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The misery I know
Like a friend that won't let go
Is creeping up on me now once again

So I sing this song tonight
To the ghost that will not die
That somehow seems to haunt me till the end

Do you feel the same
For what once remained
Yesterday is gone, we can't go back again
Do you ever cry for the ghost of days gone by

I remember summer days
We were young and unafraid
With innocence we'd glide beneath the stars

It seems so long ago
Beyond the life that I now know
Before the years would have their way and break my heart

Do you feel the same
For what once remained
Yesterday is gone, we can't go back again
Do you ever cry for the ghost of days gone by

And I know it's drawing closer
With each day I feel the end
I... don't wanna die
Don't wanna die, don't wanna die

I don't wanna die

Do you feel the same
For what once remained
Yesterday is gone, we can't go back again
Do you ever cry for the days gone by
Do they haunt you like a ghost until the end
Haunt you till the end, until the end
Until the end, until the end



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    UnregisteredSep 3, 2012 at 2:30 am
    I think this song means that people shouldn't regret the past, nor forget it. Just keep it in mind so it will keep you moving forward. And the main line is like 'do you ever miss the good old days? '
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    ASH_BJJJul 8, 2011 at 2:30 am
    too bad tht milos interpretation is a copy & paste job of what the lead singer said about this song =)
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    Kity1821May 22, 2011 at 7:36 pm
    I would put in my two sense, however I have to agree with MilosAlterBridge701. I like the way you think. Cheers.
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    MilosAlterBridge701Oct 11, 2010 at 7:35 pm
    Ghost Of Days Gone By is a bit of a departure from the theme of the rest of the record. It's really about a longing for the past and coming terms with the fact that time will go on. It's kind of a reminder of the mortality with that and clock's ticking and there's really nothing you can do to change it and stop it...
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    UnregisteredMay 25, 2012 at 7:49 am
    Mark and myles , iam simply addicted to your writing. Your the best , keep rocking for us and make this beautiful beautiful music, thank you guys,we love you.
    And please come to israel make my dream to happen !!

    Support us on face look for ; bring alter bridge to israel , group , thx :d

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