I see you fading away from us.
I'll miss you very much.
Room with empty bottles, broken dreams, and pride still running high, always on your side.
But I wanted more for you.
You can't go on this way.
And now I see it all fall through.
We pray for better days.
Stuck alone and scared.
Throw your life away and now choking on your pride may be the only way.
I don't want to see you like this.
We all tried to save you but missed.
I still feel the hope on your road.
Now come back to us like the days of the old.
I still feel you there, trying to get on top.
You'll always have my support, in my heart.
People you've hurt.
Friends that you've lied to.
But we understand, and that’s not (you) can see the end of the road,
I can see it too, for you, I'm scared, if I lose you, I'm not prepared.
This time, if you die.
I watch you, right before my eyes.
Just trust me, and listen.
You have no self control.
This will take your life.
Overdose and then indulge until you die.
Pondering, we all ask the question why.
Broken home, and then abandoned by your dad.
And we are left the only family that you've ever had.
Help you see it through.
Fight this me and you.
Reaching deep inside.
Problems not just you is what we find.
Our friendship makes it mine.

Lyrics submitted by chickndood

Shattered By Broken Dreams song meanings
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  • +2
    General CommentI think this song is about someone who has some kind of bad addiction to drugs or alcohol and they're destroying their life killing themself. Anyways, Its really good. Avenged 7fold are awesome.
    teenagefuckupon September 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyes i agree i love when the screaming comes in "i dont wanna see you like this"
    Thricefoldon June 14, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is about M. shadows one friend who tried to kill himself(Jusntin Sane; Old A7X bass player) by drinking bottles of cough medicine. he live but had sever brain damage. you see, he had severe depression.
    back to song...
    it's about how he supports him want him to stop hurting himself
    ask for help were here for you.
    it tells a little about his life.
    he's scared next time he tries to hurt himself he'll die.

    it thing the last part of the song(which the lyrics are wrong on this version) is incredibly heartfelt poetry
    *We can see it through.
    Fight this me and you.
    Looking deep inside.
    problems not just you is what we find
    mo moneyon November 24, 2004   Link
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    General CommentQue? Only 3 comments. Well, I guess all the other kids havent heard Avenged's old stuff. Well, to me this song is about a friend who is hurting him or herself and is extremely depressed. Shadows is trying to do something to help the person and have him or her be the person he/she used to be. He thinks that together they can fight through the problem. Badass song though. One of my favorites on Sounding the 7th. And for all you critics, City of Evil doensn't suck, it's just REALLY different. A7X still owns. peace out.
    darknesscoatsuson October 04, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah wow this song is fucking amazing, and i agree w/ above meanings ^^^^
    lilcrowon December 25, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah wow this song is fucking amazing, and i agree w/ above meanings ^^^^
    lilcrowon December 25, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song hits me in a highly personal way, my ex is a horribly alcoholic. i kills me to hear of him being drunk, i'm so afraid he'll die of alcohol poisoning or getting into a car with someone else who's been drinking. i don't want to see him that way, i wish i could have saved him from that lifestyle.
    seelenschreion February 11, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentis that the same Justin Sane in anti-flag.
    seamgeon July 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNo not same Justin Sane
    mo moneyon August 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song hits too close to home. it reminds me of my friends and i and how all wed ever do for months was drink n do drugs n i got out of it but my friends- especially the one i was the closest to- havent :(
    rock_angel18on September 29, 2007   Link

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