I've been watching you from a distance
The distance sees through your disguise
All I want from you is your hurting
I want to heal you
I want to save you from the dark

Give unto me your troubles
I'll endure your suffering
Place onto me your burden
I'll drink your deadly poison

Why should I care if they hurt you
Somehow it matters more to me
Than if I were hurting myself
Save you (save you)
I'll save you

Give unto me your troubles
I'll endure your suffering
Place onto me your burden
I'll drink your deadly poison

Fear not the flame of my love's candle
Let it be the sun in your world of darkness
Give unto me all that frightens you
I'll have your nightmares for you
If you sleep soundly

Give unto me your troubles
I'll endure your suffering
Place onto me your burden
I'll drink your deadly poison

Fear not the flame of my love's candle
Let it be the sun in your world of darkness
Give unto me all that frightens you
I'll have your nightmares for you
If you sleep soundly

Fear not the flame of my love's candle
Let it be the sun in your world of darknes


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    General CommentOne of my favorite evanescence songs.... one that i can relate too
    jasongs89on June 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is such a pretty song, yet so depressing. Is it true that this song was Amy and Ben's first song they wrote together?
    DyerMaker21on July 03, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI dont see how this song reflects god in anyway, but to each his\her own,
    Blessed Be
    escenceon November 16, 2004   Link
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    General Commenthaunting music, love the piano solo, beautiful and depressing at the same time. THis has nothing to do with god I don't know where you came up with that but Adularia has the generals down
    SageLFNon November 24, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI got it bc thats what it means to me, like its the voice of God saying that he will take my pain and suffering away and I cant hide from him. Just as Christ bore our sin with the cross, the song says, "Place onto me your burdens" but I also do see it as a love song. Its how I feel about the girl I like too.
    Remnant04on November 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentTo answer DyerMaker 21's question (that they asked like what, 8 months ago?) yes, this is one of the first songs Amy and Ben wrote together. This and Understanding got played on the local radio station a lot, and the rest is history.
    RedSolemnBladeon January 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis means to me that they love this person so much they would do anything, anything for them, to stop them from feeling any pain.
    xBrOkEn_DrEaMsxon January 16, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so beautiful. Its talking about being so in love with someone and them not even knowing it. They would give up anythin for you and you barely even know them.
    abandoned07on January 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI really don't see this religiously, but as escence said, to each his own... I see this as being so obsessed with the person you love that you'd rather die than see them in pain. Or perhaps just being so depressed, you'd rather be hurt than see others in pain. It feels justified that way, as though you deserve to be hurt and they don't.

    As I said though, to each his/her own. Music is meant to invoke emotion in you, to inspire ideas. You perceive it as you like, however it strikes a chord with your soul.
    LaDiabloon January 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI'm listening to this right now.It sounds really moving and I love the part where Amy sings:"Why should I care if they hurt you.Somehow it matters more to me than if I were hurting myself."I like the piano at the begginning too
    cut_and_bleedingon February 25, 2005   Link

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