MODUS
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Speed it up, slow it down
Need control, need it now
I need to live a thousand times
I cannot stop, I cannot cry
I will not fret, I will not die
I am machine, I stay alive
Sometimes I think, sometimes I think
Sometimes I think, sometimes I (woo)
I've got no aim, a million rounds
Is nothing real? A hunnid pounds
Of heavy steel, it feels so loud
Tied to my chest, it feels so loud
I'll take a peek to across the peaks
This grass is neat, I'm quite unique
But I'd like to be, but I'd like to be

And I hope this is the hardest part
We try, we try
And when they say they're satisfied
They're lying, they're lying
Do forgive me, I've seen the treasure is in the bloom
But right now I'm just not strong enough for you

Sorry, you can see it in my retina
Focus in and out, I'm doin' better
Artificial ghost with no perception
I wanna be a Chevy not a Sentra (yeah, yeah, yeah-yeah)
I don't feel the way they programmed me to feel today
Some pieces fallin' from the waist up, I'm so sorry for delays
Just need one moment to erase that burning pain before the rage
I feel good, I feel good, I feel good, I fixed it

And I hope this is the hardest part
We try, we try
And when they say they're satisfied
They're lying, they're lying
Do forgive me, I've seen the treasure is in the bloom
But right now I'm just not strong enough for you

And I hope this is the hardest part
We try, we try
And when they say they're satisfied
They're lying, they're lying




Do forgive me, I've seen the treasure is in the bloom
But right now I'm just not strong enough for you

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Joji's song "MODUS" delve into the themes of wanting control, questioning reality, and feeling like a machine. Joji starts by expressing his desire for control, wanting to speed up or slow down at will. He says that he needs to live a thousand lives, indicating a longing for an escape from his current reality. Joji then shifts to speak from the perspective of a machine, saying that he cannot stop or cry, that he will not freak out and he will not die. He questions the nature of reality by asking whether anything is real, and suggests that he is weighed down by something heavy tied to his chest, possibly alluding to some sort of emotional burden.


The chorus seems to question the idea of satisfaction and whether it can truly be attained. Joji says that when people claim to be satisfied, they are lying. He admits that he himself is not strong enough for whoever he is addressing, although he recognizes the treasure in the bloom, a metaphor for something valuable hidden within beauty.


In the second verse, Joji continues to question and rebel against societal norms. He says that he does not feel the way he has been programmed to feel, and feels apologizes for being delayed or falling apart. He seeks a moment of relief from pain and rage, and finally says that he feels good after fixing something.


Overall, "MODUS" seems to be a reflection on the desire for control and the struggle against the feeling of being like a machine, while also questioning the concept of satisfaction and societal expectations.


Line by Line Meaning

Speed it up, slow it down
I am seeking control over my life, but can't seem to find balance.


Need control, need it now
I crave control over my own destiny, and I need it immediately.


I need to live a thousand times
I want to experience the world to the fullest – a thousand different lifetimes, all with their own adventures.


I cannot stop, I cannot cry
I refuse to let myself become overwhelmed with emotion or give up on my goals.


I will not fret, I will not die
No matter what obstacles I face or how hard things get, I won't surrender and I will always keep moving forward.


I am machine, I stay alive
I am relentless in my pursuit of success and will do whatever it takes to stay alive, even if it means sacrificing my own humanity.


Sometimes I think, sometimes I think
I have moments of reflection where I pause to contemplate the deeper meaning behind my actions.


Sometimes I think, sometimes I (woo)
However, these moments are often fleeting, and I quickly return to my relentless pursuit of success.


I've got no aim, a million rounds
I am lost in my own pursuit and have no clear direction, despite having access to seemingly limitless resources.


Is nothing real? A hunnid pounds
I question whether anything in my life is truly authentic or meaningful, despite the wealth and success that I have amassed.


Of heavy steel, it feels so loud
I am burdened by the weight of my own material success, which feels more like a heavy burden than a source of happiness.


Tied to my chest, it feels so loud
The weight of my own material success feels like a physical burden that I carry with me wherever I go, making it impossible to escape.


I'll take a peek to across the peaks
Despite my success, I still have moments where I yearn for more, wondering if there is something greater beyond the limits of my current life.


This grass is neat, I'm quite unique
Even in moments of doubt and reflection, I recognize that I am fortunate and special in many ways.


