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My Chemical Romance – Famous Last Words lyrics

Now I know,
That I can't make you stay.
But where's your heart?
But where's your heart?
But where's your,

And I know.
There's nothing I can say.
To change that part.
To change that part.
To change.

So many,
Bright lights they cast a shadow,
But can I speak?
Well is it hard understanding
I'm incomplete?
A life that's so demanding,
I get so weak.
A love that's so demanding,
I can't speak
.

I am not afraid to keep on living,
I am not afraid to walk this world alone

Honey, if you stay I'll be forgiven
Nothing you can say can stop me going home
.

Can you see
My eyes are shining bright?
'Cause I'm out here, on the other side,
Of a jet black hotel mirror,
And I'm so weak.
Is it hard understanding
I'm incomplete?
A love that's so demanding,
I get weak.

I am not afraid to keep on living,
I am not afraid to walk this world alone
Honey, if you stay I'll be forgiven
Nothing you can say can stop me going home
.

I am not afraid to keep on living,
I am not afraid to walk this world alone
Honey, if you stay I'll be forgiven;
Nothing you can say can stop me going home.

"These bright lights have always blinded me," said he.
These bright lights have always blinded me.

I say

I see you lying next to me,
With words I thought I'd never speak

Awake and unafraid,
Asleep or dead
.

'Cause I see you lying next to me,
(How can I see, I see you lyin')
With words I thought I'd never speak
(How can I see, I see you lyin')
Awake and unafraid,
(How can I see, I see you lyin')
Asleep or dead.

'Cause I see you lying next to me,
With words I thought I'd never speak
Awake and unafraid,
Asleep or dead.

'Cause I see you lying next to me,
With words I thought I'd never speak
Awake and unafraid,
Asleep, or dead.

I am not afraid to keep on living,
I am not afraid to walk this world alone
(Or dead)

Honey, if you stay I'll be forgiven;
Nothing you can say can stop me going home
(Or Dead)

I am not afraid to keep on living,
I am not afraid to walk this world alone
(Or dead)
Honey, if you stay I'll be forgiven;
Nothing you can say can stop me going home.



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    My Chemical Romance are 1 of the best bands in the world they are NOT A EMO band so in the black parade the patient is in hospital dying and he ends up dead and goneing the black parade and this song shows he gets a second chance in life and is not going to walk the world alone and no one will make him go her so basically there trying to tell you that no matter what don't let anyone stop you.
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  • 13lue62
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    13lue62
    Ok well. Like, its confusing but. Ok well, its like, I think. That if no one was with you and the one you loved left and you were really pissed and sad and depressed and they were happy and living it up and shiting on you and winin, you could still live. It happened to me with this one guy. B*h that guy. People don't care. I think its easier to be depressed than be happy and then break down all at once because of some a* hole jerk!
    Thanks for reading. Check out my others on some three days grace and seether "fake it" and other stuff ok bye.
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  • AndrewBarton
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    AndrewBarton
    I think that this song is about that you can't let anything stop you and that, you have to carry on. Don't even let death stop you, just carry on. Also that you can carry on without him and that this way its better. This song is really meaningful not just to the band but to the listeners to. This is my favoriote band becuase they are more than what people think, peopel think that bands have perfect lives but they don't, an exzample is Chester Bennington, you´d think his life was perfect but he commited suiceid cause he had alot of problems, and stuff going on.
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    mcr_freak
    Okay the true meaning of this song goes with the actual story that the Black Parade tells in Welcome To The Black Parade the patient figures out he is dead thus he ends up in the parade alright? Okay so this song Famous Last Words explains that the patient gets a second chance at life and he isn't afraid to keep on living and walk this world alone. How do I know this? Well look at my account name I watch mcr interviews by the bundle they are my favorite band and Gerard is my one and true idol I want to be like him in more w*ys than one I refuse to type the amazing "w" word that is his and his brother's last name. They are my inspiration and helped me through a lot of s*t that I went through in my life.
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    lastnightilie
    Actually, I'm pretty sure it's the one he loved telling him that she will survive, and carry on his memory. I think if you look at the album as a whole, and as a story where he is dying, he dies in Disenchanted (when it gets quieter and quieter, at the end of the song). Then this follows and this is the girl speaking. My friend and I (yes we may be losers), we spent hours going over this album, and that's what we concluded.
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    I think this song is all about carrying on, after death, after love. Anything. He is telling her that even though his life with her is over that she should carry on without him. She will laugh again and its better of this way. He is also saying that if she does stay with him, he will still love and protect her. This is an amazing song with a lot of passion and feelings... or at least I think so!
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    Idk if anyone has said this but to lazy to read all comments. It sounds like he is saying from his point of view that life does have a meaning. But at the same time of course. Sounds as if the person he loves leaves him or even if the person doesn't leave him he doesn't care either way. Because he will go on living life the way he has been. At the same time he could just want acceptance from someone. Someone to be there for him even though he isn't. He is hurt inside but he knows he has to be strong so he is not afraid to keep on living or walk the world alone. At the same time that might just be a different way of saying in a sarcastic tone which I doubt. That he is hurt and the things that are happening are really hurting him so he is doubting himself about what he should do. But he still see the good that can still happen.
    If that makes sense. That is what I think. Correct me if you think other wise xd.
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    I think this song is the one of the best ones by my chem and I listen to it every time I get the chance so I'm pretty addicted to it. But I think that this song is about a couple and the bf is dying of some sort of disease or something and he just wants to tell her that even if he dies she will have the strength to keep going and that she will survive long after he is gone and this might not have been the longest meaning but at least I stopped reading them all day and wrote one for a change so thanks for reading this might be the last one I right but thanks anyway :)'.
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    This person is unsure of if this person wants to stay or if his/her heart is engaged elsewhere
    he/she also knows there is very little anyone can do to change how the other feels. The writer is famous so the lights and traveling, as well as the nights alone in the hotel make him/her lonely and make life difficult as he/she thinks of the person referenced. The question is if this person will stay, even though he/she did something (I'm guessing cheat) that was hurtful. Waking up, the writer sees that the love did indeed stay. There is love, forgiveness, and a calm that could imitate death (meaning there is finally peace.)
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    carneyrocker17
    It has a really good personal meaning for me, cause I let this chic get like way to close to my heart and then one day she hung out with a friend I didn't trust cause he like told me out right that he wanted to f*k her for like 5 hours and didn't txt me the whole time, then when we were finally talking again she broke up with me, because she was so close to my heart I, being some one who thinks suicide is the most moronic thing in the world unless ur going to die a more painful way and no way to avoid it, because suicidal, like majorly suicidal.
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    RJAs_num1_fan
    Omg! I love this song! I listen to it all the time! It made teh top 5 on my list (1. You better pray by rja, 2. I don't love you by mcr, 3. Pen & paper by rja, 4. Famous Last Words by mcr, 5. Reinventing Your Exit by Underoath) I love mcr and this song is one of their best! I think it's like. He knew a girl, he loved her, she betrayed him, but he's saying "look, i know you made a mistake. your human. i don't want to loose you. i still love ouy. if your sorry, i'll forgive you. just, do whatever makes you happy"
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      My Chemical Romance are 1 of the best bands in the world they are NOT A EMO band so in the black... Read more →
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      Ok well. Like, its confusing but. Ok well, its like, I think. That if no one was with you and the... Read more →

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