"Brena" as written by and Maynard James/howerdel Keenan....
My reflection
Wraps and pulls me under
Healing waters to be
Bathed in Brena

Guides me
Safely in
Worlds I've never been to
Heal me
Heal me
My dear Brena

So vulnerable
It's alright

Heal me
Heal me
My dear Brena

Show me lonely and
Show me openings
To lead me closer to you
My dear Brena

Vulnerable
It's alright

Opening to
Heal
Opening to
Heal
Heal


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"Brena" as written by Billy Howerdel Maynard James Keenan

Lyrics © EMI APRIL MUSIC INC,

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  • +2
    General CommentMaynard is the best artist i have ever heard, and his songs, they have more than one meaning to any of them, i mean come on is the greatest man alive. His voice is great, the guitar solos are great, any band he has done anything with have become great. I mean look, he worked with APC, Tool, and Deftones, and they are all great bands. But that is my opinion, and may be a lot of other peoples, dont discriminate though.
    LoopyDiapermouthon April 25, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthis is one of my all time favorite songs. I definitely agree with the island with healing waters..but i think he uses it somewhat as a metaphor for his wife. I think it's about him wanting her to embrace him and love him and heal him and take all of his pain away. As for the vulnerable line...if you have ever been in love with someone, and are telling them at first, you are putting yourself out there, and are completely vulnerable. That person could make or break you. In this song he is reaching out for his wife, and is completely vulnerable and he just wants her to accept him.

    atleast that is what this song means to me.
    brena28on December 30, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General Commentsometimes... i listen to the song... and i listen pass the lyrics... this is definetly one of those songs... i enjoy it tremendously... it doesn't make me happy, sad, depressed, or anything... i just get this blah feeling of emptiness... and weirdly i love it
    AMiEMOorNOTon September 26, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentmaynard i believe is the best artist ive ever heard.
    Jondude11on April 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentObviously, brena is the middle name of Maynard James Keenan's wife (Jennifer Brena Furgeson)... but of course, as APC always seems to incredibly do, there's another meaning to this song... i just heard it here before all of the comments are lost, i'll try to find some evidence, but i heard that there's an island called brena in which people (natives, i think, not sure) believe that the waters of the island and in the springs heal... check out its pertience to the song.
    Jondude11on December 04, 2001   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyes i believe your right....the song is a comparison berween Jennifer and the island itself...the song is beuatifully done and my favorite track on the c.d. simply because of it's miraculous creativity and structure of words...
    Aspect Of Demiseon March 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree... the guitar solo at the end makes me melt.
    Jondude11on April 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow. This song is just incredible. It's genius. Everything from the warm sound of the guitars to the simple, but healing lyrics. It's like a lullaby. I swear I go to sleep every night listening to this song. The best closing track (temporarily disregarding "Over" for the moment) I've ever heard on a cd.
    Beowulf_Xtremeon April 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti do love this song, i read somewhere that he call brena his reflection, thus the starting lyric i guess!
    ladybugon June 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgeez this song is great...simply amazing
    WriGGaLoon July 13, 2002   Link

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