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Powder Lyrics

Lying soaked in sweat tonight
Your knuckles white, you try to fight
The need for more to get you by
You've had enough you wonder why
Even now your body cries
For chemicals to blind your eyes
Wonder can you stay this high
When the cells...

  1. anonymous
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    Apr 12th 2011 report

    It's about cocaine, and someone using it. knowing that it's about drugs though makes this song not so good anymore, because it doesn't belong in Yellowcard. This is the type of song I'd expect from something like Reliant K...

  2. anonymous
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    Jun 30th 2007 report

    It's about Special K addiction aka Ketamine or cat tranquilizer.

  3. peteinmypants
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    Jun 15th 2007 report

    I'm not sure that he may have died exactly. The video makes it seem that way, but the song doesn't so much to me. But yeah, it had to be a close friend who died or almost died of drugs and when you really sit down and listen to the song, it can hit you pretty hard.

  4. anonymous
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    Mar 25th 2006 report

    Powder is about a close friend of the band and Ryan especially, who had a lot of troubles with drugs and he might have died.

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