Carrion
In a moment I'm lost
Dying from the inside
Her eyes take me away
Tear me apart from the inside out

Dead eyes speaking volumes
But our lips refuse move
Could this ever be the last time?
The final time that we see this through?

Give me the strength to return, return the breath you've stolen
Give me the means to resist (resist)
Her heart I've broken again
Reflection built upon sorrow
We're walking the darkest roads
Within chests carved with regret

In a moment I'm lost
Dying from the inside
Her eyes take me away
Tear me apart from the inside out
From the inside out
The inside out

We've been running blind
Now we're falling through the cracks
We're left running
We are running blind
Now we're falling
Falling through the cracks
Back to the world of the dead

Her shining eyes (her shining eyes)
Her shining eyes mark out return
Back to the world of the dead

In a moment I'm lost
Dying from the inside
Her eyes take me away
Tear me apart from the inside out
My love I left
My heart I left
With my promise to return
A promise to return

A promise to return

A promise to return


Lyrics submitted by girrt, edited by silvershadow6

Carrion Lyrics as written by Luke Thomas Kilpatrick Jeffrey Cleve Ling

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  • +3
    My Interpretation

    First of all.... PWD = awesome...

    IMO this song is about him trying to resist some girl he's with or been with.

    Everytime he meets her or is with this girl, she makes him feel like a lump of lifeless meat [Carrion = food for scavengers], trying to resist her [Give me the means to resist] but fails at resisting her [But a mass refuse to move] hoping this time he will do what he wants to do so it'll finally be all over between them [Could this ever be the last time?], tell her how he feels about their relationship, that it aint gonna work cuz they have nothing but bad memories to look back at [Reflection built upon sorrow, We're walking the darkest roads within chests carved with regret], and he is feeling bad about causing her emotional pain several times and wanting to take her pain away [Give me the means to reset her heart I've broken again] But they keep on trying to make it work although they never get to that point [Falling through the cracks, back to the world of the dead, Her shining eyes mark our return back to the world of the dead].

    I might be damn wrong about this, but this is just my humble opinion... (ps excuse some of my bad english... im trying... :P)

    B

    Lus1981on July 17, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    i think it's ***in a moment i'm lost

    xTEAMHATExon September 01, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    Definitely a good song, just can't see how you can call it the best off Horizons.

    Xplisit23on October 11, 2007   Link
  • +2
    My Interpretation

    Amazing song...

    I think the song is about a woman he knew who has died, all these references to 'her eyes' is his memory of this dead persons eyes coming into his mind and every time it happens it takes him away and hes lost in sad memories. 'Carrion' is a play on words where hes telling himself to carry on but also a reference to the decaying memory of this woman.

    [Dead eyes speaking volumes But our lips refuse move Could this ever be the last time? The final time that we see this through?]

    This is an ambiguous reference to the fact it is a dead persons eyes hes speaking about, but also that hes staring into the eyes of someone in the room who is also grieving over the same person at the same time, and they silently wonder if they will ever get over the death because they keep grieving again and again.

    [Give me the strength to return, return the breath you've stolen Give me the means to resist (resist) Her heart I've broken again Reflection built upon sorrow We're walking the darkest roads Within chests carved with regret]

    This speaks about how he becomes breathless when he remembers her and he is looking for strength. Hes suggesting on the third line that hes broken her heart and he regrets it, reinforced by the mention of regret at the end of the verse. [we're walking the darkest roads] seems like a reference to there being two people grieving together.

    Additionally [her heart I've broken again] is written ambiguously because it doesn't follow on from the previous line, this is so that you can also interpret it as 'her heart...' being an unfinished thought suggesting that she had a good heart and it is causing him to suffer more. Then he continues to say hes 'broken again' ie. hes cracked again and is grieving more heavily.

    [We've been running blind Now we're falling through the cracks We're left running We are running blind Now we're falling Falling through the cracks Back to the world of the dead]

    This refers to how life is now hollow for the two people and that they have lost direction and feel like they are 'falling' in life and will be until they die. Also alluding to the risk of suicide.

    [Her shining eyes (her shining eyes) Her shining eyes mark out(our) return Back to the world of the dead]

    this is a reference to his belief that the eyes he remembers are a true vision of her dead self looking at him and that he will see her again when he dies. 'Shining eyes' suggesting she is either crying or she shines like someone pure.

    [My love I left My heart I left With my promise to return A promise to return]

    This is acknowledging she is someone he loved and suggesting that he promised to literally return to her whilst she was alive but he didn't get chance to, which may be why he has regrets. Or alternatively that he has a broken heart and hes waiting to die to join her.

    The lyrics are written ambiguously enough to interpret in at least two distinctive ways. Alternatively there is the way other people have interpreted it where he is struggling to approach someone he has just met because he is getting over the heartbreak of his previous partner. Who has similar eyes to this new woman, or that this new woman has had a similar heartbreak and is struggling to approach him as well. And then more interpretations are available... the sign of a very good piece of writing!!

    I don't know what compelled me to write this essay, but i hope it helps bring more meaning to this song for people!

    Cheers,

    Cameron

    cameronnon December 01, 2018   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Easily the best song on the new album xD

    Dancmon September 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    THESE LYRICS ARE WRONG BITCHESS!!! SHAME ON YOU!!!

    The correct ones are:

    Carrion In a moment I'm lost Dying from the inside Her eyes take me away Tear me apart from the inside out Dead eyes speak in volumes but our lips refuse to move Could this ever be the last time, the final time that we see this through? Give me the strength to return the breath you’ve stolen Give me the means to reset her heart I’ve broken again Reflection built upon sorrow We’re walking the darkest roads within chests carved with regret In a moment I’m lost Dying from the inside Her eyes take me away Tear me apart from the inside out We’ve been running blind Now we’re falling through the cracks We’re left running We are running blind Now we’re falling Falling through the cracks, back to the world of the dead Her shining eyes mark our return back to the world of the dead In a moment I’m lost Dying from the inside Her eyes take me away Tear me apart from the inside out My love I left My heart I left, with a promise to return A promise to return Feed them to the pigs

    Straight from the book baby!

    Best song off Horizons!!! Love it!!

    God can't you people just wait for the album to be released!! GEEZZZ!!

    yafruitcakeon October 07, 2007   Link
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    General Comment

    coz it's freeking awesome that's why drools i'm so glad this wasn't a dissapointing album :D

    x-turahon October 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I'm able to see how people can jugde this the best song off Horizons; They haven't heard the other songs all the way through. I still haven't chosen my "favorite song" - which is basically impossible. Since the album was ... *****, just great!

    • Either way, great song.
    Paralyzedon November 28, 2007   Link
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    General Comment

    this song is amazing.... i love it to death. i agree with mikki182

    talyarrron January 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    i think this song is about airports thats what it said in death before dishonour. if u think hardcore, carrion is a dead carcass eaten by vultures, vultures fly, so do planes, planes land at airports to take people away, vultures land at carrion on the ground to take food away. see the link? me either

    white-horseon February 22, 2008   Link

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