This city has lost a certain hold inside
feels so worn being chained here to this life
been around and seen one hundred scenes
Where those who dare to tread the wheel
One day find out what's behind that hill
Spend half a life deciding what went wrong
Trying to find out what took you so long
Until you feel it's all part of some crazy scheme
It conjours in you memories 'til
You discover what's behind that hill
You picked me up and we went for a drive
Into the stained glass cavern of the night
turn to say, your eyes fixed on the road
Take me from this place I know
The ruined landscape that I once called home
I don't know what in this world is trying to save me
But I can feel its hand and it's guiding me inside
From lives I've tried to lead
To the one that I received
Each painted sign along the road
Will melt away in source tags & in code

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    General CommentSounds like a journey somewhere... mistakes made, lessons learned... great string sample at the end.
    sillymofo15on May 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commentit reminds me of home, life, and troubles. its so perfect.
    the last few lines almost seem like the end of life, just how everything will melt away...seems sad. the strings at the end are hopeful though. i love this band!
    sean7711on March 03, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthese lyrics have alot of mistakes.. just listen to the song you can find them for yourself
    CONTROLDbyhatredon May 06, 2003   Link
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    General Commentyes. i agree with sillymofo15. good peaceful song.
    aywkubttod16on December 01, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti love this song, it's probably my favorite on the album. it feels so nostalgic, like visiting an former home or old friends.
    illiterature7on June 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song definitely conjours up a scene. I picture boy and girl sitting in a car overlooking the city where they both grew up. They were in love once, but decided to separate and lead their own lives.

    He has already established a job and life in another place, but he doesn't seem altogether happy with it. She has stayed behind, and now she is bored with her hometown. He visits his hometown, and they fall back in love. Now each is questioning how to proceed.
    skiguskion January 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe strings at the end sound just like "How Near How Far". I'm thinking they were recorded and never used. Good thing they were put to good use.
    floydeyeon January 08, 2008   Link

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