(Caught in the undertow, just caught in the undertow)
An undertow, also known as a rip current, is the flow of water in a different direction to the way the surface is moving.
Linkin Park uses this as a metaphor by saying that they’re stuck in the wrong flow of their lives. They always struggle because they’re caught up in someone else’s shoes or expectations. They want to be themselves, not whom other people think they should be.
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