Pendulum lyrics by Pearl Jam


Pendulum is from Pearl Jam's album, Lightning Bolt

Lyrics:

Can't know what's high
Til you been down so low

The future's bright
Lit up with no where to go

To and fro the pendulum throws

We are here and then we go
My shadow left me long ago

Understand what we don't know
This might pass, this might last, this may grow

Easy come easy go
Easy left me a long time ago

I'm in the fire, but I'm still cold
Nothing works, works for me anymore

To and fro the pendulum throws
To and fro the pendulum throws

To and fro
To and fro


Check out some other of Eddie Vedder's lyrics from Lightning Bolt, Infallible, Yellow Moon and Sleeping by Myself

42 comments:

  1. Understand what we dont know
    this might pass
    this might last
    this may grow

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  2. Simply beautiful. Their evolution has been more than a blessing to observe.

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  3. I think it's the best song of the album. The melody gives me the chill

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    1. Totally agree

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    2. Thats How Strong My Love Is
      By Otis Redding

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  4. Hands down the best song on the album. I've been waiting for a song like this from them for awhile. Has that Indifference feel to it. Incredible song...

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    1. Exactly my point too. What a song! Hit me from the first time.

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  5. These are the right lyrics:

    Can't know what's high
    Til you been down so low

    The future's bright
    Lit up with no where to go

    To and fro the pendulum throws

    We are here and then we go
    My shadow left me long ago

    Understand what we don't know
    This might pass, this might last, this may grow

    Easy come easy go
    Easy left me a long time ago

    I'm in the fire, but I'm still cold
    Nothing works, works for me anymore

    To and fro the pendulum throws
    To and fro the pendulum throws

    To and fro
    To and fro

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  6. They are amazing. They have always been excellent. Love PJ! One of the best bands ever!

    I'm in the fire, but I'm still cold
    Nothing works, works for me anymore

    This song is genius!!

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  7. You know why the Pendulum swings to & fro so much?
    Because she's tired, beat, spent, sick of your indecisive lame ass excuses about the wedding ring!
    Make up your mind.
    She's over it.
    "Send her in to the arms of another man"?
    You have not changed.
    Not at all.
    I see no change in how you behave.
    She has had it.
    If you no show come 11-1, she will never again, NEVER AGAIN, listen to a word you have to say.
    You play your game with someone else.
    You've used her for the last time.

    Stop attaching her to these songs.
    Grow up and be a man!!!!

    Your OWN man.

    You are a classist.
    You only commit to people who are in your own socio economic standing.
    When did you ever allow yourself to fall in love with a working class woman with a brain & sensibilities and...
    Bring her home to your parents ans introduce her as the woman you love???

    What's that?
    Never.

    That's right.
    Never.

    That's why she will never speak to you again after 11/1.
    She is going camping indefinitely after that.
    In a sleeping bag on a mountaintop.

    You can take your fake ass to the
    Four Seasons and eat Eggs Benedict until the end of time.

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  8. Lets talk about "so all of this has been in vain" & "The Perfect Excuse" b/c I am so upset with you rite now thst I dont even think I want to mert up mext wk. And Im about to claim my phone eas accidently run over by a car so I can go get a new phone number, too.
    I am tired of the lies. All of them. You live a big fat lie. And it has spun so far out that now I am living your lie, too.
    What is your problem, for real?
    How do you even function without having a nervous breakdown?
    Was this all about you spilling your lifelong secret?
    This is not about love at all.
    Its not.
    Its about lies.
    One after another.
    It is all very sad.
    You have said you love me but have you shown it?
    Are you proud you love me?
    No x 2
    I dont think you deserve to have me, middle class me, authentic, non materilistic me, the one gal that never attempted to manipulate & lie to you...I have to wonder if you deserve me?

    You said you dont know who to trust yet you managed to marry someone?
    And you didnt trust her enough to tell her your dark secret?
    Instead, you shared it with me?
    Why????
    Why me?

    I am done with the lies. Even make a change or I am done with you.
    I will forgive you in my heart but that doesnt mean I will ever desire to be with you. We will never make love together. I am done supporting your lies. Try being honest. With everyone including your own heart.
    After 11/1, I am not longer interested in being with you as a partner/friend/lover. You have taken my love for granted too many times.

    This note is the stone cold truth.

