Staind: Something to Remind You Meaning
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Song Released: 2011
Something to Remind You Lyrics
I say goodbye
To this chapter of my ever-changing life
And there's mistakes
The path is long
And I'm sure I'll answer for them when I'm gone
So when the day comes and
The sun won't touch my face
Tell the ones who cared...
Bombdiggitygirl Mar 17th, 3:47pm report
This song is about a young man who committed suicide by hanging himself. All he wanted was to be remembered when he was gone. Aaron Lewis
Really hit the mark with this song tribute. It's a beautiful, but sad song. Inspired and written for a young man who felt he could no longer go on in this cold, cruel world.
anonymous Feb 20th, 2:44am report
Well my interpretation to this song would be.. yes talking about death.. saying that too much is going on and the road is long... that he has been through a lot and the face will show the stories that he cant erase... being that at some point age has kicked in and soon he will be laid to rest..
anonymous Sep 7th, 2014 9:50am report
It seems like a song that explains how someone is feeling while they are contemplating suicide. The thoughts of some individual feeling down aren't accurately recorded by the individual and are better recognized and portrayed by an outside person.
anonymous Nov 15th, 2012 11:03am report
I heard that a kid committed suicide, recorded this song right before he hung himself and played it on replay, then the kid's best friend sent it in to have staind remake it.
anonymous Sep 28th, 2012 9:35pm report
On an interview on YouTube ("The Making of Staind Documentary" 11:22 & 15:16) he said that this song's about a kid fan who wrote a letter to him & had a best friend who committed suicide. The fan's best friend wasn't interested in anything (like music or the Gtr.), but he later bought & learned the Gtr. The kid Played & Sang & Recorded Outside & then Hung himself. When his parents found him his song was playing as a loop. So it was for his parents to remember him playing & singing outside. So, from what he says in the Vid I think this is what the meaning is.
anonymous Apr 25th, 2012 4:43am report
its about the feelings of loss, and emptyness
anonymous Jan 11th, 2012 1:23pm report
i think this song is about someone who is closing a chapter of their life. moving forward onto a new path. feeling as if no one really cared, but thinks a few may miss them when they are gone. not just metaphorically speaking, but literally speaking as in death. it speaks to me of relocation, heartbreak, and mistakes. i think it is a beautiful song. it states that "when the day comes when the light doesn't touch my face, tell the one who care enough that i've finally left this place that's been so cold". cold in the sense that noone was around, noone cared, and it was time to accept it, and move on. from a location, a relationship, and family. in the end the judge and jury will be God.
anonymous Oct 14th, 2011 10:44pm report
possible depression, contemplating suicide...?
anonymous Sep 18th, 2011 9:38pm report
I honestly think it is about the band dissolving, in the song it says "I say goodbye to this chapter of my everchanging life" There was also rumors of troubles between the band during the recording of the album. Its sad to say, but this may be the end of Staind
anonymous Sep 11th, 2011 9:47am report
I think this song is about christian people who say you shouldn't this because there is no good deed in what your doing cause satan making you feel this way. which is bullshit i believe in god and there is know perfect person great song aaron.
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