Jaiden & Boyinaband - Empty (Official Music Video)

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  • Published: 08 June 2018
  • Thanks to Dave for approaching me with this idea and helping me step out of my tiny little comfort zone. (lyrics in description)
    Get the song on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/album/empty-single/1396093848?app=music&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

    Behind the Scenes: stms.pro/user/watch?v=xR3hrZS2c0A&ab_channel=Boyinaband
    Why I don't have a face reveal: stms.pro/user/watch?v=VhEATqXnXCI&t=3s&ab_channel=JaidenAnimations
    Support if you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder: nationaleatingdisorders.org/help-support/contact-helpline

    Lyrics:

    V1:
    Mirror mirror on the wall
    Tunnel vision on the flaws
    In the scale of things it’s unimportant
    So no talking but it’s still an intrusive thought

    Tried hard to correct it
    But nothing was effective
    No-one else seemed so obsessed with it, things were desperate
    Until the voice crept in

    I can help you, trust me, you’re ready

    It seemed dangerous
    But it said to have faith in it

    The secret is to just be empty

    Didn’t know if it was wise to listen
    But what could it hurt to try?

    P1:
    And at first it was working
    But then things were emerging
    Cracked lips and Tired eyes
    I’m hungry with no appetite

    I’m shivering and shaking, and I tell myself it’s fine, but
    You can’t fool your body, you can only fool your mind, yuh

    Empty
    I just need to be empty
    Hide from anybody who’ll prevent me
    Just fill up on water and shame
    No, I’m not hungry, I just ate

    I’ve developed a taste for this
    Endure the neverending ache
    Convince myself I’m in control and it’s not
    All that voice that makes me sick

    C:
    Inside it’s empty
    Ana- I know it’s wrong
    I’m looking but I can’t see myself

    Inside it’s empty
    Ana- I know it’s wrong
    But it’s so hard to stop it alone

    V2:
    Been getting even worse
    All the days begin to merge
    Just a blurry haze and now it’s
    Almost second nature to ignore the urges

    Can’t trust my own nature
    Every calorie a failure
    Gotta push the intake down every day
    ‘Cause the voice comes back to say

    You want to eat? Bite your tongue

    Don’t want to stay an embarrassment
    just have to stomach it

    They don't know what you want
    A tug of war against common sense
    don’t wanna believe that I’ve overstepped

    P2:
    But it’s so overwhelming
    And I hope no-one can tell
    ‘Cause the numbers keep decreasing
    This ordeal is becoming routine, check

    Arms back neck thighs Suck it in and Pinch my sides
    The scales are betraying me, the mirror is a lie, yeah

    Numbers
    It all comes down to numbers
    I know it’s wrong but
    Just because you know you’re colorblind
    doesn’t mean you can see the colors

    Fine, I admit I’m addicted
    But the hunger feels good, how do I quit this
    I know I could die, I’ve seen the statistics
    But the voice is with me through thick and thin

    Bridge:
    I can reach out
    To someone not like me
    If you ask for help it doesn’t make you weak

    I can reach out
    ignore what the voice tells me
    I can help my mind learn to trust my body


    (dave is such a nice genuine guy i appreciate all he's done to help me. thank you dave!)
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Comments • 173 038

  • LinThe RedApple
    LinThe RedApple  1 hours back

    This is such a good song, so true.

    • shadowgirl765
      shadowgirl765  2 hours back

      I feel like I'm half anorexic. Sometimes I just don't eat. All day. Other times, I dive into junkfood and candy for comfort. I just feel awful all the time and I don't lose any weight. Idk if I can even call it anorexia if I'm over weight

      • NICHOLAS GUZIAK
        NICHOLAS GUZIAK  2 hours back

        I can relate

        • I am CoOlZ
          I am CoOlZ  3 hours back

          Hey this comment is nonsense but I'm just gonna say what I gotta say




          JAIDEN HAND WRITING IS SO GOOD!

