"Dead Man" as written by and Matt Mahaffey....
We can write the chapters of existence starting now. Starting now, we'll throw it all down. I can see the shadows in the water on the ground, on the ground. They follow me around.

Behind every story there's a quick end. Behind every smile there's a clown. To understand it I guess I'd have to be a dead man trying not to laugh out loud.

I can hear a lonely operator on the phone, on the phone. She can't call home. Overseas burned to third degree and the collection plate's been passed and received by me. I wish I could tell you, all you children, why you're here, why you're here. We'd all sing along. Isn't that something 'cause there is no way of knowing 'til you're gone. When I'm gone I'll prove you all wrong.

Behind every woman there's a good man trying not to bug the hell out. To understand it guess I'd have to be a dead man trying not to laugh out loud.

[mumbling] No don't take me under.

Behind every story there's a quick end. Behind every smile there's a clown. To understand it I guess I'd have to be a dead man trying not to laugh out.

Behind every woman there's a good man trying not to bug the hell out. To understand it, guess I'd have to be a dead man trying not to laugh out loud. Trying not to laugh out loud. Trying not to laugh out loud.


Lyrics submitted by keyshawn03

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    My OpinionEpic song! One of my all-time favourites, and by far the best song by Self!
    Hihey9989on November 05, 2009   Link

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