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Na na na na, oh oh
Na na na na, oh oh
Na na na na, oh oh

When the leader of the bad guys sang,
Something soft and soaked in pain,
I heard the echo from his secret hideaway,
He must've forgot to close his door,
As he cranked out those...

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    anonymous
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    Jul 18th, 7:11am report


    He wants Josh and the music they make to set him free from his self hate and suicidal thoughts.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 16th, 2018 7:17pm report


    It's about not knowing which direction to go in life. Should you be good or should you be bad? Should you go up or should you go down? Should you go left or should you go right? I think this song is about trying to find a way through life. I think the person in the song is a bad person but doesn't like it. Hence the lyrics "I know my soul's freezing hell's hot for good reason" and "I don't know if this song is a surrender or a revel, I don't know if this one is about me or the devil"
    The line "please take me" represents the fact that the person wants to die so they can start over in another life, not having to worry about their bad past.



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    anonymous
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    Mar 2nd, 2018 3:26am report


    Even the worst of people, which Tyler is saying is himself, can cry out in pain, begging for help, but everyone just says he has mental issues and he's some dramatic bitch.
    When he heads out down the route he thinks is heading south, he's seeking help, but he's not good with directions and he ends up worse than before and he's thinking he should have just stayed in the level of suicidal depression he was at because he messed everything up and made it worse by trying to fix it.
    When he says I know my souls freezing hells hot for good reason, he's saying he's pretty damn depressed and maybe if he just ends it all, the sweet release of death will melt away his problems.
    He doesn't know if this song is about him or the devil because in his eyes he is as good as the devil and he's not even really himself anymore after severe depression and suicidal tendencies.
    He doesn't know if he's asking for help or if he's trying to show the world what he really is.
    At 4:25 into the song he yells "Josh Dunn" this could perhaps be because when they were recording the song, Josh was on the other side of the glass widow acting stupid and Tyler was yelling at him for distracting him and being an idiot



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    anonymous
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    Oct 10th, 2017 10:23pm report


    This song is probably talking about Judgement Day!



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    anonymous
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    May 11th, 2017 5:55pm report


    I think blurryface is represents Blurryface, and when Tyler says, "you're the judge, oh no, set me free," he's telling Blurryface, oh no set me free from depression and suicide thoughts.
    When he says, "I know my soul's freezing
    Hell's hot for good reason
    So please, take me." he's saying hell can melt his ice cold thoughts.



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    anonymous
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    May 4th, 2017 5:15am report


    There are four men in TOP. In the song, Joseph states that "three lights are lit, but the fourth ones out" Tyler Joseph has stated he feels his purpose is to share his faith through singing, but is saying he's not keeping up with the band. "...out, down a route I think is headed south" means he thinks his morale of his life is low. By "Must've forgot to close his door" means that Joseph feels he himself letting his door stay open to sin and temptation that he even calls himself the devil (..."about me or the devil")



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    anonymous
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    Mar 27th, 2017 3:54am report


    Well, this may be wrong, but I think that this person (Tyler in this case) has died and is facing the person who will "judge" whether he goes to heaven or hell. The person is admitting that he hasn't spent his life doing the best of things, and he thinks he deserves to go to hell.
    In the end of the song, Tyler's (lead singer) lyrics say "I don't know if this one is about me or the devil", meaning that this song may be about him or the devil's backstory.



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    anonymous
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    Mar 27th, 2017 3:54am report


    Well, this may be wrong, but I think that this person (Tyler in this case) has died and is facing the person who will "judge" whether he goes to heaven or hell. The person is admitting that he hasn't spent his life doing the best of things, and he thinks he deserves to go to hell.
    In the end of the song, Tyler's (lead singer) lyrics say "I don't know if this one is about me or the devil", meaning that this song may be about him or the devil's backstory.




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