What a shame What a shame so quick
Life lost so young and missed
When it's stubbed out suddenly
Turned off like the flick of a switch
Once you exit out the back door
Can't come round here no more
No re-entry, no return
It's a lesson hard learned

Burning the water brown
It will come to break you down
Burning the water brown
And in its depths you will drown

Well he ran around town with Charlie
Well Charlie only makes you sorry
His tracks all lead to nowhere
Still you followed without a care
And you never got enough
Cuz you always bought his bluff
So afraid to come down
That you never got back up

Burning the water brown
It will come to break you down
Burning the water brown
And in its depths you will drown
Burning the water brown
Six feet deep under ground
Burning the water brown
Will it come again for the next of kin?

You become the company you keep
This water it puts you to sleep
Well you become the company you keep
This water brown its rivers run deep

If you go and chase the dragon
If you try to date china white
Or if the poison people surround you
It just might end your life

Burning the water brown
It will come to break you down
Burning the water brown
And in its depths you will drown
Burning the water brown
Six feet deep under ground
Burning the water brown
Will it come again for the next of kin?

Naa
Na-Na
Na-Na-Na-Na-Naaa



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    General Commenti think its about polution and how it will kill us all
    hibobon February 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI do believe it's about drugs, because of the 'china white' and 'chase the dragon' references. Possibly 'Charlie' too, since it has 'tracks', which are what the marks are called from needle use. I think it's about someone that died from drugs.
    cobalt26on September 14, 2008   Link
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    General CommentDefinitely sure its about drugs like heroin. "Burning the water brown" like from cooking heroin.
    mikeicidalon May 04, 2012   Link

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