Sleeping Beauty

Album: Mer de Noms (2000)
  • Delusional
    I believe I can cure it all for you, dear
    Coax or trick or drive or
    Drag the demons from you
    Make it right for you sleeping beauty
    Truly thought
    I can magically heal you

    You're far beyond a visible sign of your awakening
    Failing miserably to rescue

    Sleeping beauty

    Drunk on ego
    Truly thought I could make it right
    If I kissed you one more time to
    Help you face the nightmare
    But you're far too poisoned for me
    Such a fool to think that I can wake you from your slumber
    That I could actually heal you

    Sleeping beauty
    Poisoned and hopeless
    You're far beyond a visible sign of your awakening
    Failing miserably to find a way to comfort you

    Far beyond a visible sign of your awakening
    Hiding from some poisoned memory

    Poisoned and hopeless
    Sleeping beauty Writer/s: Billy Howerdel, Maynard James Keenan
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Adam from Atttleboro, MaTaking it from the relationship level, you cannot help people with problems that are too deep for instance a troubled teen that cuts themselves as a release from there pained life or a drug addicted person. I was in a similar relationship this song has a deep meaning to me I thought I could help them in some when or just being with me or having me around could help but it didn't matter having me around was nothing and couldn't stop the outcome. People can only be helped if they chose to help themselves it's a as easy as that
  • Regina from Hazel Park, Mimy ex dedicated this song to me when I got lost in a dark world of drugs quite a few years back. he felt his being with me could help, but it was all in vain (drunk on ego) and he couldn't help me change until i was ready to change (poisoned and hopeless). the song was an eye opener and if you ever come across a friend or loved one going through something like this, this might be a good song to have them listen to, it may stir something.
  • Dan from Santa Clarita, Capersonally Chrissy from canada's statment makes perfect sence to me. a woman who holds some sort of inferiority complex, or such a psychological outlook. and how it was just too late to change her view.
  • Patch from Bangor, MeThis song is about Maynard's urge to heal the coincious. I really do think it was aimed at a certain romantic entanglment, but his general veiws a sleeping society overtook the song.
  • Jason from Fort Worth, TxI think this song has a rather general meaning. It's synonomous with the way the world's youth acts and thinks. We are all asleep, and to truly wake us up would be a futile endeavor.
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