Fences

  • I'm sitting in a room
    Made up of only big white walls
    And in the halls
    There are people looking through the window and the door
    They know exactly what we're here for
    Don't look up, just let them think
    There's no place else you'd rather be

    You're always on display
    For everyone to watch and learn from
    Don't you know by now
    You can't turn back
    Because this road is all you'll ever have

    And it's obvious that you're dying, dying
    Just living proof that the camera's lying
    And oh, oh open wide
    'Cause this is your night, so smile
    'Cause you'll go out in style
    You'll go out in style

    If you let me I could
    I'd show you how to build your fences
    Set restrictions
    Separate from the world
    The constant battle that you hate to fight
    Just blame the limelight

    Don't look up just let them think
    There's no place else you'd rather be in now
    You can't turn back
    Because this road is all you'll ever have

    And it's obvious that you're dying, dying
    Just living proof that the camera's lying
    And oh, oh open wide
    Cause this is your night, so smile

    Yeah, yeah you're asking for it
    With every breath that you breathe in
    Just breathe it in
    Yeah, yeah well you're just a mess
    You do all this big talking
    So now let's see you walking
    I said let's see you walking

    Yeah, yeah well you're just a mess
    You do all this big talking
    So now let's see you walking
    I said let's see you walking

    And it's obvious that you're dying, dying
    Just living proof that the camera's lying
    And oh, oh open wide
    Yeah oh, oh open wide
    Yeah oh, oh open wide
    'Cause you'll go out in style
    You'll go out in style Writer/s: HAYLEY WILLIAMS, JOSH FARRO, DAVID JONATHAN BENDETH
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 11

  • Ashleigh from ?????, MoToo much of a good thing is bad. Same goes for publicity. It gets to ppl. No doubt. This song is awesome. Love the beat!!!!
  • Billy from Vancouver, Bcthis is not about Hollywood, Hayley has said quite a few times that it is about her and Paramore's dealing with the fame they have and how they try to pretend that everything is alright.
  • Emmalee from Elizabethtown, KyHaley Williams is an amazing artist i.ve learned all of Paramore's song's on my drums and Guitar.
    it is an amazing band!
  • Maddie from New York, NyI think this song is about someone with an eating disorder. "I'm sitting in a room. Made up of only big white walls..." is referring to some type of doctor's office. "Just let them think their's no place else you'd rather be..." means letting everyone think you are in control of your life. "You're always on display..." is talking about how younger people are learning to be like you. "Dying, Dying..."
  • D from Virginia, Uruguayi luv paramore, and hayley's hair is awesome!
  • 69-so-fine from French Lick, Indiana!!, InI hate to agree with people, but yes this is about celbrities and how unhealthy they may be on the inside (either being mentaly or physicly) they are constantly being manipulated and pushed into more strain and work. But you'll never be able to see that because they have all the make-up and plastic surgury, so you'll never know they are unhealthy.
    -The "fences" represent the fact that celbrities are fenced in becuase anywhere they go people will be recognizing them and fencing them in their own personal hell...
  • Shawn from Burbank, Caok this song is not about hollywood r any thing like that its about hayley shes singing the song about her self
  • Aly from Chicagp, IlOk I think this song is about soomeone killed someone else, then someone took the blame for it and is now in a lnsane asle where that person meets the siner of the song and she is telling him that the REAL person that did it is lying to the camera. So then the person who got blamed is sentenced to death that's why the singers says you'll go out in style. Sorry if it doesnt make sense :) ^^
  • Emily from Frankiln, Tni think it's about sombody not have the streath to go on and sombody else is trying to help them through because with them not having to streagth they want to kill themselves
  • Emily from Frankiln, Tni love paramore!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Natalie from Chiago, IlHaley is an amazing singer! I really like this song and all my friends do too.
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