Staind: Failing Meaning
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Song Released: 2011
anonymous Dec 11th 2018 report
It's about being in a relationship with a narcissist.
And you never get through to them because they have no empathy... That's why he's failing.
anonymous Sep 9th 2011 report
Remember the cover to Chapter V? In particular the sides? Take a look at it. And remember the verses to a lot of songs off that album. In particular Cross to Bear and Paper Jesus.
"Im still trying to get through to you, but I am failing. Lie like im not even here. My heart is breaking. Trying to see through your stare. It looks right through me. Smile and pretend and im not there, to keep from going crazy."
Aaron is in my opinion talking about the state of christianity. The apathetic and flippant demeanor with which people approach their belief systems. A lot of people who say they believe, but actions dont back it up. The chorus is from the perspective of God speaking to us all. Aaron Lewis is a christian....
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