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Black Veil Brides – Knives And Pens lyrics

Alone at last we can sit and fight
And I've
lost all faith in this blurring light,
Stay right here we can change our plight!
Storming through
this despite what's right!

One final
fight for this tonight
Whoa-oh-oh
With knives and
pens we made our plight

Lay your heart
down, the end's in sight
Conscience begs for you to
do what's right
Everyday it's still the same
dull knife!
Stab right through and justify
your pride!

One final fight for this
tonight
Whoa-oh-oh
With knives and pens we made our plight
Whoa-oh-oh

Well I can't go on without
your love, you lost, you never held on
We tried our best... turn out the
light! turn out the light!

One final fight for this tonight
Whoa-oh-oh

With knives and pens we made our plight
Whoa-oh-oh

Well I can't go on without your
love, you lost, you never held on
We tried our best... turn out the light! turn
out the light!



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    IAmMe123
    This song means alot. Andy really understands the choices people make because he admits in interviews he chose writing. But for others its different. I wont sit here and preach because I'm not perfect. Iv cut, burned and so on. Sometimes I look at the scars and think 'why did I even do that'. I'm also not going to 'lable' or 'steriotype' myself or other people. I'm not 'emo' or 'goth' or 'a jock' or 'preppy'. I'm me. And bottom line is whatever your interests are, there's always going to be someone who wont agree and will steriotype you. I feel bad for those people. So small minded. Music like this isn't just for 'emo's' and 'scenes' its for anyone who finds that they like it. So seriously next time you go to say something to someone or lable someone look in the mirror and think 'am I really that different'. Because your not ok. We all go through the same thing. And the more we hate. The further apart we become.
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    Unregistered
    The song knives and pens represents ones inside darkest feelings. In the song knives and pens refers people cutting, starving, bingeing, ect. Because of personal things and what others are saying or pens which is being creative. The main message of the song is "you can either let their words hurt you or you can be the bigger person. You can either let it get to you or be creative. " andy beirsack (vocals) wrote this song at the age of 12 when he realised he was an outcast and he was being bullied. This song represents his options, his struggles, and his over comeing of his problems in life. He had the choice to lead himself down a terrible path; or to overcome, conqure, and use creativity to rise against it all. To all who are reading this and feeling the way he did. Everybody is faced with struggles. Give up on life you give up on the ones you love. Save your life and put down that knive. Blackveilbridesarmy.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    To me it means that with the things stereotypical people say, it hurts people emotionally and they feel that the only release is cutting themselves at first but then find that they can use the pen for power to stand up for themselves and prove that they arent going to sit back and allow for somebody to stomp all over them. Andys pain in trying to prove that point is in his voice when he sings this song. He has dealt with the same problems I presume and that is what inspired him to have this song written. So he can speak up for those who either can't without being silenced or those whose lives have already been taken. I completely enjoy this song but I am also connected to it. And I'm not emo or goth or scene. I'm just a regular kid and nobody expects me to listen to this type of music but I do. I am thankful for bvb and what their music stands for in my heart. Anyone that disagrees with my thoughts can leave my life because this music is my life and how I live.
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    lilemo_kunzz
    You were kinda right, but it really is about the 2 sides of struggling: You choose the dark way; cutting. Or you choose the bright way; Writing poetry, lyrics and stuff to get things of your mind, and focus only on the thougths of what is written on the paper, is written by your inner soul, which has been buried inside. (Much like Andy did, and it helped him.) This was self-stated by Andy :)
    But on the other hand, The meaning of Knives And Pens is different for everybody.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    When I first heard of black veil brides it changed my life and how it changed my life is cause when I was a kid I was usually alone in my room not talking to anyone but when I first heard them it actually got me to go outside and try talking to people then I started making friends thanks to them and my mom she would always keep me inside my room like chores then homework then bedroom but then after black veil brides I talked to my parents about me going outside and hanging out with kinds around my age or maybe a little bit older but like I said before they changed my life they made me a better person from when I was younger and I'm thankful for that thank you black veil brides!
