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Dream Theater: Build Me Up, Break Me Down Meaning

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Build Me Up, Break Me Down Lyrics

Today I will be your savior
Tomorrow a demon
You crave my erratic behavior
And watch my every move

Obsession at all cost
You'll be the death of me
Broken and torn apart
Why can't you let me be

You build me up
You break me down
Until...

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    anonymous
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    Jan 20th, 2020 1:44am report


    It’s About Drugs & What The World Has Come To On His Road To Trying To Turn His Life Around. Everything That He Builded Up Only Has Come To Worse & Brought Him Down. The Song Is Basically About His Up & Downs.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 20th, 2012 8:16am report


    I think that is about drugs and their abstinence...



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    anonymous
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    Nov 7th, 2011 11:25am report


    It sounds like they aren't only talking about celebrities in general, but more specifically Charlie Sheen possibly? Not sure but a lot of the subjects they talk about, like behaviors, just sound like it.




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