I want to be clean, I want to be whole
I want revenge, I want control
I want to give up, I want to give in
Destroy all I have been
I want to be cruel, I want to be cold
I want a chance to sell my soul
I want to break out, I want to dive in
To lose myself in sin

I don't need anything
I'm just wanting
Just wanting
I don't need anything
I'm just wanting
Just wanting
Desire all desire is
Desire feeds desire
Desire all desire is
Desire breeds desire

I want to scream, I want to shout
I want to have faith and never doubt
I want to bend, I want to break
To sleep and never wake
To break down walls and to escape
Be alone and hide my face
I want to feel, I want to touch
Want to stop wanting it so much


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    General CommentHow can no one else have commented on this?
    I love this song. The lyrics are amazing. x
    Leony-xon August 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI agree about it being amazing. My own feeling is that sometimes, you just get the urge to break out and do something completely uncharacteristic of yourself. I know I feel that way sometimes. It's not necessarily something that I would do, but sometimes I just desire to be something else.
    AngelofBradley1on November 20, 2007   Link
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    My OpinionThe song is about the desire to be content.
    nikiknacon June 22, 2013   Link
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    General CommentThis song rings to me some of the Buddhist leanings Glenn has expressed in interviews; one of the precepts is one of the sources of suffering is desire. So to me, it's very simple. Desire is a disease, something to be eliminated; we should appreciate what we have, stop accumulating junk, and be content.
    orbitnon November 12, 2015   Link

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