Cast the pearls aside, of a simple life of need
Come into my life forever
The crumbled cities stand as known
Of the sights you have been shown
Of the hurt you call your own

Love is suicide

The empty bodies stand at rest
Casualties of their own flesh
Afflicted by their dispossession

(chorus)
But no bodies ever knew
No bodies
No bodies felt like you
No bodies

Love is suicide
(deny, decide, destroy, disobey, disguise)

Now we drive the night, to the ironies of peace
You can't help deny forever
The tragedies reside in you
The secret sights hide in you
The lonely nights divide you in two

All my blisters now revealed
In the darkness of my dreams
In the spaces in between us

(chorus)

Love is suicide



Lyrics submitted by Ice, edited by smuckersje, Wazoo92


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  • +3
    Song Meaning:The meaning of this song is basically saying that after someone breaks your heart it's extremely difficult and at times impossible to get over.

    "Love is Suicide," read it and weep. When you fall in love with someone it engulfs your whole being. So when the day comes that your beloved hurts you, you die inside. So the lyric is giving you advice that love is committing living suicide.

    "No bodies ever felt like you." rather than "nobody felt like you," the lyrics are implying a different meaning. The bodies being the physical attraction you have to someone and that no one else can ever have the same effect on you. Yet, it is also talking about how the whole part of the person you fall in love with someone will ever occur in any other lover.

    I love this song, the lyrics are a sort of commandment for me.
    Personal experience has made me full the full affect of what the song is supposed to bring out.
    robinfioon January 07, 2009   Link
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    General Comment:In the second chorus, when Billy is singing 'love is suicide', this is what is being spoken in the background:

    destroy / despise / distrust / disobey / destroy / distrust / disloyal / disarm / destroy / despise / dissect / deny / destroy / despise / distrust
    OsoPolar5on October 15, 2009   Link
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    General Comment:"love is suicide" is just a bitter take on being in love. when you're infatuated and committed to someone, you kill yourself, your spirit, to become part of them. it has nothing to do with breaking up.
    zusannaon March 11, 2011   Link
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    General Comment:You love someone intensely, you burn cities down and hurt yourself in your mind, call all the pain in the world your own, and yet there is nothing quite like that person whom you're ripping yourself apart for. The song directly addresses that person... It's a lament from the inside out.
    Renzokuon May 29, 2002   Link
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    General Comment:I guess this is turning into a bit of a confessional...but if you HAVEN'T been there, you'll be 13 soon and it'll happen ALL THE FUCKING TIME. :D
    juvenilecokefiendon September 06, 2002   Link
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    General Comment:i'm going off to work so i'll put something fast.
    i agree with the thing of "love is suicide = eventually love is going to end anyway"

    i guess, by some old relationships i had that
    "now we drive the night, to the ironies of peace"
    is being by yourself, searching for tranquility or peace. with nothing and nobody around to bother you with their things.
    in my case was going out to drink something alone at nights.
    but, what kind of peace is that? you're alone, nobody there to bother you, but you're not in peace. you keep thinking and thinking about the subject.
    oli170on June 25, 2008   Link
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    General Comment:This album is a soundtrack to adolescence
    silverushon November 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:wow..i can use this song for my project on the pearl
    Lindzon May 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Great song. What does it mean though? Is it about losing the affections of someone you care for greatly and the feelings of lonliness and despair?
    Luke the Mightyon May 21, 2002   Link
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    General Comment:I love the line "love is suicide" lately ive felt that way i can realate alot
    Forsakenone223on May 29, 2002   Link

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