          • French Frii
            French Frii  4 hours back

            This is serious , last summer I barley ate I dropped my weight dangerously down to almost 50. My ages average weight is 90. I got out of the rut myself but please if you have this condition don’t let it take over it can kill you in under 3 months. Get help if you have these conditions

            • thefnafkid4 9
              thefnafkid4 9  5 hours back

              :(😞:((😟:(((😢

              • chad bleach
                chad bleach  6 hours back

                I still to this day think that the secret theme about this song was about quitting drugs

                • Leah Ramirez
                  Leah Ramirez  6 hours back

                  Omg crying😭😭😭

                  • Surfing Raichu
                    Surfing Raichu  7 hours back

                    I love this song it’s a almost mirror of my life

                    • jonathanyoutube331 Bop
                      jonathanyoutube331 Bop  8 hours back

                      This all feel

                      pain

                      • Barbara Perdue
                        Barbara Perdue  8 hours back

                        What I'm Thinking Of Doing But Not Accualy Gonna Do It:
                        😔🔫

                        • The awesome adventures of All my Plushis

                          James:Depression
                          Jaiden:Anorexia
                          Felix: *T-SERIESSSSSSSSS (YEAHH)*

                          • itsmewolfaey
                            itsmewolfaey  10 hours back

                            I was an anorexic and... I can relate but.. it’s different kinda.





                            I
                            Hope
                            Everyone
                            With
                            This
                            Disorder
                            Can
                            Seek
                            Help


                            <3 also I read a good book called The Year I Didn’t Eat it’s really good and y’all should read it

                            • truly Greg
                              truly Greg  11 hours back

                              guys this is amazing 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

                              • Sofia Elena Del Nogal Diaz

                                “The mirror is a lie , number it all come down to numbers”


                                Really got me bc has a woman we look at mirror everyday and even I u don’t have anorexia u still care about ur weight

                                • Awesome gamer
                                  Awesome gamer  12 hours back

                                  I know how to see Jaidens Face At Her Fandom Page

                                  • Wellington Cesar
                                    Wellington Cesar  8 hours back

                                    There are many videos with her face here. It's not a secret

                                • CarlTracer
                                  CarlTracer  12 hours back

                                  one like = 1% of anorexia will remove

                                  • Candy the kittydog
                                    Candy the kittydog  12 hours back

                                    Jaiden if you didn't make it through who would take care of Ari?

                                    • candy the husky
                                      candy the husky  13 hours back

                                      there air 0:05

                                      • vazony 07
                                        vazony 07  13 hours back

                                        Song is really good i am 12 and weigh like 60 kilograms but i am very strong for my age and i am obsessed with getting stronger and stronger and i live in a Village in serbia and its different kids like me work i mean like help their dad or something but I myself work hard every day P. S. sorry for my grammar im from serbia

                                        • 3mily_gach4_bunn1
                                          3mily_gach4_bunn1  13 hours back

                                          Honestly jaiden is so brave and amazing. She should be so proud of herself and I look up to her so much. It is really difficult to tell someone about this and she has managed to power through. We freaking love you jaiden ❤️

                                          • Jodi Bendrey
                                            Jodi Bendrey  14 hours back

                                            James life

                                            Adam bullying

                                            Jaiden eating disorder
                                            Read more

                                            • mr pixely
                                              mr pixely  15 hours back

                                              CHIC IM FATTER THAN YOU


                                              _and i have low self esteem because of it! ;D_

                                              *_OH AND I ALSO HAVE HORRIBLE OCD AND ANXIETY! IT’S GREAT!_*

                                              • Revellion
                                                Revellion  16 hours back

                                                2:02
                                                Nice socks 🧦

                                                • Zjessica _347
                                                  Zjessica _347  17 hours back

                                                  All the dislickers disirves a invitation to hell👌

                                                  • Sinead Bekker
                                                    Sinead Bekker  18 hours back

                                                    When I was 9-14 I was fighting anorexia and it was so hard and I was also suffering from depression I turned to music for help as did Dave he said it in his video and this song really hit me I would not wish it on anyone else

                                                    • ImranKly
                                                      ImranKly  19 hours back

                                                      i know what it feels to have anorexia because i have it too

                                                      • jeremie Mallet
                                                        jeremie Mallet  20 hours back

                                                        I love it

                                                        • James Deleon
                                                          James Deleon  1 days back

                                                          Waterrrrrrrr

                                                          • Kate Lyle
                                                            Kate Lyle  1 days back

                                                            Welcome back, we both know you’ve come back to listen more than once

                                                            • gamingfoxpaws
                                                              gamingfoxpaws  1 days back

                                                              Jaiden your beautiful the way you are! don't change that! Your not far either! don't starve yourself! You know all these people love you!!