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    Andy has said in an interview what this song, over all, means. The title "Knives and Pens" is supposed to represent the fact that when he was growing up and seen different people dealing with different things. A majority of times they would cope with these things with either knives or pens and he just to happened to be someone who choose pens. This song is really telling you not to cut, but he's saying what he knows about and hoping that everyone gets through life no matter what the use to do so. Andy tries not to make lyrics that are disingenuous just for the sake of the army.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    For me, it means so much. I have problems which I get really depressed about, but when I listen to this, it gives me hope, everytime this sing gives me hope. It makes me think: "i can do it, tonight i will get over it just a little bit more", and if I keep listening, it really does hekp me to get through the days, untill one day when I wont need to worry about anything at all. Love you bob: ")
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    I've been through the same situation and its horrible, no one should have to go through bullying for being "different" because everyones different. I love this song so much and I think this song is to make you realise your not alone and other people have been through it. Because of the same reasons in my persobal opinion I think people are labeled to split up people who are "different" to other people so people are labeled "emo" "goth" "scene" "jock" etc. And its wrong, the more "popular" people are affraid of them, they don't talk to them and they call them names and push them around because to them that's the only answer. I've been called and labeled such as "emo" and "goth" because I love screamo, rock and metal and because I wear black alot and because of my hair and makeup, not many people accept me for who I really am, so I get called names and get pushed around. Next time you label someone or call them names, just think and look in the mirror and think "who am i to judge? " "who am i really? ".
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    I think the meaning to this song is you have choices. You could express yourself with a pen or cut yourself with knifes. Life is hard we all know this but cutting just hurts you physically yet writing how you feel does not and it would be better for you. The part where it says that he/she can't go on without your love, you lost, you never held on. I think that means that his brother or father which of the two didn't really love him as much and lost hope for him and apparently never held on to him. Just let him go, without any help.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    Knives and pens is a song of true meaning. It states true emotions. I have cut before. I still do cut and I relate greatly to this song. It is about Andy saying that every night it's "the same dull knife" you cut everyday. When you are alone, you fight your own battles. Your plight is your situation, you're emotional stuff. He is say, change your plight. Change what you do. Instead of pressing that knife into your skin, press that pen to the paper. Just vent. Write everything. Make something beautiful from the dark emptiness inside you. You can.
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    ColorfulEmoChick
    Ok so the people who say that I am a "colorful" emo, you are right, I have cut, burned and much more but that doesn't mean you can't be happy, I mean I totally regret it because of the scars, cutting really did help for a while it took my mind off of the mental pain and it focused more on the physical stuff and it felt like bliss after a while, but this song explains most of my life, but not all of it. And still to this day I write things down, my new form of cutting, I haven't cut in over a year and I have about 16 notebooks full of my writings, you just gotta be yourself and find what works best for you and don't worry about offending the people around you, its your life to live not theirs. Do what you gotta do and become who you want to be, even if it means making mistakes that leave scars.
    Sorry the last time I posted this I wasnt signed in. But I was the one who wrote it!
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    I love black veil brides! They mean so much to me and they help me understand the meaning of life and that I'm safe within this bubble. A bubble that I feel protected in when I listen to there songs or go to one of their conserts. But I can't stay inside that bubble forever! I have one job to learn. I have to learn that there are tons of people outside that bubble that want to hurt me and do everything in thier power to crush my dreams. Thanks to black veil brides for makeing that bubble. And for helping me learn that lifes a "bloody" struggle and for cleaning up the mess!
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    cupcake13
    People who listen to this can like it however they want, but people who connect with it have their own reasons why they do it. I'm not going to bleed my heart out to you bout myself and this song., but I will be truthful, I've chosen both knives and pens and I usually regret the scars later on. People label me as an Emo and I merely let them 'cuz who am I to disagree? My own family labels me and I act like I don't care. It's all tlk but it's the truth. Blood it an escape to people like me, being in 10th grade, switching schools, and broken love is everything to me. I've dealt with writing about my pain but it only reminds of my previous pain. Knives help me forget and pens help me to remember. Is it better to forget or relive?
