She burns as bright as the sun
and she falls darker than night
She shines as light as these days
And she fades faster than time
Phoenix in flames


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    This song is amazing. Definitly one of those songs you have to hear to believe. My friend says it sounds like 2 jaguars fighting.

    PTW Convergeon May 27, 2002   Link
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    i'd have to agree with the jaguars part

    indredcoldmmon June 05, 2002   Link
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    yes, but he sounds a lot more like a jaguar when this song turns into thaw, when it's just like dun dun dun dun 'Roar'.

    tsucolon June 18, 2002   Link
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    haha me and my friends always comment on the mountain lion-ness of his voice. on the mountain lion topic.. has anyone seen the dangerous lives of altar boys? cool movie.

    the denver methodon July 03, 2002   Link
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    converge is good...jane doe is an unidentified female body...i just found that out and thats pretty crazy....did you know the lead singer used to be a college professor?thats good shit

    emoxkidsxkickxasson September 22, 2002   Link
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    really? hmm. he is a really nice guy, which is surprising when i think about how insane his band is.

    Ryan W=BarkleyXCoreon September 28, 2002   Link
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    THANK YOU! everyone i've ever talked to about this song has never agreed with me that jake sounds like a panther. but he does!!! this song is amazing

    ihatedangeron March 11, 2003   Link
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    Ive had the privelaedge of meeting jake after a show - he was a very nice guy but looked like he was gonna kill someone - hes fucking nuts

    VivaHate95on April 14, 2003   Link
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    This song is about Jane Doe moving on, completely transfering her love to someone else.

    penitenziagiteon February 04, 2005   Link
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    This song is intense,odd,and awesome all at the same time. It's not easy to make a song with just vocals and drums like this, but Converge did an amazing job at it

    iamthenightstarson September 03, 2006   Link

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