Burn It Down

Album: War Is The Answer (2009)
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  • You think you know me
    You don't know shit
    I've seen the world through your eyes
    And it makes me sick
    I question all of your answers
    They're fuckin' lies
    I won't conform to your system
    I'd rather die
    I burn it down

    Just to watch it go
    I burn it down
    So everybody knows
    I burn it down
    Just to see it torched
    I burn it down
    I hate it to the core

    Think you're a martyr?
    Not hard to see
    You wanna rule the fuckin' world?
    You gotta get through me
    Your iron fist will be broken
    No soul to sell
    You think I'll burn for my actions
    See you in hell
    Burn it down

    I do it for myself
    I burn it down
    For me and no one else
    I burn it down
    Just to watch it go
    I burn it down
    I hate you fuckin' all

    I burn it down
    Just to watch it go
    I burn it down
    So everybody knows
    I burn it down
    Just to see it torched
    I burn it down
    I hate it to the coreWriter/s: IVAN MOODY, JASON HOOK, JEREMY SPENCER, MATTHEW SNELL, THOMAS JASON GRINSTEAD, ZOLTAN BATHORY, ZOLTAN BATHROY
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Songtrust Ave
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Comments: 1

  • Thomas from Springfield, MoThis song speaks to me on the level that Bathory describes and on a more focused level. I see this from the stand point of a troop fighting an insurgent enemy. "Think you're a martyr, not hard to see, you wanna rule the F---in world, you gotta get through me" "you think I'll burn for my actions, see you in hell I'd burn it down..."
    Only really two lyrics that support this, but what you can take from the music, is what you can take from the music.
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