"Open Up Your Eyes" as written by Emerson Hart and Jeffrey Russo....
Choosing stones
Big enough to drag me down
Where I am
People's voices make hollow sounds
Just be quiet
They'll go away
Open up your eyes
Don't let your mind tell the story here
Open up your eyes
Just let me goIt's so safe
It's so safe floating in the glass
While above
While above all your troubles pass
Just be quiet
They'll go away
Open up your eyes
Don't let your mind tell the story here
Open up your eyes
Just let me go
Open up your eyes
Don't let your mind tell the story here
Open up your eyes
Just let me go, let me go, let me go
Open up your eyes
Just let me go



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"Open Up Your Eyes" as written by Jeff Russo Emerson Hart

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    General Commenti heard htis song for the first time today it was on a big stereo, the bass blew me away, literally, haha this song kicks ass
    BJM3196on May 25, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe song that caught me and made a fan. :) "Choosing stones,big enough to drag you down,people's voices make hollow sounds"...
    I love Emerson Hart's lyrics. :)
    Thia007on November 20, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song rules
    littlewingon December 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTotally.
    xmakesherflyxon May 22, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is what I miss about 90's rock.
    ChrisOfSpadeson December 26, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThat's all the comments this song gets? :\
    emuInAmuumuuon June 30, 2012   Link
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    General CommentThis song, to me, seems to be telling the listener to follow their heart and not over think or spend too much time in their head. "Choosing stones big enough to drag me down" is like trying to think of all the ways that something could go wrong. "Where I am, people's voices make hollow sounds" - When you spend too much time in your head, people's words can have a negative effect on you no matter what they say. "Open up your eyes, don't let your mind tell the story here" - Take it in, but don't over think it.
    negahelix82on November 21, 2016   Link
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    General CommentTo me, this song is about someone who has passed on...

    Choosing stones (tombstones) big enough (literally) to drag them down.

    Where I am (Heaven), people's voices make hollow sounds (could be that they can't quite hear them properly, or perhaps this lyric is from the person at the funeral, where people's voices and what they are saying are not entirely sinking in... )

    It's so safe, floating in the glass (Floating in heaven is safe, they are letting you know don't worry, they are safe)
    While above, all your troubles pass (No matter what troubles they had, when they are 'above' all their troubles are gone)

    Open up your eyes (Don't be sad and close your eyes) Don't let your mind tell the story here (This is a life defining moment in your life, a loved one has passed on and whether you like it or not, this is not something that you want to turn away from. You must face it head on, tell the story of what happened, not what your mind was telling you at the time)
    bundy92on June 15, 2017   Link

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