Wake the sun, so the stars can shine above what we define...
(Wait! Wait! Wait! Wait! Wait! )
Can you still see, what you first saw in me?
Or are the words caught up in your teeth?
(Wait! Wait! Wait! Wait! Wait! )

Staring at your glass smile,
The one you know that we are just dying to see.
Cut apart the words, forgetting everything, forever contradicting..

Lyrics submitted by DarkerShadeofWinter

You Got A Deathwish Johnny Truant? song meanings
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    General CommentLude was yelling at me.
    "You got a death wish Truant?"
    Which was the thing that scared me.
    'Cause maybe I did.

    great book, great song.
    artistic anomalyon August 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis could be the best Fall of Troy song on Doppelganger. The backing screams sound a lot like the self titled, which unfortunatly isn't very often on the new lp.
    DarkerShadeofWinteron August 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI still can't find Johnny Truant in this. Was it something that Gnask Man asked him?
    Trimalchioon October 08, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJohnny Truant? Is this a House of Leaves reference or is there another Johnny Truant I'm not familiar with?
    blank_distortionon November 10, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti was thinking exact same thing, that it's a House of Leaves reference. and i think it is because "you got a deathwish.." is pretty much a direct quote. and is Hol[]y Tape a House of Leaves reference as well?
    uncertain methodon January 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think Johnny's friend (can't remember the name) says "You got a deathwish Truant?" to him. But yes this and The Hol[ ]y Tape are HoL references. But as far as I can tell neither of the songs are about the book.
    JohnnyTruanton January 13, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJohnny Truant are an up coming band who the fall of troy recently found rivalry in....
    enemy_archon February 19, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWell, I'm already liking their rival better for having a more interesting name.
    hirotheavitaron April 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYeah it seems like TFOT are pretty big House of Leaves fans. I think I read in an interview somewhere that Doppelganger was a concept album? I have no fucking clue what the concept is. All I can decipher is

    Glass smile= See through smile= bullshit smile.
    Chuck Norris Zombieon July 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentcould this be the band making an irrelevant comment about them not approving the band "johnny truant" for encompassing HOL when they are are a shitty band and dont compare to Falloftroy, and dont do justice to the book HOL?
    terrorhawkon July 25, 2006   Link

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