Just as the lion stalks
I took pills to go to sleep
Bodies move in sweet slow motion
In search of magic potion
I’m sitting on this boat and I don’t know where to go
I think I’ll fall asleep and lie myself with all the ones we’ve buried
(Because the rowers keep on rowing and there is certainly no showing if this boat we’re on is slowing)

Just when the lying starts
I gave her pills to go to sleep but my mind is so X-rated
This sex is over-rated

Still sitting on this boat and I don’t know where to go
Doesn’t help to fall asleep and lay myself amongst the ones we’ve buried

Just as the lying stops
Those pills don’t help us sleep
Our lives are slowly fading
Receiving horrid ratings

Boy: Its ok, its ok
Girl: I don’t feel so alone in here; they’re in here

Just as the lying stops
Those pills don’t help us sleep
Our lives are slowly fading
Receiving horrid ratings


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    My Interpretation"just as the lion stalks, i took pills to go to sleep" - this means he was taking a lot of pills, which he thought were sleeping pills but they werent. they were probably given to him and the person told him they were sleeping pills. just like lions always stalk their pray, he was taking pills just like the lions stalk pray.
    "Bodies move in sweet slow motion, in search of magic potion" - the moving in slow motion is the side effect of the pills, his motor skills and that kind of stuff is probably effected so it seems he is moving differently. he calls it sweet because at first he likes the feeling of it, then he doesnt like it anymore and wants the magic potion to fix it

    "im sitting on this boat and i dont know where to go, i think i'll fall asleep and lie myself with all the ones we've buried" - this just shows the "bandwagon" acts . . . he is just going with the flow doing what everyone else is doing, for instance, the popping pills. he doesnt know where to go so he lies himself with the ones he has buried meaning the ones he has judged for doing wrong but he decides to do the same.
    "because the rowers keep on rowing, and there is certainly no showing, if this boat we're on is slowing" - everyone keeps doing what they are doing but they are in so deep they dont even notice it

    "just as the lying starts, i gave her pills to go to sleep" - some women, maybe his spouse, starts nagging and lying to him and he gets tired of it so he gave her with the same pills he took and believed were sleeping pills to give her the same misery he had.
    "my mind is so x-rated, this sex is over-rated" - after he gave her the pills he probably planned to take advantage of her and afterward he became condemned of it and realized it was wrong to do and thought that the sex was over rated because the women didnt really choose to do it with him.

    "Still sitting on this boat, and I don’t know where to go, Doesn’t help to fall asleep, and lay myself amongst the ones we’ve buried" - he is saying he is still going with the flow and doing the same stuff and he still hasnt changed

    theres a part of the song that it doesnt have in these lyrics... at 2:32 it says:
    "i think i'll lie to myself" - this means he tells himself everything is ok and he will be just fine

    "just as the lying stops, those pills dont help us sleep, our lives are slowly fading, receiving horrid ratings" - after everything happened he finally realizes that they arent sleeping pills and he now understands everything that has happened with him becoming of the world doing whatever everyone else does. he overdosed on the pills and now both of them are dying.

    "its ok, its ok, i dont feel so alone in here" - the boy is telling the girl it will be fine and not to worry and the girl says its ok because he is going down with her
    kimpmyrideon December 26, 2010   Link
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    General Commentno one's commented on this song? owf.
    poisonawellon December 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentNot sure what the song is about but

    (Because the rowers keep on rowing and there is certainly no showing if this boat we’re on is slowing)

    is from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory.
    Knux68on April 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song seems really random, not quite sure what its about though, maybe dealing with death of close ones and realizing the reality of death in everyones lives
    MySensesHavFailed35on August 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commentsounds to me like it's about sexual impurity. the pills would be ecstasy or other such drugs. then after it wears off they realize that they shouldn't have done what they did. but they try to justify it with the "everybody else does it" excuse. he knows what he's doing is wrong, but his mind is "so x-rated" that he doesn't stop.
    since He Is Legend is a Christian band, i don't think my explanation is too unlikely.
    WaZZgLEon March 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commentsuave = soft

    its in spanish
    saocoreon April 02, 2006   Link
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    General Commentsuave actually is more like smooth. when someone says a guy is suave, it means he's smooth.
    missadrianaon March 05, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"since He Is Legend is a Christian band, i don't think my explanation is too unlikely."
    He Is Legend aren't Cristian, just on a Cristian label.
    Viva-la-Markon April 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentTo add to my other comment, Schuylar actually said that he was Christian, just they don't all go to the church together, or are a Christian band.
    Viva-la-Markon April 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah but i think schuylar was writing about christian stuff when they made 91025 (and they were on a different label then aswell)
    IAmLegendon August 24, 2007   Link

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