Swallow
Korn Lyrics


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Fuck yes

Always I'm locked in my head
No pain, you don't know what I have had
By now I'm so for sure
Right now, I am yours

My sorrow
I swallow
Follow me
Oh hell, no

It came unknown to me
Paranoid, it's controlling all of me
Somehow terror so pure
Right now, shit, I'm yours

My sorrow
I swallow
Follow me
Oh hell, no
Was it me?
I swallow
Forget me
I don't know

Oh hell, no
Oh hell, no
Oh hell, no

This thing I follow
The place I'm too scared to fucking go
A freak, that I'm sure
A freak that is yours

My sorrow
I swallow
Follow me
Oh hell, no
Was it me?
I swallow
Forget me
I don't know

I swallow
I swallow

Freak, punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak

Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak




Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Korn's song "Swallow" talk about being trapped in one's own mind and living with pain, suffering, and paranoia. The singer feels controlled by these emotions and desires someone to follow him, but at the same time, he is afraid to go to the places he might lead him. The chorus "My sorrow, I swallow, follow me, oh hell, no" shows the singer's inner battle of wanting someone to understand him but not wanting them to share in his pain.


The verse "This thing I follow, the place I'm too scared to fucking go, a freak that I'm sure, a freak that is yours" suggests the singer is falling into a dark place and feels like a "freak." The repeated line "Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak" shows the singer grappling with his identity and the stigmatization associated with mental illness, suggesting that he feels like an outcast and a loser.


Overall, "Swallow" delves deep into the inner turmoil of someone living with mental illness, revealing the dark and painful feelings that many people face daily.


Line by Line Meaning

Always I'm locked in my head
I constantly dwell on my own thoughts and concerns


No pain, you don't know what I have had
You can't understand the pain and struggles I've faced


By now I'm so for sure
I'm convinced of my current situation


Right now, I am yours
I am under your control at the moment


My sorrow
My sadness


I swallow
I suppress and hide my emotions


Follow me
Come with me in my misery


Oh hell, no
This is a bad idea and I want no part in it


It came unknown to me
This situation appeared suddenly and unexpectedly


Paranoid, it's controlling all of me
My paranoia is taking over and consuming me


Somehow terror so pure
This fear is so intense and overwhelming


Right now, shit, I'm yours
I am completely under your control at this moment and it scares me


Was it me?
Did I cause this situation?


Forget me
Please don't remember me or what I've done


I don't know
I'm not sure what to do or say


This thing I follow
This path that I'm following


The place I'm too scared to fucking go
I'm afraid to face the destination of my path


A freak, that I'm sure
I consider myself abnormal and strange


A freak that is yours
You have control over me, and my abnormality is yours to deal with


I swallow
I suppress and hide my emotions


Freak, punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
I am different and strange, but I don't fit stereotypes


Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
I am different and strange, but I don't fit stereotypes


Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
I am different and strange, but I don't fit stereotypes


Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
I am different and strange, but I don't fit stereotypes


Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
I am different and strange, but I don't fit stereotypes


Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
I am different and strange, but I don't fit stereotypes


Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
I am different and strange, but I don't fit stereotypes


Punk ass sissy, I'm a freak
I am different and strange, but I don't fit stereotypes




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Brian Welch, David Silveria, Jonathan Davis, James Shaffer, Reginald Arvizu

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