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How can you see into my eyes
like open doors.
Leading you down into my core
where I've become so numb.
Without a soul
my spirit's sleeping somewhere cold
until you find it there and lead it back home.

(Wake me up.
Wake me up inside.
I can't wake up.
Wake me up inside.
Save me.
Call my name and save me from the dark.
Wake me up.
Bid my blood to run.
I can't wake up.
Before I come undone.
Save me.
Save me from the nothing I've become.)

Now that I know what I'm without
you can't just leave me.
Breathe into me and make me real
Bring me to life.


Bring me to life.
I've been living a lie
There's nothing inside.
Bring me to life.

Frozen inside without your touch,
without your love, darling.
Only you are the life among the dead.

All of this sight
I can't believe I couldn't see
Kept in the dark
but you were there in front of me

I've been sleeping a 1000 years it seems.
I've got to open my eyes to everything.

Without a thought
Without a voice
Without a soul

Don't let me die here
There must be something wrong.
Bring me to life.


Bring me to life.
I've been living a lie
There's nothing inside.

Bring me to life

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  • EmoChick190
    EmoChick190May 28, 2009 at 1:16 pm
    i think this song is about a girl that went through a really bad break-up with her boyfriend and she is waiting for another guy to come along and wake her up and being her back to life again. i can totally relate to this song because i went through the same thing. it speaks for itself when it says "wake me up inside, call my name and save me from the dark" it is basically saying she wants to be saved.
  • punk_chick1212
    punk_chick1212Apr 24, 2009 at 8:46 pm
    I think it's abt this girl who has suffered through a really bad brake-up and she's waiting 4 some other boy to come along and bring her into a better relationship. he would wake her up and bring her to life again. awesome song, btw. ;)
  • v
    VampMistressApr 2, 2008 at 5:40 pm
    I think she feels trapped inside her own thoughts and body. She is wanting the right person to come along and set her free.
  • Faith111
    Faith111Apr 22, 2011 at 6:22 pm
    This song is amazing. It's about two people who are sleepwalking through life. There are stuck somewhere and they've been stuck for a long time. They pretend to be okay and happy even and no one notices not even their friends and family or significant other until they meet each other. They connect without words. For some reason they can see through each other, past the mask. "How can you see into my eyes like open doors? Leading you down into my core. Where Ive become so numb" They have been so accustomed to the pain of being hurt and misunderstood that they have become numb. The mask which used to be only used every now and then is always on. No one knows who they really are so they feel like no one really loves them for the right reasons and they have become so numb that they don't even care anymore. The sad part is that no one notices or even seems to care that they are dead on the inside, that they have given up on ever feeling something again. They have accepted that this is just the way it is until they meet each other and that all changes. This song is about being understood by somebody who took the time to really see you when no one else bothered. It's about waking up and realizing that the lie you've been living and have grown so numb to isn't enough anymore. You don't want to live in the dark, you don't want to live a lie, you don't want to feel like nothing anymore. This person wakes you up inside. Makes you feel again. Makes you believe in yourself again. Gives you a reason to come out of the dark and take off your mask. You feel accepted by this person faults and all, you feel loved. This to me is what real love is. I love Evanescence. I can relate to almost all her songs.
  • l
    LollieeeAug 15, 2010 at 9:37 pm
    i agree with EmoChick190 it does sound like a really bad break up and she wants to be saved from it all!

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