Five Finger Death Punch: Far from Home Meaning
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Song Released: 2010
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Far from Home Lyrics
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...
anonymous 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.
anonymous 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.
anonymous 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
skullripper48 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.
anonymous 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.
anonymous 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.
anonymous Dec 11th, 2015 12:57pm report
anonymous 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
anonymous 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."
anonymous 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 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
anonymous 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
anonymous 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
Nichole Lynn Smith Nov 3rd, 2011 11:39pm report
I've always been sorta good at interpreting lyrics in a song. I honestly think that this is, in a way, supposed to be about ALL of what you say. When a music artist writes, sings, releases a song, they might have personal reasons for doing so (as with this one, I feel.) Many times, they'll say that they want you to interpret it the way it touches you most. Whatever meaning speaks to you when it comes to the lyrics, is what it means....to YOU. To someone else it might be something entirely different, depending on their past & pain. But, if you are an empathetic person, you can easily read the lyrics & see it from their view as well as yours, it'll make sense.
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