It comes and it kills
Cruising the earth
Attacking your towns
As you watch from outside
And no one felt crashes in your hearts

There's another way
Any other one couldn't stop the fingers from freezing
Until you're driven half awake
All you ever want
Safe inside the covers and freezing
Alive?

And no one felt anything at all
Protecting ourselves
As you watch from outside
And everyone's thrill
It crashes in you heart

There's another way
Any other one couldn't stop the fingers from freezing
Until you're driven half awake
All you ever want
Safe inside the covers and freezing
Drove so far away
No one would ever stop.
Couldn't tell the difference between them
And then you struggle under quake
Hope you never stop
Hope you never finish breathing

How does it feel to clip the patient on the wing feather?
Where does the pain stop and the tearing trough begin, if ever?
Temperature lock down, way consumed
Froze in a block with a blazing view
Tazing the numbers
One through two
Fit in the standard size
Without



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"Our Ride to the Rectory" as written by Chino Camilo Moreno, Chi Cheng, Stephen Carpenter, Abe Cunningham

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  • +3
    Song Meaning:I feel like this song might be about insanity, or at least a battle with it... "crashes in your heart," "struggle under quake." Specifically, I think this song is about a patient in a mental hospital. "Clip the patient on the wing feather" could be a metaphor for someone who is being heavily mediated and therefore not their true self (unable to fly). "The pain stop and the tearing through" could allude to mental anguish and the desire to make progress through therapy. "Froze in a block" reminds me of a mental block, or a repression of memories, a result of the medication. It can also refer to a prison block... "As you watch from outside." "Fit in a standard size" alludes to trying to make the patient just like every other "normal" person. That's just my interpretation. Whatever it's about, it's simply a fantastic song!
    Pur3Gonz0on February 24, 2011   Link
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    General Comment:chino at it again..
    anti_jungleon August 03, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:chino (deftones) and rob's (pinback) voices meld together so well....
    strickenon December 17, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:this song, for me, brings "war of the worlds" to mind;

    "It comes and it kills
    Cruising the earth
    Attacking your towns"
    minutemanon December 16, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:fucking love this song. :)
    abodyofenglishon April 12, 2009   Link
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    General Comment:Probably my favorite song of all time. I agree that War of the Worlds comes to mind when i listen to it
    nicker1118on June 01, 2010   Link
  • -2
    Song Meaning:its about the twin towers.. War of the Worlds? lol
    (At least thats ow I perceived it)


    "As you watch from outside
    And no one felt crashes in your hearts"

    is talking about how everyone that was watching it from T.V. and it didn't
    hit them as hard as the people outside of the twin towers.

    "Any other one couldn't stop the fingers From freezing,
    Until you're driven half awake"

    is talking about how it's no individuals fault for not being able to stop
    the terrorists, and that the pilots were working heavy hours at that time.

    "And no one felt anything at all
    Protecting ourselves
    As you watch from outside
    And everyones thrill
    It crashes in your heart"

    'crashes in your heart', twin towers were the heart of New York City, and had many
    family members of people just outside the building.

    "Drove so far away
    No one would ever stop.
    Couldn't tell the difference between them
    And then you struggle under quake
    Hope you never stop
    Hope you never finish breathing"

    'Couldn't tell the difference between them', some of the accused terrorists looked no
    different from any other American.
    'Hope you never stop breathing', I'm pretty sure, means he hopes no one forgets.

    "How does it feel to clip the patient on the wing feather?
    Where does the pain stop and the tearing trough begin, if ever?
    Temperature lockdown, way consumed
    froze in a block with a blazing view
    Tazing the numbers
    One through two
    Fit in the standard size
    Without.."

    'Tazing the numbers one through two', ..you get the point.


    [this could be entirely wrong but.. y'know.. looks right, and if it isn't.. fuck'it i tried :P]
    DroogedMoogon November 14, 2010   Link

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