As I Lay Dying - This Is Who We Are Lyrics




Now this is who we are
I am no one's hero
For we are not the giant men
That some may think
You are faithful when we are not
So I'd like to tell this story
The way it is meant to be
Without the burden that's in our hearts
None of us would have ever found You
For You are faithful when we are not
You began a work
That only you can complete

Now this is who we are
I'll never know the answers
And I'll always wonder why

...Why we're given grace we'll never deserve
And a second chance that we will never earn
For there is nothing I can do to save myself

Now this is who we are
I'll never know the answers
And I'll always wonder why
But You have let me start again
I'd rather be called weak
Than die thinking I was strong





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  1. juan Cantero

    QUIEN ESCUCHANDOLA EN 2019?

  2. Иван Кошечкин

    Russia holds with 1:02

  3. Nikos dmk

    classical metalcore

  4. bstew5595

    Incredible

  5. B Harrell

    169 dislikes. Sorry no mumble here!!! Just a kick straight to you're throat. Ha

  6. Reaper Actual

    This song speaks to me on such a high level

  7. Aditya Pratama

    THIS IS WHO WE ARE !!!

    I WILL BACK IN 2021

  8. Dr. Thrax

    Tim actually has a good clean vocals!

  9. zsombi84

    F#$%^[email protected] epic !!! 🤟🤟🤟

  10. Mauricio Fuentes

    Am I the only one who thinks Tim's cleans fit perfectly in this song?

  11. Tony Samsenthai Khambao Xaychareun Xayagouman

    Shouts out to as I lay dying from the 559 to the 619 🎤🎸🎻🥁🎹🎚️🎛️🎶🎵🎼🍾🍺🍻🥂🙏✝️

  12. Nati የጨርቆሱ

    How much this grew on me! Wow
    The guitars in the chorus and the piano outro

  13. Nati የጨርቆሱ

    NOOOOWWW THIS IS WHOOO WE AREE! OH DANG THAT SOUNDS AMAZING WITH THOSE AMAZING INSTRUMENTS

  14. Phil Pacific

    12 YEARS AND STILL MY FAVORITE AILD SONG
    AS I LAY DYING FOREVER

  15. SSGSS Vegeta

    What an awesome song, playing halo 3 to this song in 2007:))

  16. Anthony Manuel

    🔨🔨🔨 i love slam

  17. XZYZ0R

    this song hits me right in the nostalgia nuts

  18. B Harrell

    I’m my homeboys in Greenville!!! OBC BABY!!!! O B fucking C!!!!

  19. Kronx

    Ain't no nothing happens without a reason. Deadliest murderers or serial killers might come from dysfunctional families, abuse or betrayal. These are the potential causes, not excuses for what they've done. This is who they are, this is what we are.

  20. Antonio de Jesús Amador Estrada

    2019 ❤️🤘

  21. Asif Zahir

    Fell in love with this song bcoz of the piano bit at the end...still get emotional hearing the end... As I Lay Dying forerver! BTw wasnt aware of the wife hitman thing...still from a musical point of view they would forever be my heroes for the metalcore genre

  22. Atnatt atnat

    2019 .. ^_^ Funny

  23. B Harrell

    Still here in 2019 to remember the best years ever in metal

    Soaren Borsari

    B Harrell yah bro I’m thinking this is gonna be the first band I get tattood on my skin. AILD forever 🤘

    B Harrell

    Soaren Borsari that’s cool brother!!!!! Jam out with your clam out 😂😂😂

  24. chris hudson

    excuse me 2019 can we get more of this beautiful music from as i lay dying!?

    Phil Pacific

    new album is going to be killer.....no pun intended.

    Nati የጨርቆሱ

    Shaped by Fire comes out in less than 3 weeks

    Nati የጨርቆሱ

    Shaped By Fire comes out in less than three weeks

  25. Keenan Descartin

    TIL Tim did clean vocals for this song as well as Nothing Left

  26. Jesus El guapo

    Like si vinistes por el piano... maravilloso

  27. babu vivek

    2019 n it still kicks the shit outta ya!!

  28. BillBrasky86

    id rather be called weak than die thinking i was strong.

  29. robert kennedy

    There is nothing i can do to save myself-reference to Jesus.

  30. robert kennedy

    I am no ones hero!

  31. JETxThreat

    Tim actually did clean vocals on this song

    TerminatorZXY

    That and Nothing Left. They actually sound so good.

  32. Brandon Smith

    THIS IS WHO WE ARE!!!!!

  33. Chantelle Howard

    ID RATHER BE CALLED WEAK
    THAN DIE THINKING I WAS STRRRRRONG!!!!!!!!!

  34. Zach Hays

    What an awesome and powerful song! I did a cover of this on guitar and piano. Come check it out!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKqZLXvtADk

  35. NINJASTYLE 721

    '' I'll never know the answers and I'll always wonder why'' -Me doing maths :P

  36. Kadaj Tribal

    I wish I can sample the beginning in a hip hop version frfr. But the band is dope af.

