"Paranoid" as written by and William Ward Anthony Iommi....
Finished with my woman
'Cause she couldn't help me with my mind
People think I'm insane
Because I'm frowning all the time

All day long I think of things
But nothing seems to satisfy
Thinking I'll lose my mind
If I don't find something to pacify

Can you help me? are you for my brain?
Oh yeah
I need someone to show me
The things in life that I can't find

I can't see the things that make
True happiness I must be blind
The walls are closing in

I can't breathe can't sleep
Afraid to live another day
Too late to bow my head and prey
Hate flowing through my veins

I can't change re-arrange
Just a victim a casualty
War waged on humanity
Lost my way in the darkness of the daylight

Can't run can't hide
No love no fight
Brought to my knees by this fate I can't avoid
Scared of my own shadow its a battle living paranoid

Make a joke and I will sigh
And you will laugh and I will cry
Happiness I can not feel
So love to me is so unreal

And so as you hear these words
Telling you now of my state
I tell you to enjoy life
I wish I could but its too late

Lyrics submitted by TheGodThatFailed

"Paranoid" as written by Ozzy Osbourne Michael Butler

Lyrics © T.R.O. INC.

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    General CommentGreat version love the heavy guitars in the intro
    Trebmalon May 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentOriginal version by black sabbath.

    was attached to the lyric, removed.
    Iceon May 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWelcome to the reality of life. This song is sorta pointing out that life goes on, no matter what, so make the best of it while you've got it and don't let anything drag you down.
    cuspofrealityon June 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe ? should be Always ... at least that's what i believe the it said in the cd cover
    darkrageon September 06, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe vocals sounded so much like Ozzy.
    amakaon April 08, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti thought it was ozzy singing first time i herd it and so did all my frends
    darkpop2Dzombieon June 06, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of the best live songs I've ever heard...I think it's basically about someone who's different from everyone else and it's cause him so much pain over time=stereotypical rock song (no insult intended,i like this stuff)
    eddog29512on June 20, 2003   Link
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    General Commentsinger seems very dependant on other people .. not a good way to go . you have to fix yourself , not depend on others to do it for you .
    NIKKIEon April 29, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think what he's saying at the (?) part is
    "war waged on humanity"
    rock_hawkon February 16, 2006   Link

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