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Depression Show
Third Eye Blind and ITM's Andrea team up to help save lives.
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What Is Depression? | What Is Self-Injury? | How To Help A Friend
Quotes from Third Eye Blind | Teens Writing About Depression
Quotes From Third Eye Blind

Kevin: The songs are about whatever moods we're in. When I'm playing guitar, I'm expressing the mood I'm in whether it's anxiety, depression, or joy. It's kind of a release for me. In my early 20's, I just felt like I was on my deathbed...I went through practically every anti-depressant there was on the market. I know what it feels like to wake up and want to go right back to bed. So anyone who's feeling that way now, I'm down with you. You've got to have faith that it will end, you know.

Arion: I don't get depressed very often. I work really hard at being happy. Listening to and playing music is a major force in keeping me happy every day.

Stephan: It's not just a song about some guy offing himself...'Jumper's' really about understanding. Everyone carries demons around, they carry some sort of scar around. The message of 'Jumper' is that there comes a time when you have to put the past away.

"Jumper"

I wish you would step back from that ledge my friend,
You could cut ties with all the lies that you've been living in,
And if you do not want to see me again,
I would understand
The angry boy, a bit too insane
Icing over a secret pain,
You know you don't belong,
You're the first to fight, You're way too loud,
You're the flash of light on a burial shroud,
I know something's wrong,
Well everyone has got a reason to say
Put the past away
I wish you would step back from that ledge my friend,
You could cut ties with all the lies that you've been living in,
And if you do not want to see me again,
I would understand
Well he's on the table, and he's gone to code,
And I do not think anyone knows,
What they are doing here,
And your friends have left, You've been dismissed,
I never thought it would come to this, And I want you to know,
Everyone has got to face down the demons,
Maybe today, We can put the past away,
I wish you would step back from that ledge my friend,
You could cut ties with all the lies that you've been living in,
And if you do not want to see me again,
I would understand,
I would understand . . .
Can you put the past away,
I wish you would step back from that ledge my friend,
I would understand . . .