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I've lied to you
The same way that I always do
This is the last smile
That I'll fake for the sake of being with you

(Everything falls apart
Even the people who never frown
Eventually break down)
The sacrifice of hiding in a lie
(Everything has to end
You'll soon find we're out of time left
To watch it all unwind)
The sacrifice is never knowing

Why I never walked away
Why I played myself this way
Now I see you're testing me pushes me away
[x2]

I've tried like you
To do everything you wanted too
This is the last time
I'll take the blame for the sake of being with you

(Everything falls apart
Even the people who never frown
Eventually break down)
The sacrifice of hiding in a lie
(Everything has to end
You'll soon find we're out of time left
To watch it all unwind)
The sacrifice is never knowing

Why I never walked away
Why I played myself this way
Now I see your testing me pushes me away
[x2]

(We're all out of time
This is how we find how it all unwinds)
The sacrifice of hiding in a lie
(We're all out of time
This is how we find how it all unwinds)
The sacrifice is never knowing

Why I never walked away
Why I played myself this way
Now I see your testing me pushes me away
[x2]

Pushes me away



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    pjfanforeverandever19May 19, 2008 at 5:14 am
    This is the last song on the first CD entitled, "Hybrid Theory." it talks about our own immortality. i mean check out the line, "everything has to end, you'll soon find were out of time left to watch it all unwind." this is a sick and awesome line. people want to stick around to see what will occur with the world but everything including our lives must end. you also have the line saying the ppl who never frown eventually break down. very true. everyone's life will have incredibly depressing moments where they will want to call it quits or break down. just an all around cool song.
  • kairikate52
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    kairikate52Jan 31, 2009 at 7:17 pm
    I think this song can be taken in many ways. It's different for everyone.
    I believe it is meant to be about a boy and how he is having difficulty finding the light in his realationship with a girl. Or, it could be about how one's world is falling apart in tough times and everyone will take the hit eventually. Thus, he himself will break away from sanity and his loved ones.
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    UnregisteredAug 23, 2012 at 6:51 pm
    A song related to that person who never ever gives you what you want from, but you still belive that there is a way to get it...
  • Cobaltshadow
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    CobaltshadowMay 6, 2009 at 11:34 am
    i love these Linkin Park songs where there's a good mix of singing, rapping, and non-ear-bleeding screamo (in this case it just sounds like his voice is raspy; it sounds good, but sometimes Chester's screaming hurts to listen to), and their guitar melodies are nice and sort of ambient, the way they do it is like their signature for songs.
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    FantasyuserApr 24, 2009 at 5:44 pm
    I agree with you kairikate52. I believe that it is kind of a fusion of the two, because I can relate. His world is collapsing underneath him and he does not want her to have to face that. However, if that is the case, then the point of view changes from the chorus to the verses. Excellent song. I disagree with Raichu however, because there were some equally good songs on meteora and one on minutes to midnight. I do believe that hybrid theory was their best, but not their only good one.

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