Linkin Park - Forgotten Lyrics

Linkin Park Hybrid Theory cover art
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From the top to the bottom
Bottom to top I stop
At the core I've forgotten
In the middle of my thoughts
Taken far from my safety
The picture is there
The memory won't escape me
But why should I care
From the top to the bottom
Bottom to top I stop
At the core I've forgotten
In the middle of my thoughts
Taken far from my safety
The picture is there
The memory won't escape me
But why should I care

There's a place so dark you can't see the end
(Skies **** back) and shock that which can't defend
The rain then sends dripping acidic questions
Forcefully, the power of suggestion
Then with the eyes shut looking thought the rust and rotten dust
A spot of light floods the floor
And pours over the rusted world of pretend
And the eyes ease open and its dark again

From the top to the bottom
Bottom to top I stop
At the core I've forgotten
In the middle of my thoughts
Taken far from my safety
The picture is there
The memory won't escape me
But why should I care

In the memory you'll find me
Eyes burning up
The darkness holding me tightly
Until the sun rises up

Moving all around
Screaming of the ups and downs
Pollution manifested in perpetual sound
The wheels go 'round and the sunset creeps past the
Street lamps, chain-link, and concrete
A little piece of paper with a picture drawn
Floats on down the street 'til the wind is gone
The memory now is like the picture was then
When the paper's crumpled up it can't be perfect again

From the top to the bottom
Bottom to top I stop
At the core I've forgotten
In the middle of my thoughts
Taken far from my safety
The picture is there
The memory won't escape me
But why should I care
From the top to the bottom
Bottom to top I stop
At the core I've forgotten
In the middle of my thoughts
Taken far from my safety
The picture is there
The memory won't escape me
But why should I care

In the memory you'll find me
Eyes burning up
The darkness holding me tightly
Until the sun rises up

Now you got me caught in the act
You bring the thought back
I'm telling you that
I see it right through you
Now you got me caught in the act
You bring the thought back
I'm telling you that
I see it right through you
Now you got me caught in the act
You bring the thought back
I'm telling you that
I see it right through you
Now you got me caught in the act
You bring the thought back
I'm telling you that
I see it right through you
Now you got me caught in the act
You bring the thought back
I'm telling you that
I see it right through you
Now you got me caught in the act
You bring the thought back
I'm telling you that
I see it right through you
Now you got me caught in the act
You bring the thought back
I'm telling you that
I see it right through you

In the memory you'll find me
Eyes burning up
The darkness holding me tightly
Until the sun rises up
In the memory you'll find me
Eyes burning up
The darkness holding me tightly
Until the sun rises up

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Papercut
  • 2 One Step Closer
  • 3 With You
  • 4 Points of Authority
  • 5 Crawling
  • 6 Runaway
  • 7 By Myself
  • 8 In the End
  • 9 A Place for My Head
  • 10 Forgotten
  • 11 Cure for the Itch
  • 12 Pushing Me Away


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Brad Delson, Chester Charles Bennington, Dave Farrell, Joseph Hahn, Mark Wakefield, Mike Shinoda, Robert G. Bourdon
    album: Track 10 in album Hybrid Theory
    release date: 2000-10-24
    popularity : 709 users have visited this page.
    genres: Hip Hop Rock
    styles: Alternative Rock/Nu Metal
    length: 3:15
    producer: Don Gilmore
    mixer: Andy Wallace
    engineer: Don Gilmore and Steve Sisco
    additional engineer: John Ewing, Jr.
    bass guitar: Ian Hornbeck
    assistant engineer: Matt Griffin
    Album Information
    label: Warner Bros. Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 093624775522
    script: Latin