"I Believe You" as written by and Gary Clayton....
This is my excuse to testify been a beaten down boy
And I don't know why that's alright, that's alright

Well the truth was a lie and I don't know
How it got me to follow and it's true that the lie that was
Sold me will never let me go

What I needed you to
Say was hidden far away
This is why I've had to justify,
My head is shaken, yeah but that's alright
What I needed to believe was hidden far from me
That's alright 'cause I believe you

Take advantage of a malleable mind been a weakened sucker boy without
A spine that's alright, that's alright

Tell me that I've got to fight your fights, and now I'm a bleeding
Boy without a life but that's alright, that's alright

Don't feel bad because I won't cry
I'll do your will
And not ask why,
But that's alright because I believe you

Lyrics submitted by MrKASADY

"I Believe You" as written by Nick Van De Wall David Guetta

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentI think its about how someones lied to you for a long time, and no matter how hard you try you cant forget the lie they told you. And when you confront them about it, you expect them to say one thing but they dont.
    linkinpark8474on July 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is a fine example of a song that can be interpreted in many different ways; the most common opinions are that this is about Christianity, or perhaps cult mind-control. That's the thing about Klayton: never a straight answer.
    hercteryxon January 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAgreed with Fidley, never straight with Klatyon. To me it reffers to my relationship with my ex, for some time it was perfect for me, she also seemed to be satisfied and happy, and suddenly she told be the truth. The truth that she did not want to be with me anymore - she never told me she loved me "What I needed you to say was hidden far away". She refused me without any particular reason. I was so shocked I didn't even know how to ask about that - "That's alright cause I believe you". I just accepted it.
    endryuon January 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentTo me, It's about lies, yet loving someone so much you don't even care. Yet, if you were to question her, you wouldn't because you're too afraid to lose her.

    Or possibly, not caring how bad she'd treat you, because you want something to hold onto so bad, you don't care what she asks you to do.
    Slutfaceon January 28, 2008   Link
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    General Commentgoos song but
    Frys_Galon February 26, 2008   Link
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    General Commentgood* song but.. lol.. my spelling is so shocking .
    Frys_Galon February 26, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song can be taken so many different ways. The 2 that are most obvious to me is on can be taken as a mockery, as in a yeah... sure... i believe you.

    Or my favorite way to interpret this song is as if a 2 faced person was taking advantage of people who claimed to be part of a bigger party with a bigger purpose. The victim, after realization, is now saying hey that's OK. I can distinguish between the 2. The party and purpose is still true even if a member isn't.
    Mantis_61on March 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentMantis has a good point. celldweller used to be a christian. im just sad too see he has slipped away from his faith.
    platypotteron February 11, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI don't think he has slipped away from God, just christianity. He may very well be saved but just wants to help people out through music regardless if they are christian or not. I know after growing up in the Church and all it's hypocrisy sometimes I just want to leave Church and just try and leve for God. This song can be taken it many ways because it is so vague. I'm pretty sure he intended it to be that way.
    seelefireon June 13, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIn my opinion, this song is about Klayton being beaten up as a kid. He often says in interviews and in his blogs that he got his ass kicked in school. A lot.

    "been a beaten down boy and I don't know why"
    - perhaps was never sure of the reasons he was picked on.

    "take advantage of a malleable mind, been a weakened sucker boy without a spine"
    -other kids took advantage of him and he never stood up for himself, just did as he was told and acted as they thought he should, leaving him to be their target.

    "tell me that I've got to fight your fights and now I'm a bleeding boy without a life"
    -again, kids taking advantage of him and the way he thinks he should act in front of them, to pick fights and do stupid things, only to be beaten up by them later.

    "don't feel bad, because I won't cry, I'll do your will and not ask why, that's alright cause I believe you. "
    - here it seems like he's accepting that this is not the real him. He hides his feelings and blindly follows the others without question, either in fear if losing his image or being used/ beat up again etc. He believes what the others tell him he is.

    :\ reminds me of a kid I know...
    Vitruviuson December 02, 2010   Link

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