Believer
Imagine Dragons Lyrics


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First things first
I'ma say all the words inside my head
I'm fired up and tired of the way that things have been, oh-ooh
The way that things have been, oh-ooh
Second thing second
Don't you tell me what you think that I can be
I'm the one at the sail, I'm the master of my sea, oh-ooh
The master of my sea, oh-ooh

I was broken from a young age
Taking my sulking to the masses
Writing my poems for the few
That look at me, took to me, shook to me, feeling me
Singing from heartache, from the pain
Taking my message from the veins
Speaking my lesson from the brain
Seeing the beauty through the

(Pain)
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
(Pain)
You break me down, you build me up, believer, believer
(Pain)
Oh, let the bullets fly, oh, let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, it came from
(Pain)
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer

Third things third
Send a prayer to the ones up above
All the hate that you've heard has turned your spirit to a dove, oh-ooh
Your spirit up above, oh-ooh

I was choking in the crowd
Building my rain up in the cloud
Falling like ashes to the ground
Hoping my feelings, they would drown

But they never did, ever lived, ebbing and flowing
Inhibited, limited
'Til it broke open and rained down
It rained down, like

(Pain)
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
(Pain)
You break me down, you build me up, believer, believer
(Pain)
Oh, let the bullets fly, oh, let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, it came from
(Pain)
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer

Last things last
By the grace of the fire and the flames
You're the face of the future, the blood in my veins, oh-ooh
The blood in my veins, oh-ooh

But they never did, ever lived, ebbing and flowing
Inhibited, limited
'Til it broke open and rained down
It rained down, like

(Pain)
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
(Pain)
You break me down, you build me up, believer, believer
(Pain)
Oh, let the bullets fly, oh, let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, it came from




(Pain)
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer

Overall Meaning

"Believer" by Imagine Dragons is a song that captures the essence of struggle and personal growth. The lyrics of the song speak about the singer's past experiences of pain and how he had to overcome them to become a "believer".


The first verse talks about the singer's desire to express his thoughts and feelings, which he's been holding back, and how he's tired of his current situation. He is determined to take control of his life and sail through it. In the second verse, he talks about how he was broken from a young age and had to take his emotions to the masses, writing poems for the few that cared. He sings about how he learned to speak from the pain and the lessons he learned from his past.


The chorus of the song highlights how the pain he endured throughout his life made him a believer. He refers to the person responsible for his pain as the reason for his transformation. The third verse speaks about the importance of prayer, sending it up to the ones above, and how all the hate he has heard turned his spirit from an aggressive bird to a peace-loving dove.


Overall, the song is about overcoming trauma, pain, and struggle while never losing faith in oneself.


Line by Line Meaning

First things first
To start off with the most important thing


I'ma say all the words inside my head
I'm going to speak out every thought I've kept to myself


I'm fired up and tired of the way that things have been, oh-ooh
I am enthusiastic and exhausted by how things have been going lately


The way that things have been, oh-ooh
How things have been going lately


Second thing second
To move on to the second most important thing


Don't you tell me what you think that I can be
Don't dictate what you believe I can accomplish


I'm the one at the sail, I'm the master of my sea, oh-ooh
I am in control of my life and I am the captain of my own ship


The master of my sea, oh-ooh
Being in control of your own life


I was broken from a young age
I was shattered during my younger years


Taking my sulking to the masses
Sharing my sadness with the public


Writing my poems for the few
Creating poetry for only a select group of people


That look at me, took to me, shook to me, feeling me
Those who see me, relate to me, move to me, and empathize with me


Singing from heartache, from the pain
Singing from the deep sorrow and heartbreak I felt


Taking my message from the veins
Drawing inspiration from the depths of my soul


Speaking my lesson from the brain
Communicating my personal truth from my mind


Seeing the beauty through the
Recognizing the beauty despite experiencing


(Pain)
Pain


You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
You made me whole and gave me faith in myself


You break me down, you build me up, believer, believer
You tore me apart, but then built me up, and now I have faith in myself


Oh, let the bullets fly, oh, let them rain
Go ahead, attack me and let the challenges come


My life, my love, my drive, it came from
The essence of my being, my passion, and my motivation all come from


(Pain)
Pain


Third things third
Moving on to the third most important thing


Send a prayer to the ones up above
Sending a prayer to the heavens above


All the hate that you've heard has turned your spirit to a dove, oh-ooh
The hate you've experienced has made you feel peaceful, innocent, and pure


