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Hello me... Meet the real me
And my misfit's way of life
A dark black past is my
Most valued possession

Hindsight is always 20-20
Looking back it's still a bit fuzzy
Speak of mutually assured destruction?
Nice story... Tell it to Reader's Digest!

Feeling paranoid
True enemy or false friend?
Anxiety's attacking me, and
My air is getting thin

I'm in trouble for the things
I haven't got to yet
I'm chomping at the bit
And my palms are getting wet
Sweating bullets...

Solo-Dave

Hello me... It's me again
You can subdue, but never tame me
It gives me a migraine headache
Thinking down to your level

Yeah, just keep on thinking it's my fault
And stay an inch or two outta kicking distance
Mankind has got to know
His limitations

Feeling claustrophobic
Like the walls are closing in
Blood stains on my hands
And I don't know where I've been

I'm in trouble for the things
I haven't got to yet
I'm sharpening the ax
And my palms are getting wet
Sweating bullets...

(Solo)

Well, me... it's nice talking to myself
A credit to dementia
Someday you too will know my pain
And smile it's blacktooth grin
If the war inside my head
Won't take a day off I'll be dead
My icy fingers claw your back
Here I come again

Feeling paranoid
True enemy or false friend?
Anxiety's attacking me
And my air is getting thin

Feeling claustrophobic,
Like the walls are closing in
Blood stains on my hands and
I don't know where I've been

Once you committed me
Now you've acquitted me
Claiming validity
For your stupidity

I'm chomping at the bit
I'm sharpening the ax
Oh, here I come again, whoa!
Sweating bullets...



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  • MetallicAmike
    +1
    MetallicAmikeOct 28, 2009 at 12:30 pm
    Dave never went crazy he is actually a born again christian i've met him before he is really cool but he doesn't like when you talk about metallica in front of him it pisses him off.
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    CMinard87Apr 27, 2011 at 11:36 pm
    It's about a person with multiple personality disorder. When he says things like "hello me, ..." and "it was nice talking to myself ..." he's talking about his two personalities. 'The war inside his head' refers to the two personalities trying to gain control
  • ShadowFire316
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    ShadowFire316Nov 23, 2009 at 7:33 pm
    I've heard this song when I was listening to my friends listen to it I think its kinda cool,but I never really got into Metal that much.Guess I know less than I think B-)
  • PerfectlyInsane
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    PerfectlyInsaneJul 14, 2009 at 9:27 pm
    This song is about dissociative identity disorder. By the way Dave Mustaine has never "gone psycho" and has never been put in an asylum although he has gone to AA [Rehab] twice for his alcohol problems.
  • dethklokr
    -5
    dethklokrMay 12, 2009 at 12:53 pm
    sry duff but they are all right it was when dave went physco and was put in an asylum for his homicidal thoughts and illusions of things he "saw"

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