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30 Seconds To Mars – The Kill lyrics

[Verse 1]
What if I wanted to break?
Laugh it all off in your face
What would you do?
What if I fell to the floor
Couldn't take this anymore
What would you do, do, do?

[Chorus]
Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you

[Verse 2]
What if I wanted to fight
Beg for the rest of my life
What would you do? (do, do)
You say you wanted more
What are you waiting for?
I'm not running from you (from you)

[Chorus]
Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you
Look in my eyes
You're killing me, killing me
All I wanted was you.

[Verse 3]
I tried to be someone else
But nothing seemed to change
I know now, this is who I really am inside
I finally found myself
Fighting for a chance
I know now, this is who I really am


[Chorus]
Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you, you, you
Look in my eyes
You're killing me, killing me
All I wanted was you

[Outro]
Come break me down
Break me down
Break me down
(You say you wanted more)
What if I wanted to break?
(What are you waiting for?)
What if I wanted to break?
(I'm not running from you)



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    glow
    I know this probably means something else to other people, but because of the circumstances that I'm in. Here's what this song means to me: "What if i wanted to break, laugh it all off in your face" to me, that means: What if I finally got sick of your crap and decided to end this whole thing. And "Look in my eyes, your killing me" means look at me! Look at what you're doing to me! Don't you care?
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    CGLefty15
    This song is saying that in order for anything to be truly over, I. E. A relationship, both people have to let go and move on. And in this song he talks about how a person is holding on to their old relationship and it's hampering his life, things just didn't work out, and the other person has to realize that, it'll never happen again. Just let go, and move on.
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    csik637
    I feel this is a song of love. He is sayiong there is a lot of things you must go through in order to become someone worth being with. He's trying to show you all the changes you need to over come if you truly think this person is the one. You habve to be someone else sometimes in order for you to see how you truly feel, stop blocking the person from you're heart because you're affraid it's never gonna work. In the end what he's trying to say is that in love you're always going to be there and that you're gioing to try to do whatever it is that makes the person you love happy. By the way yay expos#.
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    BeatleLover4243
    I freakin love this song! My friends showed me the video, and now I'm totally addicted to this song and I'm addicted to the video! I'm sooo addicted! I couldn't get the song outta my head all day and I actually was seeing little bits of the video all day in my head!
    I think this song is saying that you should be yourself and not what people want you to be. I also kinda think that he's saying that if you don't like the way I am, go suck an egg.
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    mhashlover
    This song rele means a lot to me because it's basically restating my life. People think I'm Emo and stuff just because I like depressing things like this song but that's juz what I love about it. When I listen to this song My heart just melts. Like I shud juz drop everything that doesn't rele matter in life and I shud just focus on who I rele am and who I'm here for. Which is my savior Jesus Christ. [ I'm Christian ]. But I dunt rele act like one and that's what is about me that shud change. So when I listen to this song I realize things that I dunt when I listen to other songs.
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    Unregistered
    I think its an internal conflict with himself. His bad side wants to become good, he doesn't wanna be bad anymore. "come break me down, bury me bury me. " then he found out he is a bad person and that he can't change. Even though he tried to "kill" the bad side its who he is. "i tried to be someone else but nothing seemed to change" etc. Its a battle with himself. And just for the record I think he looks exactly like zac efron.
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    Sebrina
    To me this song means; To everyone who tries to destroy you or what you think, or your hopes and dream: what if I did fall apart, just went off the deep end, you are no good for me. If you want to destroy my hopes and dreams. I will fight for what I want and fight for my dreams and what can you do about it. You take and take so much and more, and I am standing right here. I am done. I found what who I am for myself and I don't need you and I can't change for you. (though jared has A diffrent opinion on what the meaning of this song means- about.)(it doesn't matter what he writes he is truly amazing). But this is by far my fav. Song by 30STM. I love you jared.
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    completeoutcast
    This song to me, tells me about someone who doesn't care about what people think. The lyrics are obviousely telling the person, I don't care what you think of me, say what you want to me, I'm finished with you, you don't bother me. This is what it means to me. I get called emo loads, but when I listen to this song, it makes me feel uplifted, like I shouldn't care what other people think of me. So come break me down, I'm finished with you.
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      I know this probably means something else to other people, but because of the circumstances that... Read more →
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      CGLefty15
      This song is saying that in order for anything to be truly over, I. E. A relationship, both people... Read more →

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