Here we go again
Until one of us says when
Making old mistakes
The break lights illuminate
Accidents repeat
You can count on me
Crushing you in vain
Cause I will save you
You can hate me

We’re so well adjusted
Darlin' it’s pathetic justice

Find out where I breathe
Suffocate my needs
Van Gogh kept his ears
But I will love you
You won’t save me

We’re so well adjusted
Darlin' it’s pathetic justice

It’s already better than last time
I ruined another girl’s life
I am a portrait of serenity and desperate need
I’ll hold you until you cannot breathe

If I break up with you
You'll find someone new
So I'll choose misery
And I will save you
You can hate me

They’ll all be disgusted
Darlin' it’s poetic
It’s pathetic justice


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    General CommentGreat new song, but Joey should stop writing about girls
    Punkfather666on August 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWhy not? He knows how to express feelings
    Fabeon October 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthey, whatever motivates him, as long as he keeps busting out the great tunes. this guy is amazing, i can't wait for there Blaze cd to come out, it's gonna be awsome.
    moped_711on March 10, 2003   Link
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    General CommentBlaze's version has slight changes in lyrics (and some of the guitar/bass parts too) from the Warped Tour 2002 Compilation version...

    ****
    Here we go again
    Until one of us says when
    Making old mistakes, the brake lights illuminate

    Accidents repeat
    You can count on me
    Crushing you in vain

    'Cause I will save you
    You can hate me
    We're so well-adjusted
    Darlin', it's pathetic justice

    Find out where I breathe, suffocate my needs
    Van Gogh kept his ears
    But I will love you
    You won't save me
    We're so well-adjusted
    Darlin', it's pathetic justic

    It's already better than last time I ruined another girl's life
    I am the portrait of serenity, and desperate need
    I'll hold you here until you cannot breathe

    If I break up with you, you'll find someone new
    So I'll choose misery
    And I will save you, you can hate me

    They'll all be disgusted
    Darlin', it's poetic
    It's pathetic justice
    ****

    Awesome song. It's pretty clear-cut; an obsessive boyfriend, who of course feels like an innocent victim, hence the "I am a portrait of serenity" line, tries to control the g/f in question by smothering the hell out of her because in his eyes, it's for her own good, as she's not "thinking correctly" by voicing problems with the relationship. He'd rather they be miserable together than miserable apart (due to his "desperate need"), so he ignores/denies the problems ("Van Gogh kept his ears", we all know that's not true) because he "loves" her too much to let her go.

    Extremely funny because my g/f's ex is a lot like that... no matter how many times she tells him she'll never go back to him, he thinks they were meant for each other and will never hold out the possibility of them getting back together, even if she tells him flatly that it will never happen... he was also extremely possessive/paranoid of her when they went out, they fought constantly, and he would always deny/ignore their problems because he thought their relationship was "perfect", so it fits...
    STFDood84on April 29, 2003   Link

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