You can keep breathing, I only fall when you are near me
Incomplete, I only talk when you can hear me, Keep dreaming
can't wake up until I'm sleeping, Lost on me, Close to something I'll never be

Close to something I'll never be

If I just stay here, close my eyes can you still see me ?
Obsolete, very nearly something to see
Still see me, I can't wake up for sleeping
Incomplete, very nearly something to be

Very nearly something to be

You can keep trying, drown in sleep to be flying
See for Miles, something that I wanted to be
I can't wake this dream, prototype ends up has been
Incomplete, the consequence of something to be

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Becoming X song meanings
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    General Commentbeing in a relationship with someone, and feeling unworthy of their love and companionship because you feel like you can't give the same back.
    hunt05on March 11, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentx ?
    SMUSER16997931on October 06, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"The symbol 'X' is one of the most abused symbols in 20th-century culture. "'X' is a variable in mathematics," he notes, "meaning that it's a substitute for whatever you like. So there's that instant ambiguity. And when we were in America, someone said that it could be a cross. Then someone else said it was a kiss. Plus there's Generation X, and Malcolm X, and on goes the list..."
    thornykinson July 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLiam: "Consequence of wanting to be something to anyone - an audience, a friend, a lover. Are emotions a priori or consequences of other existences. (Phenomenology)."
    thornykinson July 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMaybe be a re-ocuring dream of a loved one that passed away and she keeps having this dream and its like living on a whole other life with this passed away person. I dont know...just outside the box thinking. this song is truly one of the most powerful songs ive ever heard. It deff. is one of those songs i NEVER ger sick of.
    RollOnXon January 25, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMMm excellent song
    altf4on October 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentX is the character Chris Corner adopted as a stage name in his solo project IAMX after Sneaker Pimps split.
    alltomorrowspartieson April 15, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is straight up G.
    Andrew Evenstaron April 17, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThere's a bit missing after the second verse:

    Still see me?
    There's a punishment needed
    Very nearly something to be
    Adderon March 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis album's song titles remind me of the video game series "Mega Man" and "Mega Man X".

    "Becoming X" - "X"
    "Walking Zero" - "Zero"
    "Roll on" - "Roll"
    AkaiEdgeon March 02, 2015   Link

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