Since day one I've been crass and far beyond.
I couldn't laugh, I couldn't cry ...
Before you judge me, take a look at yourself.
Condescending, outlivin' in a lie..

Despite all the pain in my heart grinding through,
it ain't due that you hate what I hate what you do

Despite all the piety you've been consuming thus far,
a backstabbing motherfucker to the bone is what you are

And everyday when the knife in my back starts to twinge n' turn,
My eyes are catching fire and my heart starts to burn.
A foot away from you is like a bit closer to heaven,
Then again it's like being needled 24/7

You look down to me to see the scum of the earth to be.
Fuck yeah, that's me, vile and obscene.
I ain't happy about it but at least I don't judge and decree
to be better than another human being.

Everyday when the knife in my back starts to twinge n' turn,
My eyes are catching fire and my heart starts to burn.
A foot away from you is like a bit closer to heaven,
Then again it's like being needled 24/7

Despite all the piety you've been consuming thus far,
Can anyone, somebody tell me what the fuck is going on?

Everyday when the knife in my back starts to twinge n' turn,
My eyes are catching fire and my heart starts to burn.
A foot away from you is like a bit closer to heaven,
Then again it's like being needled 24/7



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  • +2
    General CommentFirst of all, punklefester, ur a complete fag. "Most metal today is emo"? what the fuck? And if u think that metal heads are emo then u dont know anything about music. non-pussy music that is.

    With that out of the way, I think this song is about being different and hating people that dont accept u.
    Machinehead77on October 03, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General Commentpunklefester....are you serious?
    death metal > emo

    2nd of all, metalheads, unlike yourself, dont wear tight pants...so get your sh1t right.

    3rd of all, metal=angry, loud, tough, while emo=urself, sad, whiny, bitchy.

    4th, this song is probably be who you are, and forget everyone else
    Blackhart_Antiheroon March 25, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentmelodic death metal has nothing to do with emos, or that genre... so punklefester i fail to see where u come from with those comments
    disturbedindividualon September 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMy favourite COB song; basically sums up how the singer wants to be more accepted, but at the same time loathes and rejects the two-faced, snobby nature of most people.
    6th_sadistic_sniperon October 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMy fave song from COBHC. I think it's about the duality of anticonformancy. The line "a foot away from you is like a bit closer to heaven, but then again it's like been needled 24/7" i think is saying that getting away from society's confines is good but then it's just not worth the trouble. Alexi rocks!
    COBHATEBREEDERon December 04, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis and follow the reaper are my favorite CoB songs, Alexi is a great vocalist and an amazing guitarist, but sometimes there lyrics become quite senseless
    necrobreed789on December 21, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit seems senseless to some people, but sometimes the lyrics can only be understood by its creator. it really takes a lot of understanding to understand. yea, Alexi is a fucking amazing vocalist. Melodic death metal is the best metal =)... My opinion on this particular song though, is Alexi saying that the supposed "god" judges people based on what they do for other people and how GOOD they act, and Alexi is vile and obscene and being close to god is like being needled 24/7.
    atomixon December 27, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm not too sure what this song is about apart from "being pissed off"(alexi's words at the concert) but the first time I heard it I thought it was about some chick from the lines..."A foot away from you is like a bit closer to heaven, then again its like being needled 24/7" I think that the girl is like a drug...When he's with her he doesn't necessarily want to be but when he's away from her that's all he thinks about/wants.
    hrvster of sorrwon December 28, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is my favorite from Children of Bodom. The chorus is great. Lyrics are great. The song is fuckin great! lol well yea just love it.
    maiden_666on January 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is my favorite from Children of Bodom. The chorus is great. Lyrics are great. The song is fuckin great! lol well yea just love it.
    maiden_666on January 18, 2005   Link

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