These floods of you are unforgiving
Pushing passed me spilling through the banks
And I fall
Faster than light and faster than time
That's how memory works
At least in the dark where I'm searching for meaning
When I'm just searching for something
I want out
Out of every awkward day
Out of every tongue tied loss
I want out
Out of the burdening nightsweats
Out of the rising seas of blood
Lost in you like Saturday nights
Searching the streets with bedroom eyes
Just dying to be saved
Run on girl, run on

Lyrics submitted by The Dude Abides, edited by NicholasZ

Jane Doe song meanings
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  • +2
    General Commenti read converge more than i listen to them, and i listen to them a lot.
    tonedeafon April 15, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think that the album tittle is "Jane Doe" because this album is about lost love and a relationship collapsing, so "Jane Doe" could be that specific person in your live that have been meaningful enough to never forget about her. "Jane Doe" is much a kind of "insert person name here" title. For me, this album is titled "J€n$y G0nz@l€z" and for anyone else that have listented (and ejoyed) it, ti has a different name.

    Run on girl run on, learn from your mistakes and find another Jane Doe, that one whose name you don't know yet but you know that exist and it's waiting for you :)
    melvin1184on March 07, 2017   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIncredible band. Incredible song. Incredible lyrics. Even though you can't understand what the singer says its still amazing.
    PTW Convergeon May 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentbeautifullllllllllllllll.
    starry_eyedon July 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentbeautiful song this is my favorite song off of Jane Doe, its really emotional, this song gets you thinking about a lot of thingd, even though you can't understand Bannon scream the lyrics
    GrinninVillain6on July 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is my favorite Converge song. Though I can't understand a single word Jacob says, the lyrics are good too. This song is just so epic it's amazing. Best way to end an album, IMO. Converge kicks ass.
    APartOfMeDieson August 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is song just maybe the most emotionally powerful song i have ever heard in my life, its soooo amazing, i didnt think ne thing could top short stories with tragic endings, as an album closer, but i was sadly mistaken
    WorldInfernoon August 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentfuck.
    thats all i can think of to say. i bought jane doe, and thought god the music is like the musical equivelant of someone stabbing the shit out of your head very fast, but this song is so haunting and scary. again, like a lot of people have said, i can't really match up the lyrics to the vocals, but in this song, the weird whiny melody bit after about 40 seconds says 'i want out' i think. the vocals sound like the singer(s) from znnon, and that song phoenix in flames sounds like a fucking animal in severe pain or something. very haunting and scary. not many bands come close to this. simply excellent.
    umbilical_blisteron July 07, 2003   Link
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    General CommentFucking epic. This is one of the most intense and emotional songs I have ever heard from ANY band.
    +}-136-{+on February 13, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwhen i looked up the lyrics to this song i felt sad that u can't really hear them in the song. it's amazing poetry and the song itself is just... wow. first one i heard from them, can't listen to it to often though, because it tears me apart. pure emotion.
    noceoon May 01, 2009   Link

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