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Album: Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water (2001)
Charted: 18
  • Looks like I'm 'a do everything myself
    Maybe I could use some help
    But hell, you want something done right
    You gotta do it yourself
    Maybe life is up and down
    But, my life's been what to now?
    I crawled up your butt from hell
    And that's when things got turned around

    It used to be a lie
    And now it feels pathetic
    And now I get it
    What's done is done
    You just leave it alone
    And don't regret it
    Sometimes some things turn into dumb things
    And that's when you put your foot down

    Why did I have to go and meet somebody like you? (like you)
    Why do you have to go and hurt somebody like me? (like me)
    How could you do somebody like that
    You know that I'm never coming back

    Looks like I'm 'a do everything myself
    Maybe I could use some help
    But hell, if you want something done right
    You just do it yourself
    Got it?

    Maybe life is up and down
    But, but my life's been what to now?
    Got it?
    I crawled up your butt somehow
    Got it?
    And that's when shit got turned around

    It used to be a lie
    So pathetic
    But now I get it
    What's done is done
    I know, you just leave it alone
    And don't regret it
    But sometimes some things turn into dumb things
    And that's when you put your foot

    Why did I have to go and meet somebody like you? (like you)
    Why do you have to go and hurt somebody like me? (like me)
    How could you do somebody like that
    You know that I'm never coming back

    Depending on you is done (is done)
    Giving to you is done
    No more eating, no sleeping, no living
    It's all just what giving to you and I'm done (and I'm done)

    But hiding from you is done (is done)
    But lying from you is done
    No more eating, no sleeping, no living
    It's all just what giving to you and I'm done (and I'm done)

    Why did I have to go and meet somebody like you? (like you)
    Why do you have to go and hurt somebody like me? (like me)
    How could you do somebody like that
    You know that I'm never coming back

    But why?
    Why?

    Ladies, gentlemen
    What you are experiencing
    Is in fact an inner lie man
    I would like you to kick back
    And think about everything you've just heard Writer/s: JOHN EVERETT OTTO, LEOR DIMANT, SAMUEL ROBERT RIVERS, WESLEY LOUDEN BORLAND, WILLIAM FREDERICK DURST
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 11

  • Rik Riley from New Castle"Franklin Jenkins from New York"
    Your "inner lie" is, in fact the word, interlude. "What you are experiencing, is, in fact, an interlude. I'd like you to sit back and listen to everything you've just heard." He made many interludes on many albums and a lot of quote "secret tracks" but here, he's straight up just getting high with Ben stiller all album which is touched upon again in the outro. What you implied makes me think you're higher than the whole lot. Is your head a limp bizkit mate??
  • Jd from Aberdeen "A.w. from Wichita, Ks
    this song came out before linkin park was around"

    Not true
  • Franklin Jenkins from New YorkAs much as I Love the song (and I do), if you aren't listening to the album version and therefore don't hear what is said after the song, I believe you are missing the actual message, which is to me is one of the keys to the secret of Life and of Wisdom. The dialogue after the song goes like this:

    "Ladies and gentlemen, what you are experiencin' is in fact
    An innerlieman (Inner Lie Man)
    I would like you to kick back
    And think about everything you've...just...heard"

    Just how I take that to mean, especially based on my own journey, is that all that Blame and Anger and Certainty that the other person is the Problem and we are faultless - that is the work of THE INNER LIE MAN. Meaning that voice inside that twists and corrupts without our knowledge, seeing with blinders on only from our perspective, and totally blind to what's really happening. So the suggestion is to now kick back and think about all the ways you related to that voice, that attitude, think about all the times you've been that voice, and now think maybe you were not the victim so much and maybe you were also (or entirely) the jerk). Maybe you owe someone an apology. Maybe anytime fault feels that one sided it is almost a dead giveaway you are not seeing your own part.

    To me this wasn't a song of whining or of anger at someone, this was a song to help TEACH and HEAL the listener. It was to TEACH that the way this person sounds is not Truth, it was the work of the Inner Lie Man - who tells us we are the victim and blameless, who makes us indignant, and who keeps us from seeing our part in things.

    This is an example unfortunately why people called Mr. Durst "Whiny", because they were not tuned in enough to understand what they were hearing. It's really such a huge shame, and the poor guy, it must have almost killed him to be so unfairly accused and misunderstood. The guy sees. The guy is wide awake and he sees. Much Love to him.

    -Nick
  • Zero from Nowhere, NjThese lyrics are all wrong. And saying that they are one of the most origianl bands in the history of rock music is a horrific misconception. I could name at least 20 bands that were doing the rap-rock thing before the Bizkit. I'm not a Bizkit hater though, just saying. Check out their lastest album. Fred actually has some decent rhymes for a change. ha!
  • Jarod from Las Vegas, NvWomen can be the most horrible and abusive creatures on the face of the planet. When a woman is used to being treated like crap, she becomes a bloodthirsty monster, seeking a decent man to get her revenge on.
    She will insult, berate, cheat on, and strike him.

    This song is speaking of the raw and unadulterated rage of that decent man who treated that horrible woman so good... but she turned on him, all the same, simply because she'd been hurt, in the past.

    Don't anyone go trying to tell me I'm wrong... because you all know I'm right.
    It's time to find a nice girl that has lived a decent, happy life. Forget the "fixer-uppers" and the "damsels in distress"... no good deed goes unpunished.
  • Corey from Richmond, VaGreat song. Wish my ex-girlfriend would listen to this song. Why did I have to go and meet somebody like you? Why do you have to go and hurt somebody like me? How could you do somebody like that.
  • A.w. from Wichita, Ksthis song came out before linkin park was around
  • Kane from Wytheville, VaWORD UP to that song
  • Anthony from North Cape May, NjThe intro for this song sounds just like the intro to krwlng for Linkin Park, odd.. Great song nevertheless though
  • Stefan from Stara Pazova, YugoslaviaOne of the greatest songs played by one of the most original bands in the history of rock music...maximum respect!!!
  • Austin from Smallsville,new England, --The opening of the song's guitar intro is played on a violin bow.
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