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

Together we cry
Together we cry

Jenny was a poor girl, living in a rich world
Named her baby hope when she was just 14
She was hoping for a better world for this little girl
But the apple doesn't fall too far from the tree
When she gets that call, Hopes too far gone
Her baby's on the way, with nothing left inside
Together We Cry

What about the John Play, could have gone the whole way
Lighting up the stage tryna get a deal
Now he's lighting up the wrong way, something for the pain
Man you wanna see this kid he was so fuckin' unreal
When he gets that call, he's too far-gone
Can't get it together to sing one song
And they won't hear tonight, the words of a lullaby

Together We Cry X 4

Mary's ambition, she wants to be a politician
She's been dreaming about it since she was a girl
She thought, that she'd be the one who could change the world
Always tryna pave the way for women in a man's world
But life happened, house, kids, 2 cars, husband hit's the jar,
Checks that don't go very far now
Now she ain't making changes, she keeps her mind on her wages
The only rattling cages are her own

Together We Cry X 2

There so much sad gonna flood the ocean
We’re all in tears for a world that’s broken.

Together We Cry

The comes a time that every bird has to fly
At some point every rose has to die
It's hard to let your children go, leave home, where they go, who knows?
Gettin' drunk, gettin' stoned all alone
Teach a man to fish, feed a man for life
Show your kids the truth, and hope they never lie
Instead of reading in a letter that they've gone to something better
Bet your sorry now, I wont be coming home tonight

I'm sick of looking for those heroes in the sky
To teach us how to fly
Together we cry, we cry, we cry

Together We Cry X 2

There so much sad gonna flood the ocean
We’re all in tears for a world that’s broken.
Together We Cry X 3



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/t/the_script/we_cry.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeaningsPost my meaning

  • s
    +1
    StillZachFeb 10, 2010 at 8:04 pm
    I agree and disagree with all of you. Yes, this song is about life, but how life is an obstacle. All of the people depicted in the lyrics are those that had a dream at some point and although that dream is still very present in their mind, life has become an obstacle for them. The song is not about people giving up on their dreams, it is about the inability of a person to follow through with their dreams because of other more important responsibilities. "Jenny" for instance, wanted her child to live a normal life but that is an impossibility because of the circumstances, a child bore to a 14 year old mother will never live a normal life. "John" on the other hand was a top notch actor but after rejection after rejection he turned to drugs, as it would seem, and these prevented him from realizing the opportunities in front of him. Finally "Mary" she always wanted to change the world and still sets out to do it, but her family is more important than her own dreams so she stays put to be there for her husband and kids, its not that she has given up on her dreams its just that she can't accomplish them during this era of her life.
  • m
    +1
    MadalenaBradshawDec 24, 2009 at 6:21 pm
    "This is a song about life." Who's gonna teach us how to fly? We have to do it ourselves, the dreams we have as kids should continue to be always on the back of our minds, we should never give up because if we just wait for life to happen, in a blink your whole life can change 180 degrees. Beautiful song with beautiful lyrics. Most of us are just so idealistic in the foundation of our lives, we have so many aspirations and we just wait for it to fall from the sky, we do the minimum effort. How many wasted talents, people, humans are out there? So many people with so much to give but we seldomly realize what we have until it's gone. What happens then? "Together we cry."
  • s
    +1
    Samantha718Dec 12, 2009 at 3:59 am
    My meaning of this song. I think for me this song represents how diffrent life turns out then you are expecting. Many people take life and other material things for granted when they don't even understand the meaning of life and/or living. Its also about people aspirations and how you always do things that will affect the way you live for the rest of your life of for an important part of it.
  • U
    0
    UnregisteredOct 26, 2013 at 6:29 am
    It's about the disappointments in life. Jenny was a teenage mother who named her daughter hope, hoping she would have a better life than jenny herself. But hope also becomes a pregnant teen and possibly had a miscarriage. So it was a hopeless vicious cycle where the actions of parents affect the mindsets of their children. Then comes a very talented struggling musician. He turns to drugs to cope with the disappointments of many failed attempts to get a record deal, but when a producer actually wants to hear him play, he's too high to do it properly, and so gets turned down again. And another vicious cycle plays out. Finally he od's and his music will never be heard. Mary was a bright and ambitious girl with dreams of being a politician and fighting for women's rights. But reality sets in, and she settles for a mundane middle-class suburban life, and ironically ends up with a husband who drinks and maybe even abuses her. Parents fear for the future of their kids, and try their hardest to teach them right so they don\'.
  • U
    0
    UnregisteredAug 14, 2012 at 3:22 pm
    There is so much wrong with the world. From babies having babies in a vicious cycle, talented people throwing everyhing away for one more hit, women who had so much potential but now are struggling to survive. Everyday we look for those heroes who are supposed to fix everything, but really its up to us. Those tears we cry they are what make us realize that this world needs fixing but its the lack of anyone doing anything that makes us realize we should step together and put the tears aside to try to do something to make it better.

    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.
    ×