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I was tied, but now unbound
My head is off the ground
For a long time I was so weary
Tired of the sound, I've heard before,
The gnawing of the night time at the door,
Haunted by the things I've made
Stuck between the burning light and the dust shade.
I said now I used to think the past was dead and gone,
But I was wrong, so wrong, whatever makes you blind
Must make you strong, make you strong,
In my time I've melted into many forms
From the day that I was born, I know that there's no place to hide
Stuck between the burning shade and the fading light,
I was broken, For a long time, but It's over now.

Yes and you, and you,
Well you walk these lonely streets that people send, People send.
There are some wounds that just can't mend, I do pretend, pretend,
I am free from all the things that take my friends
But I will stand hear till the end, I know that I can take the moon,
In between the burning shade and the fading light
I was broken, for a long time, but It's over now
I was broken, for a long time, but It's over now



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    UnregisteredFeb 18, 2012 at 12:09 am
    I think its about his struggle and strength to over power his proplem with drug addiction... Look close to the verse where he says im free from all the things that take my friends...
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    UnregisteredAug 13, 2012 at 6:07 am
    My interpretation of this song is that he loved someone and hurt them. He spent years unable to forgive himself because of how he hurt her and how she hurt him. It broke him imside because he couldn't walk away from his past nor could he step forward to a future with or without her in it. He was "bound". Maybe he still is. Perhaps i am just talking about myself.
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    UnregisteredJun 12, 2012 at 9:41 pm
    Hiding yourself. Not being who you really are, and being ashamed of yourself. But then you get hurt and you learn from it. You're not weary anymore. You were lost, but now you can roam free. Finally it was over. Finally you were "unbound" from all those things stopping you from living your life
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    UnregisteredMay 17, 2012 at 8:00 pm
    Seriously, this song is meant to be interpret by everyone on how they feel when they hear it! Its a powerful song that pulls at your soul. If you don't get it then just forget it!
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    UnregisteredJan 17, 2012 at 6:02 pm
    This is awesome makes we want think and feel every time i listen to it. That says a lot about one song when it can make you feel everything or it brings up a new emotion every time you listen

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