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    To me knives and pens means when people bring you down you have two types of ways of expressing yourself. One can be very brutal like cutting yourself, doing drugs or committing suicide. Or you can do the smart thing and write your feelings down, talk to people you can relate to or do a fun hobby. That name knives and pens means you can do harm to yourself and possible others or you can express your feelings in a positive way, like writing or doing a hobby.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This song is about andy and what he went though and how he chose pens not knives. In an interview andy even says that he wrote this song through his experiences in life. It may sound weird or a cliche but this song saved my life and with out this song and this band I would be six feet under and forgotten, but thanks to black veil brides I'm standing for what I believe in and what I love. I connect to a lot or all their songs and I'm glad I found them. But I have to admit as well, I've cut myself but I know why for each and every one. I write it all down now thanks to this song and more by them. Thank you andy, ashley, jake, jinxx and cc!
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This is an amazing song, the first I heard by bvb, and this song was so useful - it helped me stop doing self harm. I love the fact that andy has the same problems as us, but instead of resorting to violence he has put them on paper. I am not proud of the things I have done, but what andy has done in this song is make other people see the brighter path in life, without disrespecting the fact that we might be dark minded.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    Andy said that hes notikids that when he was younger himself and other kids who look different, listened to different music were put down by the rest of society and that causes those people the become violence with themselves and other. Andy found his relief through writing music and songs so "knives and pens" is really a choice as andy says to either create something create through al the pain caused by others or to become violent with yourself and potentially go down a dark road.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    Andy had a dark moment in his life where he had something devestating happen he had to redeem himself and the memory keeps haunting him so he decided to write about it and set it free he lost his love and they tried their best to make it last the night that it happened they had one final fight for their love and then it ended. This is not true? I just pulled it out of the lyrics.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    I have intent to hurt myself like 12 times just to get along with my love one my parents hate who I am and my sisters disgraced me for the way I am ini thier mouth everything they said its about the way I am in college I am pushed around in the way I am my friends had being thrown out and push as I am sick and tired of being disgraced without others knowing my purpose of doin what I am doin I am a person that is tormantated and alone in war within my self nd this song its a kinda relie for ever pain every torture every sorrow I had but my emo friends they are always giving them their shoulders we cry 2 gether we cut 2 together nd we will die together.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This band is misunderstood, hated and despised by jb fans and taylor swift too. Just cuz we're different, we don't have a choice to express ourselves the way we feel? We have less rights? I hate the fan girls who say the singer is hot and that's all they care about. Go away, he as a girl! Everyone else is here for the music, the message, the torture we go through. Not because the singer is hot.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    The video of this song shows an emo boy who just doesn't fit it. Knives and pens, to me, is like saying we try to fit in, desperately sometimes, but it doesn't work. In the end, the boy makes a friend after a bully returns his book of poems, or a diary, or whatever tht thing is. I'm christian emo and I keep a diary. I relate to this boy so freaking much. He's lyk my idol.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    Ths song is amazeing it really helped me cause I was a cuter and when I found this song it made me cry cause I was like this is dum and its not getting me anywhere:(so I started to write about it and its been a year scence that insadent:)so plese don't make the mistake I made I love you all who are reading this and I'm thanking andy for this song becuse if I never heards this. Who knows where I would be right now:)thank you:)and I love you:) -cynthia werle from napa valley:)
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    You should take and write down your feelings instead of cutting and ending up hurtting yourself. Even tho people make fun of you just cause you are different then they are just jelouse and don't know what to do besides make fun of others and that makes you want to hurt yourself which that is not right at all. Trust me I know from experience and I have regreted it ever since cause I lost most of my true friends and some of my family that trusted me to do good and not to cut myself cause of others! :)
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This song is one of the best songs I've ever heard, and I think that eventually everything comes down to you; you are the only one who can make your desicions, you are the one who can decide between knives and pens. I choose pens, and I will always do it, because I think that cutting yourself does not solve anything, and maybe writing doesn't solve anything either, but to me it helps a lot more.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    It means you can either do something that you'll most likely regret later or you can find another way to channel it. Maybe it's a pen or an instrument or even just talking to air, but it will help just as much as a knife does to some. It's like being able to channel rage and anger into the edge of something else. It means that you can change, but once you get to far deep, it's harder and harder to come back.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    Hey I have resently gotten a brocken middle fingger and a black eye and I have no idea what number it would be and I'm so pissed. I was sitting minding my own buissnees and these guys come up to me and start yelling in my face like I did omething wrong and then they brake my finger and give me the watever number black eye. I have no idea what I did wrong bvb army and if the bvb band see this wish me luck in life seiously ill need it. Love yas I feel like it will nver end wish me luck. My eye hurts and my finger is throbing god please help me.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    It's sad how many suicides could have been prevented if this song came out sooner. I hav dark hair (black) and wear alot of black shirts and keep more to myself because I get depressed and people call me emo and a freak which hurts. Especially when you tell ur parents you are depressed and that you cut and ur mom says stop being a poser and a freak then and if you cut I will put you in a suicidal ward. But one day wen I was going to kill myself I heard this song and it made me feel better so people if you know any body like me pls get them to listen to this song. Bvb forever!
