The Last Night

  • You come to me with
    Scars on your wrist.
    You tell me this will be the last night
    Feeling like this.

    I just came to say good bye
    Didn't want you to see me cry
    I'm fine

    But I know it's a lie

    This is the last night
    You'll spend alone
    Look me in the eyes
    So I know you know
    I'm everywhere
    You want me to be

    The last night
    You'll spend alone
    I'll wrap you in my arms
    And I won't let go
    I'm everything
    You need me to be

    Your parents say
    Everything is your fault
    But they don't know you like I know you
    They don't know you at all

    I'm so sick of when they say
    "Its just a phase you'll be ok
    You're fine"

    But I know it's a lie

    This is the last night
    You'll spend alone
    Look me in the eyes
    So I know you know
    I'm everywhere
    You want me to be

    (The last night
    Away from me)

    The night is so long when
    Everything's wrong
    If you give me your hand
    I will help you hold on

    Tonight
    Tonight

    This is the last night
    You'll spend alone
    Look me in the eyes
    So I know you know
    I'm everywhere
    You want me to be

    I won't let you say goodbye
    And I'll be your reason why
    The last night
    Away from me
    Away from meWriter/s: JOHN COOPER, BRIAN HOWES
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 10

  • Ashley from Coeur D' Alene,idSo this song really speaks to me because I used to cut and then I found God and he showed me that he would always be there for me because I was on the point of breaking and just killing myself and then I found this song and I broke down in tears and just cried out to God and he saved me! Thank you Skillet for writing such an amazing song that I know will definitely help a lot of people and show them that people do actually care.
  • Desi from Eddyville, KyWelp. The whole God thing kinda ruined the song for me, but oh well. It's still an awesome song.
  • Britney from Aberdeen, WaSaying what I've been trying to say to some people but they wont listen to me
  • Kaydie from Cloquet, Mnthis song is not about suicide. Although it is about cutting and self mutilation, there is a bigger message. A message that reaches beyond that. This song is about giving your heart to God, and letting him take care of you. The writers just use a depressed girl as an anolgy because depression is big these days and it reaches out to many. Hearing about cutting and suicide really catches people's attention. The song writers used that theme as bait to teach listeners about God's love. If you let God into your heart he will hold you through any of your struggles and will always be with you. That is the big message. To give your life to God. That is what they are telling us to do.
  • Carlathegreat from Ogilvie, MnI was at a skillet concert last night, and John, the lead singer from Skillet was telling us about how he knew a girl who opened up to him about her life. She self-harmed. One reason being her parents would tell her she was worthless. One night she decided she has enought and she went to him and was like, "You can tell me goodbye because this is the last night you'll ever see me." And she committed suicide. He wrote this song for her.
  • Yumi from Hartlepool, United KingdomI didn't know the girl was talking to God, I always thought that John was singing as her best friend or boyfriend wanting her to stop hurting herself, she won't be alone anymore because he'l hold her in his arms and won't let go..
    Anyway.. Love the song! It was the first Skillet song I listened to, made me fall in love with the band. x
  • Steph from Commack, NyThis song isnt ALL about a girl who is sucidal. but yes it is about a girl who struggles.With depression and veri low self-esteem.God helps and comforts her. Many people don't get encouraged and feel like this. People take this song as an emo/goth song, probably because they are so fricken caught up in that mess.THis is an amazing song and it means so much to me and liseners.
  • Cristin from Vance, AlThis song is not about suicide. It is about a girl who struggles with self-mutilation and depression and god/jesus comforts her "This is the last night you'll be alone."
  • Clarissa from Martinsburg, WvI really like this song. One of the readers of a story I posted said it was Last Night was the perfect theme song to my story and God, was she right. Great song, means a lot.
    -Clarissa, WV
  • Janet from Orlando, FlWow people should listen to em' and this song I love em'!I do!And it is about a girl but really in my mind is a normal gurl who cut's herself and tell's god she is gonna kill herself witch is John sining and then he tells her not to take her life away.I love the song's they rock!
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