Beyond The Gray Sky
by 311

Album: Evolver (2003)
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Songfacts®:

  • Singer/songwriter Nick Hexum wrote this about his friend David Barker, who committed suicide. The title of the song is a reference to some of David's e-mails where he mentioned a "cloud of darkness" in his life. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Jules - W. Bloomfield, MI

Comments: 11

  • Sheila from RiversideLove this song... Never really listened to the words or understood it until I lost my brother to suicide. It's a beautiful song.
    And no, "potheads" are generally not ones to take their lives.
    "Couldn't take it like a man"... You haven't got a clue!!!
    I don't know anyone strong enough to survive the hell my brother did as long as he did.
    Be careful judging, you just may wind up walking in the shoes of the person you judge.
  • Chris from Omaha, Nethis song is a song about people that have came to their end. i had a close friend end his own life and had this song playing on repeat when he was found. this song is something that can only relate to certain people that have lived through this loss in life. nick is a great lyrical person. allthough i find suicide and easy way out in life, this song holds much love in my heart.

    not everyone is at their best state of mind all the time.
  • Dawson from Draper, Utduh people try to OD to kill themselves so if it doesnt work they pull the trigger
  • Paul from Oc Cali Biatch, CaThis song has a huge Grateful dead influence. Mahoney is a big Jerry Garcia fan, hence the sound. Full Dead ripp
  • Phil from Ft. Worth, Txstoners dont commit suicide, they get high. there is no possibility for suicide to even be contemplated when high. this is an awesome song, definately chill
  • Chris from Philadelphia, PaThis song can mellow me out.I'd love to hear this song watching the sunset drinkin a beer.
  • Kelsey from Omaha, Neand whats wrong with potheads?
  • Kelsey from Omaha, Nethis is about suicide. just listen to it common.
  • Rachel from Raleigh, NcTrue!
  • Mike from L.a, CaThis song is about some pothead who couldn't face life like a man.
  • Ethan from Taylor Ridge, IlVery cool song, one of my favorites.
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