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  9. Try being HONEST for once about who I am to you.
    Try being HONEST for once with your wife about everything.
    About how you lured me in to talking with you here b/c you had a trauma u needed to get off your chest (heart).
    Trying being HONEST and tell your wife, "I trust you with money but not with my deep down wounded heart."
    And then be honest and tell your family & friends how Im not a bad person...since they all hate me anyhow. No thanks to your lies.
    Try being honest about how much you hurt me and strung me along b/c you were too afraid to admit you love me to them.
    Try making ammends with as many as possible and stop worrying about your reputation & money.

    Try having some courage in all of this.

    And then once you can find the gumption to do all of that, try asking for my forgiveness, again.

    Thats been our decades long dance anyhow...you hiding your real feelings and me being upset because you wont stand up for me.

    Signed,

    One Dollar Prenup

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  10. Upon further thought, I do not wish to see you next week. I'm sorry. I am not feelin it.
    I need the next few weeks to not even think or worry about you.
    If you show up at the rendezvous spot at the end of the month, that's fine.
    If not, that's fine, too.
    If you kick the can before then, I love you. If I kick the can before then, I love you.

    This is the end.
    For real. Not the movie.

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  11. A FAKE WEALTHY PERSON?
    ONE THAT HAS A HABIT OF INSULTING A PERSON'S INTELLIGENCE?
    OR STRINGS ANOTHER ALONG B/C THEY WANT SOMETHING MONEY CANT BUY?

    I NEVER HAVE HEARD OF SUCH A THING.

    COUNT YOUR LUCKY STARS U CAN SEE THRU HIS ACT.

    DEMAND RESPECT.
    HE SOUNDS LIKE AN ASS ANYHOW.

    ARROGANT GUY THAT WANTS YOU TO FEEL SORRY FOR HIM?

    YOU DESERVE BETTER.

    EVEN IF HE WROTE A SONG LIKE SIRENS OR LIGHTNING BOLT ABOUT ME, BEHAVING LIKE THIS WOULD NOT BE EXCUSABLE.

    KEEP YOUR SANITY.
    DISMISS THIS JERK.

    YOU ARENT HIS FIRST OR LAST.
    HE HAS NO REASON TO CHANGE.

    THAT'S MY PERSPECTIVE.

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  12. Lolly and whomever else happens upon this site,

    A few years ago, this fella & I "bumped" in to one another on FB. We had almost no contact until then for probably 4 years or so?
    I cant recall exact dates right now tho its all in my diary at home.
    We exchanged casual Hellos and flirted minimally.
    I was not aware he was engaged.
    He never mentioned it to me. Then I happened upon a blog of some women who knew him and the were gossiping about how he was about to get married.
    Since he never mentioned it to me, I asked them to stop spreading lies.
    These grown women then attacked me.
    All the while, he was engaged & did end up getting married!
    But he continued to deny it all to me.
    Easy enough b/c we dont live in the same state nor run the same circles of years ago...when we initally fell for each other.

    Fast forward, a couple years later he asked if he could chat with me here.
    Why here?
    I do not know?
    But his new wife had discovered who I was and felt as if he was going to end the marriage.
    Just as that was about to happen, she announced her pregnancy.
    Again, he tried to hide that news from me.
    And then he & I ended up here (at this blog).

    I dont know why here?
    I dont understand the Pearl Jam connection?
    I dont.
    I dont understand why he lied to me to begin with about being engaged?
    I just wanted him to be happy.
    Thats all.

    But instead he pullede in to his living Hell.
    He cant tell the truth to anyone.
    ?
    He says one thing yet does another?
    And I wish I knew why?

    But that is likely an answer I will never receive.

    I love him but he doesnt love himself.

    And I cant allow this entire thing to consume me.
    He is only crushing my heart.

    Its like "Im unlovable so let me push away everyone that cares."

    But thats not true.
    He is an amazing man.
    Incredibly loveable.

    He just needs to believe in himself.

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  13. ACCOUNTABILITY.

    HE'S GROWN UP ENOUGH TO MAKE HIS OWN DECISIONS.
    IF U R SPEAKING ABOUT THAT CARL GUY, HE SOUNDED LEVEL HEADED ENOUGH TO SEE THRU PEOPLES' MOTIVES.
    HE SAID HIMSELF THAT HE HAS TRUST ISSUES.
    DONT WE ALL?

