Broken As Me

Album: F.E.A.R. (2014)
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  • Singer Jacoby Shaddix explained the song's meaning to Loudwire: "That's about forgiveness," he said, "when you don't want to forgive but you know it's the best thing to do."
  • The all-out rocker was the first track that Papa Roach recorded for their F.E.A.R. album. Shaddix described the song in a live Google+ Hangout session as, "just an exciting, rip-roaring rock, hard rock, heavy metal progressive, nutty assault of musical creativity."
  • Shaddix expanded on the song's message to Artist Direct: "If I walk around this world with all of these resentments, grudges, and this hatred, there's no freedom," he explained. "I'm in a prison of judgment. I've found that people who have wronged me, whether it be family members, people in this business, or past friends, I have to understand they're human and nobody's perfect. Maybe they have some demons they're dealing with or the same f--king problems I've got? It comes from that broken relationship. You're trying to mend it with some forgiveness."
  • In 2021 Papa Roach released a remastered version of "Broken As Me" with additional vocals from Asking Alexandria's Danny Worsnop. The British rock group supported Papa Roach on their Summer 2019 Who Do You Trust? tour.


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