When you feel you're alone
Cut off from this cruel world
Your instincts telling you to run

Listen to your heart
Those angel voices
They'll see you to you
They'll be your guide
Back home where life leaves us blind
Love keeps us kind
It keeps us kind !

When you suffered it all
And your spirit is breaking
You're growing desperate from the fight
Remember your love
And you always will be
This melody will always bring
You right back home

When life leaves us blind
Love, keeps us kind!
When life leaves us blind
Love keeps us kind!

Oh oh!
Oh oh!
Oh oh!



Lyrics submitted by VexooxeV

"The Messenger" as written by Chester Charles Bennington, Robert G. Bourdon, Brad Delson, Mike Shinoda, Dave Farrell, Joseph Hahn

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  • +4
    General Comment:really, I think after a whole album about the causes, effects, and ultimate destruction and horrific reality of war, "The Messenger" is a sign of hope.
    A song for how if we treat each other with kindness and respect, and do not get upset over useless things and resort to violence as a way of life, that people can live in peace. If we take the blindfold off when life leaves us blind, Love will keep us kind.
    That is the message.
    This is "The Messenger."
    To let us know that catastrophes of war CAN be prevented.
    pastachickennugget42on September 30, 2010   Link
  • +4
    General Comment:This is one of the best songs I've ever heard in my life. I can't listen to it without getting goosebumps. Like someone else said the intensity and raw emotion in Chester's voice is incredible. That intensity on a primarily acoustic track is just phenomenal. A lot of singers could learn a lesson from this song. This is true emotion. I'd be amazed if he said he didn't cry while recording his vocals.
    EarlyWakeningon October 05, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General Comment:Is anyone else completely blown away by Chester's Performance on this track? Can anyone guess what this gave me?

    I'll give you a clue, it starts with 'G' and ends with 'oosebumps'.
    callum6052on September 11, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General Comment:Chester said in an interview it is about his kids and they will trials in the world but they will always be loved and have a place to go to. Great song, I love Chester's vocals in this one.
    JCushon October 16, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:this song hits me extremely hard on a personal level. it brings tears to my eyes.

    linkin park has outdone themselves on this one!
    metalmeserole123on September 14, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:This song is a brilliant ending for this album. I love the feeling of love and hope that is sums everything up with.

    And I completely agree with Callum - Chester's voice is totally laid bare and he's doing what he does best. It's great.
    SusieBon September 14, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:chester is such a bad ass the pure passion and intensity he sings with....amazing
    DashGLORY182on September 14, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:This is a great song it has a great deal of meaning to it and i can relate to it in many ways and ways dat i cant even explain it...but great song doe...
    L1LCZ3Ron October 11, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:HAAAA your all retarded. This song is awesome. I never knew he had a beautiful singing voice until this song. You can tell he is singing with all he has.. hes practically yelling at the top of his lungs but turning it into beautiful music. This song and every other song on the album gets me motivated like hell. Linkin Park is now one of my favorite bands thanks to the pure power of this album, I hope they continue to make music like this.
    dannypingon November 17, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:I don't know if most look at this album as being a story, but I like to look at it that way. I kind of look at this as a soldier sending a message home to the soldier's wife/girlfriend, maybe he died, or maybe he is just telling his wife/girlfriend to be strong. That's just my look at this, it could mean anything, and I could be way off.
    mattjames2010on September 10, 2010   Link

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