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Everything they ever liked
Don't see myself inside
Why can't I get it right?
I don't know

You're always watching me fall
Shadows, they like my wall
Why do I feel so small?
I don't know

So I walk into the dead of night
Where my...


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    Feb 22nd, 2019 2:43pm report

    This song is clearly to represent all of the mistakes that we all make. However, it is presented in what I would call an "evil" air. The talk about "monsters", etc. gives me a bad feel about their song message. However, toward the end of the song, they talk of "praying for help", etc. which gives me an easier feel of that it is just a normal "mess-up" song. :)


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    Mar 2nd, 2019 3:08am report

    It is about drugs, how someone lost control and doesn't know what to do next. Praying somehow it will get better.


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    Jun 30th, 2019 6:32am report

    It could mean someone is fighting his/her demons or the "monsters".


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    Aug 15th, 8:39am report

    In my opinion, its about a person with a mental disorder or personality disorder. The first verse says that whatever normal people do and like, for him it's not really "normal"
    But he still tries his best to blend it but there is always that difference in him that exposes everything.
    "You're always watching me fall
    Shadows, they like my wall,
    Why do I feel so small,I don't know"
    So many people has witnessed him fall or break down but doesn't bother helping him, because of that he started building some kind of wall, like a defense mechanism, but when that "wall" breaks, he feels inferior to others, he feels so small, making him depressed and lonely
    "So I walk into the dead of nights
    Where my mosters like to hide
    Chaos feels so good inside, no more"
    So he went outside to take loosen up, then suddenly everything around him seems like a blur, which feels good to him, only then to realize that he actually lost control whether to his emotions or other reasons, thus his disorder
    "Oh, I'm feeling afraid
    But lately I lost my faith
    What is love without pain
    It ain't home"
    He starts feeling scared of himself, and lost hope of treatments and recovering, his family and friends try their best to help him but it is way too painful and way too hard, thus "what is love without pain, it ain't home" if there is love with no pain then that is not normal

    And so on and so forth, sorry if its too long, i'm not a psychiatrist so I'm not an expert on this, please tell me if there is something wrong
    P.S this is only my opinion


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    Aug 13th, 8:07pm report

    I think it’s about when people like me keep everyone bottled up and you can’t keep it inside and you loose and take it out on someone or something


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    Aug 2nd, 8:29pm report

    Maybe related to lily like the girl in lily is the same person as the person in lost control just that she’s grown up but still is like traumatised.


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    Jul 29th, 7:02pm report

    I think it means that the person has repeated a past mistake and has fallen into an addiction of something, whether it is of a thing or that of a person that they cared for. The singer reflects on themself and undoubtedly realizes that the the thing/person that they have become addicted to or obsessed with is not good for them and is damaging for them in the long run so they try to leave it behind, but it feels so good and satisfying and its so hard to leave behind, and the chaos it brings is almost enjoyable. But the singer is constantly struggling to stay in control but keeps losing it and spends nights awake alone in the dark, full of regret, trying to figure out how to fix this problem, because they are the one to blame for the trouble that is being caused.


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    Jan 27th, 2020 1:04pm report

    I think it's about someone who got his/her heart broken. And then, after a time felt in love again, the person feels like he/she lost control and now is gonna repeat the same painful experience of a unrequited love.

    "Oh, I am feeling afraid
    But lately I lost my faith
    What is love without pain?
    It ain't home"

    "Chaos feel so Good inside, now I know", I think it refers to the fact that loving someone can be beautiful and painful at the same time.

    Idk, it's just my opinion. Maybe I'm wrong


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    Dec 3rd, 2019 12:53pm report

    I think this is about dark desires of someone. She wants to ignore it, but "Chaos feels so good inside". She wants to do it, but she also doesn't. "Mirrors they never lie" might mean the mirror (Memory?) reflects her dark side.


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    Aug 28th, 2019 8:56am report

    They are constantly trying to get a problem in their life(or their life)under control, but they constantly fail and at this point they're starting to really question and hate what's happening to themselves.


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    May 28th, 2019 5:50am report

    The official video shows a lot of travel, and consumption of alcohol. It could be a recovering Alcoholic, who keeps losing control of their drinking. It also shows relationships between the actors, so it could be the lose we feel when we out of control in a relation. I could be off on all levels, but I do connect with this song because I never really feel in "control" of my life, which I have to be ok with.


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    Apr 29th, 2019 4:19am report

    The person has ADHD, it could be me singing that song about misstakes and monsters inside.

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