"Born for This" as written by and Hayley Nichole/farro Williams....
Oh no, I just keep on falling (Back to the same old)
And where's hope, when misery comes crawling? (Oh my way, eh)
With your fate, you'll trigger a landslide (Victory)
And kill off this common sense of mine

And it takes acquired minds
To taste, to taste, to taste this wine
You can't down it with your eyes
So we don't need the headlines
We don't need the headlines, we just want (We want the airwaves back, we want the airwaves back)

Everybody sing
Like it's the last song you will ever sing
Tell me, tell me do you feel the pressure now?
Everybody live
Like it's the last day you will ever see
Tell me, tell me do you feel the pressure now?

Right now, you're the only reason (I'm not letting go, oh)
And time out, if everyone's worth pleasing (Well ha)
You'll trigger a landslide (Victory)
To kill off the finite state of mind

And it takes acquired minds
To taste, to taste, to taste this wine
You can't down it with your eyes
So we don't meet the headlines
No, we don't want your headlines, we just want (We want the airwaves back, we want the airwaves back)

Everybody sing
Like it's the last song you will ever sing
Tell me, tell me do you feel the pressure now?
Everybody live
Like it's the last day you will ever see
Tell me, tell me do you feel the pressure now?
Everybody sing
Like it's the last song you will ever sing
Tell me, tell me do you feel the pressure?

Alright, so you think you're ready?
OK, then you say this with me, go:
We were born for this (We were born for this)

Alright, so you think you're ready?
OK, then you say this with me, go:
We were born for this (We were born for this)
We were born for this (We were born for this)
We were born for, we were born for

Everybody sing
Like it's the last song you will ever sing
Tell me, tell me can you feel the pressure?
Everybody live
Like it's the last day you will ever see
Tell me, tell me can you feel the pressure now?
Everybody sing
Like it's the last song you will ever sing
Tell me, tell me can you feel the pressure?
Tell me, tell me can you feel the pressure?

We were born for this (We were born for this)
We were born for this


Lyrics submitted by thoseguiltyeyes

"Born For This" as written by Joshua Neil Farro Hayley Nichole Williams

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., MOTHERSHIP MUSIC PUBLISHING

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  • +6
    General CommentHmmm...well, according to their LJ (I'm such a dork) Hayley was feeling really down one day about the way that the recording was going, and the critics in some magazines, and other haters on this awesome band. So she went home, got online, and read some awesome feedback from fans, and she decided that they didn't need the approval of major magazines and critics, so long as she was having fun and the fans were having fun. And then she wrote "Born For This," Josh laid down some music, and they got the winners of the contest to sing the backing vocals. It's intended to be the "Whoa" of RIOT, so all the throwbacks to All We Know Is Falling are intentional. It's kinda a response to all the hype around the second album (the sophomore curse), by saying "Well, you heard our old stuff, so can you handle the new?" sort of thing.

    Wow. I hope that made sense.
    Fuzzypenguinson April 16, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General Commentwow you've got the lyrics up already!

    this song seems kind of like parts from there first album, example:
    Tell me, tell me
    Do you feel the pressure now?

    (Whoa oh)

    OK so that's only 2 examples... i don't think i have much of a point...

    Everybody, sing
    Like it's the last song you will ever sing

    Kind of part of that contest they had a little while ago... which now I can kind of compare it to Whoa from their album... "We got everybody singing" from Whoa and "Everybody sing, like it's the last song you'll ever sing." Well I don't have much of a point to this, just making comparisons...
    mandy9876on April 04, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentGood song, but what's up with the Refused reference?
    Kifon June 10, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentalioopity: Welcome to the pop music scene, you elitist snob. If this is the first band that you've liked that this has happened with, get used to it, or stop listening to FBR bands...not meaning to be mean, but it happens a fair bit and FBR seems to spit them out pretty well, kinda like Drive Thru used to be.
    hmpharghon June 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAwesome gang vocals!
    kookycookieon April 04, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDefinately about the band.

    Thought it was "You CAN'T down it with your eyes"... as in, don't like us for how we look, you can't experience Paramore that way.

    Can't wait for Riot.
    Seewaon April 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJust to let everyone know, I won't be making any changes to the lyrics until the album actually comes out and I'll be able to see what lines are wrong and what aren't, so don't bother commenting to what you think the right lyrics are. :)
    thoseguiltyeyeson April 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment* commenting with what you think the right lyrics are.
    thoseguiltyeyeson April 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnywayy.
    This song is brilliant. I can't for Riot to come out in June. And, yeah, it's about the band.
    Amazing.
    WishingForYouon April 07, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat Song!
    This song seems kind of like they just want real fans and they don't care want others say about them.
    I know it's really obvious in the lyrics.
    lovexxon April 07, 2007   Link

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