No Way
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Lately, things won't go my way
Lately, everything is gray
It feels like something
It feels like nothing

So I came too far
To end up this way
Feeling like I'm God
Feeling there's no way

So I'm angry for today
Anger's the only thing I've made
It feels like something
No, it's nothing

So I came too far
To end up this way
Feeling like I'm God
Feeling there's no way

To live this way
Hating, feeling, falling
To the place where people haunt me
I can't help but keep from falling
To the place where people call me

I can't wait to give them
These feelings of hating
Keeping inside me for all to take
Picking at me, they're ripping at me
Ripping at me

So I came too far
To end up this way
Feeling like I'm God
Feeling there's no way

(Hating, feeling, falling) So I came too far
(To the place where people haunt me) To end up this way
(I can't help but keep from falling) Feeling like I'm God
(To the place where people call me) Feeling there's no way





To live this way
Live this way

Overall Meaning

In Korn's song No Way, the lyrics touch on the emotional turmoil of dealing with inner demons and the feeling of being trapped in one's thoughts. The repeated lines of "So I came too far, to end up this way, feeling like I'm God, feeling there's no way" highlight a sense of disappointment and frustration with oneself. The opening lines of "Lately, things won't go my way, lately, everything is gray" add to the feeling of hopelessness and despair. The mention of anger being the only thing made is a nod to the idea of using negative emotions as fuel but also implies that it's not enough to release the inner turmoil.


The chorus "to live this way, hating, feeling, falling, to the place where people haunt me, I can't help but keep from falling, to the place where people call me" suggests that despite the desire to break free from the negative cycle, it seems impossible to do so. The use of the word "place" creates an image of a physical location that the singer associates with these negative feelings. The desire to share these feelings with others can be interpreted as an attempt to ease the pressure of carrying it alone. However, the song ends with a repeated refrain of "to live this way" suggesting that despite the desire to escape, the singer remains trapped.


Line by Line Meaning

Lately, things won't go my way
Recently, I have been facing a lot of unfavorable situations


Lately, everything is gray
Everything around me seems to be dull and lifeless


It feels like something
I have a sense of unease or discomfort


It feels like nothing
At the same time, I also feel empty and devoid of emotion


So I came too far
I have put in a lot of effort and time to reach where I am


To end up this way
However, I am disappointed with my current situation


Feeling like I'm God
I have a sense of superiority and entitlement


Feeling there's no way
Despite my supposed power, I feel trapped and unable to change my circumstances


So I'm angry for today
As a result of my frustration, I am currently feeling very angry


Anger's the only thing I've made
My anger and resentment seem to be the only things giving me a sense of purpose or drive


It feels like something
My anger is all-consuming and hard to ignore


No, it's nothing
However, ultimately my anger is meaningless and won't bring me any real satisfaction


To live this way
Living with this anger and frustration is taking a toll on my mental health


Hating, feeling, falling
I am struggling with negative emotions such as hate and sadness


To the place where people haunt me
These emotions are leading me to a dark place where everything feels overwhelming and scary


I can't help but keep from falling
Despite my best efforts, I am struggling to keep myself from spiraling further into despair


To the place where people call me
These negative emotions are also leading others to view me in a negative light


I can't wait to give them
In a twisted way, I want others to understand the pain and frustration I am feeling


These feelings of hating
I want others to experience the same hate and negativity that I am struggling with


Keeping inside me for all to take
I am eager to share my pain and anger with others


Picking at me, they're ripping at me
However, I also know that sharing these feelings will make me vulnerable to further criticism and pain


Ripping at me
The idea of others tearing me apart emotionally is overwhelming and scary


Live this way
Ultimately, this song is a reflection of the struggles of living with negative emotions and the pain they can bring




Lyrics © DistroKid, BMG Rights Management
Written by: Jonathan Howsman Davis, James Christian Shaffer, David Randall Silveria, Reginald Arvizu, Brian Welch

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[Verse 1]
Lately, things won't go my way
Lately, everything is gray
It feels like something
It feels like nothing

[Chorus]
So I came too far!
To end up this way!
Feeling like I'm God!
Feeling there's no way!

[Verse 2]
So I'm angry for today
Anger's the only thing I've made
It feels like something
No, it's nothing

[Chorus]
So I came too far!
To end up this way!
Feeling like I'm God!
Feeling there's no way!
To live this way

[Verse 3]
Hating, feeling, falling
To the place where people haunt me
I can't help but keep from falling
To the place where people call me
I can't wait to give them these feelings of hating
Keeping inside me for all to take
Picking at me, they're ripping at me
Ripping at me!

[Chorus]
So I came too far!
To end up this way!
Feeling like I'm God!
Feeling there's no way!
So I came too far!
To end up this way!
Feeling like I'm God!
Feeling there's no way!

[Outro]
To live this way
Live this way



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