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    Knives and pens is about kids who are in tough situations and wanna cut themselves or wanna think about killing themselves but instead use pens to express your feelings about the tough situations your going through just like andy did when he was younger he was called fag, emo, goth even though to me they are all labels and instead of going to knives or anything else to cut himself andy went to expressing his feelings through writing and art and andy now is trying to get that message to kids or other people who felt or feel this way to not cut or hurt themselves and try to find other ways to express their pain. Love you bvb youve helped me through so much!
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This song is about a few things. One of them reflecting on andy as a child, how you can choose to write instead of cutting to get your emotions out, it's also too give hope to the outcasts there is light at the end. This song is amazing and I've been a bvb fan forever the current members from andy, jake, jeremy, christian, jake and the former members from sandra to chris will have a special place in my heart.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    I believe this song is about how andy experenced his school life. He was bullyed as a child. I read somewere that the locker scene in the music video achully happened to andy. Poor andy =[. If I was with him I would stick by him no matter what. Those bullys dident know that they where messing with the most talented and not to mention hottest guy in the world! Go bvb army!
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    I don't think anyone knows that this is from the new memphis case where three eight year old boys were raped, killed by the guy this song is written about. No one knows if the guy actually killed these kids or not. But, he was one who was an outsider from what he dressed as. Dark and heavy into music from the 90's. (i. E. Metallica). He was apparently in a satanic cult. However, he's still in prison. And there's a movie on the case called paradise lost.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This is my fav song of all time I want to marry andy sixx he is my lover and alwase will be hahahha and the song means that they want to rule the world and they can see the end of a realationship and never become as one I am in love with this song I listen to it over 20 times a day I also am in love with fallen angels and mmm I just am in love.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    So many great meanings but this is my personal one: I've cut before and if I hadn't listened to this song I think I would have kept cutting. This song gave me faith that I would have a better life without the means of cutting and I could write all my feelings on paper instead of cutting. I could write or draw and I didn't need to cut. I thank andy biersack for writing this masterpiece. : d
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This song means the world to me I'm still in high school and I have to go through a lot everyday with like bullying I'm called emo and freak a lot because I like music like this and have dark hair they asume I selfharm and depressed although I'm always happy and have never hurt myself I mean for god sake I faint at the sight of blood I hate people who think and judge people purely based in stereotypes.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    Wow, I hate how nobody noes what emo is anymore. It is a genre of music, and it is an emotional person. Not those emo kids you look up on the internet. Those are all scene kids, true emos don't dress like that, put their hair like that, or most of the time don't cut. Scene kids are kids that try to stay up with the times, and they try to be flashy, and well, on the scene! Sometimes, you wouldn't be able to tell the difference between an emo and a normal kid.
    But I love this song. Andy and bvb understand the way their fans feel, and aren't afraid to admit it. They have saved me several times from suicide because the bullying got so bad. I almost commited murders the bullying was so bad. But each time andy and bvb stopped me. It was a time when my mental health was indanger, I don't like to talk about it much. Their songs made me think about what I was about to do, and it helped me through it. I listen to savior when I feel suicidal, knives and pens all te time, and a bunch of other random songs.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This song is amazing. I was listening to this and some people who didn't like me cause I dress in black and write poetry and stuff said that they liked this song and asked me what it was about and stuff. I love this song and I told them. They felt guilty afterward and apologized to me. We're not friends now but just normal classmates and that is a huge differance than what it was before. Ima girl by the way and these guys were dudes. But its all cool now.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    I have a friend who once chose knives over pens. She went through many hardships most her life so she would constantly hurt herself. I tried desperately to help her and at that time she was listening to black veil brides. He hasn't considered suicide in a month and this news brought tears to my eyes. That's when I started listening to black veil brides as well because I started going through similar hardships. I would never cut myself but I now know why she loves this band so much. They scream for the different kids. The emos and the goths. The fallen angels. They stitch up their wounds for those they love.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    Holy crap. I was in a very dark place a few months ago, and was about to do things to myself that would leave scars forever. I'm a really sensitive person and was told I was emo and most of my friends turned on me. I knew I had to pick myself up and find a hobby which was playing guitar. I felt better but I still felt as if I wasthe only one. Then I started to listen to black veil brides a week ago and now they're my favourite band cause I feel like I fit in somewhere(: thankyou!