  37. The Hat

    I'd forgotten how much I enjoy listening to this song

  38. Almighty

    The kings have returned

  39. Zach Hays

    I love this song. It begins so powerful and raw and ends so peacefully and beautifully. I did a full cover of this on guitar and piano. Come check it out:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKqZLXvtADk

  40. Ruan Liebenberg

    this makes me want to hire someone to kill my wife

    A Dream

    Ruan Liebenberg I've come to the realization that these jokes will never end... nor should they.

  41. David Martínez

    You fucked it up big time, Tim.

  42. Abyss King Erixk

    Lyrics:

    Now this is who we are
    I am no one's hero
    For we are not the giant men
    That some may think
    You are faithful when we are not
    So I'd like to tell this story
    The way it is meant to be
    Without the burden that's in our hearts
    None of us would have ever found You
    For You are faithful when we are not
    You began a work
    That only you can complete

    Now this is who we are
    I'll never know the answers
    And I'll always wonder why

    ...Why we're given grace we'll never deserve
    And a second chance that we will never earn
    For there is nothing I can do to save myself

    Now this is who we are
    I'll never know the answers
    And I'll always wonder why
    But You have let me start again
    I'd rather be called weak
    Than die thinking I was strong

    truth be getting told

    Been listening to this song almost 9 or 10 years now. I think the only lyrics I could make out were "This is who we are" then the chorus

  43. Abyss King Erixk

    I relate to this song so bad.

  44. James Lopez

    Listening in 2018 and this shit still slaps!

    Asif Zahir

    A timeless classic for me...on of the best Piano bits in metal history

    Now&Awakened

    0oooooo sounds dirty 😜 hahaha

  45. raul salas

    2018!!!

  46. Blacken the Cursed sun

    2:26 - 3:26 my fucking God is that riff so divinely tasty. Orgasmic.. the word/label that comes to mind that describes it best I believe is... Colorful.

  47. Husam Metalsoul

    We will miss them alot

  48. lioncid

    And I'll always AND I'LL ALWAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYSSSSS WONDER WHYYYYYYYYYY ♪

  49. XxBBxX

    Still goes hard

  50. killswitch 099

    fuck yeaah

  51. sniffxo0

    we're 666k

  52. Jerrodb5

    666k VIEWS BABBYYYYY

  53. Jaeger

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO THIS IS WHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOOO WWWWWEEEEEE AAAARRRRRRRRRREEEEEEEEE

  54. Coray Johnson

    Tim lambersy sigue en prision???

  55. Issac Martin

    That guitar sustain at the end is incredible

  56. Switft Kipp

    Through struggle

  57. Kristian Tyler

    Great song, looking forward to Tim´s comeback.

    Davidg312006

    attempted wife murderer Tim you mean. Fuck it going to be so hard to listen to them again.

  58. dilusik

    Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck MASTERPIECEEEEEE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  59. ELEZE

    Tengo 19 la escuche desde los 14 y aún me gusta esta fucking canción.

  60. Creepzza

    This song is a masterpiece.

  61. Braden Wark

    Got me through some of my Darkest days!!! Which included my Mom dying from Lung Cancer. Love this music and album. Fuck off haters! Hope u are well Tim! Dig out of that hole brother, need a hand. We will pull u ☝!!!!!

  62. Braden Wark

    Long live ASILD!!! BEFORE AND AFTER THE AFTERMATH!!! METAL AS FUCK!!!

  63. TheUrbexHub

    I love how this kind of music gets criticised all the time for hundreds of different reasons. The piano outro to this song is one of the most beautiful pieces of music I've ever heard, period. It's astonishing and fucking gorgeous and I love it. Such as shame this band is no more.

  64. Nαimz AN

    Hail from Kuala Lumpur city,Malaysia.
    Damn the outro-

  65. Azazael M

    This is who we are... damned, forsaken, and enraged

  66. Octavio carrera HSB

    fucking tim!!!!!!!!!

  67. Alien_Planets _exist

    that fucking outro tho
    so fucking dope man

  68. Derek Abbot

    No this is who we are never the answers and I'll always wonder why

  69. Armand Cohn

    still in my top 10 albums

  70. Cody Zent

    my girlfriend just got me hooked onto this lmfao

  71. H311AF1U5H

    the greatest music cannot be heard on the radio.

    Kronx

    Way too strong for sugar pinky bubble pop lovers :p

    Droogie Mustaine

    H311AF1U5H sad enough it's true!

    Kanenite Forever

    The sad truth

  72. cody barnett

    tim lambesis is out of prison 2/9/17

  73. Lil Uzi Burnt

    this is my fu**ing jam

  74. Schak_waR45__WOT

    I miss you guys :/
    R.I.P favourite Band..

