Demons

Album: Night Visions (2012)
Charted: 13 6
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  • When the days are cold
    And the cards all fold
    And the saints we see
    Are all made of gold

    When your dreams all fail
    And the ones we hail
    Are the worst of all
    And the blood's run stale

    I wanna hide the truth
    I wanna shelter you
    But with the beast inside
    There's nowhere we can hide

    No matter what we breed
    We still are made of greed
    This is my kingdom come
    This is my kingdom come

    When you feel my heat
    Look into my eyes
    It's where my demons hide
    It's where my demons hide
    Don't get too close
    It's dark inside
    It's where my demons hide
    It's where my demons hide

    At the curtain's call
    It's the last of all
    When the lights fade out
    All the sinners crawl

    So they dug your grave
    And the masquerade
    Will come calling out
    At the mess you've made

    Don't wanna let you down
    But I am hellbound
    Though this is all for you
    Don't wanna hide the truth

    No matter what we breed
    We still are made of greed
    This is my kingdom come
    This is my kingdom come

    When you feel my heat
    Look into my eyes
    It's where my demons hide
    It's where my demons hide
    Don't get too close
    It's dark inside
    It's where my demons hide
    It's where my demons hide

    They say it's what you make
    I say it's up to fate
    It's woven in my soul
    I need to let you go

    Your eyes, they shine so bright
    I wanna save that light
    I can't escape this now
    Unless you show me how

    When you feel my heat
    Look into my eyes
    It's where my demons hide
    It's where my demons hide
    Don't get too close
    It's dark inside
    It's where my demons hide
    It's where my demons hide Writer/s: Alex Grant, Benjamin Arthur McKee, Daniel Coulter Reynold, Daniel Wayne Sermon, Joshua Francis Mosser
    Publisher: Bluewater Music Corp., O/B/O CAPASSO, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • De'yanna from MichiganI always felt like this song had a deeper meaning to it than just, "Stay away because I'm dealing with problems" and when I found out that the song did go deeper than that, it just made me relate to it even more because I have so many problems going on that I try my best to shield my friends and family from and I often end up succeeding, sometimes I can't, but that's just life.....
  • Moonrise from Hong KongSorry for your loss
    But this is your demon
    Dont assume how things went or what caused what
    Singing “demons” most likely wasn’t the cause of the accident was it
    Don’t create your own fears and once again sorry for your loss
  • Anna from Sweden So they dug your grave
    And the masquerade
    Will come calling out
    At the mess you made Those lyrics sounds really terrible and what do they mean who do they sing about its sounds so awful.
  • Bridget from CoI love that this song was written for a fan with cancer. The lyrics are amazing. They mean: No matter what one's "demons" are, there is a way to escape them. I can see how a lot of people can relate, including me. I've been bullied in elementary school (and I still kind of was in 6th grade) but I got through it! Very good, Dragons (my nickname for Imagine Dragons). Very good.
  • Siahara Shyne from Us Virgin IslandsWhat is the meaning behind Demons by Imagine Dragons?
    It means the protagonist doesn't want to hurt anybody and come short of their expectations but Alas! he/she has this dark side and can't help it. He/She was doing all those things for “you” but now since he/she has accepted his/her own flaws, he/she doesn't want to hide it from “you”.
  • Tem from Germany, BerlinI really love the Scene with the Woman crying on her Fathers Death. Who is this Woman ? What is her Name ? The Song is full of Emotions and i love it.
  • Siahara Shyne Carter from United StatesI should play this song for Myself hehehe v;
  • Js from CaliforniaI always sing this song specially when we are travelling and inside the car and I noticed a lot of bad stuff happened in my household and occurred a terrible violence at my home w/ my family that almost cause death. Looks like one of my member of my family became demon.
    This is the fact... Please, please stop playing this song anymore, already scared about this song already and had traumatic experience already saying this.
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