, the time flies by like no other.
    bleeDIngrEvolveron August 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIs it just me, or is he not singing any of this?
    EvanTon August 13, 2002   Link

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