"My Demons" as written by and Stephen Matthew Aiello Rob Graves....
Mayday! Mayday!
The ship is slowly sinking
They think I'm crazy but they don't know the feeling
They're all around me,
Circling like vultures
They wanna break me and wash away my colors
Wash away my colors

Take me high and I'll sing
Oh you make everything okay (okay, okay)
We are one in the same
Oh you take all of the pain away (away, away)
Save me if I become
My demons

I cannot stop this sickness taking over
It takes control and drags me into nowhere
I need your help, I can't fight this forever
I know you're watching,
I can feel you out there

Take me high and I'll sing
Oh you make everything okay (okay, okay)
We are one in the same
Oh you take all of the pain away (away, away)
Save me if I become
My demons

Take me over the walls below
Fly forever
Don't let me go
I need a savior to heal my pain
When I become my worst enemy
The enemy

Take me high and I'll sing
Oh you make everything okay (okay, okay)
We are one in the same
Oh you take all of the pain away (away, away)
Save me if I become
My demons

Take me high and I'll sing
Oh you make everything okay (okay, okay)
We are one in the same
Oh you take all of the pain away (away, away)
Save me if I become
My demons


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  • +5
    General CommentI really like it. Honestly I think it's about asking for help from someone.
    emogirl13on September 17, 2014   Link
  • +4
    My OpinionBadass song
    vortecs10on July 22, 2014   Link
  • +4
    My InterpretationThis song to me is about your inner demons and how they are suppressed by the people who care about you.
    Pattohon March 14, 2015   Link
  • +3
    Memorythe 2 persons have a side there is 2 of you is called my demons
    miriam1130on March 08, 2016   Link
  • +2
    Song Factmy demons it means that we have demons inside of us and we feel that demons can hurt us in our heads said that hurt others feelings and mess your head and what if I said other demons is my demons there demons other demons that is otherself it means my demons that is the meaning of my demons
    miriam1130on March 08, 2016   Link
  • +1
    General Commenttheres no hate(need/end), there is no love. And only dark skies that hang above. I call your name ot and woke alone. Send us signals to guide us home.
    Light the night up.You're my Dark Star and now you're finally awake(falling away).

    -but now.found in you
    what is lost in me,
    in our world so cold and empty.

    I could lie awake just to watch you breathe
    in the dead of night, you go dark on us.

    your're the cause. the antidote. the sinking ship and I cannot let go.
    you led my way and disappeared. how could you just walk away and leave me here?

    x1

    blinded I can't do this on my own.'
    you are all I've got to guide me home.
    violetcooleron November 19, 2014   Link
  • +1
    Memoryis you of you own demons self demons yourself demons is my demons
    that is the meaning of my demons
    miriam1130on March 08, 2016   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationThe reference to becoming his own worst enemy is the key, I think. *Something* which he's referring to as his demons, is dragging him under, which could be a bad relationship, mental illness, drug abuse, etc. He's terrified of giving in to it.

    His one hope is the person (or thing?) he sees as a would-be savior. "We are one in the same" implies a close connection with this savior, the only one who understands his demons and has the power to control them (whereas he does not have the power, even though he recognizes what's happening to him).

    Love the way the melodic chorus pops out from the grinding verses in this song.
    Ricocheton June 02, 2017   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationI believe that the song is about someone who needs help or wants help from someone or something. They are fighting their demons (inner demons) and needs saving that they may or may not be getting.

    Piece by piece analysis:

    Part 1:
    They feel that their demons taking over but nobody is able to see that they are. "They" representing those demons

    Chorus:
    This could either be someone who is saving this person or a person that the singer is hoping for that can help them escape from their demons

    Part 2:
    Back to talking about the demons again. When they mention that they can see "you" out there, they could be talking about the same person in the chorus, although this may show that the person is hypothetical because of how they say "I can feel you out there" or "I know you're watching". This could also be someone in their life that isn't helping them but knows of his demons. It's kinda complex and ambiguous, but I think it could be either.

    Chorus:
    See above

    Part 3:
    This seems like he is almost fantasizing about a life with someone helping him and no demons to worrying about. Then he transitions back to real life, talking about how he needs a savior or saving from when he "becomes his own worst enemy" and when his demons take over.

    Chorus 2x:
    See above

    This is just my analysis and what I see in it. If I'm wrong about something or if you see something different, feel free to comment or correct if I messed something up. This is an amazing song, very deep, very emotional, the song really strikes a chord with me and I connect with the subject matter very much. Overall it's a really great song.
    HMtlston July 02, 2017   Link
  • 0
    General Comment-I think he could be talking about someone with dissociative identity disorder / multiple personality disorder.

    We are one in the same
    Oh you take all of the pain away (away, away)
    Save me if I become
    My demons

    I cannot stop this sickness taking over
    It takes control and drags me into nowhere
    I need your help, I can't fight this forever
    I know you're watching,
    I can feel you out there

    - When someone suffers from D.I.D. Or M.P.D. When an alter personality takes over then the original can't remember anything that the alter did while in control of the body. It's also something that is not cureable, "I cannot stop this sickness taking over, it takes control and drags me into nowhere."

    Take me over the walls below
    Fly forever
    Don't let me go
    I need a savior to heal my pain
    When I become my worst enemy
    The enemy

    - Also when someone is suffering from DID/MPD it's because they had experienced something traumatic as a child. So almost always one of the personalities that the original creates is the child that experienced the trauma, the perpetrator and someone that is protective (someone who could protect the hold that experienced the trauma).

    Mayday! Mayday!
    The ship is slowly sinking
    They think I'm crazy but they don't know the feeling
    They're all around me,
    Circling like vultures
    They wanna break me and wash away my colors
    Wash away my colors

    - And lastly, when someone has DID/MPD, I doubt that they would go bragging about it to every person they meet. So when someone sees the original and then later on sees some of the alters they could be viewed as crazy. The alter personalities although one single body do think that they are or can become the original host so the original would have to be on constant lookout for that to not happen.


    Of course, I could just be reading way too deep into the song....
    Kruggela19on February 12, 2017   Link

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