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Yoko Kanno – Gotta Knock A Little Harder lyrics

Happiness is just a word to me
And it might have meant a thing or two
If I'd known the difference

Emptiness, a lonely parody
And my life, another smokin' gun
A sign of my indifference

Always keepin' safe inside
Where no one ever had a chance
To penetrate a break in

Let me tell you some have tried
But I would slam the door so tight
That they could never get in

Kept my cool under lock and key
And I never shed a tear
Another sign of my condidtion

Fear of love or bitter vanity
That kept me on the run
The main events at my confession

I kept a chain upon my door
That would shake the shame of Cain
Into a blind submission

The burning ghost without a name
Was calling all the same
But I wouldn't listen

The longer I'd stall
The further I'd crawl
The further I'd crawl
The harder I'd fall
I was crawlin' into the fire

The more that I saw
The further I'd fall
The further I'd fall
The lower I'd crawl
I kept fallin' into the fire
Into the fire
Into the fire

Suddenly it occurred to me
The reason for the run and hide
Had totaled my existnce

Everything left on the other side
Could never be much worse that this
But could I go the distance

I faced the door and all my shame
Tearin' off each piece of chain
Until they all were broken

But no matter how I tried
The other side was locked so tight
That door it wouldn't open

Gave it all that I got
And started to knock
Shouted for someone
To open the lock
I just gotta get through the door

And the more that I knocked
The hotter I got
The hotter I got
The harder I'd knock
I just gotta break through the door

Gotta knock a little harder
Gotta knock a little harder
Gotta knock a little harder
Break through the door

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Gotta Knock A Little Harder meanings

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    If someone had seen that there's nothing but misery in this World whatever you try you can never change this for yourself or anyone else, than you see happiness as a Word, you are beyond scene you know there's no happiness nowhere in this place so you close yourself to such emotions and feelings and as you do this, by observing this. World you confirm you are right many times and go further in this way become so much dull you forget who you were, what before you come this far you were like and should've felt for things, you remember maybe but can't understand than you become sad when you realize even so this wasn't the best way to go you try to go back but no matter how you try you can't and as you realize you cannot go back you try to with all you got and you stand in between; knock the door but not sure if you can get through or you want to go through you want to be able to get through.

    This is some part of what understand :)

    Even if it was possible to get through you wouldn't stay there you would stand in between!
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