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30 Seconds to Mars The Kill Lyrics

Last updated: 06/23/2013 01:03:02 AM

What if I wanted to break
Laugh it all off in your face
What would you do? (Oh, oh)
What if I fell to the floor
Couldn't take all this anymore
What would you do, do, do?

Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you

What if I wanted to fight
Beg for the rest of my life
What would you do?
You say you wanted more
What are you waiting for?
I'm not running from you (from you)

Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you
Look in my eyes
You're killing me, killing me
All I wanted was you

I tried to be someone else
But nothing seemed to change
I know now, this is who I really am inside.
Finally found myself
Fighting for a chance.
I know now, this is who I really am.

Ah, ah
Oh, oh
Ah, ah

Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you, you, you.
Look in my eyes
You're killing me, killing me
All I wanted was you

Come break me down (bury me, bury me)
Break me down (bury me, bury me)
Break me down (bury me, bury me)

(You say you wanted more)
What if I wanted to break...?
(What are you waiting for?)
Bury me, bury me
(I'm not running from you)
What if I
What if I
What if I
What if I
Bury me, bury me

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Inlovewiththissong | Reviewer: Chloe | 6/22/13

Every one has different opinions of what it means to them but for me it means a lot as I have just broken up with my boyfriend. We had (what i thought) was a really good relationship until one day he just randomly came out and said he had feelings for another girl. This song has helped me as for me it describes what I'm feeling it makes me think that someone understands what I am going through. I am trying to get over him and this song has helped me a lot. I love 30 seconds to Mars, all of their songs are just purely amazing. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THEM.

Like, Damn | Reviewer: KFuller | 12/7/12

This song has helped me with so much in my life I don't know where to start. Just walking to my classes today in my senior year in high school, this song popped in my head and I thought about ow much somebody could change within a 4 year period... I almost broke down crying. This song is truly beautiful... So is life.

True meaning | Reviewer: Austin | 7/12/12

Fist of all you guys r like the first people to get the lyrics right, and the lyrics r about stalking someone if u didn't get it.mostly everyone gets it come on. So come down with omg it relates to my life bitch please.

Come break me down | Reviewer: Millennium | 3/8/12

Cozz, I read your post and it's exactly the situation I am going through. I could so relate to your words.
I had heard this song earlier but hadn't paid attention to its lyrics. I saw Jared performing it live on Vh1 yesterday and the lyrics just started hitting me, one line at a time. Probably because I am in just such a phase.
I have fallen for a girl and am trying to kill my feelings for her. All I want is some of her time, but I don't even want to state that. I want it to be understood from her side which is not happening. And this is slowly killing me.
Man!!! I love these geniuses who create such powerful music. Hats off to them!!

booooooooooooooooom! | Reviewer: Anonymous | 6/9/11

such a great song! jared's voice is like a drug especially when he screams:P if one of my mates want to listen to a different type of music, i always recomend this song!:) a really good song to rave to if your either really pissed at someone or just extremely hyper!

An addict and his conscience | Reviewer: Steve | 5/14/11

I am doing an art piece based on the belief that this song is a struggle between a man and his conscience. However, i believe this song is a conversation between a man and his addiction. he wants to escape it as it controls him. he tells his addiction that it is ruining his life. but his addiction won't let him go, reminding him that it was he that let addiction in. 'you say you wanted more. what are you waiting for? i'm not running from you.' this is his addiction inticing him. that's why it is used as an underlay in the final verse. it is his fight, but i believe the chorus shows how hard it is, and how broken he is. and the him giving in to it.

... | Reviewer: Cozz | 5/9/11

Although Jared openly stated the the song was about confontation of ones self, and discovering the you inside or "coming face to face with yourself" I believe that the song has two meanings for it does fit that discription, yet also fits another. I have been through the experience of falling for someone, I told him how I felt and he said that he 'wanted more', but not at that specific time because he had work to do, however, he still made moves on me like kissed me and held my hand. The more he did that the more it killed me because nothing was happening no matter how long I waited for him. I changed myself in a desperate attempt to make him want me more and I litterally was breaking down, and I just wanted him to tell me that he didn't want me, just to get the pain over and done with. In my case 'break me down', 'bury me' and 'I am finnished with you' means that I just stopped caring at how he was hurting me, I just wanted to dissapear, and that I sort of ended up giving up. I don't know what he would have done if I did break down and just laughed in his face. In the end, he didn't want me, he just couldn't be bothered to tell me that he didn't want me and led me to believe that something could happen... And I was fighting so hard for it to happen, or 'fighting for a chance'. That's what this song means to me and it means alot. I listen to it to remind myself that I am who I am and I should never change myself for anyone

