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Twenty One Pilots: Cancer Meaning

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Song Released: 2016

Cancer Lyrics

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Turn away
If you could get me a drink
Of water 'cause my lips are chapped and faded
Call my aunt Marie
Help her gather all my things
And bury me in all my favorite colors
My sisters and my brothers, still
I will not kiss you
'Cause the...


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    Nov 8th, 11:09pm report

    I think this song is about someone who has cancer. They are telling someone to get ready and pack their things because they know that they will not make it. And that he will not kiss her because it is difficult for him. He doesn't want to do anything because he knows he won't be able to have the future with her.


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    Sep 20th, 9:07am report

    I've seen a music video for this and it is just pics and quick videos of THE FAULT IN OUR STARS. I feel like cancer is like depression. "I will not kiss you " kissing is for love and eventually everyone leaves tjaey don't wanna be the one to get hurt.


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    Sep 13th, 9:30am report

    I bet a 15 year old girl going through cancer myself. My dad just happens to also being going through cancer with me. This song has so many interpretations for me. This song touches deep down because it basically describes what I have been going through. I like ve this song. It's my go to song when I just wanna curl up in a ball and die. I listen to it everytime I'm sad.


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    Aug 18th, 8:36pm report

    Well just because 21 pilots sang the same song as my Chemical romance dosent mean that they cant have a different meaning to it. After all, they are different singers with different ways of thinking.


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    Aug 6th, 8:54pm report

    Actually it is about cancer if you read into the original creator of the song, My Chemical Romance.


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    Jul 6th, 7:57pm report

    This song isnt literally talking about someone who has cancer hes talking about himself him being something horrible and uncurable and how he "will not kiss you"meaning that he will never love himself and he maybe has suicidal thoughts because hes saying that "the hardest part of this is leaving you" so hes implying that the hardest part of him commiting suicide is leaving the people he loves behind.


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    Jun 17th, 6:04am report

    I love this song. I have a member that is going through cancer. I hope if I play this song it will make her feel better. And if I have a chance I will sing it to her and shave my head so I will make them feel special enough. That I care


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    Jun 2nd, 6:08am report

    This song is honestly feckin awesome. It has a very good melody and is very catchy. the original song by My Chemical Romance is good but 21 pilots made it even better in my opinion. cancer (the song and actual disease) is very heavy and makes you think. the song makes you feel a bit down about it.


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    May 18th, 2017 5:51pm report

    Originally by My Chemical Romance, but I think Tyler might have chosen this song because one of his family members have gone through or are going through cancer, or maybe just because he thought it was a meaningful song, which it is.


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    May 1st, 2017 5:55pm report

    I think it's about how a family member of his has cancer or some type of disease and its from that family member's perspective. Its probably a really close family member thats dying from the disease (cancer)-- i. E. Mother or father-- which is why one of the lines says something like the hardest part is leaving you. Tbh I love this song, it has a great melody and great lyrics an all together quite catchy. Shout out to you josh and tyler!!!!!


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    Apr 4th, 2017 4:12pm report

    This song is about how difficult it can be for people with any kind of disease


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    Feb 15th, 2017 2:13pm report

    Tbh I think He made this song because one of his family members fading because of cancer or just about the people in the world that is suffering with Cancer I think about it everyday its every caring of him to make a song out to the people _ Unknown..


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    Dec 2nd, 2016 12:53pm report

    The song is just a cover of the song cancer by My Chemical Romance. You can find the meaning to this song by looking at the meaning of the original song.

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