Breathe
Come out of your stare
Touch the ground with your prayers
Breathe out the lies
His words were sharpened hooks beneath your skin you left them in as he shone into the eyes around him
Cradled by a cold floor
Isolation shows his true motivation
Her pedals are slowly torn away
Scarlet adorns the snow
Scarlet


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    General Commentbasically the first tour went on, while brett was still in the band, and it was about 6 or 7 weeks long. dan was seeing a girl (not neccesarily a girlfriend, just a very close relationship). she was going through a lot of things and was looking for someone to help her out. when dan left the tour, he (not dan or brett, a member of the church the girl went to) was really involved in the church, so she really trusted him. they went out together, not even really on a date, just to hang out and he raped her. alot of the song has to do with the fact that when she told people, no one would believe her since he was a such a great member of the church.
    outsyder101on April 24, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is the song that got me into zao...i heard it in my friends car awhile ago and i just love how everything comes together
    plesntintruptionon June 20, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWhen Dan talks about "Her pedals are slowly torn away," it seems like he is talking about the girl's innocence. Dan is a genius.
    Master Yodaon June 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti believe this is the first Zao song i ever heard... i bought the Cheapskates Harder Side CD like 4 years ago, and "Scars" was on it... i hadn't really been introduced to anything really metalcore or hardcore before, and Dan's intense growl-scream changed my life forever... LoL... outsyder101 has again hit the bull's eye by copy/pasting an interview with Dan... and yes Master Yoda, Dan is a genius... he is an incredible lyricist, one of the best i've come across... i don't understand the first few lines really well, but the line about the hooks means that his (the rapist) words/lies hurt her and stayed beneath her skin to bother her, and "as he shone..." means that he still looked like a Saint to everyone because no one believed he could do it, so he was still perfect in their eyes... "cradled..." could be literal or figurative about her lying on the ground and "isolation..." means that when he (the rapist) and she were alone is when his true motivations were revealed... it's pretty self-explanatory and very poetic...
    Darth_Squirrelon July 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commentbrett detAr...good one "jesse"
    streaksinthesky423on August 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis songs has a lot of meaning ot me, because sometinhg simaliar has happened to me, and it hurts the most because it's someone yu trust and feel comfortable around, and then they do something like that to you. it's something that is burned in your memory forever. I completly understand the meaning of this song.
    uglyluck42on August 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis songs has a lot of meaning ot me, because sometinhg simaliar has happened to me, and it hurts the most because it's someone yu trust and feel comfortable around, and then they do something like that to you. it's something that is burned in your memory forever. I completly understand the meaning of this song.
    uglyluck42on August 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis songs has a lot of meaning ot me, because sometinhg simaliar has happened to me, and it hurts the most because it's someone yu trust and feel comfortable around, and then they do something like that to you. it's something that is burned in your memory forever. I completly understand the meaning of this song.
    uglyluck42on August 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentopps i didn't mean to send it three times. sorry
    uglyluck42on August 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentbrett detar did NOT rape the girl him and zao are very good friends still and an interview with dan says brett didnt rape her.
    ZAOsk8er4jesuson September 13, 2002   Link

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