    ITS WISE THAT U HAVE SET A DEADLINE.
    ITS THE DAY OF THE DEAD, TOO!

    I HOPE AFTER THAT U HAVE THE STRENGTH & CONVICTION TO LET HIM GO IF HE DOESNT NUT UP.

    YOUR RELATION WITH HIM DOES SOUND LIKE THAT LB SONG U HAF 2 ADMIT.
    THATS PROBABLY WHY HE PICKED THIS BLOG.

    GOODLUCK, TAKE CARE, YADDA YADDA.

    THIS ENTIRE DRAMA REMINDS ME OF A QUEEN SONG.

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  14. Thank you for the advice but I'm good.
    His wife gave him something I'm not capable of, a child, so...that's the silver lining.

    A loving family is important.
    Emphasis on LOVING.

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  15. I just jumped in the freeway and merged in to my lane next to a BOLT EXPRESS truck with a lightning bolt design so I thought this needed to be added.

    I chose 11-1-14 for a reason. (4) 1s.
    I am steadfast sticking with that being the end of all of this if you no show.
    I will pull a Cinderella move and like her, not go to you, you can come to me.
    Cinderella just did her thing and he found her b/c he needed her to be in his life.
    I am not meeting you next week.
    I am not wasting the gasoline.
    I am not lying to anyone about my whereabouts again.
    I am not lying to cover your butt.

    As much as I love you...and I do...I will not be involved with any man that asks me to lie to people I care about.

    You need to be honest. Tell her the truth and your family the truth.
    And then take of your ring and come find me.
    It IS as simple as that.
    It really is.

    Other that, I am not interested any longer in speaking with you.

    You are so much better than this, My Love.
    You are a better man than this facade.

    You are.

    11/1/14


    Chin up.

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  16. Jaan,

    Keep saying stuff like that and by the time we are atanding face2face, I am going to kiss you...endlessly.

    <3

    Walk the walk, Hot Stuff.

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  17. Damn.
    You are quick!
    Fuck, honestly, your mind couldnt be any sexier.
    You have like THE Master Key to my...3 Lock Box.
    I imagine you were born that way.

    Your dream is about to come true.
    What was that fantasy you shared about Tantric Lovemaking where you get a foot cramp?!
    LOL

    No worries, I'll massage your kinks.

    Quit flirting with me.
    You know how it gets me all hot n bothered.

    Tease.

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  18. I have never cried being intimate with a man, in my entire life.
    I've never allowed myself that kind of vulnerability or depth with anyone but...with you, it all feels different.
    There is something else between us.
    Something more.

    I cant explain it.
    It's a feeling.

    See ya when I see ya. <3

    Until then, you are in my thoughts.

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  19. ILYVVM.
    FFA.

    That is all you need to comprehend.

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  20. Dont fret.
    I saw what u saw and definitely know that you know how I react to clueless people by now.
    Yes, it was irritating and it took a great deal of self control on my part not to track that jerk down and slam him.

    I guess it comes with the territory.
    People are going to try to get a rise out of both of us simply b/c they are mean & angry and jealous.

    I need to just ignore it.

    You even rendezvous or not but after that day, again, I'm done.

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  21. That man, whom I dont know from squat, said the stuff about me so cockily b/c you told lies.
    He might as well have said I was a whore, too.

    This is why I would GREATLY appreciate it if you would stand up for me.

    Please.
    For once.

    Will you just please?
    Be honest.

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  22. It's ok.
    I realize he is/was trying to bait me or egg me on.
    It's ok.
    Truthfully, I wouldnt even bother with any of this, at all, if I didnt love you.
    Really, truly, deeply, genuinely love you.
    That is where a good many ppl misunderstand or get lost or manage to become confrontational.
    This is also why I stand up for myself and for you and for the love between us.

    :0)

    I will be alright.
    I love you.

    Go have a nice day.
    Try not to let any of this get you down too much.

    Love is stronger.
    <3

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  23. My sister texted me and said she saw you, your wife and son at Ruth Chris, last night.

    She said your wife isnt a blonde anymore?


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  24. That's what I thought.
    I told her you were in Florida with your business partner but she was adamant you were in Marina DR.


    It made zero sense your gal would be anything but a blonde, too.

