This song will become the anthem of your underground
You're two floors down getting high in the back room
If I flooded out your house, do you think you'd make it out?
Or would you burn up before the water filled your lungs?

And at your funeral I will sing the requiem

This song will become the anthem of your underground
You're two floors down getting high in the back room
If I flooded out your house, do you think you'd make it out?
Or would you burn up before the water filled your lungs?

And at your funeral I will sing the requiem
I'd offer you my hand
It would hurt too much to watch you die

And you can bet that when we mourn the death of you that night (of you that night)
They'll lay me on the dinner table, I will be the pig
With the apple in my mouth, the food that celebrates your end

And at your funeral I will sing the requiem
I'd offer you my hand
It would hurt too much to watch you die

And at your funeral I will sing the requiem
I'd offer you my hand
It would hurt too much to watch you die


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  • +1
    General Comment I have only heard one of Saves the days CDs (the new one) and I do like them a lot, but they have to be one of the most misleading bands. They have the mellow, somewhat cheerful sound, but some of the darkest lyrics I have heard or read. Don't get me wrong, like I said they are an excellent band.
    arq101on January 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentarg101, the band is misleading, but i dont think its because they have dark lyrics. if you listen to it, its not really that dark at all.

    the metaphors in each line are about something beautiful and something that he can't control, something that we all can't control, but we wish we could. Saves the day produce the most nostalgic and beautiful pieces of work ever
    punkfunkon February 06, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentif any of you are looking at the lyrics to this song simply because you heard it on the radio, don't just look here and be content. check out their old stuff. check out their older albums - through being cool, i'm sorry i'm leaving, and can't slow down. this is a good song, but a poor example of saves the day's talent. and chris's lyrics are amazing, so be sure to check out more of them on here.

    sigh. this song is hard to understand; i take it my own way.
    rumball107on January 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits bouncy, it's edge, it sucks. this is just the kinda song that gets stuck in your head and it's really hard to get out. not bad....
    Karma330on January 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's not about him killing his girlfriend beacuse he catches her smoking weed. Any halfway intelligent person can realize that it's a metaphor about how you have an ego and in a way it can be killed.
    kingofthisnighton February 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWell kingofthisnight, you either read the interview Chris gave on what the song means to him or its just a coincidence that you said exactly what Chris said, so I guess that makes you halfway intelligent too, good job
    sdRAWKcab23on February 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti hadn't really ever thought of metaphors but now that i think about it they're everywhere in this song.. i just fell in love with this song all over again.. nothing however can beat firefly, jesse and my whetstone and sell my clothes im off to heaven.. three greatest songs ever.. on a side note.. im going to see saves the day again tomorrow night with weezer.. jealous..?
    Knightmare22on February 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI wish Saves The Day would come here to Virginia Beach/Norfolk. I've been dying to see them; the closest I've gotten is downloading the music videos. But the Mest/Midtown/Good Charlotte show was awesome, and the NFG/H2O/Rx Bandits was the shiznit as well.
    punkfunkon February 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis Song is about loving someone So much that you rather kill them then to let them keep going on with their self destuctive life.
    This CD is a big change from there previous CD's So I recommend Checking out their older CD's. Especially Check out Can't Slow Down, my personal favorite.
    STD Fan For Life
    snoogins93311on February 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits about an ego i read it in an interview
    .paradox.on February 16, 2002   Link

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