Question!
System of a Down Lyrics


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Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you, dreaming
Dreaming the night
Dreaming alright

Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die?

Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you, dreaming
Dreaming the night
Dreaming alright

Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die? Yeah

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Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die?





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Overall Meaning

The song "Question!" by System of a Down is a mysterious track with enigmatic lyrics which can be interpreted in a number of different ways. The song is about life and death, questioning what happens after we die, and whether we are truly alive or just ghosts waiting to pass on to the next realm. The opening line "Sweet berries ready for two", is evocative of the sweetness of life, perhaps suggesting that life is best experienced with a partner, a friend, or a loved one. The line "Ghosts are no different than you" highlights a key theme of the song, that we are all just temporary beings, placeholders waiting for things to happen.


The song also questions the idea of flying and going, and asks whether we truly know what happens after we die. The line "Do we, do we know, when we fly, when we go, do we die?" highlights the theme of mortality, questioning our very existence and whether there is life after death. The simple repetitive melody of the song, coupled with its deceptively simple lyrics, makes it a reflective and introspective track that leaves the listener wondering about life and death.


Line by Line Meaning

Sweet berries ready for two
Something is prepared to be shared between two people


Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are similar to living people


Ghosts are now waiting for you
Ghosts are waiting for something from the living


Are you
Asking the listener a question


Dreaming the night
Asleep and dreaming during the nighttime


Dreaming alright
Comfortable and okay during sleep and dreaming


Do we, do we know
Asking a question about knowledge


When we fly
When we take flight, either literally or metaphorically


When we, when we go
When we move from one place or state to another


Do we die?
Asking a question about death


La la la la la la la la
Repetitive vocal sounds, not necessarily conveying meaning




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Daron Malakian, Serj Tankian

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@yomi_themadfoxx961

Lyrics:

Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you, dreaming
Dreaming the night
Dreaming alright
Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die?
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you, dreaming
Dreaming the night
Dreaming alright
Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die? Yeah
La la la la la la la la
La la la la la la la la
La la la la la la la la
Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die?
La la la la la la la la



@nabisk226

[Verse: Serj Tankian]
Sweet berries ready for two, ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you, are you?
Sweet berries ready for two, ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you, are you dreaming?

[Pre-Chorus: Serj Tankian & Daron Malakian]
Dreaming the night
Dreaming alright

[Chorus: Serj Tankian & Daron Malakian]
Do we, do we know
When we fly?
When we, when we go
Do we die?

[Verse: Serj Tankian]
Sweet berries ready for two, ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you, are you?
Sweet berries ready for two, ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you, are you dreaming?

[Pre-Chorus: Serj Tankian & Daron Malakian]
Dreaming the night
Dreaming alright

[Chorus: Serj Tankian & Daron Malakian]
Do we, do we know
When we fly?
When we, when we go
Do we die?

[Bridge: Serj Tankian]
La la la la la la la la
La la la la la la la la
La la la la la la la la
La la la la la la la

[Chorus: Serj Tankian & Daron Malakian]
Do we, do we know
When we fly?
When we, when we go
Do we die?

[Outro: Serj Tankian]
Yah
La la la la la la la la
La la la la la la la la



@jhonathanmatos318

Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you, dreaming
Dreaming tonight
Dreaming alright
Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die?
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you, dreaming
Dreaming tonight
Dreaming alright
Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die? Yeah
La la la la la la la la
Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die?
La la la la la la la la



@one_void_0246

Lyrics

Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you, dreaming
Dreaming the night
Dreaming alright
Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die?
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you, dreaming
Dreaming the night
Dreaming alright
Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die? Yeah
La la la la la la la la
La la la la la la la la
La la la la la la la la
Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die?
La la la la la la la la



@neverendingmunchies3750

System of a Down - Question!
Lyrics
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Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you, dreaming
Dreaming the night
Dreaming alright

Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die?

Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you
Sweet berries ready for two
Ghosts are no different than you
Ghosts are now waiting for you
Are you, dreaming
Dreaming the night
Dreaming alright

Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die? Yeah

La la la la la la la la

Do we, do we know
When we fly
When we, when we go
Do we die?

La la la la la la la la



All comments from YouTube:

@strathattack4325

The best thing about System of a Down is that nearly all of their songs can be considered "their best song". All of their songs are amazing and unique, I might even go so far as to say they have never made a bad song.

@jethrodelfierro1164

Agreed. All of their albums are instant classics and they have more replay value.

@i.h.m.d2970

They havent

@physicbody5651

With this one they made a masterpiece, and you're right when you say that they never make a bad song. But this one......

@thmswalters

I like every system song I have ever heard. I believe I have heard ~98.3% of their discography...

@jacobmesser8284

Cuz they haven't

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@nuhadyusuf

I have never listened to a band that can mix ballad, heavy metal, punk and Oriental elements so well to create a distinct, dark comical theme that's distinguished them from all bands that ever was or ever will be.

@devinthompson6582

I agree. I just don't hear the punk

@ChannelTUT

Twelve Foot Ninja

@coyotelong4349

+Nuhad Yusuf

The guitar during the verse in this song sounded like it had a Spanish flavor to me!

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