Separate
Sifting through the wreckage
I can't concentrate
Searching for a message
In the fear and pain
Broken down and waiting
For the chance to feel alive

Now in my remains
Are promises that never came
Set this silence free
To wash away the worst of me

Come apart
Falling in the cracks of every broken heart
Digging through the wreckage of your disregard
Sinking down and waiting
For a chance to feel alive

Now in my remains
Are promises that never came
Set this silence free
To wash away the worst of me

Like an army
Falling
One by one by one
Like an army
Falling
One by one by one
Like an army
Falling
One by one by one
Like an army
Falling
One by one by one

Now in my remains
Are promises that never came
Set this silence free
To wash away the worst of me

Like an army
Falling
One by one by one
Like an army
Falling
One by one by one


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  • +2
    Lyric CorrectionOfficial lyrics from the official linkin park website. site.linkinpark.com/music/2012/living-things/#

    It is set this silence free to wash away the worst of me not except this silent rain.
    This an amazing song!!! :)
    throughotherseyeson August 14, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSeparate, sifting through the wreckage
    I can't concentrate, searching for a message
    In the fear and pain, broken down and waiting
    For the chance to feel alive

    somewhere there would be the guys, sitting and smiling at our interpretations , i always wonder what inspires them to write such good songs. some point in life, we all go through such traumas, where the near future seems very dim.

    Like an army, falling
    One by one by one

    how many of us do really understand what it is like to see a whole army,falling, one by one... how small and conceited is our thinking, the whole life passes and we dont really learn anything.
    crûxxthon August 08, 2012   Link
  • 0
    My Interpretationi think this is the best song on this great new album :)

    so heres my interpretation (sry for my bad english :S)

    i think this song might be about taking drugs and feeling bad about the own life.

    Separate, sifting through the wreckage
    I can't concentrate, searching for a message
    In the fear and pain, broken down and waiting
    For the chance to feel alive

    ths might be about how he doesnt feel good and tries to feel better by taking drugs

    Now in my remains
    Are promises that never came
    Except this silent rain
    To wash away the worst of me

    this could be about how the drugs didnt work the way he wished and about the rehab

    i thinks that this song is about the this because linkin parks singer and songwriter chester bennington had problems with drugs
    finchmaster1998on June 22, 2012   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationThe first time I heard this song I immediately related to it; here's my interpretation.

    Separate
    Sifting through the wreckage I can’t concentrate
    >> Sifting through my broken memories, through my pain;
    Searching for a message in the fear and pain
    >> Looking for an answer, a message;
    Broken down and waiting for a chance to feel alive
    >> Hurt and waiting to feel good, feel alive.

    Now in my remains
    Are promises that never came
    >> Now in what is left of me are promises that never came;
    Set this silence free
    To wash away the worst of me
    >> Tell me what is wrong with me so I can wash it way;

    Come apart
    Falling in the cracks of every broken heart
    Digging through the wreckage of your disregard
    Sinking down and waiting for a chance to feel alive
    >> Pretty much the same as in the first stanza
    guime1998on May 15, 2013   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationThe song could be about dying to the self/ego, where the person left behind is the remains. This might be called enlightenment, second birth. The person has died but still walks the earth, like a fallen angel. More realizations happen every day "like an army falling one by one" Silence (as in meditation) is the sanctuary that washes away the remaining attachments.
    kayakron June 23, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of my favorite songs by these guys, and I relate to this, but here we go. I'm going to label each part as 1, 2, 3, etc. so hang on while I explain since I can't summarize this baby. ;)

    1. Getting out of this drama/situation/whatever you want to call it. While getting out of this, he/she is trying to find answers on why and whatnot in their mental pain and fear. He/she is not physically broken but is mentally messed up. Still, this person is trying to find happiness despite what has happened.

    2. Just now I realized I don't have time so let me speed though this. This person is broken and but wants everything bad as he/she has seen to be gone from the surface of the Earth.

    3. almost the same as #!, but he/she addresses that he/she knows what the other did to them.

    In the interlude or whatever you call it (like an army...) I saw it as the person who's hurting's others realization that this is going to slap him/her in the face.

    Wish I had more time to explain but that gets the gist.
    ExquisiteColoron July 27, 2013   Link

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