All that's left is my heavy breathing,
A place where my head spins,
Everything in between has come out,
It's calling me up, it's calling me,
Do you think I ever cared?
Let me prove you all wrong.

Before you open your mouth, let me make it clear,
I can't be brought down, oh, I stand so high,
That I have never listened, that I have never listened to so much,
Where's the lesson in this? Where's the meaning in this now?

Self-taught, a trick I played for far too long,
Soft speech with heavy words that come from no book,
Where are the followings, how do we reach the truth?

Before you open your mouth, let me make it clear, I can't be brought down,
Oh, I stand so high, that I have never listened,
That I have never listened to so much, where's the lesson in this?

All that's left is my heavy breathing,
A place where my head spins.

Before you open your mouth, let me make it clear, I can't be brought down,
Oh, I stand so high, that I have never listened,
That I have never listened to so much, where's the lesson in this?

Before you open your mouth, let me make it clear,
I can't be brought down, oh, I stand so high,
That I have never listened, that I have never listened to so much,
Where's the lesson in this? Where's the meaning in this now?


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    General CommentCorrections welcome, although I think it's relatively sound. Great song.
    Street Spiriton August 15, 2009   Link
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    General CommentOh, and the meaning is pretty self-evident.
    Street Spiriton August 15, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAgreed lyrics seem all correct to me.

    As for the meaning I think it's obvious as well. Classic Jonny Craig. This song is a good representation of his mindset I think. He can be perceived as a sort of troubled person because of the songs he writes, but you can always see the strength he has too.

    "Self-taught, a trick I played for far too long,
    Soft speech with heavy words that come from no book"

    He is so uniquely independent, and that's the way most of ought to be.
    mikespucheson August 15, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti personally think this song is about his family and people who used to put him down and it used to get to him and this comes into play in the line

    "All that's left is my heavy breathing, a place where my head spins,"

    then in the line "everything in between has come out, it's calling me up, it's calling me" is like saying his calling to become a singer has come and when he says "do you think i ever cared?" he is saying he doesnt care to just leave his family behind.

    and in the chorus its seems like even today they try to still put him down but he knows inside he is a better person than they could ever be and he wont let them bring him down to thier level.
    Tk12345on August 15, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThe only correction I have is in the chorus.

    I'm pretty sure he says "while I stand so high" and not "oh, I stand so high"
    lucasdonutson August 17, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI believe it is "while I stand so high" as well.
    i also think it is, "that i'll have ever ascent, that i'll have ever ascent to so much." but that's what i hear but i also am probably wrong. i think either way they would sound correct.
    Xsabretigeron August 26, 2009   Link
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    General Commentok i lied it is "that i have never listened".
    Xsabretigeron August 26, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthe title to me like means kids who get put in "trash cans" or whatevs, getting bullied. and heavy breathing.. how he wants to fight them and its been calling me up.. because he's never fought back before. just my thoughts! :)
    cameronx3on August 05, 2010   Link
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    Song MeaningAm I the only one who sees how spiteful and egocentric this song is? I love it, don't get me wrong it's awesome when you're pissed, but really. Are all of you ignoring how much of a totally drugged, drunk ASSHOLE he's always been, or are you just unawares? Because honestly, I would find that hard to believe. Why are you clapping him on the back?

    I think this song is really obviously about DGD and everyone else who got fed up with his bullshit. 'Do you think I ever cared?' About the band, about any of them, etc. 'I can't be brought down, I stand so high', his over-inflated ego has always been cause for conflict. I think this can also be related back to his drug use....ANYWAY, if you listen to his tone, it is clearly not spiteful. This is not an anthem of empowerment, this is a bitter retort.
    delitebriteon January 13, 2011   Link

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