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Greg Laswell – Comes And Goes (In Waves) lyrics

This one's for the lonely
The one's that seek and find
Only to be let down
Time after time

This one's for the torn down
The experts at the fall
Come on friends get up now
You're not alone at all

And this part was for her
And this part was for her
This part was for her
Does she remember?

It comes and goes in waves
I...

This one's for the faithless
The ones that are surprised
They're only where they are now
Regardless of their fight

This one's for believing
If only for it's sake
Come on friends get up now
Love is to be made

And this part was for her
And this part was for her
This part was for her
Does she remember?

It comes and goes in waves
I...
Am only led to wonder why
It comes in goes in waves
I...
Am only led to wonder why
Why I try

This is for the ones who stand
For the ones that think they can
For the ones who need a hand
For the ones who try again

It comes and goes in waves
I...
Am only led to wonder why
It comes and goes in waves
I...
Am only led to wonder why
Why I try



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    I think this is about not giving up, about pushing forward even when things are really bad. That's why it begins with "this one's for the torn down, the experts at the fall" and ends with "this is for the ones who stand, for the ones who try again". And the falling ans the standing comes and goes because that's life - but you still try and think you can and you look for better days.
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    When we go through tough times, we feel depressed, lonely and helpless. I feel like with Gregs lyrics, he's saying that we're not alone, and that it's normal to feel sad sometimes, it's ok not to be ok. "It comes and goes in waves", good things comes and goes, so does bad things, heartache doesn't last forever, but sometimes you will be sad, that's just life, but Greg is comforting us with the thought that it will pass, when maybe we feel it never will. I must say, I think this is the best song he's written, atleast to me. It's deep and beautiful, just pure genius. I always listen to it when I'm sad and it helps, very relatable.
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    I think, rather than someone who is going through a heartbreak, is more about someone who searches time and time again for love, only to come up short each time--"the ones who seek and find/only to be let down/time after time". Very relatable. They don't know why it never works out, but they can't get over the idea of love, so they keep going after it, confident they will find it someday.
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    To me this song is about a man who gave everything he could to the love of his life, but his harrowing call goes unheeded as she draws him to false conclusions and is unseeing of his feelings. He leads himself in circles and is aware of what is happening " i wonder why, why i try" but can't seem to break his mind from the idea of love "this one's for believing, if only for its sake". This songs ambiance screams of the pain of unrequited love and its toll on the soul. (to first comment: this is also a very possible solution).
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