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Please you have to help me
This is not my true face
If you could see my soul
As I have seen my soul
I could show it to you
It's rotten
It's poison
Help me please

Please, give me a fucking excuse
I beg for just one reason to give you regret, regret

Are you with me or are you on your own
It's time to choose your side
So choose your side

Are you with me or are you on your own
It's time to choose your side
So choose your fucking side

Could be the end of the world
I'd still be laid here on my own wasting my life away (x2)

Hear me now
Get off your knees
Nothing changes when you pray
I'm the closest thing to a god you'll ever know
Get off your knees

Open your eyes
I'll regret, never again
And I stand above you
I'll regret, never again
And I stand above you

And I can't feel this pain anymore
And I can't carry on this way
I'm hiding behind false eyes

Could be the end of the world
I'd still be laid here on my own wasting my life away (x2)

Over and over
Over and over
Fuckin hell
Fuck



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    UnregisteredJan 14, 2014 at 11:12 pm
    Danny is an atheist so it eliminates any idea of god. I believe they describing the over use of drugs and alcohol as being a never ending cycle and how expecting god to help you out of problems is useless since he is non-existent. People need to make the choice for themselves instead of expecting a deity to take control of their lives and push it into the right direction.
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    UnregisteredFeb 7, 2012 at 11:55 pm
    Don't rely on a god to help you. It won't work. If it does, it's obviously a coincidence. Stop standing there and change your own life. Be independent.
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    UnregisteredAug 27, 2012 at 3:31 pm
    I know in one of the other songs he says get on your knees, and everyone is convinced that means something to do with a blow job, but in this one, he says get off your knees, meaning praying, so i'm wondering if there's some sort of connection between those..
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    UnregisteredJul 31, 2012 at 7:30 am
    I'm gonna soun like a hater.. But i'm not.. I love this band... But "please you have to help me
    this is not my true face
    if you could see my soul
    as i have seen my soul
    i could show it to you
    it's rotten
    it's poison
    help me please" is about showing his true soul to the devil... And "choose your side" is choosing between god, or the devil.. I'm not hating.. Once again i love this band... But i'm letting you guys know the meaning behind what your listening to.
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    UnregisteredJul 11, 2012 at 5:24 pm
    It means that the entire band have problems, that they never learnt to control. When he says 'it could be the end of the world' he's saying that the world is changing and ending, and he would be to intoxicated to notice it. This talks about his drug and alcohol abuse, and not being able to feel anything, just being numb. Ben sings 'i just can't carry on this way' and it shows that they all know that if they carry on like that, they know they'll die from it one day. It's pretty much exactly as the title says.

    This is their lesson,
    The one they never learned.

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