                                                              • Katherine Gowans
                                                                Katherine Gowans  1 days back

                                                                Honestly this song gave me chills. I can relate to this song, “ you can’t fool your body you can only fool your mind.” You honestly leave me speechless Jaiden, I love you and your vids you are relatable and I love that❤️❤️

                                                                • Madi Bear 2018
                                                                  Madi Bear 2018  1 days back

                                                                  Whole song is just...mmmmmm

                                                                  • Lcmm2
                                                                    Lcmm2  1 days back

                                                                    Sounds nothing like jaiden

                                                                    • jeremie Mallet
                                                                      jeremie Mallet  1 days back

                                                                      I love it

                                                                      • Katana _14
                                                                        Katana _14  1 days back

                                                                        Empty....inside

                                                                        • idoking12
                                                                          idoking12  1 days back

                                                                          I sing fluent empty

                                                                          • Francesca D'Elia
                                                                            Francesca D'Elia  1 days back

                                                                            “I know I could die I’ve seen the statistics”


                                                                            ... jeez I don’t know what to say 😶

                                                                            • Jake Cipriano
                                                                              Jake Cipriano  1 days back

                                                                              I’m going through anorexia and jezz it hurts and if anyone else is going through this to I just need to say never give up!!!

                                                                              • Creamed Super Boi
                                                                                Creamed Super Boi  1 days back

                                                                                This is based on an eating disorder she had, she wasn’t concerned about her wait, but looks.
                                                                                That was the reason she didn’t do a face reveal, she said.
                                                                                She ate as close to nothing for most of the day,
                                                                                Then got rid of the pain at the end, then washing it off, whatever that means.
                                                                                The cycle went on till she realized what she was doing
                                                                                It wasn’t just in he head anymore
                                                                                Another reason she was doing this was because everyone said she was doing good and stuff
                                                                                She was motivated as a kid when they said that
                                                                                Then she grew up and thought what they said wasn’t true
                                                                                So she ate ALOT less to look better
                                                                                It was working,
                                                                                She was getting skinnier
                                                                                Then she started the cycle I mentioned

                                                                                • slushanddusk here
                                                                                  slushanddusk here  1 days back

                                                                                  “ just fill up on water and shame “

                                                                                  so deep . . .
                                                                                  ❤️❤️❤️

                                                                                  • slushanddusk here
                                                                                    slushanddusk here  1 days back

                                                                                    ❤️

                                                                                    • Mocha Tea
                                                                                      Mocha Tea  1 days back

                                                                                      my favorite actor is ari 😂😂😂

                                                                                      • Paradoxy Creates
                                                                                        Paradoxy Creates  2 days back

                                                                                        Been struggling with the same thing on and off for 3 years now. Just when I think I'm almost free it comes back stronger. I dont do it because of my self image, but to punish myself.

                                                                                        • Just Solf
                                                                                          Just Solf  2 days back

                                                                                          Damn,Thats *deep* I feel sorry for you,but you probaly went past this stage and owning up to it

                                                                                          • broken xx
                                                                                            broken xx  2 days back

                                                                                            I feel like this helped me because people called me fat over and over again so i decided to starve myself when my parents aren’t home 🤪

                                                                                            • Izzyx2
                                                                                              Izzyx2  2 days back

                                                                                              Thank u so much for this song. It helped me reach out for the first time and tell everyone. I'm gunna seek professional help as well. I'm terrified. But my brother is goi with me to the Drs.

                                                                                              • Celeste Somarsingh
                                                                                                Celeste Somarsingh  2 days back

                                                                                                Y your song soo deep