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Now I think I understand
How this world can overcome a man
.
Like a friend we saw it through
In the end I gave my life for you.

Gave you all I had to give
Found a place for me to rest my head.
While I may be hard to find
Heard there's peace just on the other side.

Not that I could
Or that I would
Let it burn
Under my skin,
Let it burn.

Left this life to set me free
Took a piece of you inside of me.
All this hurt can finally fade
Promise me you'll never feel afraid.

Not that I could
Or that I would
Let it burn
Under my skin
Let it burn

I hope it's worth it, out on the highway, yeah
I know you'll find your own way when I'm not with you

So tell everybody, the ones who walk beside me, yeah
I hope you'll find your own way when I'm not with you tonight

I hope it's worth it, what's left behind me, yeah
I know you'll find your own way when I'm not with you

So tell everybody, the ones who walk beside me, yeah
I know you'll find your own way when I'm not with you tonight



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    ShadzVJul 27, 2010 at 9:16 pm
    This song is just... wow; I mean... WOW! The Rev is just... just... wow, again. I still can't believe we've actually lost him, but I solemnly believe we haven't... he's just teaching God how to play drums; He'll be back soon. :)

    The song made me cry; I don't know, it just makes me feel like Jimmy knew he was going to die - Thumbs up if anyone agrees.

    Anyways, great songs, great vocals, great lyrics, just awesome.

    R.I.P The Rev.
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    RastaKitty69Aug 12, 2010 at 12:42 am
    i think the rev was 2 in love with his friends, family and music 2 ever wanna leave them purposely...this song seem's more like a dream then a suicide note...like maybe just maybe he had one of thoes dreams where u wake up and u think ur dead...maybe this is just his way of telling us how he felt...how real it all seemed...the accidental overdose was just a freak accident in my eyes...like M. Shadows said..."this song sounds like jimmy predicting his death." what if he was just preparing him self cuz he was scared of his own dream
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    PlagueAug 1, 2010 at 3:36 pm
    Perks9: Good observation, but I think your conclusion is a little out there. First of all, the Rev did not commit suicide, it was an accidental overdose. Secondly, if you listen to the song, the lines that are written in red are the lines that feature Jimmy's voice.
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    XxA7X4LifexXDec 6, 2010 at 5:36 am
    To me this song was a goodbye from Jimmy to the rest of the band and all of his fans. He was one of best of the best and now he is able to rock the heavens... We love you Jimmy! foREVer...
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    ChrisMuncieMar 22, 2011 at 5:54 pm
    Is it really that important wether or not it was a suicide note. The fact is one of the greatest musicians who ever lived is gone from the world. We should remember The Rev for who he was and cherish his music not bitch about differing opinions on a damn website. That's a great way to remeber someone. Inconsiderate @ssholes!

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