Update: This afternoon, the Fray posted a viral video on its MySpace page, and sent out a bulletin explaining the meaning behind the words to "You Found Me." We've posted both after the jump, along with the lyrics.
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The Fray's new single, as previously reported, debuted last night during Grey's Anatomy by way of a promo for the new season of Lost. The piano-driven tune titled, "You Found Me," is a quintessential Fray track built around the distinctive emotive vocals and phrasing of Isaac Slade, with the shadowy high harmonies of Joe King. As soundtrack friendly as it gets, the song has enough pop sheen to have been included on How to Save a Life while the soul searching earnestness also wouldn't have sounded out of place during the Reason era. Hear it for yourself after the jump. -- Dave Herrera
"You Found Me is a tough song for me. Its about the disappointment, the heart ache, the let down that comes with life. Sometimes you're let down, sometimes you're the one who lets someone else down. It gets hard to know who you can trust, who you can count on. This song came out of a tough time, and I'm still right in the thick of it. There's some difficult circumstances my family and friends have been going through over the past year or so and can be overwhelming. It wears on me. It demands so much of my faith to keep believing, keep hoping in the unseen. Sometimes the tunnel has a light at the end, but usually they just look black as night. This song is about that feeling, and the hope that I still have, buried deep in my chest."
You Found Me
I found God on the corner of First and Amistad Where the west was all but won All alone, smoking his last cigarette I said, "Where you been?" He said, "Ask anything."
Where were you, when everything was falling apart? All my days were spent by the telephone That never rang, and all I needed was a call It never came, to the corner of First and Amistad
Lost and insecure You found me, you found me Lying on the floor Surrounded, surrounded Why'd you have to wait? Where were you, where were you? Just a little late
In the end, everyone ends up alone Losing her, the only one who's ever known Who I am, who I'm not, and who I want to be No way to know how long she will be next to me
Lost and insecure You found me, you found me Lying on the floor Surrounded, surrounded Why'd you have to wait? Where were you, where were you? Just a little late You found me, You found me
Early morning, the city breaks I've been calling, for years and years and years and years And you never left me no messages You never sent me no letters You've got some kind of nerve Taking all I want
Lost and insecure You found me, you found me Lying on the floor Where were you, where were you?
Lost and insecure You found me, you found me Lying on the floor Surrounded, surrounded Why'd you have to wait? Where were you, where were you? Just a little late You found me, you found me
Why'd you have to wait To find me, to find me?