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Five Finger Death Punch: Far from Home Meaning

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Song Released: 2010


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Another day in this carnival of souls
Another nights settles in as quickly as it goes
The memories are shadows ink on the page
And I can't seem to find my way home

And it's almost like
Your heaven's trying everything
Your heaven's trying...

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    anonymous
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    Jan 18th, 2011 1:30pm report


    Sounds like a person who's had to endure death and tragedy, losing friends/loved ones and is unable to join them. This person has been going through it for so long, their memories have become nothing but shadows. With the line "your heavens trying to keep me out" sort of sounds like the person is doing something that isn't "right" in the eyes of god but must be done regardless...so they are forced to remain behind. The line "a nights sands end as quickly as it goes..." makes me think of a desert, or Iraq and the soldiers over there. Good chance, given the album name and song title...its about a soldier who has been at war for a very long time.



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    anonymous
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    Apr 9th, 4:07pm report


    I think its about committing a sin and trying to forgive yourself of it or being in a bad relationship and trying to leave but there is something holding you back or a unstable family memeber or a loss of someone or just any struggle your going though



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    anonymous
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    Jan 31st, 1:28am report


    To me, I think it's about a person struggling with emotional pains that never seem to ease. Trying their best to fit in with the people around them but just can't. Trying to cope with depression,anxiety,PTSD or anything else but are always on the edge of life or death. A person having a beer by themselves and having a conversation with god maybe. Try to find out what's wrong and why they can seem to find peace within. Them feeling so missunderstod and alone having a conversation with their inner self and trying to mend the scares and wounds. Days that feel like hours and sleep that feels like minute's. Yet a battle that never seem to end inside one's head.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 9th, 12:51pm report


    Could be about religion, being divided with a friend because their idea of a perfect world goes against your personal beliefs, and now, you can't talk to them, I've gone through it before with friends



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    11bangbang
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    Jul 19th, 2017 7:04pm report


    This is a song truly about PTSD. Seeing loved ones and fellow men on the battlefield die and not being able to join them and the guilt of living through the tragedy of others death.



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    skullripper48
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    Jun 17th, 2017 6:51pm report


    my interpretation was that a guy, has a friend, a good friend, who he is very close to. Now this song, describes his friend getting a girlfriend/boyfriend, who hates the singer, and so, therefore, his friend's "heaven" is trying to bring him down, in any way possible.



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    anonymous
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    May 19th, 2017 5:45pm report


    My daughter just asked me to listen to this song, and wow! I can see why. This is an amazing song. Since I know nothing of this band and it's the first time I heard the song, my impression in trying to figure out the meaning was that it's a person who's never really felt quite "at home" anywhere. Maybe growing up, there was a bad situation and/or they felt very different in personality from other family members, hence feeling "this isn't quite 'home' for me". And then, after moving out, realizing that they haven't yet found a place or life that they can "call home", and wondering if they ever will. As for the "heaven won't let me in" part, I too, see that as some others have said that it's someone who knows they're not living the life they should, so "heaven won't let them in", yet they're not ready or they're unwilling to change, yet at the same time are still somewhat sad about it somewhere deep inside.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 17th, 2016 2:43pm report


    i think its about loving someone and watching them move to another and you cant hate either of them and still love the other.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 11th, 2015 12:57pm report


    PTSD



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    anonymous
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    Oct 26th, 2015 10:27pm report


    I thought it was about falling in love with some one who doesn't love you and you are forced to live with the pain of never connecting with that person in the true way you feel. You end up knowing its unchangable but you still are trapped



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    anonymous
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    Jun 25th, 2015 6:49am report


    Homer's Odyssey. Odysseus, away from his homeland to fight/lead in the Trojan War, experiences a decade-long return voyage to his homeland. Along the way, a host of greek gods come in and out of the story, essentially dragging out the process and making Odysseus' life a living hell.

    "your heaven's trying everything, your heaven's trying everything to keep me down."



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    anonymous
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    Oct 23rd, 2012 10:51pm report


    I think this song could be about someone watching a loved one suffer from some sort of addiction (I.e. drugs). This addiction, in turn, is keeping this person from having a good/stable relationship with the said addict. "your heaven's trying everything to keep me out." Watching the person wither and atrophy as a result of this addiction is breaking this person.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 12th, 2012 10:13am report


    None of them were soldiers. They went to Iraq as a band to put on a show in 2010(wiki) I don't even think this song is a mystery. I mean it's not a mystery he is referring to a loved one who died.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    Mar 26th, 2012 3:19am report


    Song is defently about a soldier at war, defending his country n knows he's fighting to make it home, n he feels God is keeping from gettin home cuz he's tryin to do the rite thing... Sumthin like that lol



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    anonymous
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    Dec 21st, 2011 12:19pm report


    i think it has to do with war and iraq with the soldiers not being able to come home to see their family/friends.

    whatch this video and you will understand: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBMT3OMEPwk



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    anonymous
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    Dec 16th, 2011 12:26pm report


    i think the part "your heavens trying to keep me out" ts kinda makes me think that he is in the war or somwere bad but god is keeping him living and not ded



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