Once I thought I knew
Everything I needed to know about you
Your sweet whisper, your tender touch
But I didn't really know that much
The joke's on me, but it's gonna be okay
If I can just get through this lonesome day

Hell's brewin', dark sun's on the rise
This storm'll blow through by and by
House is on fire, viper's in the grass
A little revenge and this too shall pass
This too shall pass, I'm gonna pray
Right now, all I got's this lonesome day

It's alright, it's alright, it's alright

Better ask questions before you shoot
Deceit and betrayal's bitter fruit
It's hard to swallow, come time to pay
That taste on your tongue don't easily slip away

Let kingdom come, I'm gonna find my way
Through this lonesome day

It's alright, it's alright, it's alright
Lonesome day


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    General Commentit's pretty clear that Lonesome day is about the changes the US went through after 9/11. It's all stated in the first line
    "Once I thought I knew
    Everything I needed to know about you"

    After all it's still a song with positive influences, as he says, it's alright
    badland_darknesson August 25, 2008   Link

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