Is this really what I wanted I don't even know anymore
Night eternal the lands now tremble before me
Oh I have everything that I could have wanted
So why is it that I feel so conflicted?

They say this is who I am…
But what they don't understand is that…
This is killing me
Is this who I'm supposed to be?
A nightmare, see what I have done to you
It feels oh so wrong
But what else could I have done…
When all they see, is the monster I'm supposed to be

Looking back to a time not so long ago
A life worth living no hatred seething below
Oh I have gone and betrayed all those who've loved me
Only to have them replaced with this power so lonely

They say this is who I am…
But what they don't understand is that…
This is killing me
Is this who I'm supposed to be?
A nightmare, see what I have done to you
It feels oh so wrong
But what else could I have done…
When all they see, is the monster I'm supposed to be

They say this is who I am…
But what they don't understand is that…
This is killing me (KILLING ME!)
Is this who I'm supposed to be? (SUPPOST TO BE!)
A nightmare, see (NIGHTMARE, SEE!) what I have done to you
It feels oh so wrong (OH SO WRONG!)
But what else could I have done…
When all they see, is the monster I'm supposed to be (THE MONSTER I’M SUPPOST TO BE!)
So in time we will find if I can be me!


Lyrics submitted by ZeGerman

Who I Am (DrDrycer cover) song meanings
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    My InterpretationSounds like it's about Princess Luna. Especially from SE02EP03 "Luna Eclipsed" but with plenty of references to the Season 1 Premiere

    "They say this is who I am…
    But what they don't understand is that…
    This is killing me"
    They say she's still Nightmare Moon, they still fear her (Fluttershy in particular) because of her actions as Nightmare Moon. But she just wants to be Luna, it's "killing" her because people see her for what she is no longer.

    "Is this who I'm supposed to be?
    A nightmare, see what I have done to you
    It feels oh so wrong"
    All Equestrians can remember of her is Nightmare Moon. She asks basically "Is this what you want me to be?"

    "But what else could I have done…
    When all they see, is the monster I'm supposed to be"
    Same as before, she wants to be Luna, but everypony still sees her as Nightmare Moon.


    DrDrycer did an amazing job with the Lyrics, but the L-Train's cover blew the original away in my opinion. Just his tone of voice and the chorus is what gets me. The screaming in the chorus and the Metal/Rock tone of his cover just more strongly emphasise the "emotion" of the song than DrDrycer's original Soft Rock version. I Love Luna, and I wish the show would go further into her character.
    ZeGermanon March 09, 2014   Link

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