What does Broken mean?

Search Login

Lifehouse: Broken Meaning

Song Released: 2008


Get "Broken" on MP3:

Get MP3 from iTunes

Broken Lyrics

Play "Broken"
on Amazon Music

The broken clock is a comfort, it helps me sleep tonight
Maybe it can stop tomorrow from stealing all my time
I am here still waiting though i still have my doubts
I am damaged at best, like you've already figured out

I'm falling apart, I'm...

  1.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Feb 12th, 2018 2:49pm report


    The song reminds me of an emotional break up where one is holding on to some sort of hope for being back together or for closure.I can also see some religiuos meanings.The song i enjoy and helps me try to think straight as im going through some extremely life changing things at the moment more than one should bare.



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jul 7th, 2014 7:17pm report


    Wade says the song is written about his visit to a friend that was going through a kidney transplant.

    I think it reflects the deeper truth that his faith in religion is shattered but he found God there.



  3.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Aug 31st, 2011 8:17pm report


    I Think Its About His Friend, Too. But, It Can Also, If You Want It To Be That Way, About A Girl Who He Loved And They Broke Up, And Hes Holding On By A Broken Heart. And Ya



  4.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    May 30th, 2011 5:55am report


    The song "Broken" is written about his visit to a friend that was going through a kidney transplant. The song is sung in the first person, as if it is his friend who is speaking the words.

    Many of Lifehouse's songs can be interpreted many different ways and that is a due do the vagueness in which they are written. This is a difficult trick to pull off, but displays the ability to write meaningful lyrics.

    Also, many of Lifehouse's songs have spiritual undertones, if not outright spiritual. Broken carries these undertones, but the main point of the lyrics is to focus on the feelings of pain, insecurity and hope his friend was dealing with while awaiting his transplant.

    Listening to the song in the spirit and meaning for which it was written allows the listener to place themselves beside the hospital bed of a friend as he shares his emotions.



  5.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    May 8th, 2011 5:00pm report


    He is saying that his broken heart is still beating because of her.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway



More Lifehouse song meanings ยป


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Just Posted

Daylight anonymous
Baby anonymous
No Time anonymous
Fire Lake anonymous
Turn on the Lights anonymous
White Walls anonymous
I Remember You anonymous
(Don't Fear) The Reaper anonymous
Birds Fly (Whisper to a Scream) anonymous
I Think I'm Going To Kill Myself anonymous
Honky Cat anonymous
Black anonymous
This Picture anonymous
What Are You Waiting For anonymous
Alone anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Come Along
Cosmo Sheldrake
medicine
Bring Me the Horizon
To A T
Ryan Hurd
Valuable Pain
YoungBoy Never Broke Again
Hurt
Oliver Tree
Welcome The Healer
Passion
Power Over Me
Dermot Kennedy
Follow You Anywhere
Passion