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Car Radio

I ponder of something great
My lungs will fill and then deflate
They fill with fire
Exhale desire
I know it’s dire
My time today

I have these thoughts
So often I ought
To replace that slot
With what I once bought
‘Cause somebody stole
My car radio
And now I just sit in silence

Sometimes quiet is violent
I find it hard to hide it
My pride is no longer inside
It’s on my sleeve
My skin will scream
Reminding me of
Who I killed inside my dream
I hate this car that I’m driving
There’s no hiding for me
I’m forced to deal with what I feel
There is no distraction to mask what is real
I could pull the steering wheel

I have these thoughts
So often I ought
To replace that slot
With what I once bought
‘Cause somebody stole
My car radio
And now I just sit in silence

I ponder of something terrifying
‘Cause this time there’s no sound to hide behind
I find over the course of our human existence
One thing consists of consistence
And it’s that we’re all battling fear
Oh dear, I don’t know if we know why we’re here
Oh my,
Too deep
Please stop thinking
I liked it better when my car had sound

There are things we can do
But from the things that work there are only two
And from the two that we choose to do
Peace will win
And fear will lose
There’s faith and there’s sleep
We need to pick one please because
Faith is to be awake
And to be awake is for us to think
And for us to think is to be alive
And I will try with every rhyme
To come across like I am dying
To let you know you need to try to think

I have these thoughts
So often I ought
To replace that slot
With what I once bought
‘Cause somebody stole
My car radio
And now I just sit in silence

I ponder of something great
My lungs will fill and then deflate
They fill with fire
Exhale desire
I know it’s dire
My time today

I have these thoughts
So often I ought
To replace that slot
With what I once bought
‘Cause somebody stole
My car radio
And now I just sit in silence

4 Comments

  1. I really feel that this song embodies the feeling of waking up one day and realizing how deep in depression you’ve fallen.
    In Tyler’s case, his stolen car radio gave him time to think (sit in silence), and this lead him to really thinking deep about his beliefs and such, which in turn made him suicidal (I could pull the steering wheel). And by the in the bridge he has decided to exclaim how we needn’t sit by and not really think about life and our depression because this life matters.

  2. Without this song I can’t live.When I hear this song I must dance.LOL

  3. This song means so much to me. It was MY TØP song. It represents to me my own situation. Doing everything I can to distract myself from thinking about my issues and facing my problems. But when your distraction, (your car radio), is stolen, you are forced to think about things, and thinking about thing leads you to all the thoughts, the good, and the bad scuicidal ones.

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