midnight people rushing for a downtown train
watching and wasting away
empty hearts beat free
cool frequency
and I don't know what it is
I'm gonna run
the slow dawn
seeking sigh
oh so faint
I'm gonna run
the slow dawn
away
it's best undone
[hard to hear this part]
and I'm not sure what it is
but I'm sure that I can give
away the slow dawn
slow dawn moves by your side
takes your silent sleep
slow dawn
midnight people washing down here, wasting away
they're gonna run
the slow dawn away
the slow dawn away
the slow dawn away
the slow dawn away


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  • +2
    General Commentfrom machina II right?? why the FUCK didn't they just release machina II as their official last album? :angry:

    but then again i also think TAFH should've been released in Mellon Collie's place...
    ripelivejamon May 03, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe song as a whole perfectly represents dawn. It starts out sort of quiet and subtle, but then becomes loud, huge and glorious.
    pumkinhedon October 25, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWhen I hear this song I think of it being 4am in a train station in chicago then as it goes on the sun is rising over the buildings
    aptitudeon January 28, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAlso one of my favourites. I simply think its about insomnia, and the fact you get to see the dawn instead of a nights sleep.
    Infraon November 13, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"When I hear this song I think of it being 4am in a train station"
    Same thing!
    I always feel happy when I hear this song and I feel I love the place I live in... that's just my personal association.
    Skayaon April 23, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is awesome.... not so good quality but still it's totally awesome.
    da77ynon May 01, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"midnight people rushing for a downtown train "

    love that line
    boomerstyleon June 20, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song and the way it makes me feel so small and insignificant...gets me every time
    Godless Dunceon April 21, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song and the way it makes me feel so small and insignificant...gets me every time
    Godless Dunceon April 21, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment...and what a guitar solo there in the middle!! I feel this song is about being trapped as time passes by, like a dream where something is coming, but you just can't seem to move.
    virex7on April 15, 2005   Link

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