morning new disease charcoal in bed / boansoaked anemic listen in horror / to the scraping of flatware and china / and saran wrap to stifle libido / air shaft a chasm their lives flung open / sickness is a time for hating your neighbors / in their milk flats with five kids too many / having day sex because they're all daughters / and you're thinking the same two things / over and over again / I am dreaming of a life and I am dreaming of waking up / there's this anger rising cancer in me standing like a wall between / the waking world I seek and this infected plane of sleep / love come like an axe to all this ice and set me free / there's a black rewarding book / beneath this stiff sheet if you look carefully / noise police white hearse tv air wave methadone / diet contact safe sex antibiotics / for your safety we've taken sharp objects / it's their object to keep you from waking / taste test serenade we dig the grave / lose weight astrologically no money down / for your enjoyment we've excised the dialogue / for your protection we've installed a camera / just keep thinking the same clean thoughts / and keep telling yourself it's allright / I am dreaming of a life / and it's not the life that's mine / in a stolen car I rocket west out past that Jersey line / and the robots in their riot gear glimmer in my rearview mirror / love came like an axe and had her way with this coarse earth / and a small deserving book she was recovered and understood / and I awoke


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    General Commentmechassassin1... i don't think it can be about 1984- although i can see the overall theme could be likened to it, the lyrics themselves make no reference nor allusion to anything. personally i think it's about people's lives being empty and them not being able to better themselves. the lines
    "in their milk flats with five kids too many" and
    "I am dreaming of a life / and it's not the life that's mine"
    make my point i think.. they make me sad too, lol. overall a fantastic song- one i don't think i'll ever tire of- and as proven, one that has a lot of meaning that everyone interprets differently. great tune, riffs too. what else do u want from a song? :P
    rainbow8711on April 13, 2004   Link
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    General Comment"I am dreaming of a life, and it's not the life that's mine."
    Amazing song. Amazing lyrics.
    foryoutonoticeon July 25, 2002   Link
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    General CommentNot enough people realize how truly wonderful this song is. my favorite would have to be "air shaft a chasm their lives flung open, sickness is a time for hating your neighbors."
    MovieMusic84on September 01, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"and i awoke"
    i get chills down my spine every time i hear that line (and that wasnt mean to rhyme!)
    rainbow8711on April 03, 2003   Link
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    General Commentits about winston in trhe book 1984...its great,
    mechassassin1on June 11, 2003   Link
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    General Commentits about winston in trhe book 1984...its great,
    mechassassin1on June 11, 2003   Link
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    General Comment'to the scraping of flatware and china and saran wrap to stifle libido' this is my favourite line in the song. To mean it says, I am so sick of being stuck in a committed relationship without any hot sex! It screams of wanting to get out of the situation.
    sweetfractureon July 22, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthe best line i've ever heard: "and the robots in their riot gear glimmer in my rearview mirror." just beautiful. to me this song is talking about the disease of depression and society making it difficult to accomplish your dreams.
    iagoAdmireron April 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI always think of how modern day society labels us and tells us how much shit is wrong with us, in the olden days people didn't have 50 different diseases and disorders and problems to worry about, they came in the package of life. I don't know, that doesn't make sense, but that's me.
    this is jakeohon April 13, 2006   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone wanna take a shot at what the black, rewarding book is? I guess the most obvious answer would be the bible, but that really doesnt seem to sit well with the rest of the song.
    Jzorrillon December 24, 2006   Link

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