'Cause ya cut it ya match it
ya cut it ya match it
you do the final cut, yeah
Ya cut it ya match it
ya cut it ya match it
you do the final cut, yeah

'Cause it's a manifest destiny like a genocide recipe
telling lords that wrestle me to be my own race
challenge your god and dominate all your palace
don't underestimate the fate of a preordained mass

where are my boots and where the hell is my balance
the hell you did come down from your planet
to see us all reach for the cocking of a gun
oh come if you're gonna get some

cause forty seconds later and the cocking of a gun
a boy execution and his special agent scum
two officers pushed a boy down on his back
searched through his pockets found a vile of crack, yeah

this boy untainted
its a typical mythical world we live in un-taint me
un-slay me, un-lay me
going to the river cause i think im damn ready


There is a river where riverbed should be
There is a river where riverbed should be


'Cause its the policy makers, that make us or break us
you can be overtaken by the forsaken forsakers
and my soul's for sale
its a dog eat dog world and the dog wags the tail
and we live too much, but we feel too little
from the tracks caught in the middle
I know your telling me to settle down
well you can fool me but you cant fool the whole town


I'd like to jettison your medicine back to where you came from
You keep your Bell and Eddison away from my grandson
stand son on your own bone don't forget the home that you came from
don't let them say your name wrong

just like Larry i take it to the hoop
I do one false move in one fell swoop
and then I, then i pass it to the trigger man
bow down to the sound if you still can

cause there's plenty of catcalls and plenty of misfalls
and I can attest to the best of the past falls
never ever have i had to make match with sickness
look both ways dispatch with a quickness

gimmie some roy, gimmie some speed
gather all around to the word and read on
till you get to the parts that's righteous
it's an unbearable likeness


There is a river where riverbed should be
There is a river where riverbed should be


my name is Chetro and I do know
that I gotta get some money to get the van towed
his name is Braddigan and I'm back again
I wanna be that three with a tight plan

his name is Pete repeat, Pete's got the goods
spanking on my bass like I know I should
lost in the draw for the freak and groove
relax and relapse let's synapse this move


Lyrics submitted by 83rockstar83, edited by dumdristig

Cut It Ya Match It song meanings
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    General CommentIf you want another version of this song, with some different lyrics too...download the version from their concert on 7/14 at Madison Square...its pretty good
    kim328on July 30, 2007   Link
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    General Commentand on that note...

    myspace.com/…

    you can watch the show from 7/14 and download the songs

    let me tell you, it was the best concert of my life. they are absolutely amazing.
    kim328on July 30, 2007   Link
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    General Commentso it seems some of you have realized that this song it actually a few different songs, and i think it would be a stretch to try and find a consitent meaning in it because of that. however, i think i can add a little explaination to this song.

    first of all, d0zs, its not about drugs....well at least not the cut it ya match it part. cut it ya match it is in reference to basically 'cut&paste'ing lyrics from different songs together, and the "final cut" is the song you get when your done. in this case, the lyrics are stuff that chad has written/is in the process of writing*.

    obviously a good portion of this song is from Just Like Larry, and while the verses

    "cause it's a manifest destiny like a genocide recipe
    telling lords that wrestle me to be my own race
    challenge your god
    dont underestimate the fate of a preordained mass

    where are my boots and where the hell is my balance
    the hell you did come down from your planet
    to see a cocking of a gun
    oh come if you're gunna get some"

    may have been played along with Just Like Larry when done live, they are a different set of lyrics entirely. these verses are now part of a State Radio** song by the name of Revolutionaries***.

    in Revolutionaries, the lyrics have evolved slighty into this (keep in mind im doing this mostly by ear, and i think some of the lyrics above may be wrong to begin with):

    "it's a manifest destiny like a genocide rceipe
    tellin the knowledge that rests in me to fear my own race
    challenge your god enough to think of your callous
    don't underestimate the fate of pre-ordained malice,

    where are my boots and where the hell is my ballast
    the hell you did come down from your palace to see us all,
    reaching up, to see us all,
    reaching up..."

    it wouldnt surprise if more of the lyrics form cut it ya match it could be found in State Radio songs, Revolutionaries is just the one i happened to notice....anyway, hope that helps.

    oh and by the way, i love this song, especially the last two verses about the guys, dunno if those are real lyrics or just messin around...

    footnotes:
    *its possible some of it is chad and pete's stuff too, so if a braddigan/pete francis fan wants to take a stab at seeing if any lyrics match up thatd be awesome, my knowledge of their solo music is a lot more limited

    **if you didn't know that State Radio is the band Chad formed after Dispatch disbanded (well, actually it was formed during the 'spatch hiatus)

    ***Revolutionaries is a State Radio song thats been played for a long time in live concerts, and is finally being released on a studio album. it can be found on the new album "Year of the Crow" as well as the ep that preceded the album, "Wicker Plane." if anybody is into downloading live music there are a few different copies of the song live that can be found on internetarchive.org
    Dispatch318on October 01, 2007   Link
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    General Comment*tries to hide mistake* just kidding, Revolutionaries isn't on Year of the Crow, andisnt on any studio albums yet. my bad
    Dispatch318on October 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commentor on "Wicker Plane", i dunno what i was thinking when i wrote that
    Dispatch318on October 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThere is a river where a river bed should be means that where there was nothing there is somehting, With a positive overtone though. Like there was a dried up river bed here but now there is a flowing river in its place.
    That's what I believe
    Casomaticon January 08, 2011   Link
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    General CommentAh, was wondering when someone was going to submit this.

    Great song.
    anna118kon July 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentgood stuff
    NYG216on July 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is incredible
    NailBunnyon August 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commentdoes it have to mean anything? this song friggin rules!
    spatcher3on September 02, 2002   Link

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