The balance shifts and weighs me down
Just like it used to. Tarnished fears and muffled shouts
Guide the way down. The memories always find a way
To cancel out the dreams. They shine on every last flaw
And rip at every seam. I can hear it on a clear day. (I know I can hear you).
When the light hits the water In the perfect way. The solace never stays for
long. Time proves useless
Dimly lit the kerosene On the mantle. The memories always find a way to
cancel out the dreams. They shine on every last flaw and rip at every seam. I
can hear it on a clear day.
(I know I can hear you). When the light hits the water
In the perfect way. And I can just make out the words.
They say: don't stop. I can just make out the words
(I can almost hear them sing.)


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    i love this song!!!!!!!!

    scimonkey300on May 24, 2002   Link
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    i love it when it gets quiet and all you hear is the piano, then the drums ;)

    lay entwinedon July 08, 2002   Link
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    great song! "The memories always find a way to cancel out the dreams. They shine on every last flaw and rip at every seam"

    I think he's dreaming of forgetting her, but he cant get the memories out of his head.

    Emo_Chick20on August 14, 2002   Link
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    wahh. i love tsd. this song is so amazing.

    tinkabellon August 26, 2002   Link
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    To me this song is the most "classic" TSD song there is. They have been playing it forever, and it is such a quality song that they keep playing it. And for the fans sake, they will NEVER stop playing it.

    LitoEon August 26, 2002   Link
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    The memories always find a way To cancel out the dreams.

    thats my pick for this song. i've experienced things like this..where i felt like something could happen for me..and i get my hopes up..and then they are crushed like every other time. because of the past. because of stupid reasoning unknown to my mind. i need to get the cd soon. soooon!

    herewithyouon March 03, 2003   Link
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    this is probably one of their best songs. this band is wonderful. :)

    time_spent_drivingon March 06, 2003   Link
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    i would have to say this is one of the best emo songs that i have ever heard. of course, the other best emo songs are thin like paper and your arms the blades, but hey, whatever... my favorite lines are "The solace never stays for long. Time proves useless."

    carleneisthebeston March 11, 2003   Link
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    i would have to say this is one of the best emo songs that i have ever heard. of course, the other best emo songs are thin like paper and your arms the blades, but hey, whatever... my favorite lines are "The solace never stays for long. Time proves useless."

    carleneisthebeston March 11, 2003   Link
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    Reminds me of me and my boyfriend but I've got pain in my heart while listening the part

    'Hardly awake here. If that says enough. Your love doesn't take here. Mine turns to dust. If this means anything. It doesn't mean enough I've done everything. And I'm still broken up'

    Hope it will b better tommorow... :(

    Roosjeon April 26, 2003   Link

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