Can we start again
Go back to what it meant back then
Open minds and open hearts
The things that set us apart
Was it more than words
And do they still apply
And do you still believe
Well so do I
I was a 15 year old kid
With nowhere to fit in
I just wanted to skate
Listen to my Suicidal tape
When someone told me about a place
Where the strange were accepted
And judged by what's inside
A scene of truly open minds
Somewhere, somehow, everything has changed
Look at what we've gotten ourselves caught up in
The same mindless clicks
The same high school shit
All the walls you scream about breaking down
I've watched you build brick by brick
Do you still believe-I do
Look beyond the 3 chords that fill your lives
Look beyond the gossip and the lies
Beyond the dullest of outsides
Look beyond
Try harder
See what's inside this burning in my heart
Born under the same songs that you know
But our blood will never blend
Until you let those doors go

Lyrics submitted by xDanx, edited by JRiv

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    mm. bane.
    christaon December 14, 2001   Link
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    Bane fucking owns. I saw them at the Showcase Theatre in Corona on Jan 25. Fucking great show. Im gonna have to catch the one in Ojia. They need to come on the west coast more often.
    xZachxon January 28, 2002   Link
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    simply put, this is the Hardcore Anthem. coming from one of the hardest working bands in the scene, not to mention the absolute nicest guys. i finally got the chance to see them with PTW and Hatebreed and cant wait for when they headline next.
    lwkwafion March 04, 2002   Link
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    hey lwkwafi, i was at that same lineup in Ventura..did you go to that one? It was an awesome show, becuase right before this song we kicked all the white power guys out. and as usual hatebreed and ptw owned.
    xZachxon April 18, 2002   Link
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    i agree, this is definitely a top 5 hardcore anthem comparable to 10 yard fight's hardcore pride at first you may think this is his plea to a girl but of course he personifies the scene to be "his love." it is a beautiful manifesto, with a great sing-along refrain that will remain a hardcore anthem
    SumoJoeon April 25, 2002   Link
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    word to that. and i saw poison the well, bane, hatebreed, what feeds the fire, and shadows fall at a show. still life festival i believe. i think i saw them in RI, i'm from eastern mass so it isn't that hard to catch a bane show.
    these chainson May 14, 2002   Link
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    this is the hardcore anthem, I agree. Beddard has such amazing writing talent. "But our blood will never blend Until you let those doors go"
    xtherainsxon May 30, 2002   Link
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    This isn't horrible, but Bane have better songs than this.
    teenagefuckupon June 11, 2002   Link
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    General Comment
    Hardcore anthem, fuck ya. bedard does have the best writing. seeing them live is the best show anyone can see
    canwestartagainon July 08, 2002   Link
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    this is the first bane song i ever heard, at that, it was also live, fuckin owned the show
    AbortionIsBreakfaston July 18, 2002   Link

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