I understand that you couldn't take it, couldn't take it anymore
I understand that you had your problems,
maybe more than I saw
But when you got on a plane that day
You lost all your privileges with me
'Cause I heard so many things
Thought we parted, thought we parted peacefully
Then you got home,
opened your mouth and said all those stupid things
You even mouthed off to my friends
That's why I'm saying

Come on, come on, shut up, shut up
I hope this song will shut you up
Come on, come on, shut up, shut up

I appreciate all the work that,
all the work that you put in
And we care so much about you,
and hope that all your problems end
But all the foolish things you said
Do you know, we never said a thing
We held it in, so go take your medicine
and smoke yourself to sleep
'Cause you got home, opened your mouth and said all those stupid things
You even mouthed off to my friends
That's why I'm saying

Come on, come on, shut up, shut up
I hope this song will shut you up
Come on, come on, shut up, shut up

And all the things I could say
The ammunition, the arsenal of words
And it's been so long now, all the questions
And out of respect, I kept my mouth shut!

Come on, come on, shut up, shut up
I hope this song will shut you up
Come on, come on, shut up, shut up

Come on, come on, shut up, shut up
Or I'll get Phil to shut you up
Come on, come on, shut up, shut up


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Taking It Out And Chopping It Up song meanings
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    General CommentAwesome song. Surprised nobody's commented. The "Phil" they're referring to in the song is probably the band's bassist Phil Navetta. And judging by his appearance, you wouldn't want him to have to make you shut up!
    muffinson June 13, 2005   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone know if this song is about alex(who left the band after "movielife has a gambliing problem")?
    Vodoton December 08, 2006   Link
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    Memoryi've lived this song so many different ways its ridiculous. i had 2 girls that said so many stupid things, would smoke herself to sleep, mouthed off to my friends, made stupid comments and arguments start for no reason. all i ever thought, (after i knew this song by heart and soul,) was "come on, come on, shutup shutup." i wish i wrote this song.
    60%on December 28, 2008   Link

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