Lay awake
I don't give a shit
If I even ever wake up in the morning
Down below
There's a pile of sin
Always waiting for a
Waiting for a warning
Faster now, you know I got no brakes

Burned at the stake
Inside I'm blistering
Not a whisper
Looking in you'd never know it
Miles below
I look up again
When you snap they say
Before you never show it
Faster now, you know I got no brakes

Someone said it's all right
Save it now, don't say it for my sake
Someone said it's all right
Faster now, you know I got no brakes
Faster now, you know I got no brakes


Fuses glow
Wounds festering
Till the wind comes up
And takes it to the last pow
Back and forth
Staring at the wall
This room's a cage
I know that something's got to give now
Faster now, you know I got no brakes

Someone said it's all right
Save it now, don't say it for my sake
Someone said it's all right
Faster now, you know I got no brakes

No brakes


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No Brakes song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentWell you need a break before you break. In this song the person is at the end of their rope. About to snap. Really pissed off and about to blow up on somebody. So if they had some sort of break from the agitation or agitator they might be able to calm down or they are not getting any good breaks (good luck" As the song eludes Shit seems to just keep raining down on this person so the keep going "faster" or getting more angry becuase the get "no breaks".
    cuddaleeon January 16, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHe doesn't sing "Faster now, you know I got no brakes" after every verse.

    Anyway though, this song means a lot to me. When I feel like shit, this song helps me get through it (I have to wallow a bit before I can get into happy music) but the upbeat, faster music really helps. Everyone probably relates to this song @ one point or another
    battybat17on September 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe title of the song is actually "No Breaks," as in a coffee break, not car brakes. And the first poster just posted the exact same thing as the origianal lyric guy. That was strange.
    ^Debaseron July 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyea i dnt get how them lyrics r differnt to the other ones
    joehon July 25, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentActually, he's not talking about not having a break as in a rest, he is talking about not having car breaks, but not literally. He's saying "I've gotta go faster, but you know I've got no brakes." He can't stop. It's about being out of control.
    wriathblackmaneon September 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo you guys talking about the lyrics not being different, they were different before and one of the admins probably changed them to the ones the guy posted... it was like 4 years ago
    PinkFloydrulezon January 28, 2006   Link
  • -1
    General CommentThis is not No brakes lyrics... this is shit, here's the real thing: Lay awake
    I don't give a shit
    If I even ever wake up in the morning
    Down below
    There's a pile of sin
    Always waiting for a
    Waiting for a warning
    Faster now, you know I got no brakes

    Burned at the stake
    Inside I'm blistering
    Not a whisper
    Looking in you'd never know it
    Miles below
    I look up again
    When you snap they say
    Before you never show it
    Faster now, you know I got no brakes

    Someone said it's all right
    Save it now, don't say it for my sake
    Someone said it's all right
    Faster now, you know I got no brakes
    Faster now, you know I got no brakes


    Fuses glow
    Wounds festering
    Till the wind comes up
    And takes it to the last pow
    Back and forth
    Staring at the wall
    This room's a cage
    I know that something's got to give now
    Faster now, you know I got no brakes

    Someone said it's all right
    Save it now, don't say it for my sake
    Someone said it's all right
    Faster now, you know I got no brakes

    No brakes
    shadowcmlon May 27, 2002   Link

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