“I hurt myself today – to see if I still feel. I focused on the pain, the only thing that’s real.”
This is from a song written by Trent Reznor, the founder of the group Nine Inch Nails. A famous cover has been made by Johnny Cash later on and I don’t think you’ve missed it, especially the later one by Cash.
Musically I agree and think so myself that the melody gets to you and the song tends to get stuck in your head and I find myself going around singing it… What I also couldn’t get out of my head though, along with the song, was the lyrics. It’s quite a depressing piece and the message I must say I do not agree with.