I was lost in a contraption
Took me days to find direction
Suddenly the moments collide

Finally found the fault in father
Family blood dilutes the water
I was dazed in my direction tonight

Photographed when he hit the ground
No one minds
That's my blind side

I was lost and you're to blame
A man of doubt gave me a name
The obvious was too hard to find

To watch me try is out of line
The sun will shine

To watch me die
Is out of line
The sun will still shine

What's mine is mine
The sun will still shine


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    I always get the implication of a stepfather, though the line "a man of doubt gave me a name" could very well be referring to a real father. I guess it could be either about a bad father / step-father.

    xero_wtfon June 30, 2004   Link
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    My dad used to hit me, i know how the kid in this song feels. It sucks when your dad makes you feel worthless...

    Music_is_my_life12on May 13, 2008   Link
  • +1
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    amazing song

    infamoustex62on April 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
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    GREAT SONG...

    BAMFANon May 30, 2002   Link
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    GREAT SONG...

    BAMFANon May 30, 2002   Link
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    I'll join in the fun... GREAT SONG...

    CKY_fan_foreveron August 16, 2002   Link
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    GREAT SONG...

    about an abusive father. This slowly became my fav song off vol 1 to watch me die is out of line

    shokknterroron March 05, 2003   Link
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    haha fun

    GREAT SONG!!

    nuclear_geckoon July 03, 2003   Link
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    one more time...

    GREAT SONG!!

    xcompon May 13, 2004   Link
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    An abusive father who is killed. "family blood dilutes the water." The son who overcomes his father by murdering him. "the sun will shine."

    Hellviewon July 02, 2004   Link

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