"Open Your Eyes" as written by Eric Weaver, Kevin Dorr, Patrick Quave and Anthony Mccoy....
When I look into your eyes
I see a lot of hate
Pushing me away
You're haunted by a past
A past that brings you down
So you throw it all away
Again

Just try to find a place deep within your soul
And don't deny the child living deep inside
Open your eyes and find
This life's better than you know
It's in your hands now
Just open up your eyes

Deep inside of your mind
You're forced to believe
That nothing's gonna change
So I take you by the hand
And I lead you to a place
A place of happiness
Like this

Don't throw it away


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"Open Your Eyes" as written by Anthony Mccoy Eric Weaver

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    General CommentThis songs sounds so much like me and my boyfriend because he is trying to get me to open up, but i never seem to because of the stuff in my past. this isnt a really good beat of the song, but the lyrics make it cool.
    Fuked_420on May 24, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe lyrics are really cute.

    "That nothing's gonna change
    So I take you by the hand
    And I lead you to a place
    A place of happiness" -- and that reminds me of my friend and how we all try to make her feel better.. so this song kinda means alot to me.. :/
    brokenfairyon June 14, 2002   Link
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    General Comment12 stones is an awesome band
    vipergt196on June 30, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYo what up this is Big-T. this song is about a person who had everything in their life goin wrong and no matter what, that person couldn't find the meaning of life when it was there all along. In the chorus you see the person's friend helping in any way he can, but the choice still belongs to that person. and just whateva is in your past is just that. In your past and i know it can be hard but until you look to the future your gonna still be lookin in the past. 12 Stones - Enough Said. Peace Out -->
    Big-Ton July 23, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI don't think it's directed to one person really...more like to the people whos lives are all hell, but the song's telling the people who say their life is horrible, that really, life is beautiful, and that they should look at the beautiful side of it.
    Ozzy460on July 28, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI always thought this song was about a girl wanting an abortion or something to that extent..

    "You're haunted by a past
    A past that brings you down
    So you throw it all away"

    "Just try to find a place deep within your soul
    And don't deny the child living deep inside
    Open your eyes and find
    This life's better than you know"

    CorporateMaidaon October 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI don't think it literally means a child is living deep inside someone, I think it means that if you can find the child in yourself you can find happiness. I could be wrong though. Anyways, this is like, my favorite song on this CD. I love the beat, and I can definatly relate to the song. I'm still looking for the meaning of life. I guess I'll just sit back and enjoy the ride the best I can until something good happens to me.
    JenLovesNsync1984on May 08, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis songs means a lot. i just wish there were sumone to tell me to open my eyes.
    shrisTeeon September 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commentopen up ur eyes shrisTee :p
    slamuelon October 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhat this song means to me...I think it could be from one friend to another but my view is as if Jesus is talking to him. When He looks into his eyes He sees alot of hate built up. He is pushing Jesus away because of past hurts and feeling down like it won't get better...Thus he throws it all away again. Jesus wants him to find the place deep within his soul that isn't altered by sin and the ways of this world...his inner child, see Matthew 18:03. There is more to this life than he sees if only he would open up his eyes and see the truth but no one can force him to do so he has to want it. Deep inside his mind he's "forced" to think nothing will change..The devil is getting to him and filling his head with lies. So Jesus takes him by the hand and leads him and guides him. Thus him being in a happy place. :-) God bless! Thats what Open up your eyes means to me.
    lynyandbondoon August 16, 2007   Link

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