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Passion in my eyes, I lived it everyday, but how could you go and throw it all away
In my dreams it's me and you, it's there I saw it all come true
As time went by faith in you grew, so one thing left for me to do

I feel it burn inside, burn in me like the rising sun
Lifted into the sky, took away the only thing I loved
I know after tonight all your power crumbles in my arms
So don't worry, I'll be fine, when my life ends, I'll leave this scar

(And I felt down I need you there every note, and every word seems so hard to take finally, we're destined)

A smoking gun in hand, now don't you realize what you've done
Put a bullet in his back, your hero since you were so young
How could you kill the man who brought salvation through your pain
He must mean everything to end it all this shameful way

Passion in my eyes, I lived it everyday, but how could you go and throw it all away
In my dreams it's me and you, it's there I saw it all come true
As time went by faith in you grew, so one thing left for me to do

I started here so young and helped you get along
Just did it for the love, and people healed through us
Don't live your life in vain, don't take it out on me
You're cracked, so just remember, I'm not your enemy
I don't deserve to fall this way, by a man who felt betrayed

I felt so down now you're around to rescue me
Every note and every word I'm listening
Sometimes problems seem too deep to take(too hard to take)
Sometimes I cry thinking my future looks so bleak

Finally, together we were destined, I know what's best for us in the end
Someone hear me, someone stop me, someone listen, why aren't you listening

Passion in my eyes, I lived it everyday, but how could you go and Throw it all away
In my dreams it's me and you, it's there I saw it all come true
As time went by faith in you grew, so one thing left for me to do

In my dreams it's me and you, it's there I saw it all come true
As time went by faith in you grew, so one thing left to finish you

Ah haha



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    sevenfoldismJun 26, 2008 at 7:02 pm
    A song written in dedication for Darrell Dimebag
    He was murdered on stage by a former U.S. Marine named Nathan Gale
    Nathan claimed that Pantera "betrayed" (hence the name of the song) him by becoming famous without him. He claimed also that he played a huge part in making some of the songs, which we now know today was total bullshit. If sitting there with a cigar in hand, and just being there while Dimebag and the rest of Pantera compose a piece of music is what he calls "playing a huge part" then the man deserves to feel betrayed. "I don't deserve to fall this way, by a man who felt betrayed" meaning just because he felt betrayed does not give him the fucking right to take Darrell's life, period. And the sad part is that they used to be relatively good friends, and now it would wrong to say that they're enemies.
    In other words, incredible song
    A7X rocks
    :)
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    a7xforlifexxxJul 10, 2008 at 4:33 pm
    i agree with sevenfoldism about dimebag shot by his best freind who felt betrayed because he didnt become famus with him.
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    UnregisteredDec 29, 2013 at 5:04 pm
    I think its from 2 different points of view. The first person gets his love taken from him by a close friend and shoots him. He "felt betrayed". The second person is the friend who is stole the other ones love. He seem to be trying to reason with his other friend.
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    UnregisteredAug 17, 2012 at 9:15 pm
    It's hard to put down the meaning, because i know it was really written in honor of dimebag darrel (pantera), when he was gunned down by a pantera fan that felt betrayed because he thought darrel was the reason pantera broke up.
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    UnregisteredMar 6, 2012 at 9:14 pm
    It sounds like one of my best friends, she told me she would never leave and always be by my side. Then she shot me in the back and betrayed me.

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