Cross Off

Album: Anesthetic (2019)
  • Cross off the days gone
    Cross off the days gone
    Gone by

    Wasting away
    A self-inflicted slow decay
    What should've been, what never was
    Became the end for both of us

    Heavy is the hand that points the finger (Finger)
    Heavy is the heart that's filled with anger (Anger)
    So lay them all to waste
    Years you decided to erase
    And cross off the days

    So black out and hide behind the lines
    Keep staring down the sun and hope the
    Light will finally blind your eyes from seeing
    Cross off the days gone by
    Cross off the days gone by
    Cross off the days gone by

    Cutting you free
    The phantom limb was part of me
    You have lived, you have lost
    The separation's worth the cost

    Heavy are the words that go unspoken (Spoken)
    Heavy are the promises now broken (Broken)
    Will you learn to love the taste
    Of the destruction in your wake?
    Cross off the days

    So black out and hide behind the lines
    Keep staring down the sun and hope the
    Light will finally blind your eyes from seeing
    Cross off the days gone by
    Cross off the days gone by
    Cross off the days gone

    Gone by
    Making my way back from the madness
    Shifting my thoughts from the blackness
    And the sadness, but the fact is
    I'm swinging through life like a clenched fist
    Fuck sanity, I wanna bleed
    Can't kill the pain, it's everything
    It's all I feel
    It's what I breathe
    Turn the hate I breed into what I need
    Heavy is the hand that points the finger (Finger)
    Heavy is the heart that's filled with anger (Anger)

    Did you survey everything you laid to waste
    And cross off the days?

    So black out and hide behind the lines
    Keep staring down the sun and hope the
    Light will finally blind your eyes from seeing
    Cross off the days gone by
    Cross off the days gone by
    Cross off the days gone by Writer/s: Chester Bennington, Jake Oni, Joshua Hartley Wilbur, Mark Morton
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Pertinent from Florida I always felt the song was very close to Chester as what I think I hear as pain, sadness and anger. After reading what Mark Morton stated, I think they both had a commonality in it’s greatness. One of my favorite metal songs ever!
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