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Sleeping With Sirens – Better Off Dead lyrics

[Verse 1]
She says she wants to end it all
When she's all alone in her room, she cries,
The way she feels inside is too much for her.
When all you got is these four walls,
It's not that hard to feel so small (so small),
Or even exist at all.

[Pre-Chorus]
How come no one heard her when she said,

[Chorus]
Maybe I'm better off dead?
If I was, would it finally be enough
To shut out all those voices in my head?
Maybe I'm better off dead? Better off dead!
Did you hear a word, hear a word I said?
This is not where I belong,
You gonna miss me when I'm gone.
Gone, gone.
This is not where I belong,
You gonna miss me when I'm gone
.

[Verse 2]
She doesn't know she's beautiful,
'Cause no one's ever told her so,
And the demons that she hids are all she knows.
And maybe she can fall in love
With someone in her life that she could trust,
And tell her she's enough (have someone tell her she's enough)

[Pre-Chorus]
How come no one heard her when she said,

[Chorus]
Maybe I'm better off dead?
If I was, would it finally be enough
To shut out all those voices in my head
?
Maybe I'm better off dead? Better off dead!
Did you hear a word, hear a word I said?
This is not where I belong,
You gonna miss me when I'm gone.
This is not where I belong,
You gonna miss me when I'm gone.

[Hook]
When all you got is these four walls,
It's not hard to feel so small
.
When all you got is these four walls,
It's not hard to feel so small.
All she wanted was to be enough,
All she wanted was to be enough,
So what does it take?
Maybe it's not too late.

[Bridge]
Yeah, no one heard her when she said:

[Chorus]
Maybe I'm better off dead?
If I was, would it finally be enough
To shut out all those voices in my head?
Maybe I'm better off dead? Better off dead!
Did you hear a word, hear a word I said?
This is not where I belong,
You gonna miss me when I'm gone.
Gone, gone.

[Outro]
This is not where I belong,
You gonna miss me when I'm gone.
Gone, gone.
This is not where I belong,
You gonna miss me when I'm gone.



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/s/sleeping_with_sirens/better_off_dead.html

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    This song is about suicide.
    The chorus and the outro is a girl talking about how nobody notice that she wants to die, because she feel like she don't belong on earth. "To shut all these voices in my head" mean the biased view she has of herself, a view she dislike but she don't find a way to stop thinking she's not enough, that she should be dead. "You're gonna miss me when I'm gone" is directly addressed to those that did not realize she want to die, that perhaps ignore her, and when they will discover she wanted to die, it will be too late to save her cause she will be dead, the only way for others to realize she wanted to die is to kill herself, and they will miss her, they will finally realize how she was feeling and it will be too late.
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    dominatrix
    This song is a suicide note.
    It's about someone who is so tried of life who has no one by there side to make them feel loved so all she has is her subconscious who is telling her to just kill her self because she will never be enough for the people around her no one care to take time and listen to her so why not just died you have tried so hard to fit in but no matter where you go you don't belong there the pain is to much every one is there saying you don't belong so why not die who cares. The pain she feel is way too much for her, its like pressure pushing against her. So why not end it your gonna miss when I'm gone means when I die that is when you will realize that I was alive how I really felt and everyone else will feel guilty because it was all your fault your to late to makeup your mistakes.
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