"A Lesson Never Learned" as written by and Danny Robert Worsnop Benjamin Paul Bruce....
Please, you have to help me
This is not my true face
If you could see my soul
As I have seen my soul
I could show it to you
It's rotten
It's poison
Help me please

Please give me a fucking excuse
I beg for just one reason to give you regret

Are you with me or are you on your own?
It’s time to choose your side, so choose your side
Are you with me or are you on your own?
It’s time to choose your side, so choose your fucking side

Could be the end of the world
I'd still be laid here on my own wasting my life away
Could be the end of the world
I'd still be laid here on my own wasting my life away

Hear me now
Get off your knees
Nothing changes when you pray
I'm the closest thing to a god you'll ever know
Get off your knees
Open your eyes
I'll regret never again
And I stand above you
And I can’t feel this pain anymore
And I can’t carry on this way
I’m hiding behind false eyes

Could be the end of the world
I'd still be laid here on my own wasting my life away
Could be the end of the world
I'd still be laid here on my own wasting my life away
Over and over
Over and over


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"A Lesson Never Learned" as written by Danny Robert Worsnop Benjamin Paul Bruce

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    General CommentI agree with skaterhottie about the alcohol & drug abuse. I love the line "Could be the end of the world. I'd still be laid here on my own wasting my life away." From what it means to how it's sung, it's just perfect <3

    And I found it a little amusing that in "A single Moment of Sincerity," a line that always stood out to me was "get on your knees." Guess they changed they're minds in this song.
    stiffkittenon May 10, 2011   Link
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    General CommentDanny has become a drunk, a druggie, etc. He went to rehab for a while which cause his girlfriend to break up with him. She also had a miscarriage so Danny was ALL fucked up. BUT once he got out he was doing just fine.During the making of Reckless And Relentless, he started up again. That's why it's titled "A Lesson Never Learned" He eventually realizes that his problem is starting up again but it's too late for him. People have given up on him. That's why he's begging for help.
    "And I can't feel this pain anymore
    And I can't carry on this way
    I'm hiding behind false eyes" is actually a REALLY deep, sad, and touching part. he's saying he'll just drink and do drugs to hide up the pain he feels....
    Aphie29on May 31, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about Danny's aclohol and drug problem when he sings

    And I can't feel this pain anymore
    And I can't carry on this way
    I'm hiding behind false eyes

    The aclohol has made him numb but it doesn't fix anything and its not a way to live, but he still hides behind it.
    skaterhottie639on April 05, 2011   Link
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    General CommentEveryone else had said it ten times better than i could^^
    I thought all these did were songs about whores and that stuff. But this a really deep emotional song.
    jabxon June 25, 2011   Link
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    My InterpretationThis is a conversation between the singer or writer (Danny?)and God.
    It starts with Danny asking for help. The next verse is Gods reply.
    It alternates back and forth verse by verse. {G} is for God and [D] is for Danny.
    You can cut and paste these verse interpretations beside the original lyrics to get the message.

    Writer / Singer Danny [D] is talking. Please help me I am all f***ed up.
    Really deep down inside I know the real me is better, but my soul is rotten. I have sinned.
    Help me.

    God {G} is saying to the writer and perhaps you the reader/listener...
    Give me one reason (and there is only one reason which is to not believe in God).
    Give me one reason and you will regret the day you were born and the day you die

    [D] Asks are you with me or are you doing it without me. It is time to choose your side. Meaning it is time for [D] to choose God's salvation. The "your side" meaning to be right with God. It is sort of a soliloquy, him talking a bit to himself. It is time to choose the side that God is on.

    {G} says/means that when you choose his side, salvation, then it is the end of the world. i.e. [D] would die, his world as he knew it would end and he would be born again into a new world. And {G} would still be here wasting away waiting for the salvation of another (perhaps you).

    [D] says listen to me, the real me. Get up. I have chosen. Being on my knees now will achieve nothing. It is time to take action. The prayer part is finished. God has accepted {D} and now {D} must start living as a Christian or begin living the Christian experience. (There is a distinction.)

    {G} says open your eyes. Wake up. Come alive. I will never regret your birth, creation, existence again. I stand above you, I am your God. You have accepted me.

    [D] says/means I have been helped. I do not feel this/the pain or effect of sin anymore. I am saved. I can't carry on the way I used to. I would be lying (hiding) denying the new reality of salvation.

    {G} repeats, it is up to you, it could be the end of the old reality for you and I would be here waiting, looking for the next sinner. I will still be here.

    [D] states the life goes on and on and on. A f***ing hell. F***. Sort of recognizing that {G} is right. Without {G} it is hell on earth. Earth filled with pain, war, despair, disease, rejection, lack of true love, anger over and over and over. With salvation comes forgiveness and the end of hell.

    tornribbonon August 20, 2011   Link
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    General CommentPlease you have to help me
    This is not my true face
    If you could see my soul
    As I have seen my soul
    I could show it to you
    It's rotten
    It's poison
    Help me please


    is a quote from the movie "Dorian Gray" a man who's life is spent doing nothing but partying and having sex, which then leads his addiction to pleasure to a slightly darker tone, he looks for pleasure in violence. he never ages or can be hurt, but there's a painting of him, that mystically takes all pain and suffering for him. it becomes more of a portrait of his soul, rather than him.
    augustburnsred222on January 24, 2012   Link

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