We The People Hear The Words
That You Are Saying
The Darkness In Our Hearts Remains
We Can Only Live So Long Without The Truth
And The Message You Portray Leaves Me Empty
We Have The Will To Fight
We Just Dont Know Whats Right
Our Hearts Are Crying Out
For Substance To Hold To
Can't You See That We Are Crying
While You're Screaming Our Hearts Are Dying
Shut Your Eyes Shut Your Eyes
Bliss From The Unknown, Hurt We Bear
I Want You To Know What I'm Going through
We Have The Will To Fight
We Just Don't Know What's Right

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    General Commentamazing live...amazing breakdown...amazing band period.

    w00t w00t
    HasteTheDayon June 28, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYeah man, these guys are sweet.
    SwiftImmortal_1on December 16, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love the start of this song ^_^
    It makes me wanna fight
    madraykin_on March 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe guitar playing in this is increadable
    hardcorefanon September 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song by far has the most brutal first 20 seconds of a song I have ever heard. Nothing even compares....this song will shit down your throat and fuck your mom...its that hard \m/
    joeypiscoolon October 11, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is saying he beleives in god and everything and hears his good message but its leaving him empty because he has no "substance" to hold and have in other words he wants to see god and cannot...
    snowbeast2005on June 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti do agree
    but who is he tryin to say "I want you to know what im going through?" is it to god or someone else?
    lauraxisxmineon July 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think hes saying "I want you to know what im going through" to God as well because he doesnt want Him to blame or hate him for what he's going through he wants Him to understand that he loves Him believes in Him but he wants more direction from Him and to in some way have tangible proof of Him, and it could come across to Him that hes saying i dont believe in you prove it but thats not it at all.
    snowbeast2005on December 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song live is amazing.
    Stephen does a nice job taking Jimmy's place (although i didn't like him at first, cause it was..different.)
    BulletproofScaleson January 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI can't picture Stephen performing this song at all ..
    Xplisit23on July 29, 2007   Link

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