"Not Today" as written by and Tyler Joseph....
I don't know why
I just feel I'm better off
Staying in the same room I was born in
I look outside
And see a whole world better off
Without me in it trying to transform it

You are out of my mind, ooh
You aren't seeing my side, ooh
You waste all this time trying to get to me
But you are out of my mind

Yeah

Listen, I know
This one's a contradiction because of how happy it sounds
But the lyrics are so down
It's okay though
Because it represents, wait, better yet it is
Who I feel I am right now

You are out of my mind, ooh
You aren't seeing my side, ooh
You waste all of this time trying to get to me
But you are out of my mind

Heard you say
Not today
Tore the curtains down
Windows open, now make a sound
Heard your voice
There's no choice
Tore the curtains down
Windows open, now make a noise

Oh, don't you test me, no
Just because I play the piano
Doesn't mean not
I'm not willing to take you down
I'm sorry

I'm, I'm out of my mind, ooh
I'm, I'm not seeing things right, ooh
I waste all this time trying to run from you
But I'm, I'm out of my mind

Heard you say
Not today
Tore the curtains down
Windows open, now make a sound
Heard your voice
There's no choice
Tore the curtains down
Windows open, now make a noise

(Ooh ooh, ooh ooh)
Yeah, oh!
(Ooh ooh, ooh ooh)
Yeah, oh!
(Ooh ooh, ooh ooh)

You are out of my mind
You aren't seeing my side
You waste all of this time trying to get to me
But you are out of my mind

Heard you say
Not today
Tore the curtains down
Windows open, now make a sound
Heard your voice
There's no choice
Tore the curtains down
Windows open, now make a noise

Buh buh bah, buh buh bah (yeah)
Bah bah bah bah bah, bah bah bah bah bah (yeah, woah)
Buh buh bah, buh buh bah (yeah, no no, no, yeah)
Bah bah bah bah bah, bah bah bah bah bah (yeah)

Buh buh bah, not today (not today)
Bah bah bah bah bah (not today)
Bah bah bah bah bah (not today, no today)
Buh buh bah, buh buh bah (not today, no no no, no!)
Bah bah bah bah bah, bah bah bah bah bah

Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh


Lyrics submitted by stillstreet, edited by thisistooshort

"Not Today" as written by Tyler Joseph

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentOk so here's my opinion.

    This guy tried to kill himself but his friend stopped him and now he's in the hospital "the same place I was born in" and he's mad at his friend for saving him and won't say anything to him. That's why he's thinking "you are out of my mind" and all that but his friend won't give up on him. One day he just is done and throws the window open and basically says say whatever you want just say something and get it out of you. The get in a fight "don't you test me no just because I play the piano doesn't mean I'm not willing to take you down" but they make up and he starts to come around.

    After a while the guy starts thinking his friend doesn't really care and starts going back into a depression and won't leave his room. Then his friend gets made and basically does the same thing with the window proving that he does care and will always care.

    Kinda stupid but it's what I think haha
    MyPilots21on June 17, 2015   Link

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