"Sacrifice" as written by and Tyler Patrick/brenner Connolly....
No I don't need a reason to be breathin'
Just here doin' what I can
No I don't want a family who would damn me
And resent everything I am
I don't need to prove to all the ones who
Feel that I need to fit in
No I won't ever tell you that I failed you
I'd rather start life over again

No I'm sorry to say
There'll be no sacrifice today

No I can see it clearly
Why you feel me
Why you gotta bring me down
No I don't wanna fight you
Just to spite you
But I'm not afraid to take you out

No I'm sorry to say
There'll be no sacrifice today

Everybody expects me to break
But I'll never break down again
Everybody expects me to give up
But you'll never see me givin' in
Everybody wants me to lose
But I'll never lose who I am

No I'm sorry to say
There'll be no sacrifice today

No I'm sorry to say
There'll be no sacrifice today

Everybody expects me to break
But I'll never break down again
Everybody expects me to give up
But you'll never see me givin' in
Everybody wants me to lose
But I'll never lose who I am

No I'm sorry to say
There'll be no sacrifice today

No I'm sorry to say
There'll be no sacrifice today

No sacrifice today
No sacrifice today


Lyrics submitted by danielsharpe

"Sacrifice" as written by David J. Brenner David Brenner

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentOMG i cant believe no one has commented yet!!!!
    this song is one of the best off of Scars & Souvenirs!

    these are my fave lyrics,

    Everybody expects me to break
    but i'll never break down again
    Everybody expects me to give up
    but you'll never see me givin in
    Everybody wants me to lose
    but i'll never lose who I am
    FOBfangirlon January 11, 2009   Link
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    General CommentOk, this is crazy. I created an account specifically for this song. (I'm going to get other use out of it too.)

    This song is CLEARLY about how, no matter what everyone else thinks, nothing could bring him down. He's feeling on-top-of-the-world almost.

    "No I'm sorry to say, there'll be no sacrifice today."

    Nothing you could do is going to bring me down.

    "Everybody expects me to break
    but I'll never break down again
    Everybody expects me to give up
    but you'll never see me givin in
    Everybody wants me to lose
    but I'll never lose who I am"

    Further evidence of the nothing bringing him down.

    Maybe this was confusing, but I was trying to demonstrate how simple the meaning of this song is, and you can take it for face value. There are so many songs with such a deeper hidden meaning. Well, not this one.
    KnightPrincess13on May 27, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI'm glad the 2010 winter olympics used this song. It sounds like a fight song. I like it. its about not giving up whether everyone wants to put you down or anything. You're at the top of the game.
    dpk123on April 20, 2010   Link
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    General Commentdefinitely about sticking it to the world and saying eff you, you can't define me!
    Not giving up and being who you are I guess.. not letting others rule or control you.
    I love it!
    BeautifulDisturbiaon October 10, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis, in my opinion, is about the most emotional song on Scars & Souvenirs. Fell in love with it at a time that was really trying to me. Still in love with it. Quite simply put, when I sing this song, I'm telling my problems "hey, you can't intimidate me".
    TheNextBestThingon February 28, 2011   Link
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    General CommentBest song on the Album after All or Nothing.. Its so inspirational..
    My fav lines are:

    Everybody expects me to break
    but i'll never break down again
    Everybody expects me to give up
    but you'll never see me givin in
    Everybody wants me to lose
    but i'll never lose who I am

    and the music arrangement too is just the perfect one for this type of song.. And like KnightPrincess13 said even I created an account specifically for this song :)
    gayatri11011on September 14, 2013   Link

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