She sits in her corner
Singing herself to sleep
Wrapped in all of the promises
That no one seems to keep
She no longer cries to herself
No tears left to wash away
Just diaries of empty pages
Feelings gone astray
But she will sing

Til everything burns
While everyone screams
Burning their lies
Burning my dreams
All of this hate
And all of this pain
I'll burn it all down
As my anger reigns
Til everything burns

Ooh, oh

Walking through life unnoticed
Knowing that no one cares
Too consumed in their masquerade
No one sees her there
And still she sings

Til everything burns
While everyone screams
Burning their lies
Burning my dreams
All of this hate
And all of this pain
I'll burn it all down
As my anger reigns

Til everything burns
Everything burns
(Everything burns)
Everything burns
Watching it all fade away
(All fade away)
Everyone screams
Everyone screams
(Watching it all fade away)
Oooh, ooh
(While everyone screams)
Burning down lies
Burning my dreams
(All of this hate)
And all of this pain
I'll burn it all down
As my anger reigns
Til everything burns
(Everything burns)
Watching it all fade away
(Oooh, ooh)
(Everything burns)
Watching it all fade away


Lyrics submitted by Happy_Bunny

Everything Burns - Ben Moody Feat. Anastacia song meanings
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    My InterpretationNow that most people have expressed how they feel about Ben Moody, Anastacia, and Amy Lee (although she doesn't really have anything to do with the song), I believe it's time to focus on the song itself and what message its trying to send out or what the story's about.

    My personal interpretation is that these lyrics are all about revenge. It's especially apparent in the chorus: "Til everything burns/While everyone screams/Burning their lies/Burning my dreams/All of this hate/And all of this pain/I'll burn it all down/As my anger reigns/Til everything burns". I agree with GreyscaleBluebird about the main character having been or being abused, though I won't necessarily be so quick to assume that the victim is a child. Adults feel and act the same way as children in these kinds of situations (perhaps they will react in a different way depending on the person). Correct me if I'm wrong, but when you are being abused, you won't want to talk about it because you feel ashamed; however, despite you not wanting anyone to know, there is a part of you that hopes someone will take off their mask ("Too consumed in their masquerade") and finally open their eyes to what is actually happening and do something about it and save the victim. But, until then, she will continue to sing and wish revenge on everyone.
    falling4hopeon May 15, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing. I think ben is amazing as a song writer and now as a singer.
    Paper_Flowerson June 13, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWow...
    cut_and_bleedingon June 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI was jus listening to this song last night...so this is what ben has been up to.
    i think this song is great. for me, they're voices dont realy blend well together tho... no offense, but anastacia's singing voice sounds like a man.
    overall, a great song. its gonna be number one in the charts soon!

    and..not really sure what the song means. a girl finally feeling happy??/ and shes waiting for all those unpleasant memories to go away??
    cloudy_daiz123on June 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI dont think you could get this song until you cry over it...
    Thiefon June 25, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing....i luv ben..have ever since he was with evanescence...he has amzing talent and I'm glad that he continues to use it...and who knew he would have such a great voice...but the bottom line is great song..will be on my playlist for quite a while
    Froggieson July 15, 2005   Link
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    General CommentNow I know im gonna get slaughtered for this but hey its what I thought when I first heard the song.

    It sounds like he is bitter at a female who can sing and has runied his dreams now I love amy lee to death but it possibly sounds its aimed at her.

    But she will sing - (Amy maybe who he is mentioning)
    Til everything burns - (Till the band is no longer famous)
    While everyone screams
    Burning their lies
    Burning my dreams - (losing his band evanescence)
    All of this hate - (supposedly amy and ben fell out)
    And all of this pain - (they were engaged but broke up)
    I'll burn it all down
    As my anger reigns
    Til everything burns

    Now i know amy said ben dont write from emotions so what I said is probably a load of bull but hey puts a new angle on the song lol. Sorry ben and amy and evanescence fans who are about to kill me i was just writing what I thought
    emblenjon July 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwell your not that wrong..amy does rite form emotin....so you could be rite.....
    soo good take ill think of it next time i hear the song
    Froggieson July 16, 2005   Link
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    General Commenthes nothing without amy, she rocks and he doesnt, evanescence are better without him if you ask me. ok now people are going to crucify me, so go ahead *holds out arms*
    Black Mariahon July 21, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so beautiful but I don't want to buy fantastic four's sound track just to hear this song and the videp clip is so cool I liled the comics of the fantastic four but isn't he afraid to set at the edge of whatever it was this is so crazy but I liked it?
    youngzoeon July 26, 2005   Link

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