smile
you will be my shield
you'll be the only thing
anyone ever sees
kill
crush me, break my will
cease the endless rats inside the walls
that squeak and scratch away
and keep me awake

this is my vice that i will break
this is my christ in arms today
this is my golden chance
to fight the odds that never seem to change
ne'er seem to change
ne'er seem to change

today

love
don't hurt me this time
be for real
or kindly let this
lonely soldier be
fear
my old friend disappear
leave me to regard the world
in better ways
than what is wrong
and what cannot be

don't say you'll change


Lyrics submitted by killrockstars68

Naked Girl song meanings
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    General Commentwow...once again another wonderful from the velvet teen. they do not disappoint. perfection.

    rock on.
    one*name*famouson July 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commentgod i love them. just love them. love love love.
    MyxSlumberingxHearton April 29, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. Its their best
    LastLaughingon June 05, 2004   Link
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    General Commentsmile
    you will be my shield
    you'll be the only thing
    anyone ever sees

    - maybe having someone else smilign so nodbody sees how YOU truly feel...? i dono
    mysweetrioton December 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is not the whole song. On every site it ends after "don't say youll change". Does anyone know what comes after this? Sounds something like:

    Don't let me go
    Don't ever leave me
    umyeahokon March 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commentit's

    "don't ever go
    don't ever leave me"

    with another chorus
    roarkeon August 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is seriously one of the greatest songs of all time.

    And, excuse my dorkiness, but I always picture Link, from The Legend of Zelda, fighting stuff when I hear this song. However, it's specifically the Link from the animated series... always trying to get a kiss from princess Zelda. He's got such an endearing love for her than never falters even though she never really gives him reason to believe that she'll ever accept him as a lover... though she desperately needs him as a saviour. That's what this song is to me. I'm pretty sure that's not what it was written about, but that's what it means to me.
    kickmagneton April 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI thoroughly enjoyed kickmagnet's comment. Zelda is an incredible series.
    DarkerShadeofWinteron September 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love the smile-kill-love-fear, they all seem like titlecards to feelings that are to be described. probably the only song i have ever heard that has done that so well. plus the fact that the vocals practically massage every word, that helps.
    kill-in-tonson October 30, 2006   Link

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