Bring Me the Horizon: Can You Feel My Heart? Meaning
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Can You Feel My Heart? Lyrics
Can you help the hopeless? Well, I'm begging on my knees, Can you save my bastard soul? Will you wait for me?
I'm sorry brothers,...
anonymous Nov 10th, 11:12pm report
Either neglect or depression (or both).
anonymous Jul 10th, 7:11am report
He keeps saying all these things that are impossible like seeing darkness and then he asks, "Can you feel my heart?" Implying that you cannot feel his heart because it is not there. He has broken to the point where he is numb. He says he can't drown his demons because they know how to swim not because they always come back but because water symbolizes life and if they know how to flourish in water they can control his life. He doesn't want to get close to someone all though he hates being alone because he always ends up fucking things up. As soon as he asks, "Can you help the hopeless?" He says he's begging on his knees meaning from all this shit he believes he can't be salvaged.
anonymous Apr 18th, 2017 4:45pm report
If you watch many interviews you would know that the actual title "can you feel my heart" has no meaning. He was just blurring shit out to the melody and it stuck.
anonymous Jan 11th, 2017 1:00am report
I think that he thinks he's broken and that he has nothing inside him. That's why he's asking what I perceive as a lover if they think he has a heart like does he have anything left inside him. The "can you see the dark" could mean that he's asking this person see the light at the end of his darkness and if there's going to be any future for him. There's nothing to numb his feelings, no drug since he'll feel worse afterwards and all the alchohol won't drown everything since he still will remember everything that's bad.
anonymous Jan 10th, 2016 1:28pm report
No. He doesn't want to get close to them because he's scared he will hurt them.
anonymous Dec 19th, 2015 12:55pm report
This is my favorite song, and it pretty much describes me. I have major depression, although I do not drink, or think this song is about addiction (as the meaning was suggested earlier within these comments), I feel it is about depression. "The higher I get, the lower I sink" simply means that the more medication the doctors give him, the more side effects he gets, and those side effects worsen his depression. "I can't drown my demons they know how to swim" means that every time he tries to put depression behind, or if he gets happy, that the depression always comes back to haunt him. In this song, "Demons" stands for depression.
anonymous Dec 9th, 2015 12:17pm report
Because of the various antonimus in the music, I think it's like this: we can't hear the silence. We can't see the dark. We can't fix the broken. So we can't feel his heart.
And there is a part that seems like a letter, saying sorry. All in the music resembles me that he's not really alive.
anonymous Sep 3rd, 2015 9:46pm report
I feel that this song is about Depression and just that, not drugs. He feels alone and wants someone to help him, to heal him, to just notice that he's falling apart. His demons plague constantly and, while he does have periods of happiness they always pull him back under. Because of this he feels that the happier his good times are, the worse the bad times are. What is even worse his, he can't get rid of his demons. He's tried but they always come back. He's sorry that this has happened and he feels the need to apologize to everyone in his life for it. It's sad and very easy to connect to.
anonymous Jan 7th, 2014 1:40am report
He wants to know if he can be saved. I think this may be about his drug addiction, he felt hopeless and is begging for help to put things right. he Apologises to his family and lover for the pain he may have caused them.'I'm scared to get close and I hate being alone
I long for that feeling to not feel at all
The higher I get, the lower I'll sink
I can't drown my demons, they know how to swim'
Indicates that he is scared to commit to someone again with the fear of getting hurt but hates being alone. He wants all of it to end and not feel any emotion such as pain.and the Last part is about the drug affects... the more he has the higher he gets but the worse he is on the comedown. he cant get rid of his worries and fears with drink or anyhing either and cant drown them in sorrow they always know how to come back and haunt him again.
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