I believe them bones are me
Some say we're born into the grave

I feel so alone, gonna end up a
Big ole pile a them bones

Dust rise right on over my time
Empty fossil of the new scene

I feel so alone, gonna wind up a
Big ole pile a them bones

Toll due bad dream come true
I lie dead gone under red sky

I feel so alone, gonna end up a
Big ole pile a them...
I feel so alone, gonna end up a
Big ole pile a them...
I feel so alone, gonna end up a
Big ole pile a them bones

Lyrics submitted by Ice

Them Bones song meanings
Add Your Thoughts


sort form View by:
  • +6
    General Commentthis song sends chills down my spine. its obviously about mortality, about death, about how you are just a big ole pile of them bones, and thats what youll end up as. because.
    velvetsisteron December 23, 2005   Link
  • +3
    General Commentpretty much a song about one's own mortality,cause like Jerry said in a booklet for the box set,your just bones,you can lay down one night go to sleep,eyes closed,for for the last time
    aicguy22on May 08, 2002   Link
  • +3
    General Commentthis is what Layne said in a interview "the songs are about things that we were thinking and we wrote them down, and when u listen 2 them, whatever u think its about... THATS what its about!"
    Bknow33on May 28, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentVery sad song and I could relate to this song after me and my g/f broke up. I only listen to the song now cause its a good song.
    toke05on January 25, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentkind of ironic seems like he was predicting his own death in several songs sad sad he was such a good singer
    slvercord17on December 18, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti only heard this song today :) i love the lyrics about being alone.

    rahtwinkleon March 16, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthey "PLAYER1916" even though i think that quote does have some meaning to it, if u look at the whole interview, the whole band, including layne, were giving some what, sarcastic and just cut up answers.
    stonedtemplepiloton June 29, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI can't believe only a few people have commented about this song.

    I agree with aicguy22 on the meaning.
    quiffpornon May 14, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI spent a Year trying to find out what this song was when I heard it on the radio because the retarded local station doesnt like to name the songs they play.
    Hellscytheon May 17, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo everyone knows, this song can be found on the Radio X station in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

    Some damn good driving music IMO.
    Charlie the manon October 28, 2004   Link

Add your thoughts

Log in now to tell us what you think this song means.

Don’t have an account? Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. It’s super easy, we promise!

Back to top