Tired of being seen as a bird in a cage
Tired of being heard all he did last week
Obviously you want to be me ‘cause everytime
when I fall you're the first to reveal me

Live for yourself instead
Do me a favour
Feed your empty head
You drive me close to the edge

Everything you say, you say to annoy me
Watching every move I make whenever I'm around
Everything you do, you do it to destroy me
Waiting for the darkest hour to put me down

Time is gradual, the surface is all you can see
And if I told you the truth you will not understand me

Feed your empty head
Do me a favour
Live for yourself instead
You drive me close to the edge

Everything you say, you say to annoy me
Watching every move I make whenever I'm around
Everything you do, you do it to destroy me
Waiting for the darkest hour to put me down

You drive me close to the edge
You drive me close to the edge



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    General Commentthis is a great song,,, and i really dont (truthfully) know what it means , but here it goes

    im thinking its about his (Lauri's) relationship with his parents, when he dropped out of school, cus what i have read about him i dont think his parents cared for him verry much and when he dropped out that must have made them mad, so i figured that when people are mad at people they just seem to put people down.
    so yeah
    thats what i think, but dont take my word for it

    and VIVA LA FINLAND
    AndLoveSaidNo446on April 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthmm i dunno about that, sounds possible though i guess...
    It seems as though it would be something like that, for example MY interpretation of it; for me; when i listen to it and sing it, I feel like I'm singing it to my mum...
    cozsheepon July 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyou drive me close to the edgeeeeeeeeee!!!
    rocks! ;D
    crow_hearton November 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commentomg, cozsheep, me toooooooo! All the time!

    I agree with you, AndLoveSaidNo446, it does sound like he is singing to his parents. I know it would be to my mom.

    I love this song.
    Dierdraon May 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think it might be about someone like a friend or an acquaintance that is jealous of him and does whatever they can to try to be like him. And when he makes a mistake that person jumps on it fast to make himself look better than him.

    I don't know. I could be wrong, but that's just how I looked at the song.
    spoofon August 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI change my answer. It's not to his parents. I think it's about the media.

    Tired of being seen as a bird in a cage
    (All celebrities aren't seen as what they are.)
    Tired of being heard all he did last week
    (The Media really likes picking on what the person did every hour of every day.)
    Obviously you want to be me ‘cause everytime
    when I fall you're the first to reveal me
    (Well, that's an obvious line.)

    Live for yourself instead
    Do me a favour
    Feed your empty head
    You drive me close to the edge
    (Basically, stop picking on my life and everything I do, and live your life, not mine. Or, more simply, 'Go away!')

    Everything you say, you say to annoy me
    Watching every move I make whenever I'm around
    (Well, that one's pretty obvious too.)
    Everything you do, you do it to destroy me
    (Destroy his career, his relationships, just by saying, 'Seen at a party, did some stupid stuff, and we have full coverage!')
    Waiting for the darkest hour to put me down
    (Making something out of nothing. He's in a bad mood, and they assume he's breaking up with someone, or they hear something he says and they say something entirely different. Making a mountain out of a molehill.)

    Time is gradual, the surface is all you can see
    (Again, like the first line, they can't see ~him~, but only what's on the outside.)
    And if I told you the truth you will not understand me
    (Again, if he was in a bad mood and told them what happened, they'd be like, "OMG! SOMEONE DIED!")

    So... yeah.
    Dierdraon September 21, 2008   Link

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