"For You" as written by Stephen Philip Bonnem and Joe Newton....
And I cannot stop shaking because you cannot stop shaking
and these chords they are trembling because your words they are bleeding
And these holes in my hands are for you, just for you
She called out to her maker to now be her savior
My love, these holes in my hands are for you, just for you


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"For You" as written by Joe Newton Stephen Philip Bonnem

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    General CommentFUCK THIS IS THE BEST FUCKING SONG EVER. when converge wrote this song they fucking had divine influence. deffinetely the best of their older stuff, fuck it's so good.
    tsucolon August 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song to me is about a girl who is fuckin sinning alot, hence the christ like references of the holes in the hands,
    because shes sinning and he is dying because of it
    manicdepon March 31, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthese lyrics give me chills.
    wavescrashedblueon April 30, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThe start of the song is the best I love it, this is my favorite Converge song... no joke.
    mic25on May 31, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe beginning of the song is just pure genius. nice scream-a-long too.
    headmeatmonkeyon June 17, 2004   Link
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    General Commentwhats being screamed right after the first "they are bleeding"? anyone know?
    carveyournameinon December 18, 2004   Link
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    General Commentcarveyournamein - the lyrics are right there. he's not screaming anything different from what's on this page.
    monticelloon January 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAnyone else think Jake's old style of vocals sounds better than the shrieking on Jane Doe? When he's screaming here, he sounds possessed.
    AudiDriveron March 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song has nothing to do with god you dumb ass's. He's saying I sacrificed so much for this girl and she left me for that spot a second best.
    blnksk8grlson February 19, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"She called out to her maker to now be her savior."
    to me this song is about loving someone so much that you cant be yourself around them and having it tear them apart.
    obviously the girl has hurt jacob somehow that he can't trust her but neither can he leave her, hes in love "my love these holes in my hands are for you. just for you. " almost like the holes are the wounds from their relationship that wont heal
    greatdevastatoron May 18, 2008   Link

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