What's your problem
Can't you see it
And you go and blow it
Like everyone knows you will

Don't leave this rock unturned
Cause you could like what you find
A sure shot hit
With your name attached to it
Will you keep me in mind

I won't cast the first stone
Or leave the last mark
But I will leave a lasting impression
You believe what you want
And you said what's been said
And I do hope you learn a lesson

What's your problem
Can't you see it
And you go and blow it
Like everyone knows you will

Don't look too hard for what you want
Cause it could be on the tip of your tounge
You're holding back
Like there's nothing left to it
Could this be a false alarm

I won't cast the first stone
Or leave the last mark
But I will leave a lasting impression
You believe what you want
And you said what's been said
And I do hope you learn a lesson

What's your problem
Can't you see it
And you go and blow it
Like everyone knows you will

Why don't you get it together now
Failure's not flattering
When will you show yourself
When will you show yourself
Ah, do hope you learn a lesson
Ah, You'll never learn your lesson

What's your problem
Can't you see it
And you go and blow it
Like everyone knows you will


Lyrics submitted by AllStarMe, edited by Skoobasteve24

Failure's Not Flattering song meanings
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  • +1
    General Comment1st, the line "obey the first mother" is actually "or leave the last mark" but any way, the beginning sounds like ANDREW W.K....
    noiceon May 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about someone who keeps failing and letting people down. Eveyone expects this person to mess and they do. The singer though knows the person and believes the person can do better despite what everyone else thinks. On a side note I am not a huge fan of NFG but I love reggie and the full effect and james dewees plays keyboards on this song, he is awesome.
    brianta69on May 08, 2004   Link
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    General CommentMy Fave on the new album , yeah James Dewees does a great job with the keyboard. Brianta hit it on the nose of what i thing this song means to me gj Brianta...

    -StiX
    ADimeADexteron May 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNot a big fan of the new album as i think it sucks....but this is a really good song bring back the old sound guys thats why so many people loved you.
    Sjteckon May 14, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is the best on the album by far. I also think its great they are branching out a little bit and trying new things. Thats why they named the album Catalyst...it is something that brings about change. This album has potential to be huge for them.
    rjlf34on May 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSO 80's
    ADimeADexteron May 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentreggie and the full effect! fuck yeah!

    this is definitely in the top three on my favorites of the album.
    TakenBackNewon May 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdef. one of my favs on the new album.. its a little differnt but it grows on you after a while.. good stuff
    shanekingon May 22, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah, I dig the whole electrical lights parade thing going on in this song
    Running_On_Emptyon May 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentby the way, I'm pretty sure it's "I won't cast the first stone, or leave the first mark, but I will leave a lasting impression"
    Running_On_Emptyon May 29, 2004   Link

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