This song... | Reviewer: Angel | 4/14/11

I heard this song many times before, but I never really paid attention... It was before I fell in love with her, she loves this song.
So I took my time, and told her how I felt, obviously in a lighter way than just "I love you"... She seemed happy, and told me that maybe we had to know ourselves better to get in a closer relationship, she didn´t feel ready, but we would still be friends. So days passed, and even tough she said that, she started to act like if I never said anything that day. I started to act different to get her interest, to be closer to her, but as I tried, she seemed careless about my actions.
I eventually found out that she was in love with someone else... maybe is just me, my jealousy, but she seems more interested in him...
I stated to have this thoughts I hear in this song, "What if I wanted to break, what if I fell to the floor?".
So right now I´m getting over it, trying to forget. I already stopped pretending. Maybe it´s like, when you stop looking for something, then you find it, because she seems a bit more... normal.
I hadn´t payed attention to this song for a long time because I didn´t wanted anything to remind me of her, but today I wanted to do it. Now I really understand the meaning of all it, and I feel identified with it, even if it isn´t the same concept.
I still want to be his friend, because she may be the best girl I´ve known. I don´t want to totally lose her.

Emotional Breakdown | Reviewer: Dammie | 4/9/11

I heard the song a while back but didn't know the title nor the artist. But I got the album THIS IS WAR last year only to start listening to it earlier this year. I then decided to get the remaining albums when I discovered THE KILL is the song I had be looking for. Along with it's lyrics, I put it on repeat this morning and I discovered the song was about me. I just broke down and began to cry when I couldn't handle it anymore.
Hoping to get by.

you're killing me | Reviewer: Talia | 1/17/11

This song reminds me of loving a drug addict and the battle to save the person from themselves. To me it talks about the point when you realize that there's nothing you can do and that its killing you too, but you still can't walk away.

Great song | Reviewer: Speakafreak | 12/21/10

Really great song. Tells of great dedication and heartbreak, whether it be from a friend or significant other. Obviously this person is really hurt and fighting for another chance. They apologize for what they've done and apologizes for the person they've become.
At the end of it, I can't help but think that the person is unwillingly giving up.

The Kill | Reviewer: Anonymous | 11/16/10

I started listening to 30s to Mars after seeing their Closer to the Edge video on TV, but this song is a whole different world. I find myself related to the guy depicted in this song in many ways. I have been trying to improve, and change myself for more than 3 years already, all was for a girl that I deeply loved, and still love. And I got tired, too many times, not once. This song touches the deepest place in my heart, where the me inside just wants to cry out loud, for everyone to know that the me they see everyday is not the real me, that I'm tired of this whole thing I'm doing.
I will live everyday as if there would be no tomorrow from now on.
30s to Mars, you guys are awesome!

hi | Reviewer: Anonymous | 10/29/10

I see it as a love song. i once had a boyfriend and while we were talking on the phone i asked him to sing to me and this is the song he sang. he only sang a few words, and i didnt know the song at the time, but i was able to recognize it on google when i typed in the words he sang. we are broken up now, but i still love him very much.

the kill | Reviewer: breannaika | 9/17/10

i love this song its wasome but i reminds me of the time my bestfriend and i got into an argument cuz this girl that he liked was two timing him and i told him but he did belive me , he thought i was jeliouse because i didnt have a boyfriend and i liked him so we got into a bad fist fight .. wow i never thought he'd hit a girl but he did but now were a couple now .. but damn what an experance.

Brilliant song when you're angry | Reviewer: Anonymous | 8/16/10

Think this is such an anthem for moments when you're pissed at someone. I interpreted it as fighting back against people who wanted you to change to suit them. It asks what would they do if you rebelled against their ways. I found it related to me because I was being pushed to change by my friends who wanted me to fit in when I found it hard to. I love the video too ^-^ Shining tribute FTW, such an interesting one to watch