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Don't want to be sly and defile you
Desecrate my mind and rely on you
I just want to break this crown
But it's hard when I'm so rundown and

You're so cynical
Narcissistic cannibal
Got to bring myself back from the dead

Sometimes I hate
The life I made
Everything is wrong every time
Pushing on, I can't escape
Everything that comes my way
Haunting me taking it's sweet time
Holding on, I'm lost in a haze
Fighting life 'til the end of my days

Don't want to be rude, but I have to
Nothing's good about the hell you put my through
I just need to look around
See the light that has come unbound

You're so cynical
Narcissistic cannibal
Got to bring myself back from the dead

Sometimes I hate
The life I made
Everything is wrong every time
Pushing on, I can't escape
Everything that comes my way
Haunting me taking it's sweet time

Sometimes I hate
The life I made
Everything's wrong every time
Pushing on, I can't escape
Everything that comes my way
Haunting me taking it's sweet time
Holding on, I'm lost in a haze
Fighting life 'til the end of my days
Holding on, I'm lost in a haze
Fighting life 'til the end of my days



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    UnregisteredDec 31, 2011 at 10:09 am
    My perception: religion, social norm, morallity etc. Shoved down our throughts from birth - we all wear masks or a 'crown' and burn inside to break free and reveal our true selves. We dare not as it is already such a struggle keeping face as it is and a lot of energy is wasted on the false perception we portrait on the outside. We dislike ourselves and the lives we built because inevitably it is a big fat lie and the design was never our own. The fight inside resulting in us just surviving life. We do not dare come to our own as we will surely be judged. All that feels so right within we have long forsaken and we are haunted through that which we allowed to rule us.
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    UnregisteredMar 17, 2012 at 4:45 am
    My theory is it's talking about it's fan base.
    At the time korn was going through a change in style.
    We asked them to return to their roots and they did.
    Although they did go back to their original roots,and make a great record, it was also their most unpopular album thus the lyrics "some times i hate the life i made, every thing is wrong every time" suggests that no matter eat they do fans don't approve of it.
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    UnregisteredJan 10, 2012 at 2:30 am
    I think that the lines "don't want to be sly and defile you, desecrate my mind and rely on you", in correlation to the lines "you're so cynical, narcissistic cannibal" could be a representation of the greed or nostalgia of greed that dwells within each person. The phrase narcissistic cannibal could be viewed as a person or corporate or governing body preying upon its own subjects or customers.
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    UnregisteredJan 8, 2012 at 10:13 pm
    Well the definition of narcissism is excessive or erotic interest in oneself and one's physical appearance. So obviously there is some problem of some sort with a person he knows who is like this. It doesn't give a lot of meaning as to who so it could very well b any body himself included. He goes into how he hates the life he made and he can't escape every problem. I believe he refers to himself as the "narcissistic cannibal" bc he says "dessacrate my mind and rely on you/i just want to break this crown/but its hard when im so rundown" i think he is saying that he knows that he is and knows he should stop but he has been like this for soo long and he enjoys it and he is so rundown that he can't seem to find a reason to stop. Idk that's what i've gotten from this song. Weather im right or wrong remains to be seen lol
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    UnregisteredJan 6, 2012 at 10:46 pm
    These lyrics were derived from the "hate" emotion. I brainstormed them in an attempt to be creative, while i was in an agitated mood, or state of mind. I did my own singing presentation, along with a few changes to ensure the vocabulary and grammar would sound the best it could. Another focus was to closely relate the lyrics, to the composing artists, the music genre, and inevitably the fans. There are no wrong interpretations to the meaning of the lyrics, as long as the meaning is also derived from the hate emotion.

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