That's my boy
American son
Hope I'm not around
When he gets the idea
To buy a gun.

That's our boy
America's gone
Hope I'm not to blame
When he gets the idea
To kill someone.

How do you ever really love someone?
How do you ever really love someone?
The flag's been broken

By an enemy
Raised on MTV
Raised on you and me

How do you ever really love someone?
How do you ever really love someone?

Gone, yeah, he's gone
And I have known nothing 'bout you
Yeah, he's gone
And he's never coming back.

Where's our saviour?
I'm looking for a sign
Just need something to clean
The blood from my numb, weary mind

How do you ever really love someone?
How do you ever really love someone?

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    General Commentwell to me its definitely about violence caused by youths of today's world. halkon has a point. these days some parents dont care for their children and nuture them. so they grow up being neglected, some without education and therefore cant apply for a job which leads to violence against others. these lyrics have so much meaning, thrhythm is simply great and catchy :P
    kitsumotoon September 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAmazed no one has said a word about this song, piety, its so good.
    I hear this song and I immediately think school shootings. The lyrics seem to reflect the feelings of the families of the shooters.
    mad_meerkaton May 20, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYeah I wished this song could have made it on Nude it would have completted that album. Ambiguous yet straight-foreword, diffently about school shootings.
    Amviseonon October 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI just got today the double CD after waiting a few months. It's by far my favorite song on the CD, the lyrics are great.

    But I will agree with both of you, in that school shootings just come to mind. But you could take it to a higher step. Nowadays, parents are being less of parents, kids are growing up, getting the idea that they can do anything and everything, and not get in trouble cause mom&dad are going to save them.

    It sucks. But it's reality.
    halkonon January 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAlso, im sure if he would've worked on it more, the song would be way better. There are parts in the song that you can tell he needs to make better, but, its an amazing song.
    halkonon January 06, 2005   Link

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