Turn It Off

Album: Brand New Eyes (2009)
  • I scraped my knees while I was praying
    And found a demon in my safest haven, seems like
    It's getting harder to believe in anything
    Then just to get lost in all my selfish thoughts
    I wanna know what it'd be like
    To find perfection in my pride
    To see nothing in the light
    I'll turn it off
    In all my spite
    In all my spite
    I'll turn it off

    And the worst part is
    Before it gets any better
    We're headed for a cliff
    And in the free fall I will realize
    I'm better off when I hit the bottom

    The tragedy, it seems unending
    I'm watching everyone I looked up to break and bending
    We're taking shortcuts and false solutions
    Just to come out the hero
    Well I can see behind the curtain (I can see, yeah yeah)
    The wheels are cranking, turning, so on the way we're working
    Towards a goal, that's non existent
    It's not existent, but we just keep believing

    And the worst part is
    Before it gets any better
    We're headed for a cliff
    And in the free fall I will realize
    I'm better off when I hit the bottom

    I wanna know what it'd be like
    To find perfection in my pride
    To see nothing in the light
    I'll turn it off
    In all my spite
    In all my spite
    I'll turn it off
    Just turn it off

    Again
    Again

    And the worst part is
    Before it gets any better
    We're headed for a cliff
    And in the free fall I will realize
    I'm better off when I hit the bottom

    And the worst part is
    Before it gets any better
    We're headed for a cliff
    And in the free fall I will realize
    I'm better off when I hit the bottom Writer/s: HAYLEY WILLIAMS, HAYLEY NICHOLE WILLIAMS, JOSH FARRO, JOSHUA NEIL FARRO
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Trever from N. Syracuse, Nyi agree w/ the post below me. its true. no matter if it is never looked at this way or even if you notice it or not, you may think things get better in no time, but thats not true. things will always get worse before they start to get better. next time your in a bad situation, just think about it getting worst before it gets better and you will notice it does not got better first.
  • Alan from The Meadow Of Rainbows, United KingdomI love the lyric "Andthe worst part is that before this gets any better we're headed for a cliff" - sometimes things have to get worse before they get better. Clearly the songs also about the conflict the band had, like with most songs on Brand New Eyes.
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