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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 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 real it all seemed...the accidental overdose was just a freak accident in my 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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    BenA7XAug 4, 2010 at 1:24 pm
    in the interview with m. shadows on kerrang radio, he says that this song sounds like jimmy predicting his death.
    jimmy completed the writing of this song just 3 days before he left us :(

    i do not believe, however, that this is his suicide note, as if any of you have seen film such as 'Avenged Sevenfold - All Excess', you will see the lively man he was, and that he was surrounded by so much love.

    quote m. shadows - the rev is everyones best friend. at weddings, he is always the best man.

    R.I.P buddy
    Avenged Sevenfold FoREVer xx

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