New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Wish I was too dead to cry
My self-affliction fades
Stones to throw at my creator
Masochists to which I cater
You don't need to bother;
I don't need to be
I'll keep slipping farther
But once I hold on,
I won't let go 'til it bleeds

Wish I was too dead to care
If indeed I cared at all
Never had a voice to protest
So you fed me shit to digest
I wish I had a reason;
My flaws are open season
For this, I gave up trying
One good turn deserves my dying

You don't need to bother;
I don't need to be
I'll keep slipping farther
But once I hold on,
I won't let go 'til it bleeds

[Solo: Corey]

Wish I'd died instead of lived
A zombie hides my face
Shell forgotten
With it's memories
Diaries left
With cryptic entries

And you don't need to bother;
I don't need to be
I'll keep slipping farther
But once I hold on,
I won't let go 'til it bleeds

You don't need to bother;
I don't need to be
I'll keep slipping farther
But once I hold on:
I'll never live down my deceit



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/s/stone_sour/bother.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

  • m
    +1
    musicismelifeFeb 18, 2011 at 7:40 pm
    i think this song is amazing. i think the song means
    like most said hes had a hard past and to many regrets
    do remember corey has been on alot of drugs and doesnt want to see his future
  • s
    +1
    SerraddMar 10, 2009 at 1:57 am
    I believe he's had too many hard too times and he just wants to cease to exist, but someone keeps trying to help him. He's eventually just gonna completely ignore them and just fade away.
  • h
    -2
    headbangerman1May 2, 2009 at 12:30 am
    I think that he tried to kill himself, but he lived and now people are bothering him asking why he did it and they want to help. However he does not want their help and just wants to die.

    Write about your feelings and thoughts

    Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
    U
    Unregistered
    Min 50 words
    Not bad
    Good
    Awesome!
    Explain

    Write an explanation

    Your explanation
    Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
    10 words
    Good
    Cool
    Awesome!
    Explanation guidelines:
    • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
    • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
    • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
    Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
    ×