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So Far Away by Staind

Album: 14 Shades Of GreyReleased: 2003Charted:
24
  • All the struggles start to finally go away, so he thinks he's asleep. He doesn't want to wake up because it might go back to the way it was. (thanks, Joanna - Austin, TX)
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Comments: 27

This song is absolutly amazing. So is "For You" (: They are an amazing band and I love them!! <3
-KynKyn Nycole-
Kyndall - Lex, Ga
This song was written by a group of boys in memory of their friend who moved away. And when they were all together it felt like there was no problems. And the friendship helped shape all of the boys.Kelly - Edmonton, Ab
This song means so much to me. There was a point in my life when I felt there was no reason to go on. I felt that I would never make it in life. That I was worthless, useless, and unloved. I weighed 25 pounds underweight and I looked sick. Nobody knew, but I was dying inside. I was 17 years old and head over heels in love with a boy who was bipolar and my parents hated me being with him. He started doing heroin and everything just spiraled downhill. He committed suicide several years ago, and although I was devastated, I learned a valuable lesson. I learned to appreciate life. I learned I am not worthless, useless, and unloved. I realized what my calling is. I am now at a point in my life that I never thought was possible. Sometimes I feel like I am dreaming because how much everyone used to doubt me. I am currently a medical student. Who would have thought....Julia - Philadelphia, Pa
some songs bring memories to u everytime u hear em'..this song has a special place in my heart..my boy friend dedicated this song to me just a few weeks before he oficially asked me out.we were in different cities then n i knew the first time he told me this song is dedicated to me that he loves me..n everytime i hear this song it reminds me of that particular day...love the song..has a special memory in my life...Prerna - Bangalore, India
If you love someone and it doesn't work out It causes problems they push you away they don't trust you at your lowest point your lost. Now through the fire you recover yourself (Alcohol, derpression,insanity) but its better you learned to live with your self and forgiven yourself. She is your friend and its ok. Time To Move on with her in your life again...Moses - Buda, Tx
This song is about moving on from past troubles. The past may have been something you liked, but life has changed, and its time to move on for the best, wheather you like it or not. Eventually you will be able to "face the day" again. Very good song.Rich - Phoenix, Az
This song is one of my fave staind songs.Catrencella - Mooresboro, Nc
this was our prom song...it was so fitting for all the problems and all the stupid freaking drama that happened this year...so fitting :)Desiree - Powers Lake, Nd
watched a video on Youtube the other day, made on Severus Snape, the character in Harry Potter. This song was used for the background. it really suited his character, given his history of being ragged by others. actually got emotional watching it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n28HJBzFaZU
Dean - Pune, India
This song to me....brings hope of what the future holds....it brings me through when times get hard and gives me the drive to move forward no matter what i may face and most importantly....it taught me that....failure is not when u fall...failure is when u fail to pick urself upJ - Kingstown, Other
In other words,
he's far away from who he used to be.
Heather - Stockton, Ca
It seems to me that this song is talking about how he's been through SO much turmoil and just SO much that he used to think that he couldn't handle it,
but now he "can face the day" because of who he is, and he's no longer "ashamed to be the person that I am today".

So every chance that he has to sleep, it strengthens him.
Heather - Stockton, Ca
This song, this song has alot of meaning for alotta people, as all songs do. anout 6weeks ago my best friend moved to australia and she dedicated this song and said that i had brought out a whole new person out of her, she said she isnt ashamed anymore for who she is... Jess (my best friend) meant so much to me, it was her whole family that really changed me and i am so thankful that staind actually made this song beause when i listen to it, i dont feel so far away from Jess (sounds cheesy, sowi)Robyn - Johannesburg, South Africa
This is a beatiful song. Its full of emotion and has good lyrics and the guitar in the beginning of the song is my favorite part. Staind is awesome.Rebka - Crapville, Wy
Lewis wrote this song, as kind of a response to how his life worked out, because this is at one time not how he pictured life.Sarah - Niagara Falls, Canada
I love this song.Staind has such awesome lyrics and I love Aaron Lewis's voice.This is one of my favorite songs.Natalie - Spokane, United States
This is a beautiful song, I love it. It reminds me of my past...everyone can fall into a hole, and everybody makes mistakes, and there is no better feeling in the world then knowing that you can forgive yourself for what's went wrong.Rachel - Sullivan, Mo
To begin with,I think a lyric is written by people or someone who wants to share their feelings,lifestyle,hate,love,past,important thoughts of something and from life in generall that has to do with them or others etc etc,.. thru singing it. This song is a meaningfull song
(all lyrics and songs have a meaning, depends on who wrote it and the people who listen to it that if it ralates to them or not or can say: "I've been there before" , "hey, it relates to me" as in Brandon's case , "This is or that was my situation now or before" or "I can feel it") . and thanks to the band,the lyric writer and singer, people can share some meaningfull time, meaningfull feelings, a meaningfull situation or moments of their life in general with themselves and or with people they love ,like or with people who do feel that this song is meaningfull to them too thru listening or singing it. Great song!. This is now my life,smile,dreams and words and I think I'am doing o.k. with them all, the mistakes and struggles are finally start to go away, I can feel I can face another day and I'am not ashamed of the person I'am today, he is welcome but "I'am afraid of waiking" and plse,... "Plse don't shake me". Zzzz zzzz
Anonymous
Aaron Lewis has got to have one of the greatest voices in rock music. He always brings emotions out of me that I can't get from anyone else.Jeffmeister - Westminster, Md
i love the line, "Im not ashamed to be who i am today" at the end of the chourus. its toatally how i live my life and i can relate to some of the song. sometimes i dont want to wake up, i want to stay in the dream forever. i love it allMatt - Coralville, Ia
I'm a senior and my class wants this to be our senior song...why do u think he talks about "these are my words that i've never said before" and "these are my dreams but I've never lived before"?Rebecca - Clayton, Ga
It's about getting past your problems. As I relate to it, it's like looking in your depressed past and know you've beaten the horrible disease. "Feel like I can face the day" is like when the depressed can't face another day. It takes everything they have to simply get out of bed. He hopes it's a dream because he never wants to live nor feel like that again.Brandon - South Bend, In
Wow.. This song is amazing. It's just one of those songs that make you want to cry. I agree with Mercedes, except mine is an ex.-megan; - Whitby
this used to be my favorite song...i still makes me cry when i hear it.Leina - Austintown, Oh
This song makes me feel lonely for some reason; and I hate listening to it when I'm alone. It makes me cry sometimes.Renae - Mill Grove, Pa
i love this song, very meaningful to me and i hold it closeSteve - Keene, Nh
I Love This Song It Touches My Heart And Makes Me Think Of My Boyfriend For Some Reason...WeirdMercedes - Portland Yah!, Or