You brace and hold it all inside
It's more than you can stand
No one around even tries
Tries to understand

Don't turn away, don't turn away
Come out swinging
Come out alone
They're in your way
But as long as you're swinging
Strong then you'll get by

Your pacing's wearing out a line
Right beside your bed
The scene replays a million times
Stuck inside your head

And though you stand in place
Your mind escapes
Read between the lies
Smile's on your face
You fake like you're ok

Don't turn away, don't turn away
Come out swinging
Out on your own
They're in your way
You may be stinging
But you'll get by
Don't turn away, don't turn away
Come out swinging
Never alone again
The pain inside can guide your way

Midnight, no sleep
Inside, you scream to
No one, hears you fall
Daylight, prove me today
One more try

Don't turn away, don't turn
Come out swinging
Come out alone
They're in your way
You may be stinging
But you'll get by
Don't turn away, don't turn away
Come out swinging
Never alone again
Pain inside
Leads you through so you'll get by


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    General CommentI wrote the entire lyrics on my math desk when I wasn't feeling so great...I love this song so much
    fetalpig86on August 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song! The message I think is that no matter what the odds, never give up the fight!
    FaithinNothingon April 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentif nobody cares you do it on your own. you dont need other peoples crap
    retarded-slothon May 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt is a good song... i concur
    NIpTErINkon May 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song rocks! totally! I always play it to my mates when they feel like they can't face anyone anymore and it cheers them right up.. (except when I sing it lol!!) :)
    _gothqueen_on August 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCool song i think everyone gets what its about, and on the subject of this song I believe the Offspring made crazy taxi the game it is! I really like playing the Midnight no sleep.. build up, great stuff.
    NoodlesIcemanon September 23, 2002   Link
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    General CommentNo matter how much shit you're forced to go through, as long as you stay strong, you can make it through.
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    Jakeberton November 24, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhenever I need to get psyched out, I listen to this song. It gets me all worked up, makes me feel like I could take on the world.
    raizinbranton February 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat about if it meant 'come out of the CLOSET' swinging
    wastingthedawnon February 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti absolutely love this song
    theonetheycallnundyon February 25, 2006   Link

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