"Bully" as written by Adam Wade Gontier, Neil Sanderson, Brad Walst and Barry Stock....
He wakes up haunted
With voices in his head
Nobody knows it
But today he won't go unnoticed
He can't forget
Can't forgive for what they said
He's never been so hurt
But today the screaming is over

Blame the family
Blame the bully
Blame it on me
Maybe he needed to be wanted

Blame the family
Blame the bully
Maybe he needed to be wanted

She takes the long way home
Fighting her emotions
She's a loner
But today she won't go unnoticed
If she can't remember
When she loses her temper
Nobody knows her
But tonight the silence is over

Blame the family
Blame the bully
Blame it on me
Maybe she needed to be wanted

Blame the family
Blame the bully
Blame it on me
Maybe she needed to be wanted

Blame the family
Blame the bully
Blame it on me
Maybe they needed

Blame the family
Blame the bully
Blame it on me
Maybe they needed to be wanted
Wanted


Lyrics submitted by 3DGHockey30

"Bully" as written by Barry Stock Adam Gontier

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    My InterpretationThis song is so addicting; I can't stop replaying it, and I think I can really relate to the girl's side of the story. But it's also a very heart breaking song to hear, if you understand it.

    Most people's explanation for the lyrics sounds like it could be correct, but reading the lyrics, the lines gave me thoughts of what both stories in this song is trying to say in my own opinion.

    The lines "But today the screaming is over" makes it sound like the boy commited suicide. ("screaming is over" makes it sound like the boy dont have to scream from being bullied anymore by killing himself)


    For the girl, "When she loses her temper" and "But tonight the silence is over" makes it sound like she murdered everyone in the school/the people who bullied her. ("silence is over" makes it sound like a lot of people are screaming from being murdered)

    I only base this on the choice of words. How the boy sounded more depressed and tormented with the torture, so he wanted to just end his life to stop himself from getting bullied. As for the girl, she sounded more irritated than the boy did, so she sounded more like she'd kill the people who messed with her. Of course, it could go either way (boy kills, girl suicides, or they both do the same thing), but this is only my opinion.
    The song seems more like it's tryng to show the two negative effects of somebody being bullied, either suicide or kill.

    As for the lines "Blame the family, Blame the bully, Blame it on me", I'd have to agree with both BROkENandFALLInG and slomifier. As slomifier said, everyone gets the blame except for the victim/one who's bullied. But the line "blame it on me", as BROkENandFALLInG stated, some adults/parents blame music for what their kids do so the artist must really be refering to himself.

    Im not completely sure if I'm correct, but like I said, it's only what I think.
    CrazyyMusicon November 28, 2010   Link

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