I'm not the kind of person you think I am
I'm not the anti-christ or the iron man
I have a vision that I just can't control
I feel I've lost my spirit and sold my soul

Got no control

I try to entertain you the best I can
I wish I'd started walking before I ran
But I still love the feeling I get from you,
I hope you'll never stop 'cause' it gets me through yeah
It gets me through yeah

The feelings that I hide behind
Sometimes reality's unkind
The nightmares stalk for me at night
I dread the long and lonely nights

I'm not the kind of person you think I am
I'm not the anti-christ or the iron man
But I still love the feeling I get from you
I hope you'll never stop 'cause' it gets me through yeah

I'm just trying to live yeah
I'm just trying to live yeah
I'm just trying to live yeah
I'm just trying to live yeah


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Gets Me Through Lyrics as written by Timothy Jerome Parker John Osbourne

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    General Comment

    its about his fans, who get him though life and his career cos without us there is no ozzy !!

    I try to entertain you the best I can I wish I'd started walking before I ran But I still love the feeling I get from you I hope you'll never stop cause it gets me through yeah It gets me through yeah

    Its about the fans dude

    ac/dc_fanon July 28, 2006   Link
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    My Interpretation

    This song is about how he had to adopt an Image to be a success in the music industry(sold my soul). The prince of darkness image is what led people to believe that he is the anti-christ or the devil in incarnate but in actual fact that is just his image he uses to entertain (I am not the kind of person you think i am). The second verse is about how he still needs the support from the fans as it keeps him happy(but i still love the feeling i get from you, I hope you never stop cause it gets me through

    Jstoneblueson August 25, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    it's "I'm just trying TO live yeah"

    dredgon June 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    i think its bout drugs man

    skateron July 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Well obviously, Ozzy thinks people have him figured out as some antichrist "iron-man" and he is telling you hes not... come on Ozzy, why'd you admit that. I thought you were the prince of darkness.... I'm dissapointed.

    OzzyGurlyon July 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    "Down To Earth" shows that Ozzy has completely lost it...

    Its sad:(

    OzzyGurlyon July 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Ozzy is still the prince of darkness. But you'd be sick of being called the anti-christ or ironman if you weren't. Alot of bands have been dubbed with the satanistic feel. Its been Iron Maiden, Ozzy throughout the 80s Slayer for like forever, Marilyn Manson has been called Satan himself. People just dont get it everyone gets called satanist for their lyrics. I guess thats why they call boy bands fags. You get what you put into the industry i suppose and Ozzy is finally getting more and more recognized

    TheJordanmanon July 27, 2002   Link
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    General Comment

    Alright. This song is not about drugs, or him being the Antichrist in people's eyes(which is what I first thought it was). If you read the credits, Gets Me Through is dedicated to the fans, that they, as the song says, get him through. They give him the high that he needs to keep on performing, recording, and making me happy.LOL. To quote the credits of 'Down To Earth': 'And most of all, to my loyal fans....I wrote "Gets Me Through as a tribute to all of you. Saying thank you just doesn't seem like enough. I owe my life to you....Ozzy.' And there you go! :-)

    OzzyisMasteron August 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    you really like him huh?

    evil_ednaon August 30, 2002   Link
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    this song reminds me of thunder underground so much. whenever i hear it, thats all i can think of and hear in my head

    zekey babyon March 20, 2003   Link

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