Hypnosis
Sleep Token Lyrics


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Lift, oh lift me out
Of my own skin
Of all my doubt
Oh, and take, take from me
Leave nothing left
Take everything

Sink, sink your teeth
Split my skin, no
Just make me bleed
Oh, and give, give me all
All that I want
Just give me all

You know you hypnotise me, always
You know you hypnotise me, always
You know you hypnotise me, always
You know you hypnotise me, always

(You know you hypnotise me, always)
And you make it more (You know you hypnotise me, always)
Than I (You know you hypnotise me, always)
Could ever feel (You know you hypnotise me, always)
Before (You know you hypnotise me, always)

And you make it more (You know you hypnotise me, always)
Than I (You know you hypnotise me, always)
Could ever feel (You know you hypnotise me, always)
Before





And I am almost under

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Sleep Token's song Hypnosis touch on themes of self-doubt, surrender, and the idea of being hypnotized or controlled by another person. The song's opening lines "Lift, oh lift me out/ Of my own skin/ Of all my doubt" convey a desire to be rid of one's own internal struggles and to be freed from the limitations of self-doubt. This is followed by the request to be taken from: "Take, take from me/ Leave nothing left/ Take everything". Here, the singer is willing to surrender everything, including their vulnerabilities, in order to escape their current state.


The second verse speaks to a relationship dynamic in which the other person is seen as having a hypnotic, almost supernatural power over the singer: "You know you hypnotize me, always/ And you make it more than I could ever feel before". This dynamic is ambiguous, with the singer both acknowledging the power of the other person while also expressing a desire to be controlled by them: "Sink, sink your teeth/ Split my skin, no/ Just make me bleed/ Oh, and give, give me all/ All that I want/ Just give me all". The final line, "And I am almost under", suggests that the singer is on the edge of being completely consumed by the other person.


Overall, Hypnosis presents a complex interplay between surrender and control, desire and fear. The lyrics suggest a deep longing to escape one's own limitations, and to let go of control to someone or something stronger. At the same time, there is a sense of ambivalence about this dynamic, with the singer acknowledging both the power of the other person and the danger of being consumed by them.


Line by Line Meaning

Lift, oh lift me out
Please help me escape from my current state of being.


Of my own skin
Out of my physical self.


Of all my doubt
Release me from my worries and uncertainties.


Oh, and take, take from me
Take everything from me.


Leave nothing left
Leave me completely empty and free from all attachments.


Take everything
Take every part of me, including my thoughts and emotions.


Sink, sink your teeth
Take hold of me with intensity and passion.


Split my skin, no
Cause me physical pain and break down my outer barriers.


Just make me bleed
Push me to my limits and beyond.


Oh, and give, give me all
Provide me with everything I seek and desire.


All that I want
Fulfill all of my deepest longings and needs.


You know you hypnotise me, always
You have an irresistible power and effect over me that I cannot resist.


(You know you hypnotise me, always)
You know the effect you have on me is constant and unwavering.


And you make it more (You know you hypnotise me, always)
You are always able to take it to a new level, intensifying the hypnotic state that I am in.


Than I (You know you hypnotise me, always)
More than I could have ever imagined or sought out myself.


Could ever feel (You know you hypnotise me, always)
You have the power to make me feel things that I have never experienced before.


Before (You know you hypnotise me, always)
This level of hypnosis was never attainable for me in the past.


And I am almost under
I am on the brink of completely losing myself in this hypnotic state.




Writer(s): Leo George Faulkner, Adam Paul Pedder

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@alexgurney8756

[Verse 1]
Lift, oh, lift me out
Of my own skin
Of all my doubt
Oh, and take
Take from me
Leave nothing left
Take everything

[Verse 2]
Sink, sink your teeth
Split my skin, no
Just make me bleed
Oh, and give
Give me all
All that I want
Just give me all

[Chorus]
You know you hypnotise me, always
You know you hypnotise me, always
You know you hypnotise me, always
You know you hypnotise me, always

[Bridge]
And you make it more
Than I could ever feel
Before
And you make it more
Than I could ever feel
Before
And I am almost under



@miskatoniceggo434

( Lyrics )
Lift, oh, lift me out
Of my own skin
Of all my doubt

Oh, and take
Take from me
Leave nothing left
Take everything

Sink, sink your teeth
Split my skin, no
Just make me bleed
Oh, and give
Give me all
All that I want
Just give me all

You know you hypnotize me always
You know you hypnotize me always
You know you hypnotize me always
You know you hypnotize me always

And you make it more (you know you hypnotize me always)
Than I (you know you hypnotize me always)
Could ever feel (you know you hypnotize me always)
Before (you know you hypnotize me always)

And you make it more (you know you hypnotize me always)
Than I (you know you hypnotize me always)
Could ever feel (you know you hypnotize me always)
Before

And I am almost under.



All comments from YouTube:

@inubisx9734

This drummer is sick! He'd elevated this song to the art level.

@ericweelie9465

ikr that drummer is fucking brilliant.

@forcedentry2010

Drummer kills it in every song. Suppppeeerrrr talented for sure. Not taking away from the rest of the band of course.

@levilively8643

I know his naaaammmeee. 😜

And he has a YouTube channel and he does drum covers as well. Phenomenal drummer

@DareToBeatbox

@@levilively8643 plz tell me

@levilively8643

@@DareToBeatbox his name is Adam Pedder

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@LadyHylian

I have never found a band that satisfies my taste for balanced screams/cleans with that ethereal feel and amazing lyrics. I am incredibly grateful to have found this band. 🖤

@Miafunfactory

Old Rush. These blokes could be kin

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try old fear factory man.. pioneers of that.. demanufacture album will blow your mind

@wickedlicks3256

Me too! So glad to have their music in my life.

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