Your spirit up above, oh-ooh
Your soul soaring above it all


I was choking in the crowd
I was suffocating among the masses


Building my rain up in the cloud
Building up my emotions in secret


Falling like ashes to the ground
Falling to the ground like ashes


Hoping my feelings, they would drown
Wishing that my emotions would disappear


But they never did, ever lived, ebbing and flowing
My feelings persisted, coming and going like the tide


Inhibited, limited
Hindered and restricted


'Til it broke open and rained down
Until it burst open and all came flooding out


It rained down, like
It poured out, just like


(Pain)
Pain


Last things last
The final thing


By the grace of the fire and the flames
By the will of higher powers


You're the face of the future, the blood in my veins, oh-ooh
You represent the future and are essential to my being


The blood in my veins, oh-ooh
Essential to the core of who I am




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Daniel Wayne Sermon, Daniel Coulter Reynolds, Benjamin Arthur McKee, Daniel James Platzman, Robin Lennart Fredriksson, Mattias Per Larsson, Justin Drew Tranter

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

@Mushroomlau

First things first
I'ma say all the words inside my head
I'm fired up and tired of the way that things have been, oh-ooh
The way that things have been, oh-ooh
Second thing second
Don't you tell me what you think that I can be
I'm the one at the sail, I'm the master of my sea, oh-ooh
The master of my sea, oh-ooh

I was broken from a young age
Taking my sulking to the masses
Writing my poems for the few
That looked at me took to me, shook to me, feeling me
Singing from heart ache from the pain
Take up my message from the veins
Speaking my lesson from the brain
Seeing the beauty through the...

Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
Pain!
You break me down, you build me up, believer, believer
Pain!
I let the bullets fly, oh let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, it came from...
Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer

Third things third
Send a prayer to the ones up above
All the hate that you've heard has turned your spirit to a dove, oh-ooh
Your spirit up above, oh-ooh

I was choking in the crowd
Living my brain up in the cloud
Falling like ashes to the ground
Hoping my feelings, they would drown
But they never did, ever lived, ebbing and flowing
Inhibited, limited
Till it broke open and it rained down
It rained down, like...

Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
Pain!
You break me down, you built me up, believer, believer
Pain!
I let the bullets fly, oh let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, it came from...
Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer

Last things last
By the grace of the fire and the flames
You're the face of the future, the blood in my veins, oh-ooh
The blood in my veins, oh-ooh
But they never did, ever lived, ebbing and flowing
Inhibited, limited
Till it broke open and it rained down
It rained down, like...

Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
Pain!
You break me down, you built me up, believer, believer
Pain!
I let the bullets fly, oh let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, it came from...
Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer


Thank me later



@trityz1215

Lyrics:
First things first
I'ma say all the words inside my head
I'm fired up and tired of the way that things have been, oh ooh
The way that things have been, oh ooh

Second things second
Don't you tell me what you think that I could be
I'm the one at the sail, I'm the master of my sea, oh ooh
The master of my sea, oh ooh

I was broken from a young age
Taking my sulking to the masses
Writing my poems for the few
That look at me, took to me, shook to me, feeling me
Singing from heartache from the pain
Taking my message from the veins
Speaking my lesson from the brain
Seeing the beauty through the...

Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
Pain!
You break me down, you build me up, believer, believer
Pain!
Oh let the bullets fly, oh let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, it came from...
Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer

Third things third
Send a prayer to the ones up above
All the hate that you've heard has turned your spirit to a dove, oh ooh
Your spirit up above, oh ooh

I was choking in the crowd
Building my rain up in the cloud
Falling like ashes to the ground
Hoping my feelings, they would drown
But they never did, ever lived, ebbing and flowing
Inhibited, limited
Till it broke open and rained down
It rained down, like...

Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
Pain!
You break me down, you build me up, believer, believer
Pain!
Oh let the bullets fly, oh let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, it came from...
Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer

Last things last
By the grace of the fire and the flames
You're the face of the future, the blood in my veins, oh ooh
The blood in my veins, oh ooh
But they never did, ever lived, ebbing and flowing
Inhibited, limited
Till it broke open and rained down
It rained down, like...

Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
Pain!
You break me down, you build me up, believer, believer
Pain!
Oh let the bullets fly, oh let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, it came from...
Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer



@Angelina-oq1wh

Lyrics

First things first
I'ma say all the words inside my head
I'm fired up and tired of the way that things have been, oh ooh
The way that things have been, oh ooh
Second thing 
Second, don't you tell me what you think that I can be
I'm the one at the sail, I'm the master of my sea, oh ooh
The master of my sea, oh ooh

I was broken from a young age
Taking my sulking to the masses
Write down my poems for the few
That looked at me took to me, shook to me, feeling me
Singing from heart ache from the pain
Take up my message from the veins
Speaking my lesson from the brain
Seeing the beauty through the

You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
(Pain, pain)
You break me down, you build me up, believer, believer
(Pain)
I let the bullets fly, oh let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, it came from
(Pain)
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer

Third things third
Send a prayer to the ones up above
All the hate that you've heard has turned your spirit to a dove, oh ooh
Your spirit up above, oh ooh

I was choking in the crowd
Living my brain up in the cloud
Falling like ashes to the ground
Hoping my feelings, they would drown
But they never did, ever lived, ebbing and flowing
Inhibited, limited
'Til it broke up and it rained down
It rained down, like

You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
(Pain, pain)
You break me down, you built me up, believer, believer
(Pain)
I let the bullets fly, oh let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, it came from
(Pain)
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer

Last things last
By the grace of the fire and the flames
You're the face of the future, the blood in my veins, oh ooh
The blood in my veins, oh ooh
But they never did, ever lived, ebbing and flowing
Inhibited, limited
'Til it broke up and it rained down
It rained down, like

You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
(Pain, pain)
You break me down, you built me up, believer, believer
(Pain)
I let the bullets fly, oh let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, it came from
(Pain)
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer

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@davidavidavi7160

Believer
Imagine Dragons

First things first
I'ma say all the words inside my head
I'm fired up and tired of the way
That things have been, oh-ooh
The way that things have been, oh-ooh
Second things second
Don't you tell me what you think that I could be
I'm the one at the sail, I'm the master of my sea, oh-ooh
The master of my sea, oh-ooh

I was broken from a young age
Taking my sulking to the masses
Writing my poems for the few
That look at me, took to me, shook to me, feeling me
Singing from heartache from the pain
Taking my message from the veins
Speaking my lesson from the brain
Seeing the beauty through the

Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
Pain!
You break me down and build me up, believer, believer
Pain!
Oh, let the bullets fly, oh, let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, they came from
Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
Third things third
Send a prayer to the ones up above
All the hate that you've heard
Has turned your spirit to a dove, oh-ooh
Your spirit up above, oh-ooh

I was choking in the crowd
Building my rain up in the cloud
Falling like ashes to the ground
Hoping my feelings, they would drown
But they never did, ever lived, ebbing and flowing
Inhibited, limited
Till it broke open and rained down
And rained down, like

Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
Pain!
You break me down and build me up, believer, believer
Pain!
Oh, let the bullets fly, oh, let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, they came from
Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer

Last things last
By the grace of the fire and the flames
You're the face of the future
The blood in my veins, oh-ooh
The blood in my veins, oh-ooh
But they never did, ever lived, ebbing and flowing
Inhibited, limited
Till it broke open and rained down
And rained down, like

Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer
Pain!
You break me down and build me up, believer, believer
Pain!
Oh, let the bullets fly, oh, let them rain
My life, my love, my drive, they came from
Pain!
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer



@tssese1921

believer help me by banning me from the anime of crunchyroll:episode-9-the-greed-of-a-pig-disgrace-in-the-extreme-793679 Re:ZERO Starting Life in Another World
from 11.33.00pm to 11.36.36pm by singing this song for 3 minutes 36 seconds DAOKO × Kenshi Yonezu “Fireworks” MUSIC VIDEO by shouting at the screen on these parts of the video:

0:23, 1:03, 1:33 2:20, 2:41, 0:24, 0:25, 1:04, 1:05, 1:34, 1.35, 2:21, 2:22, 2:42, 2:43, 3:10, 3:11, 3:12, 3:30, 3:31, 3:32 im chang wen yuan help me out im retarded and my

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username is

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All comments from YouTube:

@leatiledannyjansen9094

Mom:clean your room
Me:I'm the one at the sail I'm the master of my sea
Mom:slaps me
Me:PAIN!

@lorysprotat6584

Underrated xD

@loredanaciaffoni2361

HAHAHAHAH

@franciscoaraujoguerreiro1495

nice answer

@vaspri6291

La canción de Imagine Dragons believer es la mejor porque

@-yanderegirl-5814

LOL

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@ahmadtsani5615

"i want to stop"
"we cant"

that describe our condition when we listen this song

@ohno486

Gun Jack probably, I didn't want to stop

@gregmccoy8846

Gun Jack. nij

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