"Emme tienneet kun läksimme (= lähdimme) silloin, kuka joskus palata voi."
When an alcoholic starts drinking after a lengthy sobriety, they don't know if they can ever come back to sobriety/society.
That was one reason why the song rang in my ears. EARS, not EYES. "Eyes" was just a result from fast touch typing and not checking.
I have lost many friends to alcohol/drugs, and I've also lost too many pedophile friends to... you know what.