I come around but I don't see ya
Its kinda hard when your already gone
My eyes are numb
Bloodshot and heavy
The voices silent but approaching me soon
He's got your name
He's got your number
Just one more slip and he'll be dragging you on
I feel the pain
Oh I see the answer
The voices ring out like the siren of song

You're gone when you stop believing
When its hard to sleep at the end of the day
Move on, don't try to get even
Looking hard just to find a new end
Cause its hard to die
When your already dead

Just when can't quite remember
Just when I can't quite recall
The day we met upon a cold December
The day we met and it started to fall


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    A complex song by my favorite Ska band, the lyrics start off witha descritption closer to a Ruphalized date rape that ends with the descimation of personal defenses because of love. I starting liking this song because of the sound and the last line, "it's hard to die when you're already dead." The song rememinds me of those times when I feel like my life is falling down.

    Fredodoon April 20, 2002   Link
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    Im with you on that one Fredodo

    thatsteveguyon May 28, 2002   Link
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    i like this one because it's so obvious............"it's hard to die when you're already dead" it just sounds good when you feel like everyone looks way too close at things..........over analyzation

    SkiShon June 07, 2002   Link
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    my favourite Caddies song...

    Josiahon June 16, 2002   Link
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    awesome song, ragtime horns meets ska and metal, deep song besides, when you're as down as this song, nothing can really hurt u anymore cuz as it is well put "you're already dead"

    Blakeford1on July 11, 2002   Link
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    This is a great song by a great band. Its one of my favorite songs by them.

    converse176on September 29, 2002   Link
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    yeah i think this song is about date-rape

    BlackLungFeveron March 24, 2003   Link
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    i think the "he's got your name, he's got your number" is more about the devil (anyone seen Blood Brothers? haha) I'm not too sure about the date rape theme, i think there'd be a bigger deal about it. I reckon it's just about some guy who's feeling really down and worthless /alcoholic/ loser. :)

    madcaddie0on January 13, 2005   Link
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    I looooove this song. Mainly for the horns and just the feel of the music and that line that everyone else already mentioned so I won't bother to repeat.

    Interesting take on the date rape idea-- never thought of it that way before, but it seems to make sense...

    Jimmifrisbeeon April 02, 2005   Link
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    I think this song is about someone who has hit rock bottom, they cant go any lower and are "already dead". They stopped beliving in themselves also. And I think the Satan having the name and number think is right madcaddie0 and hes saying if you fuck up one more time, your done for.

    3rdWaveTomon August 09, 2006   Link

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