JOHNNY CASH


Hurt Lyrics

I hurt myself today
To see if I still feel
I focus on the pain
The only thing that's real
The needle tears a hole
The old familiar sting
Try to kill it all away
But I remember everything

What have I become
My sweetest friend
Everyone I know
goes away
In the end
And you could have it all
My empire of dirt
I will let you down
I will make you hurt

I wear this crown of thorns
Upon my liar's chair

Full of broken thoughts
I cannot repair
Beneath the stains of time
The feelings disappear
You are someone else
I am still right here

What have I become
My sweetest friend
Everyone I know
goes away
In the end
And you could have it all
My empire of dirt
I will let you down
I will make you hurt

If I could start again
A million miles away
I would keep myself
I would find a way

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Songwriter(s): Trent Reznor
Copyright: Leaving Hope Music Inc., Penny Farthing Music O.B.O. Arlovol Music
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Meaning to "Hurt" song text (105 meanings)
Romantic_seme 04/23/12,19:35
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I don't think it matters what the song is really about. it could mean many things to many didn't people. Just like how a drwing or painting invokes different emotions in different people. :D
kevin 07/24/12,00:52
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the song was written by trent and his struggle with life,john incorperated into his own life, if you watch june as he sang you can feel the sorrow.even john felt it. a true artist can do this
Person 05/24/12,00:47
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You people are focusing on two lines of this song. He is talking about how he has lost so much because of what he's done and that he would try it over if he could.
someguy 05/16/12,03:10
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Songs can be interpreted differently by different people. All I know is that these lyrics fit almost perfectly with the tune of jingle bells
pKING 05/10/12,04:25
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he's thinking about his struggles about his deteriorating health thats what he meant about needle in the arm but hes also speaking about his wife
gigi'splace 04/25/12,17:27
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quit with the stupid forex trading spam crap! no one cares!! stay the hell away from forex! it's a waste of time anyways! lol
Mistie 04/24/12,08:59
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This cover of the NIN song by Johnny is the best cover ever,granted it is about Trents struggles with dope but it meshed perfectly with Johnnys wild run too...wow everyone wants a do- over.
chuck5086 04/24/12,07:35
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Still a great song, and a great cover :) very nice to play on guitar, and easy to sing along to :) but nobody can copy johnnys beautiful voice
Scott 04/23/12,08:01
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It's about drug addiction, period. Your over thinking the song if you think it's about anything else... and yes, it's a cover, but this song could have been written for JC
thrice crossed 04/21/12,20:11
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To truly understand this great song (great cover)you have to be a user or a recovering opiate junkie like myself, then it cuts you like a knife.
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