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    His song could mean anything to anyone. Some people might think this song is stupid but to me it is different. The lyrics to this song are beautiful! To me they seem really deep. To me it means that you could go off and harm your self with a knife, or you could take the pen and do something that touches people and makes them feel better about themselves. Whenever I'm sad or feel like crying or hurting myself I listen to this song. It inspired me to start writing my own song lyrics and that I should never self harm myself. Black veil brides forever and ever.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    There is a different meaning in this song for everyone. I think that this song is just telling you to hold on, and never to give in, even when you are going through a tough time, or you will loose the game, which is life, because you are just a pawn in the game of life. Whenever you give up, you have made a plight (or predicament) for yourself, and in this particular song, the plight has been made by knives and pens, although they can be made by anything, and by anyone, so everybody can relate. I know my plight has been made by knives, scissors, and sins.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    I heard in an interview that andy sixx said the meaning of the song was literally about knives and pens, "you can either choose to be violent towards yourself, knives, or you can vent out your frustration through creavity, pens" I think this song shows he cares about his fans and that you don't have to cut yourself out of anger and depression, that you decide how to chanell your anger, your hatred, your grief in a way which isn't hurting yourself or those you love around you.
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    Unregistered
    Well I know that it's about andy's life back in middle school. Where he got bullied and got called messed up things. Well pretty much I went through the same thing. I felt like the world was bringing me down. I didn't even wanna go to school, I just thought about committing suicide. And I still do think about it even though I'm not in school anymore. But when I feel depressed, morbid, alone, sad, etc. I listen to bvb and I feel all better. I really love these guys and i'll support them like they support us (bvb army). And I am emo, but I don't like calling people or even myself labels, but yeah who cares. Bvb army 4 life.
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    Unregistered
    I think its funny how 90% of the comments are about andy and his good singing. Yet he made this song to reach out to people. His meaning for this song is that everyone is going threw problems and they should find ways to help themselves thrw it. The song is called knives and pens but hes not literally saying you have a problem cut urself and/or write about it right now. So people need to stop and pay attention.
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    musicisliving18
    Black veil brides are not trying to this anyone or put anyone down they sing because its what they love to do there songs are for those who think there worthless to stand up and beleive in thereselves they don't care about sterotypes or labels that's what there against don't label someone just because of what they wear or how they act or look because in the end there just like you that's what makes them a great band.
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    This to me speaks louder than any advice from a adult or friend. You know when people let out their emotions and make a beautiful drawing or story? This my picture: . Nothing. I feel them all I just can't express them. They help me. This band helps me. When I'm pressured I go in my room and listen to knives and pens. The acoustic version mostly. To top it off I'm not "emo" or "scene" I'm a country girl who has a darker bottled up life.
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    Unregistered
    I just wanted to say that the new version of Knives and Pens was with Andy Biersack, Ashley Purdy, Jake Pitts, Jinxx, and Sandra Alvarenga not Christian Coma. Cc came in before stwof but after wstw was already out, this song was no wstw not stwof. Just thought I'd inform those that thought it was cc because it's not fair to Sandra to have people thinking he did her work.
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    fuklove
    2 me this song would mean that when you would fall in love with some that has been going though the same thing as you have, you both will fight for each other and won't give up untill both of you are happy and left alone. And the part with knives and pens is that like you will write them a promise on a piece of paper then you also wont mind writing that same promise onto yourself using a knife or something.
