My only comfort is in death
My only solace, my dying breath
For release, I have prayed
Thrown past life, not afraid

Life's a bitch, life's a whore
Nothing less, nothing more
There is nothing she would do for me
I will end this suffering

[Chorus]
Existence of one man
Hatred with no end
My madness, my sadness
I am my own savior

The voices are calling
Out of this life, I'm falling
There is one choice, that I see
In raging flames, The Dark One awaits

Existence of one man
Hatred with no end
My madness, my sadness
I am my own savior


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My Own Savior Lyrics as written by Matthew Barlow Jon Schaffer

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    Someone is really pissed off and haunted by demons. I AM MY OWN SAVOIR basicly means i contol my life.

    [Service to busy]on April 12, 2008   Link
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    ICED EARTH ROCKS! I saw them last nite(4-17) and it was one of the best concerts I've ever been to! :-D

    MuDvAyNeFrEeK420on April 18, 2002   Link
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    Great lyrics, by Schaefer I presume... "Life's a bitch, life's a whore, nothing less, nothing more". It says it all I think. This song is my favorite Iced Earth piece.

    RnngBldon June 16, 2002   Link
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    One of my favorites as well. Great lyrics indeed. The riff is also very nice. =)

    Eliminationon May 08, 2006   Link
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    This song is obviously about suicide. Note the line "my only comfort is in death". Remember who is suposedly our savior, Jesus, who is coming to take us all to prosperity in heaven. Well he's waiting for no Jesus, he's his own savior "I'm my own savior". Notice the last two lines before the end chorus " there is no choice that i see, in raging flames the dark one awaits". Where do all suicides go, according to the tradition in christianism? There is your interpretation.

    JavodeOzon August 16, 2006   Link
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    Actually no where in the bible does it say suicide sends you to hell, people simply assume this. The only sin that is unforgivalbe in Blashemy against the spirit.

    Jensenon September 09, 2006   Link
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    I think JavodeOz is right. I can't see what else it should be about, than suicide and that way being his own savior.

    Anyways, Awesome track, it rules and is my diffently favorit of Something Wicked.

    HungerForMoreon September 14, 2006   Link
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    I agree with Mr JavodeOz.

    I see this as a man who is so unhappy with his life that all he thinks about is death, he prays for it even. When god doesn't answer he sees no choice but to kill himself and face whatever lies beyond...Even if it is hell.

    Great song! One of my favorites.

    Prowler-89on May 25, 2007   Link
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    Its about a suicidal man. He claims he is the only one that can save himself from his pain by taking his own life, but he knows its worse on the other side.

    KingQuestionon February 26, 2014   Link

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