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Life it seems will fade away
Drifting further everyday
Getting lost within myself
Nothing matters no one else
I have lost the will to live
Simply nothing more to give
There is nothing more for me
Need the end to set me free

Things not what they used to be
Missing one inside of me
Deathly lost this can't be real
Can't stand this hell I feel
Emptiness is filling me
To the point of agony
Growing darkness taking dawn
I was me, but now he's gone

No one but me can save myself, but it's too late
Now I can't think, think why I should even try

Yesterday seems as though it never existed
Death greets me warm, now I will just say goodbye

Goodbye



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  • dethklokr
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    dethklokrApr 16, 2009 at 3:17 pm
    this song is one of the only songs that can relate well enough to a suicidal person that it could save them if they could understand in time.( coming from a person who knows)

    RIP CLiff
  • RakeSlayer
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    RakeSlayerApr 1, 2009 at 11:59 pm
    Quite obviously about a person who doesn't ant to live anymore for whatever reason. They decide to kill themselves and say goodbye to the world. They figure there's no point in living anymore and they shouldn't even bother trying to get help because they don't matter. When tie comes, they just know that they're not worth life and the past doesn't matter anymore, so they "say goodbye".
    This is one of the most amazing, incredible songs I've ever heard. Metallica is one of the best - if not the best - classic metal-rock bands that you could possibly listen to. The guitar...It's absolutely fitting to the song and gives a perfect atmosphere! :)
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    UnregisteredJul 25, 2012 at 3:27 pm
    Death of a lost soul. Here the singer tell that life is just a confused dream where peace cannot be attained until we reach death
  • U
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    UnregisteredJul 22, 2012 at 5:21 am
    This song was created by james hetfield after the band had all there stuff stolen, guitars, drums, mics absolutly everything and they felt like there lives had just been stolen with it. James hetfield if i remember rightly said he thought about suicide however picked himself up and carried on. The man is the biggest inspiration in my life, how soneone who has lost everything can carry on, it helped me fight my depression
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    UnregisteredApr 26, 2012 at 5:15 am
    There is one thing im sure we can agree about... Ride the lightning is a great album... Fade to black is only a fraction of the great cd. The only better metallicas are ... And justice for all... Master of puppets... Black album... Justice is lost justice is truth... Something that bro didnt have

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