Korn: Freak on a Leash Meaning
Song Released: 1999
Featuring: Amy Lee
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Freak on a Leash Lyrics
Something lost and never seen.
Everytime I start to believe,
Something's raped and taken from me... from me.
Life's got to always be messing with me. (You wanna see the light)
Can't they chill and let me be...
anonymous May 29th, 2007 5:01pm report
This song is a metaphor for Jon Davis' feelings toward american politics and the music industry. He feels like a prostitute to her pimp and customers abused and used. He feels "raped" by the corporate world. like a prostitute he does all the work yet he isn't entitled to all the rewards because some other jerk off is out there to take his money...
The Lord Nick Jun 18th, 2005 6:08am report
Jonathan Davis – “One of the best titles I've heard ever for a song. That's my song against the music industry. Like me feeling like I'm fuckin' a pimp, a prostitute. Like I'm paraded around. I'm this freak paraded around but I got corporate America fuckin' making all the money while it's taking a part of me. It's like they stole something from me, they stole my innocence and I'm not calm anymore. I worry constantly.”
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anonymous Nov 13th, 2019 11:33am report
It's about completing suicide, severe depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. He hates himself, he thinking of killing himself. He's had enough. This helped me when I was going though all this. Love the video too.
anonymous Nov 12th, 2011 11:31pm report
This is why I love music! For me, this song describes my anxiety disorder, for you it can describe the smell of your socks and for the writer something completely else. The only thing we have together is that we all think its great.
anonymous Feb 19th, 2011 2:18am report
I think what Jonathan Davis is telling us that he is being controlled by his some assholes(freak on a leash) losing his freedom to the point I think its about fighting for freedom
anonymous Jan 10th, 2011 1:51pm report
I belive that this song is about an addiction in which makes the speaker want to kill himself as expressed in the lyrics in parentheses and wanting to take away all the pain and tryng in vain. It is also about how he can't live without the addiction expressed in "you and i are meant to be" the next line can be interpreted as having a postitute around him that he feels connected with.
anonymous Feb 22nd, 2010 2:32am report
The music video "Falling away From Me" (Falling Away From Me discusses child abuse and domestic violence from the abused child's perspective) is a continuation on the music video Freak on a Leash".. Can it have the same theme perhaps..
It's basically like, he came up with all the lyrics and spent the time putting songs together and he's seen as sooo many things in the media, yet through good publicity and bad, sleepless nights and whatever else he's endured, there's a political sewer line there draining him of EVERYTHING he's worked for. He's worked hard, been the freak show, put his ass on the line sooo many times and THEY reap the benefits of what he sowed. It sucks really.
anonymous Nov 12th, 2007 11:58pm report
I was told this song was about him or someone's obsessive coke addiction.
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