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[Chester Bennington]

I close both locks below the window.
I close both blinds and turn away.
Sometimes solutions aren't so simple.
Sometimes goodbye's the only way.

And the sun will set for you,
The sun will set for you.
And the shadow of the day,
Will embrace the world in grey,
And the sun will set for you.

In cards and flowers on your window,
Your friends all plead for you to stay.
Sometimes beginnings aren't so simple.
Sometimes goodbye's the only way.

And the sun will set for you,
The sun will set for you.
And the shadow of the day,
Will embrace the world in grey,
And the sun will set for you.

And the shadow of the day,
Will embrace the world in grey,
And the sun will set for you.

[Guitar solo]

And the shadow of the day,
Will embrace the world in grey,
And the sun will set for you.



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    myselfxoAug 15, 2008 at 4:18 pm
    this song really gives me goosebumps. This song reflects the uncertainty of life and how people tend to try to hold on to something like Hope.
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    Linkin-parkerJan 18, 2010 at 11:53 am
    I believe it's written abut when chester was drinkin heavily and it's written about his lifetime. has he lost three of his best friends when he was younger, and he trid suicide and he divorced his first wife. he never felt wanted accepted or included. the sun will set for you part was written to all the people in his life who he had lost as they never made it to sunrise.
  • njbubbles
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    njbubblesMar 26, 2009 at 5:55 pm
    i love this song--its kinda sad, but it's like when someone has a depression of some sort, whether its a grieving or life is just so hard that you can't take it, but it's also saying that it's gonna be okay, it'll be over soon, just like the sun sets at the end of the day, it'll be over. great song tho.
  • m
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    mistysanFeb 21, 2009 at 9:07 pm
    I found meaning in this song to describe losing someone. My brother died in a car accident last month and every word in this song rang so true to this. His friends all left cards and flowers and we all pleaded him to stay. It was the truest lyric of somtimes goodbye's the only way. It touched me on a new level. The sun set for my little brother that day and the shadow of his day embraced us all in grey. I love this song. R.I.P. Chris sanchez
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    Sage15Jul 1, 2008 at 9:30 pm
    i think it is about someone going off to war...
    "the sun will set for you" the will get thier moment of glory and probably die...
    i only really think this because of the video but it seems to make sense

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