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Slipknot – Left Behind lyrics

I've known
Faces that have disappeared in time
Find me wrapped in glass and slowly soaked in lime
All my
Friends have pictures made to make you cry
I've seen this and wondered
What I've done to calcify

(I ignore you)
As I close my eyes,
I feel it all slipping away
(I come towards you)
We all got left behind,
We let it all slip away
(I ignore you)
As I close my eyes,
I feel it all slipping away
(I come towards you)
We all got left behind,
We let it all slip away

I can't stand to see
Your thalidomide robot face
I Don't even try it
You had to be a liar
Just to infiltrate me
I'm still drowning!

(I ignore you)
As I close my eyes,
I feel it all slipping away
(I come towards you)
We all got left behind,
We let it all slip away
(I ignore you)
As I close my eyes,
I feel it all slipping away
(I come towards you)
We all got left behind,
We let it all slip away

Take this away
Take this away
I can feel you in my mouth
I can taste you on my fingers
I can hear you like the Holy Ghost
And kill you if you get too close

As I close my eyes,
I feel it all slipping away
(I come towards you)
We all got left behind,
We let it all slip away
(I ignore you)
As I close my eyes,
I feel it all slipping away
(I come towards you)
We all got left behind,
We let it all slip away

We let it all slip away (Repeated)4x



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  • ParrotPie
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    ParrotPie
    Yeah it's really hard to figure out what this song really is about, I would think, it's perhaps about someone who shut himself away from the world, though not because he is so different than the others around him, maybe he has just seen things that changed him and maybe (once again) made him even hate himself, made his world become dead and cold.
    I don't really know, guess you can never know, if that's what they are trying to say with this song, but I really think it's about somebody who has seen/done something and turned his back to the world, deciding that he doesn't deserve to be with other people anymore.
    =S
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