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Crowded streets all cleared away
One by one
Hollow heroes separate
As they run

You're so cold
Keep your hand in mine
Wise men wonder while
Strong men die

Show me how it ends... it's alright
Show me how defenseless you really are
Satisfied and empty inside
Well, that's alright... let's give this another try

If you find your family, don't you cry
In this land of make-believe, dead and dry

You're so cold, but you feel alive
Lay your hand on me one last time

Show me how it ends... it's alright
Show me how defenseless you really are
Satisfied and empty inside
Well, that's alright... let's give this another try

Show me how it ends... it's alright
Show me how defenseless you really are
Satisfied and empty inside
Well, that's alright... let's give this another try

It's alright

It's alright



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  • Ajax
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    AjaxJul 30, 2008 at 3:27 am
    The meaning of the lyrics is about a catastrophe occuring and 2 lovers spending their last minutes together. Ben Burley (the band’s singer) stated that they were inspired by the movie 28 Days Later (about a rage virus that causes an outbreak in England). The video instead shows a man carrying a big, heavy stone (chained to his hands) in a forest, while a group of people (wearing 19th century clothing) follow. They end up in a swamp with a preacher where the man falls one last time (from the weight) and drowns.
  • Bitch
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    BitchNov 10, 2008 at 3:34 am
    I think this song is about how death (and other unfortunate things) catch people by surprise and how it affects people and their relationships. In the video it looks like a man is being sentenced to death for something, so he carries a big rock and drowns in the swamp. It makes me sad whenever I watch it, but the song is still awesome.
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    MisterBlack215Aug 29, 2012 at 4:40 pm
    This song according to an interview with ben burnely, was inspired by 28 days later. I love that movie and this song, and i can see the relation quite clearly. To me, this is about some kind of war/apocolypse. The wise men try to find a solution, while the strong men fight and die. 28 days later to a t
  • u
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    UnregisteredMar 16, 2012 at 11:29 pm
    How can this song be about two lovers when it says, "wise men wonder while strong men dies. " and "if you find your family, dont you cry". It can't be crying about love when your reunited with your loved ones if the song is titled, "so cold". Its about war and the pain it brings and that we suffer because of the people we look to lead us.
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    UnregisteredJan 30, 2012 at 5:36 am
    To me this song it about two lovers and something happens to one of them and the other is really sad and depressed about it.

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