""One, 21 guns 2) The couple theme Leaving and coming home in ruins refers to how war solves nothing in many cases. no longer precisely giving up... yet only backing off of something or somebody. Ultimately we must surrender to death. Like a liar looking for forgiveness from a stone" they're trying to do things on their own and still trying to deal with eveything by themselves, and they're taking it to an extreme by not letting anyone in ("Did you stand too close to the fire")And they just can't do it alone, like you can't get forgiveness from a stone. They're in ruins. "Does the pain weigh out the pride? They're going to continue to be in rins for a long time, ut they know they have to move on some time. Give up the fight Never assume the songwriter directed or wrote the video..... it's just PR for the song. The song has been a success on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at No. And I think taken into the context of the album it's about Christian losing Gloria. div_id: "cf_async_" + Math.floor((Math.random() * 999999999)) that is approximately... letting flow. / Does it take your breath away / And you feel yourself suffocating? I also think it's about drowning your feelings in anti-depressants and alcohol because of the writing on the walls in the video. ""One, 21 guns Give up the fight Lay down your arms ONE UNITED 21 guns laying the war to rest. It helped a lot for me to look at the deeper meaning of it. I think this song has 3 meanings: Lay down your arms That wars use false flags (but real events, even those purposely created) for making money, for oil, for opium fields, for power, greed, ect.. but the soldier believes in fighting for his country even though it may be a lie. Her boyfriend broke up with her. 21 Guns Lyrics, Songs, Albums And More at SongMeanings! Throw up your arms into the sky the different meaning is a little greater complicated. 21 Guns is a direct slap in the face to the US Govt for the war on terror.The significance of the title, as others have pointed out is when a battleship releases all of it's ammunition to show its peaceful intentions through disarming itself. 1) The war theme Secnnd line, the pain isn't get any better. 21 Guns Lyrics: Do you know what's worth fighting for / When it's not worth dying for? I am actually really excited to figure out the "Behind the Meaning of the Lyrics" on this one. Give up the fight," -meaning break up with him/her- they don't listen and they say to each other "Throw up your arms into the sky, you and I," meaning "Stay with me, it will be better later." One meaning is the obtrusive one: Giving a 21 weapons salute to a fallen soldier. Good songwriters leave things a little grey for everyone to make there own. ""When you're at the end of the road This is saying the US has alienated itself with it's policies of policing the world. A 21 guns salute for honor. Don't over analyze the lyrics. Guns for Hands Lyrics. ""When you burned down the house and home? })(); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); "Do you know what's worth fighting for, When it's not worth dying for? Stone=Grave. The part about the liar probably represents a person wanting to redeem themself to a dead person They were more likely thinking about the political situation in the USA. They won't give up the struggle and try to maintain control, even though they need help. And your thoughts have taken their toll Translation of '21 Guns' by Green Day from English to Croatian Nothing's ever built to last This song reminds me of a friend of mine. Did someone break your heart inside? ""Lay down your arms "21 Guns" is a song by rock band Green Day. One, 21 guns The US will make no progress from 9/11 by starting a war. song: "21 Guns", do you kow what's important to you, even if it isn't worth dying or? But it's too late. Lay down your arms Does it take your breath away And you feel yourself suffocating?" This is the call against the fighting. It tells you that it is your choice whether you lie or not, kill or not, etc. You're in ruins"" "Lay down your arms. "21 Guns" is a song by rock band Green Day. Speaking to Q Magazine, Green Day’s Armstrong admitted that the title of this song is a reference to the customary 21-gun salute. Many songwriters I know own are blown away at the things people come up with and think we were writing about. Did you try to live on your own It was released as the second single from their eighth album, 21st Century Breakdown, and serves as the sixteenth track from the album.The single was released through Reprise Records on May 25, 2009 as a digital download and July 14, 2009 as a CD single. / Does the pain weigh out the pride This is an awesome protest song! It's a face value old fashioned protest song about the fact that we use war to solve problems that can't be solved by war. (function() { I thought she'd leave in a few days but she stayed. Referencing to 9/11 and how the US started the war out of fear without consideration for what would happen, and how it was because after 9/11 the US was in 'ruins'. "When it's time to live and let die And you can't get another try Something inside this heart has died You're in ruins" They're realizing that they can't get that person back and they have to move on and continue living their life, but soemthing is missing in their heart, and it's never going to heal; they're never going to be quite the same. ""Did you try to live on your own"" ONE UNITED action for the peace beyond the difference. You and I"" var opts = { Your faith walks on broken glass Most people don't seem to know the difference between the 21 gun salute and the 3-volley salute. artist: "Green Day", Original lyrics of 21 Guns song by Green Day.