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Dig dig deep for yourself
Dig dig deep for your soul
Dig dig deep the black abyss
Dig dig deep for your own soul

What the hell's it mean?
And I said, "Hey, you're looking at me."
What the hell's it mean?

Six dead horses chase you down
Fourteen guns in your own town
Thirteen men run after you
Ten million babies your dad gave you

Like the little beast in a smokened room
sat writhing in pain all afternoon
salt from his tears bringing the blood to the surface
like dark haired fears make their way to the surface

What the hell's it mean?
And I said, "Hey, you're looking at me."
What the hell's it mean?

And you don't have to stand by me
And you don't have to stand, stand by me
And you don't have to stand, stand by me
And you don't have to stand

What the hell's it mean?
And I said, "Hey, you're looking at me."
What the hell's it mean?


Like the little beast in a smokened room
sat writhing in pain all afternoon
salt from his tears bringing the blood to the surface
like dark haired fears make their way to the surface

Just the sight of the belt makes his kids start to sting
Then one day we're feeling everything
Trees outside weather the bark on the wood
like the callous on your heart dropped place where it stood

What the hell's it mean?
And I said, "Hey, you're looking at me."
What the hell's it mean?

And you don't have to stand by me
And you don't have to stand, stand by me
And you don't have to stand, stand by me
And you don't have to stand


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Grease Box song meanings
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    General Commentwow... pretty sad that 3 out of the 4 comments of this song are just lyrics... fuck people start talking about tad there a fucking awesome band!!
    fatandskankyon July 05, 2010   Link
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    General CommentActually, these are the lyrics:

    DIg dig deep
    For your self
    Dig dig deep
    FOr your soul
    Dig dig deep
    Dark black abyss
    Dig dig deep
    Bury you a soul

    What the hell's in me?
    I said, "Hey, don't look at me"
    What the hell's in me?

    Six dead horses chase you down
    Fourteen guns in your hometown
    Thirteen men run after you
    Ten million babies your dad gave you

    Like a little beast in a sparkle robe
    Sat writhing in pain all afternoon
    Salt from his tears bringing blood to the surface
    Like dark-haired fears make thier way to the surface

    What the hell's in me?
    I said, "Hey, don't look at me"
    What the hell's in me?

    And you don't have to stand
    Stand by me
    And you don't have to stand
    Stand by me
    And you don't have to stand
    Stand by me

    What the hell's in me
    I said "Hey don't look at me"
    What he hell's in me

    Like the little beast in a sparkle robe
    Sat writhing in pain all afternoon
    Salt from his tears bringing blood to the surface
    Like dark haired fears make thier way to the surface

    Just as you tie that belt
    Makes your skin start to sting
    Then one day you're feeling everything
    Trees outside weather the bark and the war
    Like a callous on your heart where a face once stood

    What the hell's in me?
    I said, "Hey, don't look at me"
    What the hell's in me?

    And you don't have to stand
    Stand by me
    And you don't have to stand
    Stand by me
    And you don't have to stand
    Stand by me

    ****

    I think the song chronicles someone who turns to drugs as a way to deal with a broken heart, becomes hopelessly addicted, and then tries to quit, and goes through withdrawl, parallelling the suffering of withdrawl with the suffering of the end of a relationship.
    pentalarcon May 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDig dig deep for yourself
    Dig dig deep for your soul
    Dig dig deep the black abyss
    Dig dig deep for your own soul

    What the hell's it mean?
    And I said, "Hey, you're looking at me."
    What the hell's it mean?

    Six dead horses chase you down
    Fourteen guns in your own town
    Thirteen men run after you
    Ten million babies your dad gave you

    Like the little beast in a smokened room
    sat writhing in pain all afternoon
    salt from his tears bringing the blood to the surface
    like dark haired fears make their way to the surface

    What the hell's it mean?
    And I said, "Hey, you're looking at me."
    What the hell's it mean?

    And you don't have to stand by me
    And you don't have to stand, stand by me
    And you don't have to stand, stand by me
    And you don't have to stand

    What the hell's it mean?
    And I said, "Hey, you're looking at me."
    What the hell's it mean?



    Like the little beast in a smokened room
    sat writhing in pain all afternoon
    salt from his tears bringing the blood to the surface
    like dark haired fears make their way to the surface


    Just the sight of the belt makes his kids start to sting
    Then one day we're feeling everything
    Trees outside weather the bark on the wood
    like the callous on your heart dropped place where it stood

    What the hell's it mean?
    And I said, "Hey, you're looking at me."
    What the hell's it mean?

    And you don't have to stand by me
    And you don't have to stand, stand by me
    And you don't have to stand, stand by me
    And you don't have to stand

    I think that's almost close to perfection.

    Personally, I think the song is about an abusive fathers and how pain becomes a registered response (flinching before something even happens) amongst the children which then later in life leads to paranoia (everyone is out to hurt you) and difficulty overcoming fears. But, the gift of this is letting go of the past by confronting it, overcoming those fears, and you gain the ability of intuition.
    TheEnforcer7on July 12, 2008   Link
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    General Commentlol. so no one knows what the lyrics are. awesome.
    jek21on August 29, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationTad-Grease Box Lyrics,

    Dig, Dig, deep, for yourself
    Dig, Dig, deep, for your soul
    Dig, Dig, deep, the black abyss
    Dig, Dig, deep bury you a soul

    What the hell's in me or it mean or both (don't look at me)
    what the hell's in meeeeeeee

    Six dead horses chase you down
    13 guns in your hometown
    13 men run after you
    10 million babies your dad gave you

    Like the little beast in a sparkled room
    Sat writhing or writing in pain all afternoon
    Salt from his tears bringing blood to the surface
    Like dark-hidden fears make their way to the surface

    What the hell's in me or it mean or both (don't look at me)
    what the hell's in meeeeeeee


    And you don't have to stand, Stand by me
    And you don't have to stand, Stand by me
    And you don't have to stand, Stand by me
    And you don't have to stand,


    What the hell's in me or it mean or both (don't look at me)
    what the hell's in meeeeeeee

    Like the little beast in a sparkled room
    Sat writhing or writing in pain all afternoon
    Salt from his tears bringing the blood to the surface
    Like dark-hidden fears make their way to the surface

    Just the sight of that belt makes your skin start to sting
    Then one day were feeling everything
    Trees outside wither the bark on the wood
    Like the callous on your heart saw a face or place were it stood


    What the hell's in me or it mean or both (don't look at me)
    what the hell's in meeeeeeee

    And you don't have to stand, Stand by me
    And you don't have to stand,


    I think this song means not being excepted by other people who think of you as strange and abnormal.
    Calling someone a name like grease box. You don't have to stand by me if i offend you in anyway, but this is who i am. there must be sometihng wrong with me, so maybe i have some kind of beast within that has feelings like everyone else. Why would you want to hurt mine.
    enemy1on October 14, 2009   Link

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