Did you think that I'd disappear?
Did you think that I'd wash away?
Did you think that I'd last this long?
Did you think that I'd get this strong?

Everytime they try to make me change
they just wear me down with more chains

And it feels like
that your with me or against me
and it feels like
that your promises are all mine
and it feels like
that to push me is to shove me
and it feels like
that the only way is the wrong way

Did you think that I'd could be your cruch
Did you think that life could mean so much
Did you think that this could end in birth?
Did you think that this was just plain old luck

and everytime that try to make me change
that just wear me down with more chains

And it feels like
that your with me or against me
and it feels like
that your promises are all mine
and it feels like
that to push me is to shove me
and it feels like
that the only way is the wrong way

everytime they try to make me change
they just wear me down with more chains

And it feels like
that your with me or against me
and it feels like
that your promises are all mine
and it feels like
that to push me is to shove me
and it feels like
that the only way is the wrong way

and it feels like
that the only way is the wrong way

and it feels like
that the only way is the wrong way

the only way is the wrong way
the only way is the wrong way


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  • +2
    General CommentThese lyrics are all wrong.

    and it feels like
    that your promises are "omens".

    Did you think that this could end in "bust"?
    Did you think that this was just plain old "lust"?

    Now it makes sense. No one's giving birth here and promises wouldn't be "all mine" if everything is going wrong.
    filterfan23on August 23, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think the speaker is expressing frustration at a partner who is controlling and passive-aggressive. The partner makes promises, and pushes him for what he's told is his own good, but in the end it's clear that the partner (or parent) is just doing these things for their own gain or control. That's why the lyrics are "it FEELS like the only way is the wrong way"---because while he's being told one thing (that it's all for his own good), it feels like (and probably is) the wrong thing.
    Mendalusa77on December 05, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is absolutly brilliant. If you listen to the music your're happy, but the lyrics are depressing. Good song though. It's a song that helps you when your friends are assholes.
    Jonnymacdon April 19, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is about the cycles of pain
    incuon May 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree. Definitely about going through pain and trying to deal or eventually not dealing with the situationl. I can relate to the song. It's one of my favorites.
    raysrealityon September 18, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah i agree with u guys.. this sentence "and everytime they(?) try to make me change
    they just wear me down with more chains" that everytime people try to change him, they just chain him down to what he is because he dont want them to make him change..
    neonrebelon April 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow. I relate to this song more than I thought, but it doesn't move me or groove me.. really nice though.
    Reedstaron May 23, 2009   Link

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