But I'd like to be, but I'd like to be
However, I am still driven to become more and achieve greater heights, even in the face of doubt and uncertainty.


And when they say they're satisfied, they're lying, they're lying
I recognize that superficial success is often just an illusion, and that those who claim to be satisfied are likely lying to themselves in order to maintain the facade of success.


Do forgive me, I've seen the treasure is in the bloom
I know that true happiness and fulfillment are found in personal growth and self-discovery, not just in material success.


But right now I'm just not strong enough for you
Despite recognizing that material success alone is not enough, I struggle to balance my desire for growth with my current limitations.


Sorry, you can see it in my retina
My struggles and limitations are visible in my behavior and my eyes, betraying my true emotions even when I try to hide them.


Focus in and out, I'm doin' better
Despite my struggles, I am trying to maintain a sense of focus and balance in my life, even if I don't always succeed.


Artificial ghost with no perception
I feel like a hollow shell of a person, lacking true emotional depth or understanding.


I wanna be a Chevy not a Sentra (yeah, yeah, yeah-yeah)
I am striving for more in my life and want to move beyond my current limitations, even if it means taking risks and pursuing something different.


I don't feel the way they programmed me to feel today
I feel like I am bound by expectations and social norms that don't necessarily align with my own desires or emotions.


Some pieces fallin' from the waist up, I'm so sorry for delays
Despite my efforts to stay focused and balanced, there are times where I feel like I am falling apart, affecting my ability to succeed.


Just need one moment to erase that burning pain before the rage
I am searching for moments of clarity and calm in order to maintain my composure and avoid giving into anger or frustration.


I feel good, I feel good, I feel good, I fixed it
Despite my struggles and setbacks, I feel a sense of satisfaction when I am able to overcome obstacles and achieve success.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Ajay Bhattacharyya, George Miller

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@alankedziora5874

Speed it up, slow it down
Need control, need it now
I need to live a thousand times
I cannot stop, I cannot cry
I will not fret, I will not die
I am machine, I stay alive
Sometimes I think, sometimes I think
Sometimes I think, sometimes I (oh)
I've got no aim, a million rounds, is nothing real
A hundred pounds of heavy steel, it feels so loud
Tied to my chest, it feels so loud
I'll take a peek to across the peaks
This grass is neat and I'm quite unique
But I'd like to be, but I'd like to be
And I hope this is the hardest part
We try, we try
And when they say they're satisfied
They're lying, they're lying
Do forgive me, I've seen the treasure's in the bloom
But right now, I'm just not strong enough for you
Sorry, you can see it in my retina
Focus in and out, I'm doing better
Artificial ghost with no perception
I wanna be a Chevy, not a Sentra, uh (yeah, yeah, yeah)
I don't feel the way they programmed me to feel today
Some pieces falling from the waist up
I'm so sorry for delays
Just need one moment to erase
That burning pain before the rage
I feel good, I feel good, I feel good (I fixed it)
And I hope this is the hardest part
We try, we try
And when they say they're satisfied
They're lying, they're lying
Do forgive me, I've seen the treasure's in the bloom
But right now, I'm just not strong enough for you
And I hope this is the hardest part
We try, we try
And when they say they're satisfied
They're lying, they're lying
Do forgive me, I've seen the treasure's in the bloom
But right now, I'm just not strong enough for you



@rafreyes1190

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his song is always making me feel that sadness .. weird sadness something i think i never felt before





imagine listening to a song to kill your own vibe lmao









xadddboi! xadboi joji








no to low vibrational energies



@kingstonleigh3366

@@gelino14  @gelino  actually the list requires some restructuring:
1. Run
2. Ew
3. Modus
4. Afterthought
5. I'll See You In 40
6. Come Thru
7. Wanted U
8. Like You Do
9. Slow Dancing In The Dark (played it too much so it lost some of its emotional potency)
10. Daylight



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@FloweijFR

No shit dude , lmao

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@FloweijFR

Im in french guyana so that suck , but good to know tho

@jacksonace2191

Gracias joji ahora me voy a comprar las entraditas

@wj-iy9ry

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@antiseb7478

I THINK THIS SONG IS ONE OF THE BEST ON THE ALBUM

@luzaliceserrano8976

Me too

@sagedaze1634

Idk only second song but it has some serious competition from run and gimme love
Edit: got furthur in the album cant pick one I love them all

@outisland5695

777???

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