Therapy

Album: Nothing Personal (2009)
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  • My ship went down in a sea of sound
    When I woke up alone, I had everything
    A handful of moments, I wished I could change
    And a tongue like a nightmare that cut like a blade

    In a city of fools, I was careful and cool
    But they tore me apart like a hurricane
    A handful of moments, I wished I could change
    But I was carried away

    Give me a therapy, I'm a walking travesty
    But I'm smiling at everything
    Therapy, you were never a friend to me
    And you can keep all your misery

    My lungs gave out as I faced the crowd
    I think that keeping this up could be dangerous
    I'm flesh and bone, I'm a rolling stone
    And the experts say I'm delirious

    Give me a therapy, I'm a walking travesty
    But I'm smiling at everything
    Therapy, you were never a friend to me
    You can take back your misery

    Arrogant boy
    Love yourself so no one has to
    They're better off without you
    (They're better off without you)

    Arrogant boy
    'Cause a scene like you're supposed to
    They'll fall asleep without you
    You're lucky if your memory remains

    Give me a therapy, I'm a walking travesty
    But I'm smiling at everything
    Therapy, you were never a friend to me
    You can take back your misery

    Therapy, I'm a walking travesty
    But I'm smiling at everything
    Therapy, you were never a friend to me
    And you can choke on your misery Writer/s: ALEXANDER WILLIAM GASKARTH, DAVID JONATHAN BENDETH, JACK BASSAM BARAKAT, ROBERT RYAN DAWSON, ZACHARY STEVEN MERRICK
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Olivia from Boston, MaJust so everyone knows, Alex's name last is Gaskarth not Garskarth......
  • Carli from Pemberville, OhThis song is so eye-opening. I love it with a passion, it makes me think about how precious life is, and how quickly it can be taken away. It really is a question of, "is tomorrow going to be too late?" it's a scary thought. :/ but this song is so well written, and so amazing.. it almost masks the pain hidden in the lyrics.
  • Amy from Toronto Ont, OnI think the song Therapy is about Alex just finally breaking down about his brother and maybe some things in his past that have left a major effect on him and how he tried to keep smiling and moving forward but then it just caught up to him. Kind like a type of reality slapping you in the face. Maybe one day he relized he couldn't take it like he thought he could and that he was losing his inner strength, but wanted to hide it because everybody saw him as the funny/happy guy. Something like anxiety could of got to him and nobody could see that he actually did have alot of things running through his mind. If I ever meet him I want to thank him for helping me through with alot of stuff I've delt with in my life, he really inspires me to be strong and to live life to the fullest. :)
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