Fear and sweat, my muscles ache
I smile, but it's just a fake
I fade away
It troubles me, what you're gonna say
Just a day away
And you will be here to stay

I wait and I wait
And what I really hate
Is the panic that stops me from breathing
My knees hit the floor
And I panic more
Until you open my door

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    General CommentIt's simply the best song recorded by the Gathering
    Pitfaceon January 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentreally great.I could almost identify with the song.
    Y!!!on April 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentOne of my favourite songs of the Gathering!!! So awesome and powerful it is, especially 'the early version'
    Evermindon January 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI like the lyrics a little, but I wasn't really interested in this as a whole like I was with On Most Surfaces. It seems like it's about a relationship.. like pre wedding jitters or something or other
    Lateralus518on November 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentMy take on this song is that it talks about the emotion of seeing again someone you love, a friend... someone who is important for you, after a really long time.
    Is about the emotion and the impatience you feel just moments before you can see him/her again.
    Counterclockwerkon January 16, 2018   Link

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