"Going Through Changes" as written by Marshall B. Iii Mathers, Terence Michael Butler, Anthony Frank Iommi, John Osbourne and W. T. Ward....
I'm going through changes, I'm going through changes

Lately, I really
Feel like I'm, rollin' for delph like Philly
Feel like I'm losin' control of myself
I sincerely, apologize if all that I sound like
Is I'm complaining, but life keeps on complicating
And, I'm debating on, leaving this world this evening
Even my girls can see that I'm grieving
I try and hide it but I can't
Why do I act like I am all high and mighty
When inside I'm dying, I am finally realizin' I need, help
Can't do it myself, too weak
Two weeks I've been having ups and down
Going through peaks and valleys
Dilly dallying, around with the idea
Of ending this shit right here
I'm hating my reflection
I walk around the house trying to fight mirrors
I can't stand what I look like, yeah
I look fat, but what do I care
I don't give a fuck, only thing that I fear is Hailie
I'm afraid that if I close my eyes then I might see her, shit

I'm going through changes, I'm going through changes

I lock myself in the bedroom, bathroom
Napping at noon, yeah dad's in a bad mood
He's always snapping at you
Marshall what happened that you
Can't stop with these pills, and you've falling off with your skills
And your own fans are laughing at you
It become a problem you're too pussy to tackle
Get up, be a man, stand, a real man woulda had this shit handled
Know you just had your heart, ripped out and crushed
They say Proof just flipped out, homie just whipped out and bust
Nah, it ain't like Doody to do that,
He wouldn't fuckin' shoot at, nobody, he'd fight first
But dwelling on it only makes the night worse
Now I'm popping Vikes, Percs, and Methadone Pills
Yeah Em tight verse, you killed it
Fuckin' drug dealers hang around me like Yes-Men
And they gon' do whatever I says, whenever I says it
It's in their best interest to protect their investment
And I just lost my fuckin' best friend, so fuck it I guess then

I'm going through changes, I'm going through changes

(Don't know what I'm going through,
But I just keep on going through changes)

My friends can't understand this new me
That's understandable man, but think how bananas you'd be
You'd be an animal too
If you were trapped in this fame, and caged in it like a zoo
And everybody's lookin' at you
Whacha want me to do?
I'm starting to live like a recluse, and the truth is
Fame is starting to give me an excuse
To be at a, all-time low
I sit alone in my home theater, watching the same damn D-V-D of the
First tour, the last tour, he was still alive
And it hurts, so I fast forward
Sleeping pills would make me feel alright
And if I'm still awake in the middle of the night
I just take a couple more, yeah you're motherfucking right
I ain't slowing down for no one
I am almost homeward bound
Almost in a coma, yeah homie, come on dole 'em out
Daddy don't you die on me
Daddy better hold your ground
Fuck, don't I know the sound of that voice
Yeah baby hold me down

I'm going through changes, I'm going through changes

(Don't know what I'm going through,
But I just keep going through changes)

Wake up in the hospital, full of tubes
Plus somehow I'm pulling through
Swear when I come back, I'm ma be bullet proof
I'm a do it just for proof
I think I should state a few
Facts, cause I may not get a chance again to say the truth
See it just hit me, that what if I would not have made it through
I think about the things that I would have never got say to you
I'd never get to make it right, so here's what I came to do
Hailey this one is for you, Whitney and Alaina too
I still love your mother, that'll never change
Think about her every day, we just could never get it together hey
Wish there was a better way for me to say it
But I swear on everything, I'll do anything for her on any day
There are just too many things, to explain
When it rains, guess it pours, guess it does
Wish there wasn't any pain
But I can't pretend there ain't
I ain't placing any blame, I ain't pointing fingers
Heaven knows I've never been a saint
I know that it feels like we just pissed away our history
And just today, I looked at your picture, almost as if to say
I miss you sub-consciously, wish it didn't end this way
But I just had to get away, don't know why, I don't know what else to say
I guess I'm

I'm going through changes, I'm going through changes

Don't know what I'm going through, but I just keep going through changes


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"Going Through Changes" as written by Tony Iommi Terence Butler

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  • +1
    General CommentEminem is sending a personal message to his ex that he still loves her and wants her back. But he wants her to know that he wants to do it without anyone butting any blame on the other. He wants to get back with her mutually.. and for good.

    What a fucking sick ass song, man. This is by far the best on the album.

    And the line, "I'd do anything for her on any day" should read "I'LL do anything."

    He is talking to her in the PRESENT. He is talking to her personally RIGHT NOW. Listen to the song very carefully.

    Eminem's is a fucking genius!
    Inrange2020on June 21, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love the whole metaphor this song represents.

    It basically describes how he 'died' and then came back to life. Talks of how he became depressed after Proof died and how it affected his life so much. The last verse is a message to his daughters, not to his wife that he wants her back. He is explaining to his daughters that as much as he loves their mother, they don't work together, but he will always care for her.

    Beautiful.
    lankyashon June 24, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is the Eminem I love!
    BrightEyesAtheiston June 27, 2010   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningThis song is speaking about multiple things.

    One of the bigger meanings of the song is Eminem almost dying. In an interview Eminem speaks about almost dying because he had overdoesed on a specific prescription pill. After going through that whole ordeal he decided it was time to make a change, get clean and return to the rap game and become a better father for his daughters. And become a better person. That's why he says he's going through changes.

    EminemJayZFan4Evon July 15, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is probably the best song on recovery. why? bc the name of this song fits the idea of the name of the cd...RECOVERY.

    The song is filled with all of eminems emotion which is why it is so great bc you can feel that, it actually almost made me cry the first time i really understood what he was saying.

    He talks about everything he has gone through the past few years including, over eating, daytime napping, pill addiction, the thought of committing suicide multiple times, sorrow at the loss of his best friend proof and even finishes with a note to his daughters after he made his Recovery about the sorrow he also has about his relationship with kim.

    After the first 3 verses, where he tells us all that hes going through, the 3rd one ends with him almost like falling in and out of conciousness and him hearing hailies voice which is what helps him pull through bc he doesnt no what will happen to her if he dies. i think thats a great effect he added in that hook. When he wakes up in the hospital he says hes gonna be "bulletproof" bc proof was actually shot and killed by a bullet.

    What also makes this song so great is that anyone who can relate to what eminem is saying (it deosnt have to be with drugs or suidice, just GOING THROUHGH CHANGES in general during life) can really feel empathy with all the emotion eminem put into this song. I really thought there were gonna be more songs like this and Love The Way You Lie on recovery
    fxxkthat22on September 02, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's not often that you here a song that actually moves you... I have to say this one got me almost crying... The emotions coming thru this song...
    jandebananaon December 13, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentone of the best songs imo because of it's personal level. the passion he speaks of his daughters and proof makes his new music worth listening to even if he can't rap about being poor or doing drugs anymore. btw, "not afraid" lyrics don't belong on this page.
    sofa king coolon June 13, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentverse 4 says I ain’t pointin’ fingers, heaven knows there never been a saint.
    it should be 'heaven knows ive never been a saint.'
    kayemon July 20, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionLately I really, feel like I'm rolling for delph like Philly,

    thats the first line. lol just saying
    JenniMarqson August 10, 2010   Link
  • 0
    My OpinionWow, the fourth verse is very powerful. He obviously feels very strongly for Kim, despite all they've been through.
    GarciaOwenson November 30, 2010   Link

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