the microphone molester / machete undresser
"stupid-dope-fresh" type shit resurrector
top gun / miramar / best of the best-er
the leave-an-MC-peace-in-rest-er
skill tester / the flex-the-gunner
the make-funner / the adversary make runner
make summer cold with rhymes i spit
kick gift to lifted delinquent wit
I be the prophet / my rhyme--top it? stop it.
fly like rocket when I rock it
lock it down with this perverse verse
every fuckin curse a burst of hurt
move crowds: physical fitness rhymes
coke heads couldn't do my lines
i'm decorated like christmas pines
my battalion rocks
MCs become silohetes of chalk

Reading my eyes will say it in many ways
Losing my pride will save it in many days

hit the dirt because the words I spit will
do more than just rip your shirt
i'll bitch slap your soul
contact the track control
you coming at me? you can't hack it though
so ridiculous
watching my crew get sick of this
pitchin' this
lyrical viciousness to crews and cliques
made of men and mistresses
this is my life
the twilight in the fight night
and trying to see nothing but the highlights
when I write
these eyes on horizons
die for my song
cry rhymes in krylon
fire on / move men telekenetically
esoterically beat-speaking with clarity
feel my verity / heroism of heresy
and sever every MC I see with severity


why not what i came (3x)
Why not give me what I came to deserve
Why not give me what I came to believe (2x)


Lyrics submitted by csreech

Reading My Eyes (Xero Demo) song meanings
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    General CommentDuuuude!!! u kick booty!! .. thanx for the extra songs
    NIKKIEon May 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti dont think this is really linkin park just some band that said they are to sell more
    blob11con June 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis was before Chester came along to the group. ;)
    anarki_lpon June 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentit kinda sounds like Chester is in it,but not really, so ya'll dont have to listen to me:)
    reanimation03on July 20, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti agree it does sound like chester in the chorus...this does show how mike's lyrics have evolved from a normal rap singer to a really talented song writer...u agree?
    SMUSER167088on July 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentXero is CHESTER-LESS plz
    Linkinlauraon August 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentXero included Rob Bourdan, Phoenix, Brad Delson, Joseph Hahn, Mark Wakefield (the dude that sounds like Chester) and Mike Shinoda. Chester didn't join till after Mark and Phoenix left and the other guys became Hybrid Theory. :D
    hybridon October 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commentinteresting hybrid ..
    NIKKIEon April 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentMark does sound like Chester...but he's in another band now...
    sazzieon December 21, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song is great, I love the rugged sound quality and the rapping is great. LP is not my favorite band, but some of the stuff they've done is brilliant, while other is utter teen angsty commercial crap imho. Least I bought into it when I was younger, then I pulled back out the Reanmiation album recently, and I gotta say that album really is amazing. The use of synths and turntables, just gives it a really original sound and shows how talented these guys can be when they're willing too. The new album isnt half bad either.
    Shogun87on June 06, 2007   Link

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