Pretty mess, with a pretty voice
Humming in my ear,
drowning out the world's noise
Such a pretty one, such a mixed up one
I once was lost, then I was found
I wanna make things better the second time around
What a precious sound
Hearing the words a second time around

And how will you understand?
As if I would back then.
How will they understand,
that's who I was not who I am?
And I'm not a perfect soul,
and I'll fall again, I know.

I must pull myself together
This is a brand new day
Pull myself away from my mistakes
Pull myself together,
It's time to let the waves pull me, take me away

And I know for you this must be hard,
giving me a second start
And I know I'm a little bit late
but please don't hate, hate me
Don't hate, hate me

Chain of lies, chain of events
The keys are in your reach,
but not in your hands
You don't have to be
a quote good unquote person to be let free

And how will you understand?
As if I would back then.
How will they understand,
that's who I was not who I am?
And I'm not a perfect soul,
and I'll fall again, I know, but oh

I must pull myself together
This is a brand new day
Pull myself away from my mistakes
Pull myself together,
It's time to let the waves just take me, pull me away

And I know for you this must be hard,
giving me a second start
And I know I'm a little bit late
but please don't hate, hate me
Don't hate, hate me

So pull myself together
This is a brand new day
Pull myself away from my mistakes
Pull myself together,
It's time to let the waves just take me, pull me away

And I know for you this must be hard,
giving me a second start
And I know I'm a little bit late
but please don't hate, hate me
Don't hate, hate me

The crazy new you(?) you're running for
is right here where you're at


Lyrics submitted by heyyerrad

Pull Myself Together (Don't Hate Me) song meanings
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    General CommentI think this song is about when someone either first gets saved or just in general has this huge change in themselves and the people around them either don't take them seriously or think they're a hypocrite. I believe he is pleading out to the people to try to understand even though he doesn't expect them to, but he's asking for their forgiveness and just to start over.

    It could also be about completely messing up and apologizing and starting over with that person a little bit too late.

    Ultimately the theme is second chances and other's reactions to them.
    tulipsareblueon March 29, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti agree that this song is about second chances,
    i feel its more for those people who give second chances, but its like with strings attached.
    when you like partially forgive someone, but then you still half guilt trip the person about it.

    we're all just a "pretty mess" looking for second chances, "pulling ourselves together" to try and make things right, despite some stupid mistake we made at first.
    audge22on July 24, 2010   Link

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