Keep holding on
When my brain's ticking like a bomb
Guess the black thoughts have come
Again to get me

Sweet bitter words
Unlike nothing I have heard
Sing Along Mocking Bird
You don't affect me

That's right
Deliver it to my heart
Please strike
Be deliberate

Wait
I'm coming undone
Irate
I'm coming undone
Too late
I'm coming undone
One look so strong so delicate
Wait
I'm starting to suffocate
And soon I anticipate
I'm coming undone
One look so strong so delicate

Choke choke again
I find my demons were my friends
Getting me in the end
They're out to get me

Since I was young
I've tasted sorrow on my tongue
And this sweet sugar gun
Does not protect me

That's right
Trigger between my eyes
Please strike
Make it quick now

Wait
I'm coming undone
Irate
I'm coming undone
Too late
I'm coming undone
One look so strong so delicate
Wait
I'm starting to suffocate
And soon I anticipate
I'm coming undone
One look so strong so delicate

I'm trying to hold it together
Head is lighter than a feather
Looks like I'm not getting better
Not getting better

Wait
I'm coming undone
Irate
I'm coming undone
Too late
I'm coming undone
One look so strong so delicate
Wait
I'm starting to suffocate
And soon I anticipate
I'm coming undone
One look so strong so delicate


Lyrics submitted by XSilverXSquirrel

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  • +5
    General CommentProbably already been said but sounds like contemplating suicide then realizing it's not right.
    DanMan135Bon February 09, 2009   Link
  • +5
    My InterpretationThis song was the 1st music i heard when i came out of a coma caused by a TBI{tramatic brain injury). I was the target of and ied in afganistan that introduced my brain to metal. Didn't care much for it either. When i came outta the coma I had to relearn almost everything. How to speak, lost a huge portion of my memories and terrible short term memory, even how to use the restroom. TBI's are considered the hidden injury. We look undameged. One look so strong so delicate. Also after 2yrs the healing basicly stops(I'm trying to hold it together Head is lighter than a feather Looks like I'm not getting better Not getting better). The chronic pain is terrible and never leaves. Pain meds don't hence head ticking like a bomb. For i wait for death and have been resuitated 7 times.
    retributionm85on May 24, 2012   Link
  • +2
    General CommentBest workout song EVER!!
    wendytime73on September 01, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General CommentBest.Music.Video.EVER.
    pointofoblivionon March 10, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI haven't looked too much into the lyrics yet, but musically this song is awesome.
    OnlyInDreams126on December 10, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOK your 40 year old virgin quote = nearly owning my soul...

    which I will admit CP is associated with gay people, and I will not dispute that..

    however, you also failed to see the rest the bands...

    Bands like Queens of the Stone age, who are fucking amazing
    Alice in Chains, Pink Floyd,
    Soundgarden, Nirvana, Neil Young,Bob Dylan,

    and most of all Pearl Jam,

    And it's not just the "radio hits" I like from those bands...

    It's the stuff they wrote off the kilter, the stuff they did under the radar, when they weren't popular, or after they "stopped being good"

    Seriously Nirvana's best stuff was on In Utero and some of PJ's best stuff was of off No Code...

    Bands that give a shit about the music they write, how it's going to affect the listener.... not how many records it will sell... that's what I like....

    And yes I Like Coldplay, but I am with out Comeback....
    N0 C0DE 79on February 21, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love the part where he says 'sing along mockingbird'. It sounds inspiring.
    ColumbineKidon May 19, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's a song about narcissism.
    Jerkamieon March 22, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentUm... it's black DOTS not BOTS. Buh.
    implosivefireon December 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhooops... I listened to it and couldn't really hear what they were saying. I assumed "thoughts" would fit in more than "bots" but I looked up the lyrics on... I dunno, 20+ sites and they all said "bots." Sorry, guys.

    Anyway, I really like this song - that's why I bothered to type out and post the lyrics.
    XSilverXSquirrelon December 11, 2005   Link

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