we started saving green and before breathing

I have your voice on tape in a southern accent screaming at me

I was only one and we weren’t prepared for one

(I have your voice on tape in a southern accent screaming at me)

Know things look lovely to you
Holding back, now and forever sweetheart
know things look lovely
lonely boy, it’s midnight and I’ll deny

You were walking so peculiar like you had something to hide (still so deadly) [x2]

Sweet penance for a sound- it might explode in our hands

Bordered in a brown pigmentation where The yellow lines cut short, turned in and stopped
Ill be watching rose give in and that’s when I started savoring the sound

Ill be watching rose give in to it severing the ties between mother and son [x2]

Know things look lovely to you
Holding back, now and forever sweetheart
know things look lovely
lonely boy, it’s midnight and I’ll deny

You were walking so peculiar like you had something to hide (still so deadly) [x2]

Sweet penance for a sound- it might explode in our hand (it might explode) [x2]

oh I once saw many places, I promised the world and a dozen roses. [x2]


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    General CommentAnthony should have gotten clean. Herione is a bitch. I think Anthony puts more of a twist to his words but i deffinately dig the new Sin....i cant stand that penelope song though.
    FallXXXChildon June 21, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti'm sure its about an pregnancy and anthony's (or whoever the father is) take on the whole thing. the "saving green" and "i was only one" lines are about him saving money for an unborn child, but he was the one who was going to support it financially (i.e. he is the only one who had a job). the chorus is him saying either to himself or the female that "things look fine for you cuz u have the easy part of just spending time with the kid, while i'm the one working my ass off to give u money to give u that peace of mind, but i won't say anything for the sake of the child and us ("holding back, now and forever")." the "your walking so peculiar" line is i'm guessing about the girl walking around while she's pregnant (u know, that waddle pregnant females have at the end of their pregnancies :-p) and her trying to hide her belly cuz she thinks she's getting fat and unnattractive ("like you had something to hide"). i interperet "still so deadly" as the girl's moodswings and the hurtful things she says too anthony while she's pregnant (cuz we all know how pregnant chix get so damn emotional and say shit without thinking, its even worse during pregnancy). "sweet penance for a sound" to me is the girl giving birth to the child, the sound is the baby's crying. "it might explode in our hands" is the problems they'll face with the child as it grows if they don't raise it right. the "brown pigmentation" verse is the final moments of labor, "savoring the sound" are the parents hearing the first sound of their child as he leaves the womb. "severing the ties between mother and son" is umbilical cord being cut. the last line is what anthony had been through in the past and him trying to make things right
    samalamajamjamon August 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment^^ ya. me to
    Emericanon June 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthey had the music written, but then anthony quit... damnit..
    DarkerShadeofWinteron July 05, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is such a great song.. i forgot to say before that anthony is one of my favoirte singers/lyricist (even if most of the stuff on songmeanings is wrong) think the end of this song is right though, anyone know were you can get the real lyrics? but i think he says 'yellow' instead of 'element' and it makes alot more sense that way
    DarkerShadeofWinteron July 05, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think they broke up
    SundownSunshineon December 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThey didn't break up.. they have Cove singing now
    Shout4shoutsakeon February 13, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhich is also a great singer/lyricst. He doesn't sound to much more different from anthony either. Love them non the less.
    Drew-dizzleon April 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhich is also a great singer/lyricst. He doesn't sound to much more different from anthony either. Love them non the less.
    Drew-dizzleon April 14, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think anthony is much better in Circa Survive...they have a much better sound than saosin....but i love anthony green in any band
    sao-surviveon July 07, 2005   Link

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