    Karen Gabriella

    Schak_waR45 :'( yeah

    Blake 8855

    they back tho 🤔

    elimutis

    @Blake 8855 They will never be like before, at least they made good music

  75. Jennifer Koiv

    why tim why why didn't you just divorce her lol or just leave but eh 6 years isn't much he will be out soon

    Derek Abbot

    Jennifer Koiv because of the extreme pressures that women put on men

    Roman Colin

    well hes out now

    The Architect

    He's out

  76. Daniil Voynov

    Thats what i call music

  77. Michael Batarick

    and then eat a 45 long colt dinner

  78. Michael Batarick

    this song makes me want to make love to all of the world

    Jadeite Tellurian

    hahahahahahaa

  79. Jeff Browder

    I could kill myself to this song

  80. Michal Lasovsky

    love this!!!

  81. Sebastian Redfiel

    puta esto si es música

  82. Lee Meek

    I know how could Tim ruin everything that the bad has accomplished it's so ridiculous

  83. MrCheesenipboy

    my fingertips hurt now

    Anton Kleiner

    The fuck are you even doing here?! :D

    Raph Z.

    I guess playing guitar :)

  84. SavedBy HisGrace

    imo what happened to Tim and the band is very sad. People may think he was always like that underneath but i know that's not true. What happened was the best thing to happen because his ex-wife is alive and now prison time may change him back to who he was. It's all part of Gods plan

    creoleman

    +ShrapkiN That's your prerogative, but you relied more on ad hominem tactics yourself (logical fallacy) to make your point. It's not like you relied on logic, but good try.

    ShrapkiN

    relied? talking about relying on nothing, check out your first comment. nice try.

    creoleman

    +ShrapkiN Hahaha. Yeah okay there, bud. You really got me! You don't believe what I do and that's fine. I'm not the one throwing out logical fallacies and name calling people who believe something different than me. Anyway, feel free to reply because I have better things to do than argue with a stranger over the internet. Feel free to have the last word since that's what you so desperately crave. God bless you!

    Pewter7

    I think you are right. When I listen to the lyrics, there is no way they were written in the flesh, they are too poignant and powerful for that. I pray for him and look forward to the new man God shall bring forth, out of the ashes . . .

    Jesus Christ

    God isn't real, it's a made up story to control people through their religious beliefs. Religion makes billions of dollars a year, yet we never see that money go anywhere.

  85. Niko M

    There should be a 10h version of that piano ending. I could just listen to that thing on an endless loop

    Akshay G

    @Corey Lehman Enterprises 3:48-4:45 Thanks

    Corey Lehman Enterprises

    @Akshay G It's going up in an hour

    Akshay G

    @Corey Lehman Enterprises thanks a lot man

    Corey Lehman Enterprises

    @Akshay G it's uploading now guys

    Aaron Rhoades

    Remind me to create an extended version, this song is life

  86. JIMMY ILARDI

    This song makes me want to hire a hitman to kill my wife

    SIlverFang

    Your comment makes me want to hire a hitman to kill you. (See the obvious sarcasm).

    Joshua Palma

    Jajajaja

    outcast 666

    Not cool man

    outcast 666

    Not cool at all

  87. NuvisReeval

    As I Lay In Prison

    NuvisReeval

    You sound like a dying moose.

    sean quack

    how does one get sound out of a comment made from text lmao

    JTConner

    ahahaha!

    NuvisReeval

    It was a reference to the song from Austrian Death Machine (So Far, So Good, So Let's Talk About It) where Tim Lambesis, acting as Arnold Schwarzenegger says that the singer of As I Lay Crying sounds like a dying moose. Doesn't look like anyone got it ;).

    Nati የጨርቆሱ

    😂😂😂💀💀💀

  88. ForeverRepublic

    Great song

  89. Tommy Biggers

    You are so right. Its just who we are. Anyways have a great day. Or whats left of it.

  90. Tommy Biggers

    I just dont understand why there's not as many likes as views. Wtf.

    Heath Mawlet

    +Tommy Biggers Because, sadly, most people just can't relate to excellent, meaningful, deep music.

    Omer Cinar

    some people like the content, but just cannot be bothered to press like

  91. Zac A.

    3:48 Goin on a little feel trip lol.

  92. The Killing Joke

    Does anyone else finger-tap to this song?

    Brett Catunto

    groovy bear 420 amen bro

    Ambivalent

    Yes haha I do that alot

    John Zero Signal

    Xarath omg fr fr I was doing that while I read that comment

    Trevor Lane

    finger tap the fuck out of it

    John Dingleberry

    HELL YEAH!!!

  93. Coni Morales

    una de mis canciones favoritas y el piano del final es lo mejor

  94. Daniil Voynov

    This. Never. Gets. FUCKING OLD

    Joe Cobb

    Forgot the punctuation on that last bit.

  95. Mar Knecht

    Y pasan los años y los sigo amando igual :)

    Josue Aguilar

    po ke :v

  96. The Nickster

    Who in their band plays the piano?

    Risava Sasmal

    +Nicholas Manoukian nobody :D