"Death Day" as written by and Michael Cosgrove Terence Corso....
I slowly shoot these words like weapons
And go insane
I watch you drive your stupid car
You go away
You were never one to use caution
It slipped away
You know I’d love to see it happen

Chorus:
Happy Death day to you baby
I know you’re flying in the blue now
We’ll be together real soon now baby, don’t you worry
Papa’s got a brand new body bag for you

Cable cars run through my mind
Reminiscent Bay
I always tried to keep you near me
Without the pain
I love to tie us into knots
We slipped away
I tried to captivate you, on that evening
He was leaving, with the girl I’d like to kill

Chorus

And I got a fresh new kind of attitude

I slowly shoot these words like weapons
And go insane
I watch you drive your stupid car
You go away
You were never one to use caution
It slipped away
You know I’d love to see it happen

Chorus

And he ain’t ever ever coming back to you


Lyrics submitted by thewhitepony33

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    General CommentThis is a very interesting song. Slightly frightening, yet interesting.
    darkgirlon January 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about relationships..just like a lot of the songs they write and sing. I think it is about that one person you wish would die, but you know if they really did you would be devisated. Kinda like a past lover or friend, that you hate to love.
    crispybumblebeeon January 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is very deep. I checked here hping someone could decipher its cryptic meaning. me? i have no idea! its crazy "i love you but i hope you die" whats up wit dat?
    Spider6333on April 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about a guy who's in love with his friend and she's in love with some jerk who leaves her for some other girl. so she kills herself and this guy has to live with it now.
    MANDA1975on April 30, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIt's all about this guy being in love with a girl and then murdering her.

    "I slowly shoot these words like weapons/and go insane" He gets upset with her, and takes it out through verbal abuse and then gets mad at himself.
    "I watch you drive your stupid car/you go away" She's getting away from him, driving off.
    "You never were one to use caution" She's not a careful person and keeps getting him upset.
    "You know i'd love to see it happen" He's strangely attracted to the way she makes him angry.

    "Happy death day to you now baby/i know you're flying in the blue now/we'll be together real soon now baby don't ya worry/papa's got a brand new body bag for you" She's dead and he's celebrating the day she died, like a birthday. He says he's going to join her too. And the "brand new body bag" is a play on words of that 'papa's got a brand new bag' saying from way back when.
    "Cable cars run through my mind/reminiscent bay" He's just remembering times together.
    "I always tried to keep you near me/without the pain" he was kinda obsessed with her, and had a problem with separation anxiety, he was afraid for her to be away from him.
    "I love to tie us into knots/we slipped away" He tried to get her attached to him, so she would never leave, but he failed.
    "I tried to captivate you on that evening he was leaving" She was going to leave with another guy, so the singer tried to captivate her and make her stay.
    "With the girl, i love to kill" Because she didn't want to stay, he killed her, so she could never leave him.

    That's pretty much it. A cool song, but kind of disturbing, especially in comparison to the tamer songs on the album. aaf's cool, though i hear they're jerks in person. All the bands hated them at Warped Tour.
    staplegunshyon June 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI've never seen a song so well analyzed.
    But then again, someone may take it completely different. But I for the most part agree.
    Priorities Intacton June 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthahaha.. it sounds like that.. but it's actually just based on getting into an arguement with a loved one, and wishing they were dead, but then realizing that if they were to die, you'd be devastated. Got that off of an interview with Dryden on some site a long time ago
    mongroidon July 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so crazy, i really like it, but its not something i can just blast on the radio...it actually means something....damn
    cherrypunkker07on July 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwell what i think is that the singer is in love with this girl, who was probably his girlfriend. she left him for another guy and i THINK they got into a car crash and they both died in the car! so the singer is happy about that
    Dammiton April 21, 2003   Link
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    General Comment?
    Dammiton April 21, 2003   Link

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