Medicated by Amongst the Giants


Song Lyrics


Medicated
by Amongst the Giants

Album: Desolate Minds


I'm holding on,
Even when I feel I'm slipping
I can't hear you when you say you'll listen
And even on my better days
I never see you through the haze
Emotions cloud me up
When I don't feel enough
I try to keep you close
So don't let go when my world is caving in

V1:
I'm faded out
Every day with this weight on top my chest
It's suffocating
I'm pushing back with nothing left
There was a time
Where I'd do anything to take this away
But I never counted the cost
Looking for healing like it's make or break
But sometimes I'm so lost

V2:
How do I
Show you
What it's like
When I feel torn apart (torn apart)
And every time
I try
I'm choked up inside
It's like I'm never getting better
Am I just too damaged?
Blurred vision, my condition knows no bounds

Bridge:
Even medicated
I barely make it
I can't escape it
Alive, sedated
I swear to you I'm never giving up
I'll always keep on trying

Song explanation: "Medicated is basically a song about my journey on antidepressants most of my life," says Marco Pera,
guitarist and vocalist for the Amongst the Giants. "I've dealt with panic attacks since I was very young,
and the last resort was medicine. It helped me live a normal life, but at the same time it dulled me. My
emotions, my reactions to others, my experiences. I was feeling pensive about it and decided to get those thoughts on paper so that's how Medicated came out."


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