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  25. Too bad the dont auction off a 5 song request for the Denver show.
    LOL
    How much would you pay to have your favorite band play 5 of your favorite songs by them???
    And if they were to do that, don't pick all the staples either!
    Like Black or Yellow Ledbetter!

    Pick the obscure stuff...that stuff has more of a WOW! Factor and they are likely to get a better crowd reaction.
    LOL

    How much would something like that go for?

    I would want Alone or Brother or Sad or Dirty Frank.
    When is the last time they played DF?
    They never play it.
    I like Of the Earth, too.
    They never play that either!

    It's a good idea but only a once in a lifetime chance.

    Enjoy the show.
    I know how much you like them.
    And please don't make a sign that says "Let's Share a Bottle, Eddie!"
    You dont need to get Ebola even from the likes of Eddie Vedder.
    :0/

    You & I have a future to live together!!!!

    <3

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  26. Two things!
    I just read that the band played some of Stranglehold last night!
    WTF?!
    That is the weirdest song for me b/c as Hella Sexy as it is- there is nothing sexy in real life about a Stranglehold!
    ;)
    Anyhow- I would have been hypnotized by that groove.
    Yum.

    #2-
    Can you maybe try to score me a tshirt one size up from the concert?
    Something I can turn in to a sexy nightie?!!!
    :0p

    Trust me, I'll bust out my sewing machine and make something pretty just for you.
    If they have something in red, all the better.

    If you bring it with you to meet up, I might even model it for you?

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  27. A good book to try to track down is
    'the Last Word on the Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense' by Suzette Haden Elgin

    1987 Copyright



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  28. What did you just suggest?

    You need to decide on your own.

    I trust in you.
    I believe in you.
    I know how hard this is for you.

    ILYFFA.

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  29. YES!

    If you wish to do that and take care of everything by Sunday night, yes I will.
    But I mean it.
    Take off that ring!
    if you are serious, I will meet you Tuesday night at the airport and we can go to Denver together.
    Just dont embarass me at the show!
    Dont hold up a sign or beg to get on stage.
    I mean it.

    You do that and we can be together, forever.

    ILY.
    <3

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  30. This is happenimg really fast!?
    I kind of feel like Ive waited so long that now we should both jump in & swim, tho.
    :0)
    There is a snafu, also.
    Monday night works better for me to meet you.
    Is that ok?
    Can you do that???
    :0/
    If it's a problem, I can skip the concert and just meet you after the show?
    Or I can mert you during the show and just text you when I arrive in Denver?

    Do you really want to meet up so soon?
    I can wait until 10/25 wkend.
    Really.
    Ive been patient this long, it's no big deal.
    Being with you for your bday is what really matters to me.
    11/1
    :)

    YATLOML.

    I send you kisses.

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  31. Wow!
    You get back to me so fast.
    WTH?
    Ok- it's a plan.
    We meet Monday night @ 8pm.
    I do want to talk to your Attorney though beforehand.
    Seriously.
    Don't laugh.
    I need confirmation before any Hanky Panky that you are done with her.

    This is my last note here.
    You can wait until Monday night to talk with me.
    You can do it!
    :)

    And yes, wear that cologne I told you about!!!!

    Hehe.

    The thought of you wearing that cologne...gaaaa.
    It might just send me over the edge!
    ;)

    I love you, again.
    I am sorry this has been so difficult.
    Now we know that awful repercussions of gossip & not trusting in the love between us.

    What a damn long road...but we made it.
    :)
    We came through the other side of this, together.

    <3

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  32. One last thing for anyone who has been following this saga-
    It's in my & Carl's best interest I not give away too much more info about who we are but Carl & I thought it was important to say this whole thing started when I worked at a pancake house and he came in with his then band as a customer.
    He spotted me getting in to my car after my shift and it had 2 bumper stickers on it- Fight Racism & a PJ sticker.
    The problems we encountered throughout our courtship were varied but it all came down to the fact that I am half African American and he is 100% Jewish.

    That was always the big hurdle for us.
    His family is in the Entertainment Industry in L.A. and I'm from working class on the East.

    Interracial Love is not harmful, people.
    Love doesnt know color.

    Thank you for understanding our good times & bad.
    Thank you for your support.

    The End

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  33. Very creative but you need to stop. This is not healthy.

    Funny thing is Ancestry.com says I might be 1/64th Jewish but that's a far cry from 100%. I'm Irish/German/French.

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