"Dead Dreams" as written by and Jeffrey Cleve Ling Benjamin Michael Gordon....
Kill the lights
Im so sick of your face
Another nigth wasted wishing you away
Now im cut, im cut at the wrists
but i still cant kill the pain
Id give anything to rip you from my head
From my head
The return of your voice marks another failure
And i can feel your blades closing on my back
Ill savour this one last taste, this taste of sanity
As it clutches, tearing at my heart
This is my final act of desperation
One lost second gives way to disease
Id give anything to rip you fro my head
Cause i can feel you
Creeping through me
Like a sickness
Your weakness
Scars your ****ing face
Scares your name
The return of your voice
Marks another failure
And i can feel your blades
Closing on my back
As light fades to past
Darkness wells against me
But my shattered eyelids
Refuse to close
Your breathe is death to me


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    General CommentKILL THE LIGHTS
    I'M SO SICK OF YOUR FACE
    NOW I'M CUT, CUT AT THE WRISTS
    BUT I STILL CAN'T KILL THE PAIN
    I'D GIVE ANYTHING TO RIP YOU FROM MY HEAD
    *COOL GUITAR* FROM MY HEAD

    I can't believe no one has commented.

    Love that guitar part at the start.
    Gutteron May 23, 2005   Link
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    General Commentfuckin awesome guitar solo at the beginning ! \m/
    YOUR BREATH IS.. DEAD TO ME !!!
    DreamersDiseaseon July 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYOUR BREATH IS.. DEATH TO ME !!! \m/

    YEAH ! there we go . .lol . stupid typo killed it -.-"
    DreamersDiseaseon July 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIMO this song is about being Straight Edge, and beating addiction
    "Ill savour this one last taste, this taste of sanity"
    represents the "last taste" of the addiction, and trying to stem the craving

    "One lost second gives way to disease"
    is a merely anti-drug statement, refering to drugs as a disease

    "Id give anything to rip you from my head"
    again is about trying to beat a relentless need for something.

    just my opinions. feelfree to rip them to pieces.
    and have a go at Staright Edge lifestyle if you want to be pathetic about it, not that im suggestin people on here are pathetic. just talking from experiance
    if you do, im not Edge, so wont be offended.
    joespeakPWDon July 09, 2008   Link
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    General CommentjoespeakPWD I don't get it.

    Nah . .I'm just being an idiot. Good interpretation there.
    & your opinions are respected, no one has a right to bash down anyone's freedom of speech buddy. (with the exception of evil & corrupt thinking i.e. lol)

    Plus it'll be a boring & meaningless world if we all thought the same x(

    & nothing wrong with being straight edge . .I wouldn't say say i live by a straight edge lifestyle . . but I sure as hell don't need to be wasted to have a good time. Being wasted with drugs is overrated. Plus it kills your brain cells.
    Happy drunk or sober fest everyone!!!
    Whatever rings your bell. =P
    DreamersDiseaseon July 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think its about someone who is doing things behind another person's back. However the backstabber hasn't realised that the other person knows. Now that the person knows, he/she feels like they can't love the backstabber anymore, so they just want to start a new life without them, but can't bring themselves to do so.
    Bullet4MySkateboardon October 11, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti agree with bullet4myskateboard

    something along the lines of that anyway
    they despise them
    but love them at the same time

    like me atm :\
    garethgoreon April 18, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis song, as well as a couple others, aren't on my 2 cd's i have of them and i'm really confused. can one of you explain?
    TheMediocreJackon April 07, 2010   Link
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    General CommentTo me, it's a song about a failed relationship and Winston's reaction after the fact.


    Kill the lights
    Im so sick of your face
    Another nigth wasted wishing you away
    Now im cut, im cut at the wrists
    but i still cant kill the pain

    - To me, this is him being tormented by her. He sees her (perhaps in a room, which is where the "kill the lights" line came from) and he's tired of running into her. Another night now will be spent trying to stop thinking of her. So, he cuts his wrists, but the emotional pain blocks out the physical pain.

    Id give anything to rip you from my head
    From my head
    The return of your voice marks another failure
    And i can feel your blades closing on my back
    Ill savour this one last taste, this taste of sanity
    As it clutches, tearing at my heart
    This is my final act of desperation

    - He's desperate to get her out of his head. When he hears her voice, it only deepens his thoughts of her, causing his attempts at forgetting her to fail. He can still feel the betrayal that she put on him. Then, perhaps thoughts of suicide in the last couple lines?

    One lost second gives way to disease
    Id give anything to rip you fro my head
    Cause i can feel you
    Creeping through me
    Like a sickness
    Your weakness
    Scars your ****ing face
    Scares your name

    - One lost second, to me, is him remembering the initial break up. Perhaps an argument where he didn't say the right thing or didn't say anything at all, and that is what caused it. Thoughts of her still creep through his entire being, like a sickness. Her weakness in how easy she gave up destroys her beauty (scars your fucking face) and her reputation (scares your name) with her.

    As light fades to past
    Darkness wells against me
    But my shattered eyelids
    Refuse to close
    Your breathe is death to me

    - As the memories of her fade to the past once again, he's left in darkness. Although he has forgotten her, he doesn't know where to go. Her life itself, though, is dead to him. He doesn't care for her anymore.


    That's just my take anyway.
    RoleMartyrXon January 20, 2012   Link

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