"Sinner's Serenade" as written by Gretta Mindy Cohn, Tim Kasher, Matthew Ryan Maginn, Clint Frederick Schnase and Ted James Stevens....
Oh, God, no
Please don't tell her what I've done
I can hardly look at her
Everything I love, I hurt
Oh, God, yes
She is love, she is sex
But I used her for the game
A scapegoat to carry the blame
For a hate song
For a hate song
It's like masochism
I hate these hate songs
Holding a dove
Then clipping it's wings off
Someone you love
And you give them the kiss off
Someone to love
And you fuck it up

How I hate these dirty words I emulate
How I hate ruining what I create
How I hate this
(And I hate that you don't fall for it)
This sinner's serenade
This hate song (this self defecation)
Isn't helping anyone
Save the sinner
Save the sinner
He knows not what he's done to himself
What he's done to others
He hides behind words
He hides behind liquor
He hides in his bedroom with his guitar
Screaming, "Sinner!"

Oh, God
Look what I've done in the bedroom


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    General CommentI can't believe nobody has commented on this!

    I love the part near the end where he just screams "SINNER!"

    so powerful.
    Thursdayloveon December 03, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is such an amazing song. Tim Kasher is so talented. It's ridiculous.
    oh_doctor_doctoron February 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love the wispered lyrics right before it starts with the music and the more audible singing. It's great.
    thomas doyleon February 27, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so awesome. curisve is so good at writing songs, this whole song just seems like a build-up for the end when he yells sinner. great stuff.
    lifted to the skyon March 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is the song my ex-boyfriend should make his soundtrack.

    Someone to love
    And you fuck it up!"

    I have talked to his friends and this seems to be a reccuring theme in his life. He doesn't think he should be happy so he goes and fucks things up. He ignores his friends, sleeps with his good friend's girlfriend, or in my case breaks up with his girlfriend so he can think about what a shitty boyfriend he was even though he wasn't. "Someone you love and you give them the kiss off."

    This song is about Tim's self-inflicted pain. From listening to his other songs, one can infer that Tim has cheated on his girlfriends and his ex-wife. Tim does this in order to prove that he is a horrible man, doesn't deserve to have someone love him and he only deserves to sleep with women he picks up at bars. Tim had made it clear before in many other songs that he dispises himself. "It's like masochism."

    Yes, I may see a bit calous, but doesn't that make me more qualified to understand Tim's intent?
    itsjustluckon May 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis perfect song was used in a haunted maze/house production i put on this past halloween. It works amazingly[haha pun] with the Wizard of Oz gone to hell theme.
    Fragmentedsobriqueton November 20, 2006   Link

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