"Storm" as written by and Jason Wade....
How long have I been in this storm?
So overwhelmed by the ocean's shapeless form
Water's getting harder to tread
With these waves crashing over my head

If I could just see you
Everything would be all right
If I'd see you
This darkness would turn to light
And I will walk on water
And you will catch me if I fall
And I will get lost into your eyes

I know everything will be alright
I know everything is alright

I know you didn't bring me out here to drown
So why am I ten feet under and upside down?
Barely surviving has become my purpose
Because I'm so used to living underneath the surface

If I could just see you
Everything would be all right
If I could see you
This darkness would turn to light
And I will walk on water
And you will catch me if I fall
And I will get lost into your eyes
I know everything will be alright

And I will walk on water
And you will catch me if I fall
And I will get lost into your eyes
I know everything will be all right
I know everything is all right

Everything's all right
Yeah
Everything's all right


Lyrics submitted by frog50000

"Storm" as written by Jason Wade

Lyrics © Reservoir One Music, RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC

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  • +2
    General Commenti think thissongis about God. his lifeislike a storm, and he knows that if only he can reach God, everything would make sense again. he so used to getting along with life,but just about handling its uphevals, But God makes it this way, so that when he feels lik he is only just barely surviving, he will turn to God more.
    lezon April 14, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis is by far my favorite song. I hope they eventually redo this and the other diff's lucky day songs as lifehouse. This is a great song of intimate worship. All you who think that this is not about God can screw off. Why is this you say? Cause I know what the songs really mean. Jason and my dad have been friends since before lifehouse was lifehouse
    ponchon April 18, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti personally interpret it as a guy and girl in love moving apart and starting to hate on another . The relationship is the storm, and its getting harder to hold it all together."Waters getting harder to tread". He wishes they could stay together but it hurts too much, "Ten feet under and upside down". And the bad times outweigh the good times." Cause i'm so used to living underneath the surface" He's learned to only expect pain from the relationship. But he wishes to love her again which shows in the chorus.
    I know how he feels.
    bazzix101on July 04, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwow poncho, good for you. ::rollseyes::
    kid emoon October 06, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti dont care.. but for me it has nothing to with religion.. it might for other people tho.. like ponch and jason or whatever..
    Sleepdanceron January 02, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think this song relates to Matthew 14, in which Peter walks on water in the storm at sea to Jesus ("and I will walk on water"), but when he takes his eyes off Jesus, he starts to sink, but Jesus takes his hand ("and you will catch me if I fall") "If I could just see you, everything will be alright" seems to me to be a representation of this--if he keeps his eyes on God he can stay above the "oceans shapeless form" but at the same time it feels realistic, with doubt: "I know you didn't bring me out here to drown, so why am I 10 feet under and upside down?" I formed this image in my mind from the first time I heard it and it fills me with hope every time I hear it.
    bassoonosauruson March 20, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is supposed to be unturpreted however it fits you. Whether the "you" in the song is a friend, a lover, a family memeber, or anyone else close to you (even god, if that's what you believe in), it applies to the listener. I think it is about how you can get lost in a "storm" and get way too far in over your head without even knowing it. "The ocean's shapeless form" is all the uncertainties that you may feel and the "water getting harder to tread" is the difficulty in getting through it. But somehow, through it all, that one person (whoever it may be) can get you through it. I think the song is talking about how even the ones we love bring us to these difficult places in our lives and sometimes even hurt us, but if they are truely important to us, they will some how get us through it and everything will be all right. We will "walk on water" or take risky chances for our loved ones, and if we can't get through it, they will "catch is if we fall." The people who you can truely trust and believe in are the ones who do this to us, but ulimately save us in the end.
    4everhappinesson June 26, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis may very well not be the message that Lifehouse was trying to get across, but this is what it means to me in the way that i can relate so much of it to myself.

    It seems to be about a guy who's going through the hardest struggle of his life. an internal storm and he doesn't know how much longer he can take it. i think he loves someone. he loves someone so dearly but she doesn't feel the same. for whatever reason that they are not together he still loves her more than his heart can comprehend and it's killing him because his love is the only thing keeping him alive but she doesn't feel the same. She never meant to hurt him "i know you didn't mean to bring me out here to drown, so why am i ten feet inder and upside down?". even though she never intended to hurt him, he can't get over it. The only thing that could make things better is if she changed her feelings, if she could see him. it's the only thing and it could be so simple to make things alright. he is wishing that a miracle could happen to make things alright again "and i will walk on water." If there were miracles then things would play out right. she would catch him if he fell, he'd get lost in her eyes, and things would happen as they were meant to be. It could all be so simple, but it seems like such a distant miracle. There will only ever be one way out of this storm.
    yankeeh8er847on January 04, 2009   Link
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    General CommentWell my take on this is totally different than any I've read so far, and I think it's only natural and right that it is. We all have different experiences in our our lives and only from our personal experiences can we form our thoughts, beliefs and feelings. I didn't think about God at all when I heard this. I immediately thought of my husband who died in my arms. It was a very unexpected, sudden death. I adored this man. After he died, I was so grief stricken and depressed that I felt like I was in the middle of the ocean without a boat or life ring. I couldn't deal with his death let alone continue living my life as it had now become. Dealing with one thing after another, was more than I could cope with anymore. I was a STRONG woman but when he died, I literally felt my heart and soul, break apart. I couldn't find my way out of that dark place. That was my storm. "I know you didn't bring me out here to drown". When I hear that line, it's like him telling me he didn't mean to die and leave me in this pain and darkness. I've spent years trying to want to live this life and continue on. "Barely surviving has become my purpose". I've been in this pain for so long now that it's all I know now "Cause I'm so used to living under the surface". If I saw him walk thru the door right now, "This darkness would turn to light". It always did. Everything was always fine, just knowing he was by my side. If I was upset, he was my soft place to fall if I felt the need. He was my bestfriend. He was the kindest person I ever knew. Just to see his face, put a smile on my face. So you can see how my take on this song would be totally different from the rest of you. This song couldn't have been written to reflect my feelings, more perferctly if he tried. It is a VERY emotional song to me. It almost feels like the soundtrack to my life and feelings since he died.

    There shouldn't be any arguing as to whether it's about God or not. You take away the personal moments of the song and how each person "feels" when they hear it. That's what it's about. The "Feeling". Be it good or bad, it's the "Feeling". Thanks for letting me share.
    Distarron October 26, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis song it probably the best by Lifehouse. It's lyrics are so meaningful and the song is jsut all around awesome. THis is my favorite song, and I love everything about it.
    hunter4prezon February 13, 2002   Link

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