I'm gonna knock it down
Anyway that I can
I'm gonna scream, I'm gonna yell
I don't wanna have to use my hands

It's like screaming at a wall
Someday it's gonna fall

You build that wall up around you
And now you can't see out
And now you can't hear my words
No matter how hard I shout

It's like screaming at a wall
Someday it's gonna fall
You're safe inside and you know it
'Cause I can't get to you
And you know I resent it
And my temper grows

You better reinforce those walls
Until you don't have room to stand
'Cause someday those bricks are gonna fall
Someday I'm gonna use my hands

Lyrics submitted by black_cow_of_death

Screaming at a Wall song meanings
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    General Commenti think that the wall is the defense or front that people put up and he's trying to get to the real person inside but he's built this wall up so much its impossible. and the "I don't wanna have to use my hands" is talking about nonviolent resolutions but "Someday I'm gonna use my hands." i agree with minorxxthreat though he is really pissed off. i get mad at people who have fronts like this.
    with out meon January 22, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWho's hiding? you'll never know...
    Marrrtinon April 22, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe best Minor Threat song.

    Fucking passionate.
    Justin_Watton September 24, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think its about trying to get the point across to someone who just wont listen, almost like the phrase "talking to the wind". and then you get pissed off because they totally disregaurd what you say.
    minorxxthreaton March 19, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song makes me wanna scream at a wall.....

    AngDiaon April 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthes basically talking about how everyones so closeminded and they wont hear or understand wut the fuck he's sayin
    its like screamin at a wall
    someday they're all gonna fall
    fattieonlsdon September 06, 2009   Link
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    General CommentMmmmmmmm...it appears the man can't do a damn thing and she's waving her finger in his face saying Eat Shit and Die, Jerk. Gotta love this song! Too bad the band didn't last.
    spinachsaladon December 05, 2011   Link

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