What do I do to ignore what's behind me
Do I follow my fate to escape blindly
Do I hide my pride away from these bad dreams
And give in to sad thoughts that are maddening
Do I let it go and try to stand it
Or do I try to catch them red-handed
Do I trust some and get fooled by phoniness
Or do I trust none and live life in loneliness
Because sunlight burns the skin of sleeping men
I make the right turns but I'm lost within
I put on my daily facade but then
I just end up getting hurt again by myself (myself)
I ask why (but in my mind, I find)
I can't rely on myself (myself)
I ask why (but in my mind, I find)
I can't rely on myself

I can't hold on
(To what I want when I'm stretched so thin)
It's all too much to take in
I can't hold on
(When put against you, I cant win)
With thoughts of failure sinking in

If I turn my back I'm defenseless
And to give in to fate seems senseless
If I hide my pride and lie sleepless
I wont be able to cope with my weakness
If I let them go I'll be outdone
But if I try to catch them I'll be outrun
If I'm killed by the questions like a cancer
Then I'll be buried in the silence of the answer
By myself (myself)
I ask why (but in my mind, I find)
I can't rely on myself (myself)
I ask why (but in my mind, I find)
I can't rely on myself

I can't hold on
(To what I want when I'm stretched so thin)
It's all too much to take in
I can't hold on
(When put against you i can't win)
With thoughts of failure sinking in

How do you think that I've lost so much
I'm always afraid that I'm now out of touch
How do you expect that I will know what to do
When all I know is what you tell me to

Don't you (know)
I can't tell you how to make it (go)
No matter what I do, how hard I (try)
I can't seem to convince myself (why)
I'm stuck on the outside
Don't you (know)
I can't tell you how to make it (go)
No matter what I do, how hard I (try)
I can't seem to convince myself (why)
I'm stuck on the outside

I can't hold on
(To what I want when I'm stretched so thin)
It's all too much to take in
I can't hold on
(When put against you, I can't win)
With thoughts of failure sinking in
I can't hold on
(To what I want when I'm stretched so thin)
It's all too much to take in
I can't hold on
(when put against me, i can't win)
With thoughts of failure from with...


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Super Xero (By Myself Demo) Lyrics as written by Chester Charles Bennington Brad Delson

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commentno, i dont think its chester singing. only because when linkin park was named 'xero' they had a different singer. but in by myself, chester sings.
    cunning_specteron August 10, 2006   Link

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