"Paint It Black" as written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards....
I see a red door and I want it painted black
No colors anymore I want them to turn black
I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes
I have to turn my head until my darkness goes
I see a line of cars and they're all painted black
With flowers and my love both never to come back
I see people turn their heads and quickly look away
Like a new born baby it just happens ev'ry day
I look inside myself and see my heart is black
I see my red door and it has been painted black
Maybe then I'll fade away and not have to face the facts
It's not easy facin' up when your whole world is black
No more will my green sea go turn a deeper blue
I could not foresee this thing happening to you
If I look hard enough into the settin' sun
My love will laugh with me before the mornin' comes
I see a red door and I want it painted black
No colors anymore I want them to turn black
I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes
I have to turn my head until my darkness goes
Hmm, hmm, hmm
I want to see it painted, painted black
Black as night, black as coal
I want to see the sun blotted out from the sky
I want to see it painted, painted, painted, painted black
Yeah!


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"Paint It Black" as written by Mick Jaggers Keith Richards

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    General Commentthis is a cover of a rolling stones song, and a good one at that. i love this song and the original rolling stones too.
    ThoughtLikeFlameson June 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this cover is better than the original. The black dahlia murder covered it too and that version is also chuck full of awsome-ness.
    Im a Rock Staron December 04, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, this song is full of "awesome-ness". My older brother is kinda, really obsessed with this song.
    emo_4_uon January 25, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAll i know is this whole cd is really good
    Dance4Dollason October 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentKickass song, though its hard to actually which song it is when you first hear it..
    This song is about having a negative outlook on life, I guess
    Ddaduttaon October 04, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwhat a terrible cover, I don't understand why you cover a great song if you can't cover it good. waste of time. damn
    ThrilledByMusicon July 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentseems like a bleek, gloomy, melancholic outlook on life
    Blackhart_Antiheroon April 05, 2008   Link
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    General Commentgreat cover of a great song i think that it has a lot to do with how vietnam veterans saw the world as they came home from the war
    Shadowhawkiceon June 23, 2009   Link

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