the word of the day's i don't know what to say
and the man in the mirror is wasting away
no songs to sing, no games to play
just a big old hole in my heart
my heroes are falling apart

now michael and paul they are chained to the wall
since i was a kid i loved them best of all
but if they are guilty off with their balls
my heroes are falling, my heroes are falling down

and the old are supposed to protect the young
not endanger or exploit them
this is something i can't stress enough
having been fucked is no excuse for being fucked up
having been fucked is no excuse for being fucked up

and my mom says to treat as you wish you were treated
and i know that she's sorry for the wrongs she repeated
and never forget how you felt as a kid
look little you in the eye, each time you encounter a child

and the word of the day is you are a disgrace
and the man in the mirror only changed his face
no songs to sing, no games to play
just a big old hole in my heart
my heroes are falling, my heroes are falling apart
my heroes are falling, my heroes are falling apart
my heroes are falling, my heroes are falling apart


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    General CommentThere's really no trick to it. It's about Micheal Jackson and Pee Wee Herman (sp?).

    "and my mom says..." her relationship with her mom is the coolest.
    xheroic_attemptxon January 24, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHmm, yes he was. Paul Reubens was charged with posession of child pornography in Nov. 2002.

    This is a good song. I like the "My mom says..." part, too.
    velouriaon July 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is basically about growing up and loosing your innocence. As children, we all have so much faith in our "heroes." Whether those heroes are our parents, musicians, or television characters, we put them on such a high pedestal that we never think they could do anything wrong. As you get older, you see all of the imperfections in people.
    Lexie Obscuraon August 25, 2008   Link
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    General CommentPaul Reubens wasn't a pedophile though.
    Fortheloveofon March 27, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwho are those boys singing in the background???sounds funny!!!
    strummervilleon July 01, 2006   Link

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