"One" as written by and Pierre/comeau Bouvier....
We are the ones
The ones forgotten
And this time
The future is ours
It's in our hands

We're the tear in your eyes
We're the blood in your veins
We're the beat of your heart
We're the sweat on your face
We're the ones that you chase
We're the promise that you made
We're the voice in your head
We're the lies that you said
We're the kids that you pushed away
We are

We are the ones
The ones forgotten
And this time
The future is ours
It's in our hands
We are one

We're the pride of your lives
We're the light shining deep in your eyes
We're the choice that you made
We're the smile on your face when you sleep at night
We're the best thing you had
But you left us behind
We're the kids that you pushed away
We are

We are the ones
The ones forgotten
And this time
The future is ours
It's in our hands
We are one one

We're the pain that you feel
We're the scars that don't heal
We're the tears in your eye
We're the reason you cry
We're the voice in your head
We're the lies that you said
We're the best you had
But you pushed us away

We are the ones
The ones forgotten
And this time
The future is ours
It's in our hands
We are
We are the lost
The ones forgotten
And we've got
Nothing to lose
Together we stand up tall
We are
One


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"One" as written by Pierre Bouvier Charles-andre Comeau

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    General CommentHere's my interpretation:

    It's about the teenage/young adult generation.

    "We are the ones, the ones forgotten, and this time the future is ours. It’s in our hands" This line is saying that as young adults, we are sometimes forgotten or pushed aside, by parents or society or whatnot, but that in the end, we are the future.

    "We’re the tear in your eyes, we’re the blood in your veins, we’re the beat of your heart." This line, as well as all the other lines that start out "We're the..." is talking about the teenagers' parents, especially with this verse:

    "We’re the pride of your lives
    We’re the light shining deep in your eyes
    We’re the choice that you made
    We’re the smile on your face when you sleep at night"

    "Nothing to lose, together we stand up tall, we are one." That line is saying that as the next generation, we need to work together.

    Yeah, so mostly I think this song is about parents and their teenagers and how the teenagers are the future.

    Any other interpretations?
    neonlovechickon December 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYeah, this song is kinda hard to interpretate, but you hit it right on the nose.

    Since younger people are often pushed aside or unotticed, this song is describing what the younger generation are feeling about others ignoring them.

    Yep, this was hard tobinterpretate at first, but eventually you get it.
    Legato_Dudeon December 28, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWe are the ones (Whoever the person is)
    The ones forgotten (Forgotten by their parents)
    And this time (Now they are older)
    The future is ours (Their generation is the future)
    It’s in our hands (Their generation)

    We’re the tear in your eyes (Parents cry after the birth of a baby, or after they find out they are having a child)
    We’re the blood in your veins (Parents are blood relation to their children)
    We’re the beat of your heart (Children touch the parents heart everyday)

    We’re the sweat on your face (As toddlers parents get a workout once they learn how to walk and talk)
    We’re the ones that you chased (Again after the child learns how to walk parents chase them around the house)
    We’re the promise that you made (Parents always make a silent promise to themselves about what they will do as a parent)

    We’re the voice in head your head (Forced to think about what is best for the children, children are the voice in the back of their head)
    We’re the lies that you said (This child believes that the parent abandoned them therefore did not keep their promise)
    We’re the kids that you pushed away (Abandoned their child)
    We are…

    We are the ones (The children)
    The ones forgotten (Forgotten by their parents)
    And this time (Now)
    The future is ours (They are the future for their own generation)
    It’s in our hands
    We are one (They are all together)

    We’re the pride of your lives (Parents are proud of their children)
    We’re the light shining deep in your eyes (Parents have a twinkle in their eyes as they watch their children grow)
    We’re the choice that you made (The parents choose to keep/raise the child)
    We’re the smile on your face when you sleep at night (Parents often think about their children and smile)

    We’re the best thing you had (Tried to be what they wanted)
    But you left us behind (Still they were pushed away)
    We’re the kids that you pushed away
    We are…

    We are the ones
    The ones forgotten
    And this time
    The future is ours
    It’s in our hands
    We are one
    One…

    We’re the pain that you feel (As a teenager, rebelious they cause the parents pain for neglecting them)
    We’re the scars that don’t heal (They leave permanent scars with the parents)
    We’re the tear in your eyes (They are crying because they failed not because they are proud/happy now)
    We’re the reason you cry (Cause the parents to cry)

    We’re the voice in head your head
    We’re the lies that you said
    We’re the best think you had but you pushed us away

    We are the ones
    The ones forgotten
    And this time
    The future is ours
    It’s in our hands
    We are one
    One…

    We are the ones
    The ones forgotten
    And we've got
    Nothing to lose
    Together we stand up tall (The entire generation is in charge of changing the future)
    We are one

    Basically it is about how a child is raised and how it will affect how they treat the parents later on in life.

    *Also there is a few messed up lyrics
    feet (Should be BEAT)
    are (Should be WE'VE GOT)
    Yasmine14on January 01, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about kinda the kids that were picked on and the kids who are underdogs and the ones that are yes forgotten about and it about them rising up and changing the future b/c its their turn to do something
    blueeyedemochickon January 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentTo me this song is the opinion of a group of kids who were bullied at school and are singing the song to the bully.
    We’re the pride of your lives
    We’re the light shining deep in your eyes
    We’re the choice that you made
    We’re the smile on your face when you sleep at night
    I think this verse is talking about how by making other people feel small, the bully feels really good about himself. Then The verse that goes:
    We’re the pain that you feel
    We’re the scars that don’t heal
    We’re the tear in your eyes
    We’re the reason you cry

    We’re the voice in head your head
    We’re the lies that you said
    We’re the best think you had but you pushed us away
    Is talking about how guilty the bully feels once he has grown up and realised how wrong bullying is. He hears voices in his head of the kids he bullied and the scars will never heal and he will be stuck with the guilt of making them kids lives shit forever. Just like many other songs, i think this is an anti-bullying song telling people not to pick on people coz there different coz later on it will always come back and haunt you.
    You may have interpreted this song another way and think what im sayin is a load of bullshit but its just what i imediately thought the song was about after hearing it.
    EmilyTheStrangeon February 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentCorrection in the lyrics... It's supposed to be "We are the lost, the ones forgotten" and not "We are the ones, the ones forgotten". I know because I have the CD.
    Anyway, I think this is a song about things in the past like decisions made and words said that have come back to haunt someone even if they have long been forgotten.
    This is one of my favorites from the new album. I often find myself popping in the CD and changing to track 10 when I have nothing to do.
    BassGSon March 09, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti agree with Yasmine14. this song is kinda saying that only the new generation wicch is us, can change the future that we can keep disasters from happening such as columbine and other such tragedies. that even though parents will always end up ignoring their children, they have friends that can hlep them through things and together they can accomplish anything
    AngelBabyVaneon August 17, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"we're the kids you pushed away" definatly the kids outcasted. I can relate to that soo much.
    "we're the voice in your head" i think they're talking about the bully's concience..like the voice they get when they start to feel bad.
    I love how on "we're the beat of your hearts" the drums get louder.
    simpleplanfan09on September 03, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"One" is the title of a song by METALLICA!!!!!!! LONG LIVE METAL AND DOWN WITH POSERS
    Metal_Up_Ya_Ass_Jayon September 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentok to all u little kiddies..how can you NOT get what the meaning of a SP song is? it really couldnt be more obvious...i really dont see why you need to discuss the MEANING...they couldnt be more obvious and more easier! you people suck. retards.
    Royal_Hermione_Emmaon January 12, 2006   Link

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