Some Nights Lyrics

Some nights, I stay up cashing in my bad luck
Some nights, I call it a draw
Some nights, I wish that my lips could build a castle
Some nights, I wish they'd just fall off

But I still wake up, I still see your ghost
Oh Lord, I'm still not sure what I stand for oh
What do I stand for? What do I stand for?
Most nights, I don't know anymore...
oh woah, oh woah, oh woah oh oh
oh woah, oh woah, oh woah oh oh

This is it, boys, this is war - what are we waiting for?
Why don't we break the rules already?
I was never one to believe the hype - save that for the black and white
I try twice as hard and I'm half as liked, but here they come again to jack my style

And that's alright; I found a martyr in my bed tonight
She stops my bones from wondering just who I am, who I am, who I am
Oh, who am I? mmm... mmm...

Well, some nights, I wish that this all would end
Cause I could use some friends for a change
And some nights, I'm scared you'll forget me again
Some nights, I always win, I always win...

But I still wake up, I still see your ghost
Oh Lord, I'm still not sure what I stand for, oh
What do I stand for? What do I stand for?
Most nights, I don't know... (come on)

So this is it? I sold my soul for this?
Washed my hands of that for this?
I miss my mom and dad for this?

No. When I see stars, when I see, when I see stars, that's all they are
When I hear songs, they sound like this one, so come on
Oh, come on. Oh, come on, OH COME ON!

Well, this is it guys, that is all - five minutes in and I'm bored again
Ten years of this, I'm not sure if anybody understands
This one is not for the folks at home; Sorry to leave, mom, I had to go
Who the fuck wants to die alone all dried up in the desert sun?

My heart is breaking for my sister and the con that she call "love"
But when I look into my nephew's eyes...
Man, you wouldn't believe the most amazing things that can come from...
Some terrible nights... ahhh...

oh woah, oh woah, oh woah, oh oh
oh woah, oh woah, oh woah, oh oh

The other night, you wouldn't believe the dream I just had about you and me
I called you up, but we'd both agree
It's for the best you didn't listen
It's for the best we get our distance... oh...
It's for the best you didn't listen
It's for the best we get our distance... oh...

these lyrics are submitted by BURKUL4
these lyrics are last corrected by user1234

Songwriter(s): Nathaniel Joseph Ruess
Copyright: Fbr Music, Bearvon Music, WB Music Corp.
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Meaning to "Some Nights" (16 meanings)
Hmmmmm 12/10/12,23:18

If this song spoke to you particularly it may mean that you made a choice to pursue something that may have caused you to leave your loved ones; in the writers case, singing, I believe; in the case of the video producer, being a soldier.
The Muse 07/20/12,03:45

Misdirection, confusion, anticipation, success, realization, acceptance, anxiety, recollection, motivation, determination, sincerity, dedication and devotion, putting off what you need, want, and love
Kristy 11/08/12,16:05

It's about this guy who is being bullied and someone started a tasty rumor about him. Now he has lost everything because of it. Because he was mean to all his real friends and family just to get to the top. Breaking rules, betraying. Now they are turning on him and now he wants everything had back.
jim k 11/07/12,12:52

I think this song is about a person who lost a brother-in-law or sister in the Iraq war. He's conflicted between his hatred of a war that was justified by terrible lies and losing respect and love from family, friends and a dead relative who supported the war.
Kingston finest 11/07/12,00:23

1st off I luv this song. My mean of this is that he sold his soul, and sacrifices his parents life for fame. Now he wishes he can take it all back. He wishes he had never do just for fame. He now realise that his parents means more to him that fame. When u die u leave all earthly things behind.
Johnny 11/04/12,11:11

Song's about how all the really matters-God,heaven,romantic love,friendships, and yourself-are utterly beyond our control and comprehension, and that a little c'est la vie is required to survive the craziness, cause some cool stuff comes from the craziness.
novirgin in high school 10/12/12,17:56

omm diati u u so stupid for saying that i mean for real!! get a life cuz u sure dont have one so just back off i know its almost halloween but save ur the witch attitude for later!! yeahh thats right loser
Kimber Lee 10/12/12,14:40

This is my favorite song and video. The way Nate sings in the video, with total conviction while stomping on the outdoor stage, singing with his whole heart is powerful. I'm glad for whatever choice was made if it meant that's how the rest of us were able to witness the musical gifts of Fun.
Spongebob Squarepants 10/12/12,10:49

yadira, learn how to spell before you learn how to talk. yea, its her b day, congrats to her. but who cares??????? and wtf is mee mee icee???? learn english before you type anything on the internet where thousands or people see it, youll make youself look like a idiot!!!!!!! btw, happy b day love(:
The Band fun. 09/29/12,14:53

I wrote this song about my frustration with music industry. For all of you die hard fans out there, you know that I was once part of the Format. A band that stood for independence from the music industry. However, now in some ways I fee like a sellout. This is my expression of that frustration.
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