five lives dead and gone. we breathe out of key and wonder if you can hear the awkwardness in these tremors. Draining, cutting this cancer out. Teeth gaping yet I make no sound. six hammers and one sky, falling. five lives dead and gone. mediocrity in believing in everything, and this lack of will has buried them forever.

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    General Commentthe alarm clock sound...thats a no no...grrrr i hate that sound...blahhhhh....
    TheThingsYouSayon July 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthaha, that sound makes me want to eat my own face. but it totally fits what hes singing about.
    ihatedangeron March 11, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthe alarm clock is the best.
    carveyournameinon December 18, 2004   Link
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    General CommentDoes Macy Gray guest vocal on this track: "Buried them forever"?
    ScrambledPhantomon June 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI have this as the first track on a mix CD that I use as my alarm. It gets me up so fast.
    irrelevant88on January 22, 2006   Link
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    General Commentha ha that's funny! I can't wake up to Converge, it freaks me out when I hear it in the morning...
    ohboyitisntmic!on March 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSuch A simplistically powerful little song
    One of my favorites just for the ending; reminds me of waking up on a perfect autumn day and seeing a beautiful girl run down your street but soon disappear with the alarm clock. One of th emany various visuals my heads cooked up with this track. But ultimately i think the song deals with sudden tragedy.
    SaviorSalvation213on October 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commentone of my favourite converge songs
    Rymonon August 28, 2008   Link

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