add artist photo
Suicide Silence
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Suicide Silence

You Only Live Once lyrics

New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Click the blue-colored lyrics to read explanations.
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Suicide Silence – You Only Live Once lyrics

Push your care, push your burdens aside.
Erase everything inside and leave just one thing on your mind.
You only live once so just go fucking nuts.

Muah... Go!

Live life hard! (x2)

You only get one shot, so shoot!

With every breath you take, you're dying.
With every step we take we're falling apart.
If we only had one chance we'd breathe,
So let's take this chance right now and scream.

You only live one life, for a very short time.
So make every second divine.


Live life hard! (x2)

Are you still breathing?
It's your heart that's beating inside that keeps us alive.
And for the very first time we're pushing aside.
To surrender everything that you see in my eyes,
Except for the one thing on my mind,
That I am alive! For the very first time!

For the first time, pushing worry aside. (x2)

Erase everything inside (x3)
And leave just one thing!

You only get one shot!
You only live once so just go fucking nuts (x4)

Live life hard! (x4)

Lyrics taken from

Corrected byhoriz0ns

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:


  • u
    The meaning behind this song is to get it into your mind that you only live once so do what you can. Don't give in don't give up. Mitch sang in this song in the beginning. "You only live once so just go fucking nuts." That's what Mitch did with his life. He didn't care who said anything to him about it. You only get one chance so just don't live your life worrying abou everything. This whole entire band experience since day one have done nothing but try to show you to live your life the way you want to. Not the way others do. Not just in this song. But if you listen to their other song you'd understand how important it is to love and livelike there's no tomorrow. My best friend used to sing this to me. He always did. Then in may of 2012, he committed suicide. But it definitely showed me. You do only live one time. Do not miss your chance to blow. Your life is precious. And you only live once so just go ducking nuts, right? Rest in peace Mitch. Okay. I'm sorry that was longer than it should've been. Haha. Okay bye.

    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.
    Min 50 words
    Not bad

    Write an explanation

    Your explanation
    BoldItalicLinkAdd an image new!
    20 words
    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.