Suicidal Tendencies Love vs. Loneliness

Love vs. Loneliness music video for the song from Suicidal for Life, the eighth studio album from American hardcore thrash punk band Suicidal Tendencies.  The LP was produced by Paul Northfield, and then released in June 1994 on the Epic label.

Love vs. Loneliness Lyrics

How can you love someone
If you think that you’re no one
When you mistreat yourself,
and think it’s all you deserve
Cause it’s so hard to care
Is this or is it loneliness?

How can you demand respect – when you have no respect?
When you abuse your body, never mind your mind
And you’re your own worst victim
There’ll be no love just loneliness

Why do you force a smile – when you know all the while
That you’re burning inside, but don’t want no one to know
The hell that you’re in
As love turns to loneliness

How can you sleep at night?
When you know it’s not alright
When you wake up in the morning, nothin’ has changed
If you do nothin’ about it
Love becomes loneliness
Love vs loneliness, love vs loneliness

And when you’re down and you think you need something
The temptations so hard to resist
But what you grab sure ain’t what you needed
That’s not love it’s loneliness
And when you’re lonely and think you need someone
The plot a painful twist
There ain’t no one that can make you feel like someone
Only you can cure loneliness

How can you be confident when you’re all wrong with it
When you know what you’re doing and you’re doing it wrong
It’s no misunderstanding
This ain’t love this is loneliness
How can you love someone – if you think that you’re no one?

Suicidal Tendencies - Suicidal for Life - Cover

Author: Staff Writer

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