Coming Down

Album: American Capitalist (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • This musical suicide note was released as the third single from American Capitalist. The song was Five Finger Death Punch's thirteenth single overall.
  • Ivan Moody sings on the chorus, "Step away from the ledge. I'm coming down." The band partnered with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in conjunction with the single's release. Part of their promotion, which is aimed at awareness about suicide prevention among FFDP's fans, involves the song's music video, which concludes with a call to action alongside the lifeline's national phone number.

Comments: 3

  • Ffdp Saved My Soul from Somewhere In Purgatory This song always reminded me of a horrible relationship I endured. 6 years of hell and lies, always feeling less than enough. No matter how hard I tried I was always behind in his eyes. Taught me alot about people, love and selflessness. Sometimes the heart lies. You can't please everyone, and if you always feel worthless in the eyes of someone you truly love, it's love for you but not them. You can't be what someone else wants. Either they accept you as you are, or they piss off. If anything it taught me, people can lie bold faced. While you are struggling for their affection, they can screw your best friend and leave you broken feeling like it was all your fault. In time you see it wasn't you, but when it first hits, it's comparable to hearing "were sorry but it's cancer, and you have 6 months". I fell so far, but it made me stronger climbing out of that hole, especially when I looked down and saw you still struggling to get off the bottom..
  • Branden from Orange Park, FlThis song.. always makes me depressed because I always wanna just end it all.. I been bullied and been through horrible relationships been depressed daily but yet I still live.. because there are far more better things in life and I grown to know this. people go through these things and wanna just end it all..but just think of what you are doing.. life sucks and its up to you to make a better choice in life then end it all...
  • Charlie from Las Vegas, NvIt's songs like this that remind me of why I started working out in the first place, and why I am who I am today. m/
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