It’s over you’re sober -pants around your ankles
You’re ship wrecked - You‘ve gone mute
Nothing there to say
You’re naked and shaking like a 2 bit Judas
You fall down closefisted and end up in my way


You’re the people who just want me to notice
You’re the people I try so hard to ignore
You’re the coward who demands me to save him
You will smother - under covers- stapled to the mattress.


You traipse on your loved ones
Most who will disown you
You’ll search for a family, those you can destroy
Methodically sickened, by their inhibitions
But rather then fix it- you will just avoid


You’re the people who just want me to notice
You’re the people I try so hard to ignore
You’re the coward who demands me to save him
You will smother - under covers- stapled to the mattress.



You’re a person who I can’t help but notice –Enjoys drowning into other’s self disdain
Void of person – No, I don’t think I know you
Please hunt others
Vultures hover
You’re stapled to your matters


Stapled to the mattress
Stapled to the mattress
Stapled to the mattress
Stapled to the mattress
Stapled to the mattress


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    General CommentJessika said that this song is about the music business and the people that don't like them in L.A.
    Nose_Over_Tailon December 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBasically its about someone who is all brooding. All feeling for themselves and they try to make other people notice them, to sympathize for them. Yet sometimes we the people dont want to do anything to do with that. We have our own problems, or we may find that life isnt that bad, that for some of us life is going good, we wouldnt want another person to try and spoil our mood.
    KillMeFasteron December 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentJessika said that this song is about the music business and the people that don't like them in L.A.
    Nose_Over_Tailon December 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI always thought this song was about a girl that catch his boyfriend red handed :/
    autumn89on August 08, 2012   Link
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    My InterpretationTo me it kind of sounds like it's someone fighting alcoholism in the person they're involved with and identifying that even though they love them very much, they can't help them.
    Mainly the verse
    "You traipse on your loved ones
    Most who will disown you
    You’ll search for a family, those you can destroy
    Methodically sickened, by their inhibitions
    But rather then fix it- you will just avoid"

    "You traipse on your loved ones, most who will disown you" - to traipse is to stumble or walk slowly or clumsily, like trudging or stumbling, much like a drunk does when under the influence. And although it's often a very sad decision, friends and family may distance themselves from someone who is too lost in their own sickness.

    "You’ll search for a family, those you can destroy " - they want to find someone to feel sad and sick with, and on a subconscious level, they want to make that "family" just as sick as they are so they don't feel alone in it.

    " Methodically sickened" due to alcoholism often being referred to as an illness of sorts, and then going down to "But rather then fix it- you will just avoid"
    How a lot of alcoholics drink to avoid thinking about why they drink, and avoid getting to the root of the problem.

    That's just how that specific excerpt sounds to me though.
    Sawlieon May 16, 2016   Link

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