Make this moment last forever and a day
Watching you drive by
Not letting you drive away
Can you see me trying to wave you down tonight

'Cause I need to see you one more time
You'll always be there in my mind
In my dreams you can hide
And every night I'm gonna bring you back to life

They're in my mind
An angel bathed in light
Telling me everything's gonna be alright...
If I can fall asleep tonight

Lonely is the feeling I can't comprehend
So I'm skipping the last page to see how this will end
Have you ever felt so helpless
When the walls built to protect us

Suddenly are gone
And you hate everything that's breathing
The life you're used to cheating
Has finally caught on

Lyrics submitted by rjbucs28

"In My Mind" as written by Jeffrey E Reid Jeffrey Reid

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    General CommentThis is about the band's original bassist, who died of cancer after the aming of this record. There is a line in the last chorus that says:

    "There in my mind, standing just to my right"

    This is where jeff normally stood on stage in relation to lead singer mitch.

    Personal song yes, but not anout a girl he wants to be with...just to set the record straight!
    joeldude998on December 15, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow no one has commented on this song? anyways, this guy really wants to be with this girl!
    MusicIsTheSoulon October 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song!
    It is very cute...I think it is about friendship :)
    About friends in general is all
    smileXtenshion June 04, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwow i had no idea, i loved this song as a love song, but i love it more now that i know its about the bassist. SR-71...simply a great band writing about how people actaully feel in certain relationships at certain times.
    GioTLoRussoon September 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI thought that he was talking about his wife. Though I guess it works both ways.
    He says:
    "Angel bathed in Light..."
    And I thought that that would be directed to a more feminine direction, wouldn't you say?
    the_opialon January 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's about the death of someone close to him. Look at the last two lines "a life you're used to cheating has finally caught on".

    kilimonianon July 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah he remembers someone who died and dreams of that person and brings em back to life every night, cos theyre in his dreams.
    Matthew15on January 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is not about the original bass player, seeing as how he died in 2004 and this album was released in 2002. I believe he was still a member of the band when Tomorrow was released anyway.
    NCCxc86on January 28, 2008   Link

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