You built this world around you, your universe
In spite of best intentions, things could not be worse
Chaos and fear left you hangin' by a thread
As you argue with the voice inside your head

Untethered angel
Falling into darkness
Don't be afraid of letting go
Givin' up yourself won't set you free

Misgivings and dismay, nightmares of wasted days
Can't live your life this way, something needs to change
Healthy, accepting thoughts, intent on driving us
Avoidance at all costs, a painful thing to watch

Fear can't live inside you
Push you to the edge
Face the fear within you
Wake up from the dead

Untethered angel
Falling into darkness
Don't be afraid of letting go
Givin' up yourself won't set you free
Set you free

Untethered angel
Falling into darkness
Don't be afraid of letting go
Open your heart, be set free


Lyrics submitted by Mellow_Harsher, edited by Ashram

Untethered Angel Lyrics as written by John Petrucci

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    General Comment

    Lyrics posted above are wrong, but unfortunately are under copyright and are 99% unlikely to be changed. Proper lyrics from the official album booklet as follows:

    You've built this world around you Your universe In spite of best intentions Things could not be worse

    Chaos and fear have left you Hanging by a thread As you argue with the voice inside your head

    Untethered angel Falling into darkness Don't be afraid of letting go Giving up yourself will set you free

    Misgiving and dismay Nightmares and wasted days Can't live your life this way Something needs to change

    Cold feet and second thoughts Entangled, tied in knots Avoidance at all costs A painful thing to watch

    Fear can live inside you Push you to the edge Face the fear within you Wake up from the dead

    Untethered angel Falling into darkness Don't be afraid of letting go Giving up yourself will set you free Set you free

    Untethered angel Falling into darkness Don't be afraid of letting go Open your heart Be set free

    Ashramon March 08, 2019   Link
  • 0
    My Opinion

    People who live inside a bubble. The writer wants that person to be rescued. When the writer adds 'angel' associated with that person, he adds religious/spiritual meaning to the whole rescuing action.

    lucas11709on April 06, 2019   Link

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