"And One" as written by Chester Charles Bennington, Robert G. Bourdon, Brad Delson, Joseph Hahn and Mike Shinoda....
Where should I start
Disjointed heart
I’ve got no commitment
To my own flesh and blood
Left all alone
Far from my home
No one to hear me, to heal my ill heart, I

Keep it locked up inside

Cannot express
To the point I’ve regressed
If anger’s a gift, then I guess I’ve been blessed, I

Keep it locked up inside
Keep my distance from your lies

It’s too late to love me now
You helped me to show me
It’s too late to love me now
You don’t even know me

Breaking a part of my heart to find release
Taking you out of my blood to bring me peace
Breaking a part of my heart to find release
Taking you out of my blood to bring me peace

Breaking a part of my heart to find release (Break)
Taking you out of my blood to bring me peace (Me)
Breaking a part of my heart to find release (Too)
Taking you out of my blood to bring me peace

Keep it locked up inside
Keep my distance from your lies

Breaking a part of my heart to find release (Break)
Taking you out of my blood to bring me peace (Me)
Breaking a part of my heart to find release (Too)
Taking you out of my blood to bring me peace
Breaking a part of my heart to find release
Taking you out of my blood to bring me peace
Breaking a part of my heart to find release
Taking you out of my blood to bring me peace

Keep my distance
Keep my distance
Keep my distance
Keep my distance


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  • +2
    General CommentIt's about a person who is wounded by world and he doesn't even feel himself. He locked his problems deep inside so noone can see them. Because if they do, they will judge him. They will say he's crazy, so he, keeps it inside and fights with his problems by himself. He is keeping distance from the whole world and, breaking his heart (I think that part is about self-harming) because for him the only way to express psyhical (I don't know how to spell that, I'm from Croatia) pain is to harm himself, fisically. And the best part of this song (to me) is
    "If anger's a gift then I guess I've been blessed"
    blackivyon July 14, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentFor me, this song is about someone hurting you very badly, and you trying your best to keep your distance from them. I think it's like... also about how the person cuts themselves to try to "bleed" them away, and they break their own heart doing so. But that's just my interpretation .
    suchabeautifuldisasteron March 29, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about a guy who did something wrong like broke up with his girlfriend and he wishes he didnt.
    Otepsaveson December 04, 2001   Link
  • +1
    General Commentabout the song and one... it related to me when i was in another state staying at my sisters place and i got into a fight with a friend ... these lyrics sounded like my situation and the rest but mostly these were the feelings ....
    ''Left all alone
    Far from my home
    No one to hear me, to heal my ill heart, I

    Keep it locked up inside

    Cannot express
    To the point I’ve regressed
    If anger’s a gift, then I guess I’ve been blessed, ''
    NIKKIEon March 14, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti think this song is expressing chester's feelings from when he was young. i know he was abused when he was younger, and maybe he didn't get the attention from his parents, or one of his parents that he should have had.

    Keep it locked up inside

    he had so much emotion built up inside, but nobody was there for him to say any of it to. he had to build up all of his emotions inside, and there was no one there for him.

    Where should I start
    Disjointed heart
    I’ve got no commitment
    To my own flesh and blood
    Left all alone
    Far from my home
    No one to hear me, to heal my ill heart

    that is pretty much self explanatory... he feels lost, like he's all by himself, and no one is with him or there for him to listen to his feelings.

    It’s too late to love me now

    and he's saying the effort is too little too late. he's already been hurt too bad, that if they tried to make it better and all of a sudden tried being there for him, that it's too late.

    wild_horses724on April 26, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think song is about being hurt by someone and "keeping distance" from that person. The person in this song has a family member which he cares about, his brother or maybe a cousin who cares about, who did an evil deed. He cannot believe that this person, his own "flesh and blood" did this evil deed, so he rejects him/.her with his "ill heart". The person who did the evil deed hurt his heart and left it "disjointed".The singer in this song wants to let out the family member's deed out in the open, aiming for punishment, but he doesnt know where to start or if even he should do it. Meanwhile, the singer decides to keep his distance from the sinner's lies.He also feels that he is alone, because he his the only one that knows about that "secret" deed.He views "anger" as a gift because God has gaved him reasoning and morals. Having anger shows that he knows what is right and wrong.
    conspiracynsuon April 28, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti think this song is about someone who has been hurting for a long ass time, and theyre heart has been trampled on so much its like disjointed and they are trying to get away from the person doing this to them, and they are so mad, and cant express it so its kept up inside them
    InSaNePsYcho420on August 05, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about a person who has nothing but pain and suffering in his life and is so mad. He/She meets a person and they make it so much worse that he reaches a point in which he finally loses his mind. The girl/boy that he met finally showed him that everybody usually goes through the same thing: "It's too late to love me now, you helped me to show me"
    Dragon1629on April 13, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis totally describes my emotions towards my mom. for most of my childhood she was never around and i felt abandoned. plus never meeting my dad didn't help me feel any better. "no-one to hear me, to heal my ill heart" I never talk to her except when we're fighting. "keep it locked up inside, keep my distance from your lies" I do not trust my own mom and I have very little faith in the world and the people around me. This song is unbelievably good. Nice for venting emotions.
    Xtr1kon April 06, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentits actually:

    It’s too late to love me now
    You have never showed me
    It’s too late to love me now
    You don’t even know me
    greyIeternityon September 25, 2007   Link

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