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    RaspberryJam
    I hear you dadegar. Same for me, I went to magnet middle and highschool from 6th to 9th grade. I'm in 10th now at a neighborhood school. Love it so much cause the most of the kids there are real. I don't care what the hell you look like, if you're nice, I'll be descent and judge you fairly. No need to downsize the cliques or labels-- dress and act however you like, it's your own opinion that matters. Just the person, not their looks. That's what the Knives and Pens video showed. It might discourage some people because they chose an "emo" kid to play the lead role. But the song itself, its lyrics, are pointed towards those who have felt similar. Mostly, to the last two lines of the song. Those who have felt dull, depressed and shot down. And although it might seem like mostly "emos" feel this, or that they try to act like it. Disregard that stereotype. Everyone has s*t to deal with, so your problems are your own to face. The people who care about you can only do so much; it's what you choose to do that impacts your life the most. Just stab it through and justify your pride. That's basically what this song is meaning to say.
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    AlwaysSayHey
    To every1 who is complaining that people only listen to bvb cuz of Andy's looks.
    Don't freak out on people who like this music. Regardless of the reason. The 1st time I heard this song yes I was watching the music video and I loved it. The music. The people. Everything! Yes Andy's god-like appearance caught my eye but that doesn't mean I like the music any less. Andy's voice is undeniably amazing! But fans are fans and I'm sure Andy appreciates us no matter why we love bvb.
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    dadegar
    A little off topic but it's just me, I went to a magnet high school that was literally full of scene kids, goth, nerds, weird, ect. (no sports) and me, I was there for the technology and I lived down the street. Now I'm a tall, blonde, surfer guy who looks like he shops at hollister, American eagle, ect. (sorry, don't want to sound egotistical: P) and there were probably a 3% of kids like me there. And anyway I was always called a conformist. Now what the hell! But I digress, yes I live metal music, hell I love all forms. But seriously, this isn't where a majority of kids are preppy and wholesome. In fact, individuals such as yourselves are now the poster child for American teenagers for the last five years. But anyways. I turned out to be very popular just because I was preppy and maybe even infamous because of it. I don't care what you guys are, but It turned out that I'm now trying to be a Navy officer and make it into seals, and the kids that labeled me a conformist, are now trying to get a job in a cubicle. So my thesis is, People can try to seem different but your life is not ever going to be the way you want it to. Sorry but I needed to get that off my chest (my exodus stirred me up lol!) anyway enjoy the song and I like bvb, bmth, and tdwp! (others too of course ;).)
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    missmindfreak2010
    Why is it that Andy is like the only reason that half of these reviewers even listen to the Black Veil Brides? I mean sure, he's nice to look at but are you really even listening to the music? Because that's what it's about. I'm pretty sure if he read half the s*t that's posted here, he'd be like "WTF?!" When I first heard of bvb I didn't even know what Andy looked like. What got my attention was his voice. It's beautiful! And then their sound is so unique, I've never heard anyone sound like them before. I'm pretty sure that's the message they're trying to get out.
    Lame-O's.
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    Dude, I remember finding pictures of Andy Sixx on photobucket 2 years ago, then looking up bvb on Myspace, now they have an album out. : D: D I always feel special when I accidentally find bands that everyone likes like a year or two later, after I discovered it first!
    This song is louder than a lot of the others on my ipod, so it always scares me when it comes on shuffle. : P
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    Okay so in the beginning you will notice the dialogue. It is from a documentary called Paradise Lost, I highly recommend you see it. Three teenage boys were accused of murdering three 8 year old boys. There was no evidence linking them to the crime scene. But they wore black and listened to heavy metal music, ect, and were sent to jail for life. If you would like to know more about this research "the west memphis three" or get the documentary. As for the meaning of the song, it means, what people wear doesn't make them who they are. It means don't be so quik to judge, because nothing good will come out of it.
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    Ok so the people who say that I am a "colorful" emo, you are right, I have cut, burned and much more but that doesn't mean you can't be happy, I mean I totally regret it because of the scars, cutting really did help for a while it took my mind off of the mental pain and it focused more on the physical stuff and it felt like bliss after a while, but this song explains most of my life, but not all of it. And still to this day I write things down, my new form of cutting, I haven't cut in over a year and I have about 16 notebooks full of my writings, you just gotta be yourself and find what works best for you and don't worry about offending the people around you, its your life to live not theirs. Do what you gotta do and become who you want to be, even if it means making mistakes that leave scars.
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