Rose Of Sharyn

Album: The End Of Heartache (2004)
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Songfacts®:

  • Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz has said that this song is about a friend of the band's vocalist Howard Jones whose mother passed away.
  • The title is taken from a character in the play A Raisin in the Sun.

Comments: 7

  • Aaron Sander from VaRose of Sharon is also an assisted living apartments in Oakland, California. I remember laughing seeing it for the first time when I lived there and I immediately played Rose of Sharyn :)
  • Dan from ToledoIt’s also a plant...with flowers...don’t look so deep for it to fit a narrative...lookin at you Zach & Zach.
  • Zach from ArkansasI am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys. - Song of Solomon 2:1
    It's from the bible, just accept it.
  • Werq from Qwer, BahamasHow about you read it sometime you will find that there is nothing in the song of solomon about losing a loved one thats what howard sings about read the lyrics
  • Zack from Hamilton, Ohtry both of you are wrong its form the bible, try reading it sometime.
  • Nicole from Chicago, Il"Tee" is very wrong. I read "A Raisin in the Sun" and "Grapes of Wrath" in high school, and Rose of Sharyn is definitely NOT from the former. Rose of Sharon is a character in "Grapes of Wrath". Trust me, I even checked my facts online. She is a daughter in the Joad family.
  • Gabreya from Pine Bluff, AkThis is an awesome song. It's beautiful, too. It's a little sad but it's mostly happy because there's hope and joy coming into our lives. This is one of Killswitch Engage's best songs ever! It's another rock song that I would dance to.
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