"Sooner or Later" as written by John Charles Lodge and Justin Hayward....
I want a normal life
Just like a newborn child
I am a lover-hater
I am an instigator
You are an oversight
Don't try to compromise
I learn to love to hate it
I am not integrated

Just call my name
You'll be okay
Your scream is burning through my veins

Sooner or later
You're gonna hate it
Go ahead and throw your life away
Driving me under
Leaving me out there
Go ahead and throw your life away

You're like an infantile
I knew it all the while
You sit and try to play me
Just like you see on TV
I am an oversight
Just like a parasite
Why am I so pathetic
I know you won't forget it

Just call my name
You'll be okay
Your scream is burning through my veins

Sooner or later
You're gonna hate it
Go ahead and throw my life away
Driving me under
Leaving me out there
Go ahead and throw my life away

Sooner or later
You're gonna hate it
Go ahead and throw our life away
Driving me under
Leaving me out there
Go ahead and throw our life away

Throw our life away
Throw our life away


Lyrics submitted by thewhitepony33, edited by TheCirius

"Sooner or Later" as written by Aaron Fincke Benjamin Burnley

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    My InterpretationWell to me, this song is about 2 things:

    1. It’s being in love with your ex and you guys still hang out, or at least socialize, but she/he is trying to make you jealous by making out with someone else while you’re looking, which is why he says "You´re like an infantile" he thinks she is childish in doing what she does but still says "Your scream is running through my veins" which means he still cares for her, and as the song goes the lyrics change from throw your life away (she´s wasting her time), throw my life away (she’s hurting him) and finally throw our life away (meaning she is destroying, the relationship they have now and possibly ruin any hopes of them getting back together). Of course this interpretation comes from seeing the music video

    2. It’s about being in a relationship with a drug user and/or being a drug user. The lyric in the bridge read “Just call my name, you’ll be ok, your scream is running through my veins” assuming of course, that we take line “through my veins” more literally. The singer is in love or is a friend with someone doing heroin, as well him being user himself but trying to get away from it which is read in the first 2 lines “I want a normal life, just like a new born child.” He wants to start over but he friend is a bad influence, or an “oversight” as he says but the lyrics state he himself is an oversight asking himself “Why am I so pathetic?” Which means he keeps succumbing to his addiction, and as the song goes, the lyrics change from throw your life away (his drug addicted friend), throw my life away (he is relapsing and falling into drugs again) throw our life away (they’re wasting their lifes on drugs ).
    Rorschach1993on August 12, 2012   Link

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