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Drilled A Wire Through My Cheek Lyrics

I try to stay on top of you
To hold your body down
Your shaking seems to hinder
Every grasp that I have found

Moving every inch around me
To defuse your private bomb
I stretch myself surrounding
And protecting you from harm

I use a...

  1. anonymous
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    Sep 6th 2019 report

    "[...] when I was doing ‘Drilled A Wire Through My Cheek’ that was me battling with myself. It’s the contrast between that guy that wants to go out and do harmful things and the good guy that is able to stop himself. That was me getting sick of locking myself away in hotel rooms for three days and having these huge drug parties. I was basically at a point that I didn’t want to be when I wrote that back in 2001"

  2. anonymous
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    Nov 23rd 2016 report

    I believe Justin, lead singer, is trying to say how loosing his mother was an awful pain, and his addiction was like a wire going through his cheek. Both awful

  3. anonymous
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    Jul 23rd 2013 report

    I am thinking this is just about the lead singer getting over his addiction. In the beginning of the song he is talking about this person who seems to have taken him over. Then towards the end of the song he seems to realize it was him.

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