"Fear" as written by Don Miller Robinson, Jenny Morris and Tam Morris....
Seems as though you're here again
Even so this day wont end
Always a step behind me, been
Creates a vision that blinds within
If you could only see

[Chorus]
The thought the burns inside
Gives you a feeling that you think will hurt me
A sight that burn the eyes
And you'll catch me and I know it kills you
(It kills you!)

Flip the switch and start again
Get the feeling every now and then
That your eyes are watching me
Creates a burning inside of me
I wish that you could feel
(All the shit that you put me through!)

[Chorus]
The thought that burns inside
Gives you a feeling that you think will hurt me
A sight that burns the eyes
And you'll never catch me and I know it kills you
(It kills you!)

Of course I saw you stumble
Always a step ahead
I coulda sworn I saw you say
Your confusing what you see
Confusing what I mean
I'll show you everything you thought you'd ever taught to me

[Chorus]
The thought that burns inside
Gives you a feeling that you think will hurt me
A sight that burns the eyes
And you'll never catch me and I know it kills you
It kills you

So think about this as you walk away!
You lost it all and now!
It's coming down!
It's coming down!

Of course I saw you stumble
Always a step ahead
I coulda sworn I saw you say
Your confusing what you see
Confusing what I mean


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"Fear" as written by Jenny Morris Don Miller Robinson

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentProbably one of my favorite sevendust songs. I love how the intro at the beginning is really the melody of the bridge and the bridge has some of the best singing lajon has ever done. I love it. Nice riffs too.
    guitarplaya3ebon April 14, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWow, Sevendust never ever fails to impress. I don't think I can name a bad song. This is definitely the standout track of the album, along with the more aggressive Inside and the softer songs Sorrow and The Past. As for this song, this would definitely have to rank in my top 5 Sevendust songs of all time, its slow build-up into a fantastic guitar riff is awesome. What really impresses me is the breakdown ("Of course I saw you stumble...") and the outro with the same lyrics. They make the song 10x better.

    As for the meaning; I am quite lost. My best guess would be that someone is clearly in a personal mess, and I think the narrator is trying to help him/her. Could be a friend or a lover, its not exactly clear. But I would have to say that the two obviously know each other well and the friend/lover misled the narrator at some point causing problems and fear between the two ("I'll show you everything you thought you ever taught to me"). It could also be saying that the subject is not listening to the narrator and is confused and isolated within his or her own mind. So the narrator could also feel that sense of hate which was caused by the misleading incident (if any) but at the same time realising that these two have had history together and that forgiveness overrules the fear.

    But hey, that's just my interpretation...
    Dan101on January 07, 2009   Link

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