'never be alone' - a tribute to a friend
“Hearts are never meant to suffer anything alone”
‘Never Be Alone’ is based on the conversations Conor (a.k.a. Stepping On Lego) had with a friend in the aftermath of losing someone close to suicide. The song’s lyrics are all based on their conversations at the time. It is written from the perspective of his friend who is grieving at this time.
The lyrics express the feelings Conor's friend is experiencing in the aftermath of losing someone close to suicide. There is a significant sense of regret at not knowing his friend had depression and not being able to help. The song begins by portraying how powerless he feels at this time.
Throughout the song, a point is made of wishing he knew something was wrong in order to help his friend.
There is a turning point towards the end of the song where the tone of the song changes. The lyric that anchors this turning point is "Hearts are Never Meant to Suffer Anything Alone". This lyric is the epitome of the song and this is the message that the song portrays. The song closes by repeating the lyric "We Will Never Be Alone".
This song was inspired by a true story. It is a third person perspective of watching a friend grieve a loss to suicide. It highlights the regret of a friend that wishes he had the opportunity to help a friend in need. The song aims to address, highlight and acknowledge this devastating tragedy. It also aims to highlight that there may be somebody there who wants to help and wants to offer support just like in this story.
It aims to encourage people to talk, to reach out and Never Be Alone.
The title of the song is a purposeful statement; NEVER BE ALONE.