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Five Finger Death Punch: Gone Away Meaning


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Song Released: 2017

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Gone Away Lyrics

Maybe in another life
I could find you there
Pulled away before your time
I can't deal, it's so unfair
And it feels
And it feels like
Heaven's so far away
And it feels
Yeah, it feels like
The world has grown cold
Now that you've gone...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Jan 6th 2018 report

    I'm going to dissect and analyze each line:

    "Maybe in another life, I could find you there" means maybe if/when I die, I'll see you in heaven.

    "Pulled away before your time, I can't deal, its so unfair and it feels..." means I lost you so early, I can't take it, I can't believe it, it's so unfair it feels like hell without you here.

    "And it feels like, the world has grown cold, now that you've gone away" means it's so different without you here.

    "Leaving flowers on your grave, to show that I still care" means I giving you signs that I'm still here and I love and miss you dearly.

    "Black roses and hail marys, I can't bring back what's taken from me" means I can pray all I want, but I cannot change what happened.

    "I reach to the sky, and call out your name. Oh, please let me trade, I would" means I call your name, but I get nothing, let me take your spot, that's how much I miss you and that's how devastated I feel.

    THIS IS HOW I VIEW IT. Not a lot of energy in this song, but it is VERY STRONG AND POWERFUL.

  2. anonymous
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    Jun 18th report

    I know that a lot of people will talk about how this song is a cover of a song of The Offsprings, and yes it is. But because it is, it's a great example of how the interpretation of a song can change depending on a lot of things, like for example, who is playing it, while on The Offsprings version I feel the mourning and lost of someone close, how the world is colder because of this; in the version of Five Finger Death Punch, the feeling is different, it feels like someone with guilt, someone close died and the one who is singing feels guilty of it, like surivors guilt.

    So yeah, at least under my point of view, just by the way the interpretation of the song goes, the feelings associated change, I hope I'm not the only one who feels this difference

  3. anonymous
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    Jan 15th 2020 report

    An incredibly strong and powerful song. In my personal opinion, The Offspring version is better, but I understood the lyrics of the song so much more in the Five Finger Death Punch version than in The Offspring version.

  4. anonymous
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    Aug 18th 2018 report

    one thing... for the people who don't know The Offspring, this is a cover song.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
  5. anonymous
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    Jun 3rd 2018 report

    This song really hurt in to my heart. My father passed away when I was 3. This is true story of life,who have lose their lovely members. They are Struggling along with their self with out any help....I wish to them Keep pushing forward and get progress.. If you know someone in this situation please help them ..because they are heart wounded people. If you can help them little bit, this world will be heaven..... Don't miss them...
    From :Heshan lakshitha..

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