Going through the pages of my fantasies
Pushing all the mercy down, down, down
I wanna see you try to take a swing at me
Come on, gonna put you on the ground, ground, ground

Why are you trying to make fun of me?
You think it's funny?
What the fuck you think it's doing to me?
You take your turn lashing out at me
I want you crying when you're dirty in the front of me (?)

All of my hate cannot be found
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
So you can try to tear me down
Beat me to the ground
I will see you screaming

Come and fill the pages of my fantasies
I'm above you, smiling at you, drown, drown, drown
I wanna kill and rape you the way you raped me
And I'll pull the trigger
And you're down, down, down

Why are you trying to make fun of me?
You think it's funny?
What the fuck you think it's doing to me?
You take your turn lashing out at me
I want you crying when you're dirty in the front of me

All of my hate cannot be found
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
So you can try to tear me down
Beat me to the ground
I will see you screaming

All my friends are gone, they died (gonna take you down)
They all screamed, and cried (gonna take you down)

I got my monkey, got my monkey back against the wall (?)
Gonna take you down

All of my hate cannot be found
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
So you can try to tear me down
Beat me to the ground
I will see you screaming
All of my hate cannot be found
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
So you can try to tear me down
Beat me to the ground
I will see you screaming


Lyrics submitted by HoldURBreath

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    General CommentI have the entire album, and I have to say that this is my favorite song on it. I mean listen to the lyrics, the way they flow so fluidly through the song, which has taken a much more mellodic spin, versus the older korn stuff. The message is so strong, so powerful... I love it. Everyone needs this song.
    Dredenon June 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI agree with Dreden. It's an awesome song, and I'm really pleased with the whole album, which I'm listening to song-by-song. Anyways, there's some definite Faget-style lyrics in the first few lines, and the rest is just Jon pretty much saying how he's going to beat the bejesus out of someone. Yeah!
    xLateralussxon June 08, 2002   Link
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    General CommentA great song... No doubt.
    RavenGTon June 08, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is actually based on the Columbine school shootings. These lyrics are through the eyes of one of the killers. The world told them that they were nobodies, that they would never amount to anything - and they proved everybody wrong because the media turned them into superstars. That shows you how our society twists the loss of so many lives into a hollow television frenzy. It's ironic that this is turning out to be one of the most popular songs on Untouchables. I don't think that many fans realize what it's really about.
    DeathRockBoyon June 12, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing and this video is awesome. I love the Vanilla Coke kid!
    tootiredtocareon July 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentmabye i got mixed information or some shit, but i though jonathan davis was mollested and shit when he was a kid by his father....or something like that....if i'm right then i think jon interpretted his anger from that into this song...i dunno
    NaYon July 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis isnt the name of the song its called thoughtless just to let u know that
    musesunbrn23on July 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis isnt the name of the song its called thoughtless just to let u know that
    musesunbrn23on July 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentit was oringinally called Tear me Down, but before it came out they changed the name to Thoughtless so it's still the same song
    SOAD4LIFEon July 25, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI loved moshing to this song. And also, i dont think this is related to schoolshootings because he says "my hate cannot be found"
    foreignmanon July 26, 2002   Link

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