Her life was more than mine,
Like a proud shooting star into the night,
She crashed through the airwaves and ripped like a knife.
It was a bad disease; her searching was over, over.
Hold on to the light that guides you,
Hold on to the air that cools you,
Hold on, hold on to me

Her mind steadfast through time,
Her family stood by trying hard not to cry,
With patience and virtue, kept strong through the night, oh.
She never fell to her knees, her searching was over, over.

Hold on to the light that guides you,
Hold on to the air that cools you,
Hold on, hold on to me
Hold on to the light that guides you,
Hold on to the air that cools you,
Hold on, hold on to me

And then my eyes stretched out,
As I saw her hand slip away

Hold on to the light that guides you,
Hold on to the air that cools you,
Hold on, hold on to me
Hold on to the light that guides you,
Hold on to the air that cools you,
Hold on, hold on to me


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    this is a great song..........it is soo much diff than all there other stuff if they made more music like this they could b a great band(there stuff rite now is pretty good to)

    skateo8on January 05, 2002   Link
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    what do you guys think this song is about? there are a few ideas i have in my head... but i'm not sure.

    spc04on January 05, 2002   Link
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    This song is done perfectly and the lyrics are really heartfelt.

    AliK1313on January 08, 2002   Link
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    this song is just so amazing. there's no way to describe it, it's something different for tsl to do but it's so well done. they're just such an amazing band.

    TSLrocksMeon January 26, 2002   Link
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    yeah, like these two people said this song seriosly is just amazing. i listen to it a lot and its just so well put together. mad props for this piece of work.

    fenix212on January 28, 2002   Link
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    this was the first song i ever heard by tsl. i loved it so much the first time i heard it! its amazing. and its so sad too.

    morning staron April 13, 2002   Link
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    yah maybe the song lyricsare perfectly done and amazing, but to bad they didnt write the lyrics...

    blue black aboveon April 17, 2002   Link
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    who wrote the lyrics???

    Knackeredon April 19, 2002   Link
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    This song is about one of their friends dying from a bad diesease, obviously this person was a girl and how she stayed strong and how her family stayed by her ... just read the lyrics and read between the lines. When they sing "Hold on to the light that guides you, hold on to the air that cools you, hold on, hold on to me" that is what the girl is saying ... or atleast this is my opinion ... this song reminds me of something one of my friends wrote when a close friend of ours died ~JRH85/02~

    MagentaTearson April 24, 2002   Link
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    This song is so awesome. You all should listen to Konstantine by Something Corporate if you like it... and oh, by the way, Starting Line wrote the lyrics. Duh...

    MestUpNFGon April 24, 2002   Link

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