Thoughtless

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General Informations

Written by: Reginald Arvizu, Jonathan Davis, James Shaffer, David Silveria and Brian Welch

Track #6 on Korn's 'Untouchables' album.
Track #5 on Evanescence's 'Anywhere But Home' DVD.

Korn song originally recorded on 2002’s Untouchables that Evanescence started to cover in spring 2004. The piano driven cover was also released on Evanescence's 2004 live DVD, Anywhere But Home.

Jonathan Davis of KoЯn said at The Blitz 99.7 FM:

Vin1.jpg Yeah, we did a couple of shows with (Evanescence) in Europe and (they) played it," Jonathan Davis of Korn told The Blitz 99.7 FM. "It's a huge, huge thing when an artist thinks of doing a cover of one of our songs, it just blows us away, and she (Evanescence singer Amy Lee) does it so beautifully. She's told me time and time again that she's a huge KORN fan. What was really cool was that in Europe, they were supposed to headline over us and she refused to do it and made us headline over them. There's just a lot of respect there. I think she's a great girl and I love that cover — it came out beautifully. The way I hear things in my head sometimes, the more (time I spend) in a heavy band, I'm more about melody and shit like that, so… when I heard (Evanescence's version of 'Thoughtless'), it was really cool. The melodies really pop out.[1] Vin2.jpg


Lyrics

Evanescence version

All, all my hate cannot be bound
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
So you can try to tear me down
Beat me to the ground
I will see you screaming

Thumbing through the pages of my fantasies
Pushing all the mercy down, down, down
I wanna see you try to take a swing at me
Come on gonna put you on the ground, ground, ground

Why are you trying to make fun of me?
You think it’s funny? What the fuck you think it’s doing to me?
You take your turn lashing out at me
I want you crying with your dirty ass in front of me

All, all my hate cannot be bound
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
So you can try to tear me down
Beat me to the ground
I will see you screaming

Thumbing through the pages of my fantasies
I’m above you, smiling at you, drown, drown, drown
I wanna kill and rape you the way you raped me
And I’ll pull the trigger and you’re down, down, down

Why are you trying to make fun of me?
You think it’s funny? What the fuck you think it’s doing to me?
You take your turn lashing out at me
I want you crying with your dirty ass in front of me

All, all my hate cannot be bound
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
So you can try to tear me down
Beat me to the ground
I will see you screaming

All my friends are gone, they died
They all screamed and cried
Gonna take you down
Gonna take you down
Gonna take you down
Gonna take you down

All, all my hate cannot be bound
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
So you can try to tear me down
Beat me to the ground
I will see you screaming

All of my hate cannot be bound
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
So you can try to tear me down
Beat me to the ground
I will see you screaming

KoЯn version

[Guitar Solo Open]

Thumbing through the pages of my fantasies
Pushing all the mercy down, down, down
I wanna see you try to take a swing at me
Come on gonna put you on the ground, ground, ground

Why are you trying to make fun of me?
You think it’s funny? What the fuck you think it’s doing to me?
You take your turn lashing out at me
I want you crying with your dirty ass in front of me

All, all my hate cannot be bound
(Hate cannot be bound)
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
(I will not be drowned)
So you can try to tear me down
(Try to tear me down)
Beat me to the ground
(Beat me to the ground)
I will see you screaming

Thumbing through the pages of my fantasies
I’m above you, smiling at you, drown, drown, drown
I wanna kill and rape you the way you raped me
And I’ll pull the trigger and you’re down, down, down

Why are you trying to make fun of me?
You think it’s funny? What the fuck you think it’s doing to me?
You take your turn lashing out at me
I want you crying with your dirty ass in front of me

All, all my hate cannot be bound
(Hate cannot be bound)
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
(I will not be drowned)
So you can try to tear me down
(Try to tear me down)
Beat me to the ground
(Beat me to the ground)
I will see you screaming

All my friends are gone, they died
(Gonna take you down)
They all screamed and cried
Gonna take you down
Gonna take you down
Gonna take you down
Gonna take you down

All, all my hate cannot be bound
(Hate cannot be bound)
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
(I will not be drowned)
So you can try to tear me down
(Try to tear me down)
Beat me to the ground
(Beat me to the ground)
I will see you screaming

All, all my hate cannot be bound
(Hate cannot be bound)
I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
(I will not be drowned)
So you can try to tear me down
(Try to tear me down)
Beat me to the ground
(Beat me to the ground)
I will see you screaming

Guitar Tabs & Sheet Music

Notes and References

External Links