What does Believer mean?

Imagine Dragons: Believer Meaning

Album cover for Believer album cover

Song Released: 2017

Believer Lyrics

First things first
I'ma say all the words inside my head
I'm fired up and tired of the way that things have been, oh ooh
The way that things have been, oh ooh
Second thing
Second, don't you tell me what you think that I can be
I'm the one...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Jun 28th 2017 !⃝

    I think that all the three individuals represent a time loop.....the very young age(confused) the middle age (started to experience pain.....but still very violent and very serious about his bubble reputation) and the later time ....before old age(mature and very experienced and knows how to deal with pain) ....... here we see the fight of the violent young with the experienced old man and guess what the old man always have a better hit....if u see d video carefully u will see that when ever the old man falls the video rewinds showing the fight from starting meaning that as d old man knows how to endure pain he strikes back again and again to get the best of life......but the young one after enduring considerable amount of pain says "I want to stop" (might indicate that the young boy unable to endure his first pain actually asks to suicide ) but the experienced old man says "we can't" (as I said it is a time loop type vide so by we he means him self and as a result his past young version ...... old man knows how to endure the pain thus said so that he can't die a lots of way to go on" ........ now that's my interpretation it can have many interpretations ...this is one


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    May 9th 2017 !⃝

    I think that if you get deeper into interpretation and have watched the musicvideo, the song could be about a violent father who beats his son and that the pain made the son stronger, although of course he didnt want that. "I want to stop." "We can´t."
    But all in all I think that they are talking about the pain they experience in life, and that they can´t control the pain that everybody has to deal with.


    #3 top rated interpretation:
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    May 11th 2017 !⃝

    I think it is about using pain (emotional or physical) to grow and get better

  4. anonymous
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    Dec 11th 2022 !⃝

    Being strong resulting from strokes and trauma that he has confronted . I don't really know but can be about the pain the singer has suffered from .and he was totally disappointed and depressed.he was falling down because of people's impressions. Then he became more stronger and hardy after these tough experience. And it encourages us not to give up and to ignore what people think about us or our achievements.

  5. anonymous
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    Mar 15th 2021 !⃝

    In my interpretation, this song can be interpreted as the boy fighting his depression, how it destroyed him from the inside, but after enduring and living with the pain, he became someone who was able to fight back for his life (the man who fights his older self) and how he built himself from pain and what that pain teached him, even in the lowest point, pain itself wont let him give up, what destroyed him from the inside is what keeps him moving on, and what gives him the strength to fight anything for what he believes

  6. anonymous
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    Mar 14th 2021 !⃝

    We have popular group but I wrote a list what the song is about I looked the website and making lots of sounds but we have new pop rock band we called ourselves big time rushers. That’s our name.

  7. anonymous
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    Jun 17th 2020 !⃝

    I think that believer had some funky songs on it but my producer told me that it had to be pop and I worked with Jeff, and it helps me with music and he asked several people who can text my parents and then some of my friends had to do with musicals, his name is Joshua, he’s my boyfriend and he worked with me for pop music he’s a good singer and also very good with guitars and also he’s good at songwriter but he want to be a pop duet with him and it makes me happy.

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  8. MasterInterpreter
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    May 20th 2020 !⃝

    "달콤한 "hi"후에는 항상 쓴 "bye"가 있습니다"
    (After a sweet "hi", there's always a bitter "bye")
    Even good things come to a bitter end.

    "딱한 감정의 노예"
    (I'm a slave to my emotions)
    Even though you know you're going to get hurt, you do it anyway.

    "이 사랑을 끝내야 해"
    (I need to bring an end to this love)
    No matter what you feel, you need to end what you know is wrong.

    "어떻게해야합니까? 나 자신이 너무 약해서 참을 수가 없어"
    (What should I do? I can’t stand myself being so weak)
    You're trying to find a way to end it.

    "우리는 모두 사랑할 것을 약속합니다
    너를 울게 해
    우린 모두 사랑하고있어
    내면에서 널 죽여"
    (We all commit to love
    That makes you cry, oh
    We're all making love
    That kills you inside, yeah)
    Realizing that everyone is doing this to themselves, and it's killing us.

    "이 사랑을 죽이자!"
    (Gotta kill, let's kill this love!)
    Taking action and doing what is necessary.

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  9. anonymous
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    Apr 17th 2020 !⃝

    I think its about people who got pain then used that pain to there benifets and they are greatful for it

  10. anonymous
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    Mar 8th 2020 !⃝

    I think to write this song that can help us to believe in god or people wherever they go and they always up for it and this song is written by max Martin and shellback. I told max if he can write it for me and put some hard guitars and hard drums so it could be huge thing to do for it. But when we have stuff like being in believing in god or people you know, and obviously max Martin took the credits.

  11. anonymous
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    Feb 23rd 2020 !⃝

    " my life , my love , my drive , it came from ( pain ) “

  12. anonymous
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    Feb 23rd 2020 !⃝

    I think it is about when the lost the hot dog eating contest and they were disappointed about it. They did not like the mustard and they wanted pickle rellish.

  13. anonymous
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    Jul 1st 2019 !⃝

    I think the line "writing my poems for the few that lookameshookametookinme. feeling the heart aches from the pain".means that he didn't have many friends nor people he could trust.

  14. anonymous
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    Jun 29th 2019 !⃝

    This song is about who believed in god but it’s very different than for us but it’s a lot more fun to write that song it’s complicated, but max martin came through the label door and tell us what we do for the track believer. It’s a rock and accept pop song my mom loved that idea for me and Jonas brothers. We’re so blessed for max came in and recorded the song with me, it’s so much fun.

  15. anonymous
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    May 27th 2019 !⃝

    I think this song is very personal to me that the song came through the mindset of that song and it hits me in the head. But it’s really great to make this happen it’s really colorful but we’re going to record at Grand Central Recording Studios and we’re going to have a meeting with the British ladies who can help us near the music on.

  16. anonymous
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    May 26th 2019 !⃝

    I think it’s about to have those remembering these moments when you record yourself out there someone would throw someone at the door, Bethany was fine she had her friends come to check on her. The producer max Martin, he produced this song believer. It’s a pop rock and also funky feelings.

  17. anonymous
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    Apr 23rd 2019 !⃝

    Well I think this song is meaning even though we go through pain we still get back up. And when he says “My Love my Life my God, it came from pain.” Me being a Christian thinks as, God will give you pain, He May take a family member, or something you love most dearly as a test if we would come closer to him.

  18. anonymous
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    Nov 23rd 2018 !⃝

    A boy experiencing an extreme amount of pain. He has had some sort of childhood trauma and as the lyrics state”the master of my sail .” Saying that doesn’t let it define him all his pain and suffering has made him better and he is excepting that.

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