Everybody needs somebody to hurt it seems
Caught in the middle of life
It's just a riddle full of bad dreams
Everybody needs somebody to hurt it seems
Caught in the middle of life
It's just a riddle full of bad dreams
(Oh oh oh oh oh oh)
(Ah ah ah ah ah ah)

Waiting for someone to help me
When someone will give you a hand
You feel lonely at work
Nobody understands
You feel lonely on the train
But you don't make a sound
You keep it all inside
One day it's gonna come flooding out
Everybody needs somebody to hurt it seems
Caught in the middle of life
It's just a riddle full of bad dreams
(Oh oh oh oh oh oh)

You know each tear you cry
You tear yourself in two
(Ah ah ah ah ah ah)
We hurt with tears
And still we tear ourselves in two

Silence penetrates ya
And the walls are closing in
Looking at that phone
Waiting, just waiting for someone to ring
You know you could be a good friend
You could treat ‘em well
But no one seems to be caught in your magic spell

Everybody finds somebody to hurt, it seems
Caught in the middle of life
It’s just a riddle full of bad dreams
Everybody finds somebody to hurt, it seems
Caught in the middle of life
It’s just a riddle full of bad dreams


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    General CommentThis song speaks for it's self and the very title of it speaks for it's self as it is a very doomed but ever so true title.

    I think it's about depression to which Richard Ashcroft did have. I think it's about a person who has been hurt by almost every one that they have came across and they have left to forget it "you feel lonely on the train"

    This person could be on the search for help but is feeling so down with dark emotional grief that the person thinks that no one will understand this persons suffering until they eventually hit rock bottom "you keep it all inside one day it's going to come flooding out". But until then they keep it to themselves and it's killing him/her "silence penetrates you and the walls are closing". He/she is hurt and has also built walls to isolate themselves so that this person doesn't get anymore hurt.

    The words "looking at that phone waiting, just waiting for someone to ring" could mean for anyone to ring this person to help then break out of their shell and that the "good friend" part could be a reference to that one person that might ring him/her
    Old school music loveron July 10, 2017   Link

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