"Hearts/Wires" as written by and Frank Mirelez Delgado Sergio Vega....
Nothing can save me now
It's what I believe
The slit in the sky when you left
Is all I see

Nothing to sing about
I've bared all my leaves
No vision of dreams about you
Came true for me

Cut through
This razor wire
And died on your heart
Writhe 'till the end

Stuck with illusion now
I drown in your sea
I hope that you first save yourself
And then come for me

Cut through
This razor wire
And died on your heart
Writhe to the end
Break through
Collect the wires
And writhe in your heart
Writhe 'till the end

Away, away, away
Down deep into your veins
All the way
All the way
Down deep in your heart
All the way
All the way, away

Cut through (away)
This razor wire (away)
Writhe 'till the end
Break through (away)
Collect the wire (away)
Died on your heart
Writhe 'till the end


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"Hearts/Wires" as written by Frank Mirelez Delgado Sergio Vega

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  • +1
    General CommentIt seems like this song is about the death of a loved one and feeling hopeless about it.
    bruhitsme123on November 25, 2016   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIf I were to pick it apart in a more literal sense by my own speculation, I'd say he is distraught and in pain because he can't connect with someone or they're dead. They also could be an addict taken under by the drug and the only way they can connect again is to break through the razor wire (pain) and collect the wire (connection to him). To writhe is to be uncomfortable or contorted. There is much pain in breaking through an addiction but if you writhe to the end, you can finally connect to your loved ones.
    capt420mdon November 28, 2016   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningI forget if it was Stef or Chino who said this, but I read that it was inspired by the movie The Silence of the Lamb. Like a Wild Bull character
    shinyditto12on April 11, 2016   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnother hit from Deftones hands down!
    Doesnt it sound a little Cantrell-ish in the intro? I'm sure Jerry played this part too, Tho they only mention him on Phantom Bride.
    Westcoast7on April 27, 2016   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about losing God and feeling helpless.
    rikliteon September 27, 2016   Link
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    General CommentHearts and Wires(hypodermic needles/medical monitoring equipment). Someone dies, they collect the wires. Someone uses drugs, they collect the wires.

    It's about waves of the same situation.

    The slit in the sky when you left, is all I see.

    Someone died, it's all he can think about.
    Also, a heroin user will nod off, only look up at the sky, unable to move but look thru slits in their eyes.

    Also, someone in a coma, can't really move, but stares up at the sky thru slits of their eyes.

    The song is layered with these stages all thru it.

    Ultimately, he needs a way out, and shoves that needle down deep into his veins, all the way.

    The drug says you're mine till the end.

    It's dark and I think it continues with (L)MIRL, where they make the choice to kill themselves.
    TheCyndicateon January 25, 2017   Link
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    General CommentI do not think these are the correct lyrics. Correcting them lends a whole new interpretation, which for me has to do with the pain of finding someone you know who would be your soulmate but the love is unrequited/unreturned. The person of interest has been hurt too much, has wrapped their heart in razor wire metaphorically. He wants to release her from this (find a way, a way out), and (metaphorically we hope) consume her heart and do some writhing about.

    Here is what I believe they are:

    Nothing can save me now
    It's what I believe
    The slit in the sky when you left
    Is all I see

    Nothing to sing about
    I've bared all my leaves
    No vision OR dreams about you
    Came true for me

    Cut through
    This razor wire
    And DINE on your heart
    MINE 'till the end

    Stuck with illusion now
    I drown in your sea
    I hope that you first save yourself
    And then come for me

    Cut through
    This razor wire
    And DINE on your heart
    Mine til the end

    Break through
    CLIP the wires
    And writhe in your heart
    MINE til the end

    Away, A WAY OUT, away
    Down deep into your veins
    All the way
    All the way
    Down deep in your heart
    All the way
    All the way, A WAY

    Cut through (A WAY OUT)
    This razor wire (A WAY)
    Mine 'till the end
    Break through (A WAY)
    CLIP the wires (A WAY OUT)
    DINE on your heart
    MINE til the end
    mickeyjon February 09, 2017   Link

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