"Be Yourself" is the first single by Audioslave for their second album Out of Exile. It was released in 2005.
The lyrics were inspired by events from frontman Chris Cornell's own life. "The 'be yourself' part really just came from a lot of things that I've gone through in my life and a lot of different changes and all the different tragedies and all the horrendously stupid mistakes I've made in my personal life, and…
Someone falls to pieces, sleeping all alone
Someone kills the pain, spinning in the silence
To finally drift away