"Carry Me Away" as written by Mike Shinoda, Senen Reyes, Louis M. Freeze and Antonio Johnson....
I was an outcast, outsider
Trouble-maker
A lost soul, outta control
In danger
Didn't have a care in the world
My feelings were numb
Never showing emotion
Is easy for some
I don't know how it happened
How I got to this point
But I needed a way out
I was stuck in a ploy
I needed another path or I'd self destruct
I was down on my luck
My head was so fucked
A menace rollin' the streets is what I was
Holdin' my heat and rollin' with the serious thugs
You couldn't tell me a thing
I was like my brother
Words went in one ear and out the other
Slangin' and bangin'
With a chip on my shoulder
An insane, hit the brain
Certified street soldier
So close to the grave
You at an early age
Can't tell you the price I've paid

[Chorus]
Oh, the sky overhead
Is like a canvas of gray
I dunno how much time
I'm beginnin' to save
From the first spring to light
To the end of the day
I'm just livin' my life
Till they come carry me away

I've been there in LA nights
In the block where I came up
My pops used to hate
When we hanged with them bangers
Guess he knew one day that we'll become us
That's just how it is when you live where we come from
Fight, don't run
Is the motto we live by
Get 'em on the ground
And stomp a mind about ten times
Sure we was just kids back then
I had no remorse for what we did back then
Six of us, one call, we'd all pack in
Hit the strip, and go and get the shit crackin'
Gun wars, and drug deals, I seen 'em happen
When I started losin' homeboys I wasn't laughin'
I looked all around and seen
None of 'em there
That's when I figured out
That nobody cared
If we lived or die
We'll just get high and ride
And I wasn't gonna let this happen one more time

[Chorus]

My mother would stand for me
Every step of the way
She did not judge me
She told me I'd win some day
When I was at my lowest
When I had no focus
She pulled me out the gutter
Said I wasn't hopeless
Every night she prayed for me
I was out on the street
Chillin' on the corner with the hand on my heat
Eyes open wide for the pigs and foes
It's an every day hazard when you hustle for doe
So many nights I didn't come home
She thought the worst
Maybe somebody shot me down
Without any remorse
Maybe I hurt somebody and I was stuck in a cell
Well, I regret all those times that I put her through hell
When I reflect back on those days, my heart aches
And everybody I lost or let down
I wish I could take it all back
And make it better, but I can't
So I try to make amends
And be there, through thick and thin

[Chorus]

Come carry me away
Come carry me away
Come carry me away
Come carry me away


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"Carry Me Away" as written by Louis Freese Demerick Shelton Ferm

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    General CommentI was an outcast, outsider, a troublemaker
    A lost soul out of control in danger
    Didn't have a care in the world, my feelings were numb
    Never showing emotion is easy for some
    I don't know how it happened, how I got to this point
    But I needed a way out, I was stuck in the void
    I needed another path or I'd self-destruct
    I was down on my luck, my head was so fucked
    A menace running the streets is what I was
    Holding my heat and rolling with the serious thugs
    You couldn't tell me a thing, I was like my brother
    Words went in one ear and out the other
    Slanging and banging with a chip on my shoulder
    From insane in the brain certified street soldier
    So close to the grave at an early age
    Can't tell you the price that I paid

    The sky overhead is like a canvas of grey
    I don't know how much time I'm beginning to save
    From the first break of light until the end of the day
    I'm just living my life until they come carry me away

    I remember a late night on the block where I came up
    My pops used to hate when we hang with them bangers
    Guess he knew one day that that would become us
    That's just how it is when you live where we come from
    Fight don't grind is motto we live by
    Get them on the ground and stomp them out about ten times
    Shit we was just kids back then
    I had no remorse for what we did back then
    Six of us and we all packing
    Hit the strip and get the shit cracking
    Guns wars and drugs deals I've seen them happen
    When I started losing homeboys I wasn't laughing
    I looked all around and seen none of them there
    That's when I figured out that nobody cared
    If we lived or died, we just get high and ride
    And I wasn't going to let this happen one more time

    The sky overhead is like a canvas of grey
    I don't know how much time I'm beginning to save
    From the first break of light until the end of the day
    I'm just living my life until they come carry me away

    My mother was there for me every step of the way
    She didn't judge me, she told me I'd win someday
    When I was at my lowest, when I had no focus
    And she pulled me out the gutter and said I wasn't hopeless
    Every night she prayed for me when I was out on the street
    Chilling on the corner with a hand on my heat
    Eyes open wide for the pigs and foes
    Every day has it when you hustle with thugs
    So many nights I didn't come home she thought the worse
    Maybe somebody shot me down without any remorse
    Maybe I hurt somebody and I was stuck in a cell
    And I regret all those times that I put her through hell
    When I reflect back on those days my heart aches
    And everybody I lost and let down I wish I could take it all back
    And make it better but I cant so I try to make a mends, and be there you think of this

    The sky overhead is like a canvas of gray
    I don't know how much time I'm beginning to save
    From the first break of light until the end of the day
    I'm just living my life until they come carry me away

    Come carry me away
    Come carry me away
    Come carry me away
    Come carry me away
    stpdass20on April 11, 2010   Link

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