Oh to shy away from days of oppulence
Of fakings and false starts
Open up the chests of all our best men
We don't demand villainry
We demand a new dawn

Girls are foxes
Boys are boxers
His and hers troubled ambassadors
Whose times have yet to come
There are no locks
There are no keys
Only executors and executees

What will our cut come to
With minds so new with mouths so clean?


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    General Commentnice. can someone who has more destroyer lyrics put them up?
    Little Timmyon October 16, 2004   Link
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    General CommentGreat tune and it's nice to see another Destroyer fan. They are one of my all time favorites. I'll try to post some lyrics.
    Pigasuson January 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI'll post lots soon.
    mr.pharmaciston February 02, 2005   Link
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    General Commentpost them alreaday
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    General CommentA year later and I will say I'm too lazy to post them..most are on now....Go to Wikipedia website and search Destroyer there are some great Links.
    mr.pharmaciston January 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe title of this song probably refers to Schopenhauer's "The World as Will and Representation", a ninteenth century philosophical text. That said, I can't really make sense of the lyrics in that context.
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