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What if I wanted to break?
Laugh it all off in your face
What would you do? (Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh)
What if I fell to the floor
Couldn't take this anymore
What would you do, do, do?

Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you

What if I wanted to fight
Beg for the rest of my life
What would you do? (do, do)
You say you wanted more
What are you waiting for?
I'm not running from you (from you)

Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you
Look in my eyes
You're killing me, killing me
All I wanted was you.

I tried to be someone else
But nothing seemed to change
I know now, this is who I really am inside
I finally found myself
Fighting for a chance
I know now, this is who I really am

Oh, oh
Oh, oh
Oh, oh

Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you, you, you
Look in my eyes
You're killing me, killing me
All I wanted was you

Come break me down
Break me down
Break me down

(You say you wanted more)
What if I wanted to break?
(What are you waiting for?)
What if I wanted to break?
(I'm not running from you)



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  • GoOd_GuRl_BaD
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    GoOd_GuRl_BaDSep 8, 2008 at 5:06 am
    Jared Leto actually said this song is about your relationship with yourself, and how different sides of you can compete to make you who you really are. And eventually one side will win, and make you who you are.
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    Nat30Aug 23, 2008 at 5:18 am
    Well, I think it's the best song ever... and it really means a lot to me cause, when Jared explained the meaning behind it, the fact to face who you really are no matter what people say or how they want you to be different, it's something I always approved. In fact, as far as I can remember, I always saw things that way. I've always been that one different person that doesn't seem to fit with the others but I never complained about it, I liked it. I knew who I was and I never pretended to be different than who I really am, cause I think that once you lie about yourself... you lose yourself in a way. And now, when I look back I'm really glad I didn't let people tell me what to do and who you I should be... cause face it, they don't even know who they are, all they want to be is like the others, a way for them to feel safe.
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    mhashlover27May 23, 2008 at 3:55 am
    I feel the same as mhashlover bekuz i am her it's juz that i logged out and i forgot my password. so i had to signup agen.
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    mhashloverMay 23, 2008 at 3:48 am
    This song rele means a lot to me because it's basically restating my life. People think im Emo and stuff just because i like depressing things like this song but that's juz wat i love about it. When I listen to this song My heart just melts. Like i shud juz drop everything that doesn't rele matter in life and i shud just focus on who i rele am and who im here for. Which is my savior Jesus Christ. [ I'm Christian ]. But I dunt rele act like one and thats what is about me that shud change. So when i listen to this song i realize things that i dunt when i listen to other songs.

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    alkatraz76Mar 21, 2011 at 7:16 am
    This song can be about ANY relationship(j. leto did say its about the relationship you have with yourself.)

    Its about the things you don't like about yourself. Trying to change them, but you can't.(again, it can apply to any relationship, trying to fix something that you just can't.)

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