Fill up your mouth with smoke hourly
And wash it down into your body
These are the directions that come with a tag
You'll jerk awake when your name's called
You can't tell the difference between
Seeing something new and
Breaking what you already have
Fill up your mouth with smoke hourly
And wash it down into your body


Lyrics submitted by badsrx7, edited by Mellow_Harsher

You Are the Last Dragon (You Possess the Power of the Glow) song meanings
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    General CommentI always liked the line about "You can't tell the difference..." --I'm sure this isn't what it's about, but it makes me think of the people that are constantly changing themselves to mold to a particular image; Or those who want to be forever in the first stages of love, like serial daters.
    yellowstaron October 02, 2004   Link
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    General Commentman i dont understand the lyrics to any MBD songs. Even so this one is my favorite.
    WouldItBeYouon October 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti love the guitar riff in the beginning...it just pumps me up.
    andrewhambletonon November 08, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about someone who is killing themselves metaphorically (hence the reference to smoking). I think the third line is saying that if you keep going in this direction you'll end up in a body bag with a tag on your toe, and you'll jerk awake when your time comes because you didn't even see it coming. This goes along with this album's theme of different people who are greedy, have no integrity, are two-faced, etc.
    cowboyupinblueon October 04, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti agree with cowboyupinblue
    this is the same interpretation i got when i listened to the song
    it reminds me of my friends smoking and sort of comforts me to the fact that i dont smoke too

    i also love the hidden references to a dragon
    onlychel19on November 30, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWhy the Last Dragon reference? Anybody get that? When I got the album I was reading the songlist thinkin "huh? they covered THAT?? weeeird!" But it doesnt even have anything to do with the movie. Just a serious and sad song with a title from a cheesy eighties film.
    hollyrox050on June 11, 2010   Link
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    General CommentNevrmind, I guess a lot of their songs even the band name are references to movies. huh.
    hollyrox050on June 11, 2010   Link

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