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Skillet Fingernails Lyrics

Last updated: 01/05/2012 10:00:00 AM

Never reaching what I want to reach
Never being who I want to be
Blaming me when I fall and fail
All my dreams splintering
Under my fingernails
Under my fingernails

I’m empty, lonely, and accused
Accused without a word
My fingernails are chipping down
From clawing in the dirt
I’m so lost, lost and confused
I threw it all away
How can I be beautiful
When I am so afraid

Never reaching what I want to reach
Never being who I want to be
Blaming me when I fall and fail
All my dreams splintering
Under my fingernails
All my dreams out of reach
Under my fingernails

I watched it all slip through my hands
My brokenness revealed
I’m so proud, I’m so proud
I’m crying to be filled
I’m killing, destroying the plague
That’s killing me away
I’ve got to live, I’ve got to love
Like I am unafraid

Never reaching what I want to reach
Never being who I want to be
Blaming me when I fall and fail
All my dreams splintering
Under my fingernails

Never reaching what I want to reach
Never being who I want to be
Blaming me when I fall and fail
All my dreams splintering
Under my fingernails

All my dreams out of reach
Under my fingernails

I’m wasting, wasting every moment
I want to be tasting
Tasting every moment with you
I’m suffering, I’m bleeding, on my knees
Who’s gonna save me?
Suffering, bleeding
Save me from this pit of frailty

Never reaching what I want to reach
Never being who I want to be
Blaming me when I fall and fail
All my dreams splintering
Under my fingernails

Never reaching what I want to reach
Never being who I want to be
Blaming me when I fall and fail
All my dreams splintering
Under my fingernails

All my dreams out of reach
Under my fingernails

Never reaching me

Thanks to my_loveless_desires@yahoo.com for submitting Fingernails Lyrics.



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favrite song | Reviewer: MajorSkilletFan | 1/5/12

this is one of my favorite songs by skillet. i met a relative of jon cooper and hes my best friend.this song relates to me in a way i cannot express. i love skillet, and i think its fantastic that they have a girl drummer ;)



passioate pleading | Reviewer: anna | 9/10/04

"fingernails" overflows with passion..lead vocalist jon cooper sings (and screams) his heart out to hard, invigorating music. the words express the overwhelming feeling failure in our journey toward identity and true life, entwined with an undertone hope. a personal favorite of mine...