"Be Yourself" as written by Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk, Tom Morello and Chris Cornell....
Someone falls to pieces
Sleeping all alone
Someone kills the pain
Spinning in the silence
She finally drift away
Someone gets excited
In a chapel yard
Catches a bouquet
Another lays a dozen
White roses on a grave

And be yourself is all that you can do
To be yourself is all that you can do

Someone finds salvation in everyone
Another only pain
Someone tries to hide themself
Down inside himself he prays
Someone swears their true love
Until the end of time
Another runs away
separate or united?
Healthy or insane?

And be yourself is all that you can do (all that you can do)
To be yourself is all that you can do (all that you can do)
To be yourself is all that you can do (all that you can do)
Be yourself is all that you can do

Even when you've paid enough
Been pulled apart
Or been held up
Every single memory of
The good or bad, faces of love
Don't lose any sleep tonight
I'm sure everything will end up alright
You may win or lose

But to be yourself is all that you can do
To be yourself is all that you can do
To be yourself is all that you can do (all that you can do)
To be yourself is all that you can do (all that you can do)
To be yourself is all that you can
Be yourself is all that you can
Be yourself is all that you can do


Lyrics submitted by Toshio181, edited by underwaterguy, Zerep1997

"Be Yourself" as written by Chris Cornell Timothy Commerford

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    General Commentok, after three years - wow. I've heard people say they don't like this song, but how can you NOT? I personally love this song. Maybe I'm just so excited to hear the guys again (I heard it this morning for the first time in study hall and actually got up, jumping, and dancing around, happy that the album will drop May/June, tentative date May 17th). I seriously love the song. Maybe that's just me - I like the mellow stuff like Getaway Car more than Hypnotize.

    The message I think is obvious - no matter what you do, if you don't act how you want to and do what you want to, it'll backfire in one way or another, leaving you miserable. God, I adore Cornell's writing ability and Morello is a guitar GOD.
    oneiros lykoson March 16, 2005   Link

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