they wanted me to be a lawyer
they wanted me to work in a machine shop
they wanted me to be a desinger
but i came out on top
i'm a fireman
i'm a fireman

stand and watch the smoke
see the flames rise to the sky
stand and watch the flames climb higher
feel the smoke get into my eyes
i'm a fire man
i'm a fire man

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Orange Ball of Peace song meanings
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    My InterpretationI don't think the fact that the chorus could be heard as 'I'm a fire, man' and 'I'm a fireman' is a coincidence, and I think it's a pun. It's about somebody who's been living by the expectations of others for much of their life, and finds release in an act of self-destructive arson; possibly a fatal case of self-destructive arson.
    WearingAWireon April 19, 2015   Link
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    General CommentAccording to TVTropes, this song is about one member of the Alpha Couple setting the other's house on fire.
    Crane42on January 14, 2015   Link

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