Here by my side, an angel
Here by my side, the devil
Never turn your back on me
Never turn your back on me again
Here by my side, it’s heaven

Here by my side, you are destruction
Here by my side, a new color to paint the world
Never turn your back on it
Never turn your back on it again
Here by my side, it’s heaven

Careful, you be careful
This is where the world drops off
Careful, you be careful

And you breathe in and you breathe out for it
Ain’t it so weird how it makes you a weapon?
And you give in and you give out for it
Ain’t it so weird how it makes you a weapon?
Never turn your back on it,
Never turn your back on it again

Careful, you be careful

Here by my side, it’s heaven
Here by my side, it’s heaven
Here by my side, it’s heaven


Lyrics submitted by onspie1234, edited by JudasDenied

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    General Commentsorry people, some of this lyrics are probably wrong, but i tried my best, but im confused on this line the most:

    here by my side, a new color of paint per wood

    thats why i have the (??) next to it

    also im confused about this whole thing:

    Care for me
    care for me
    try to work it out
    Keep breathing
    keep breathing for it
    show it, it makes you a weapon
    you give in
    you give out for it
    show it, it makes you a weapon

    but i tried, hopefully someone else can get it right if im wrong
    onspie1234on September 04, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI was thinking that word was "world"
    supermatthon October 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI'm pretty sure it's "a new colour to paint the world". It seems to make a little more sense. But wow, what an awesome song!
    super__galon October 12, 2002   Link
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    General Comment*Here by my side, a new color to paint the world

    Also, I think the chorus might go like this...

    Be careful x 4
    Try to work it all out x 2 (not too sure about this line)
    And you breathe in
    And you breathe out, for it
    And you show it, how it makes you a weapon

    I'm pretty confident that most of the song is right except for that one line. And yes, the song is amazing. I love Matt Good. The guy is brilliant.
    Eulogyon October 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah i just edited it thanks but when i first put up here i only had the live version but now i im listening to the version on the site but how do i get that version as an mp3?
    onspie1234on October 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI may be wrong but I think this is what the second verse is:

    Be careful (x2)
    This is where the world drops off (x2)
    Be careful (x2)
    And you breathe in, and you breathe out for it
    Ain't it so weird, how it makes you a weapon
    And you give in, and you give out for it
    Ain't it so weird, how it makes you a weapon
    ravenloxon March 04, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI think there are many ways to interpret this song but my personal feeling is that it's about drinking and driving. It is a weapon. "Breathe in, breathe out" after being pulled over. "Give in" to the temptation, and then your mind "give(s) out". "Heaven" is how you feel but it may lead to "destruction".
    You could also interpret as a political song or even about a relationship. It's pretty obscure.
    dag88on March 07, 2003   Link
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    General CommentMatt's Comments: "Everyone has the potential to be a horror. So don't turn your back on the reality that you could be one. Furthermore, realize that those you consider dangerous are no different than yourself. Everyone is a weapon in waiting. No one is exepmt. Given the nature of things these days, it seems that truth gets lost at border crossings and airports and so forth. It shouldn't. We're all equal in the evil and beauty we're capable of producing."
    kelli_on March 09, 2003   Link
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    General CommentLyrics outta the CD booklet.

    Here by my side an angel
    Here by my side the devil
    Never turn your back on me
    Never turn your back on me again
    Here by my side, it's heaven

    Here by my side you are destruction
    Here by my side a new color to paint the world
    Never turn your back on it
    Never turn your back on it again
    Here by my side it's heaven

    Careful, you be careful
    This is where the world drops off
    Careful, you be careful

    And you breath in and you breath out for it
    Ain't it so wierd how it makes you a weapon
    And you give in you give out for it
    Ain't it so wierd how it makes you a weapon
    Never turn your back on it never turn your back on it again

    Careful, you be careful
    Sublime.on March 19, 2003   Link
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    General Commentvery nice interpretation from Matt.
    Huh?on May 08, 2003   Link

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