New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Well, did you do something for yourself, Mom?
And get the hell out of the house.
Well, would you do something for your son, Mom?
And stop taking all these pills.
'Cause it's cold in December and there's reason to stay in
And I want to see you when you're on the deck of that ship.
Yeah, you're sailing away and the sun looks right on your face.
Without a reason to believe in something,
You can do most anything.
Well, that's what you told me someplace,
But I can't remember when.
It was a long time ago,
Maybe the first day of school or going to visit Dad.
I was scared but you told me I'd come home if I wanted.
I was only nine but I went.
So, go on and make your families proud
Just like you always do.
Just like they want you to.
My old girlfriend's studying medicine.
Would you save my life is I got sick?
Haven't seen you in a while. How have you been?
Of course if you had the right insurance for it.
And I think if we got back together again,
You know, give it a run, you know.
You were my first love.
You're very drunk and we were very young.
Plus I'm going to see this guy and it might be love.
Yeah, I think he might be the one.
If you get married can I come? I gotta see this.
Well, go on and dig your holes in this ground.
Yeah, go on and lay your tired bodies down.
Just like you're going to. Just like they expect you to.
And I've been thinking about moving away.
Now that we've had this talk, I definitely may.
Well, now go on and break your word and it'll break me down.
And I'll go on and I'll break every last thing in this house.
Just like I'm going to. Just like you expect me to.
Now go on and make your family proud.
Now go on and stake your claim to this ground.
Now go on and take that last dream down
And it'll get you through.
What did they put you through?



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/t/the_elected/go_on.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×