"Irony of Dying on Your Birthday" as written by and David Michael Miller Michael John Glita....
Just know
We are
A spec
In time.

So follow your bliss
And destroy the beauty

I'll lock myself alone in a room
Drink until the clock strikes noon
With just a pen, a pill, and some paper
And maybe I will write a sad song
Or another cliche poem
Of the person that I long to be

I want to die like Jim Morrison
A fucking rock star
I want to die like god on the cover of time.
Just a blink and it's gone
So baby pour some fame in my glass.

So kill the forest
And destroy the beauty.

I'll lock myself alone in a room
Drink until the clock strikes noon
With just a pen, a pill, and some paper
And maybe I will write a sad song
Or another cliche poem
Of the person that I long to be

(Colors blind)
the eyes
(Sounds deafen)
the ear
(Flavors numb)
the taste
(Thoughts weaken)
the mind

I'll attack someone with a switchblade knife
So that I can see their pain
I choose to be a serial killer
'Cause the victims don't get any fame.

I'll lock myself alone in a room
Drink until the clock strikes noon
With just a pen, a pill, and some paper
And maybe I will write a sad song
Or another cliche poem
Of the person that I long to be

Just know we are a spec in time


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"The Irony of Dying on Your Birthday" as written by David Michael Miller Daniel Gerard Trapp

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    General Comment"I wanna die like God on the cover of Time"

    On April 8, 1966 Time magazine's cover asked "Is God Dead ?"


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    marquiceriseon December 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLyrics are self explanatory I think....Good stuff

    Good Song
    Good Album
    Good Band
    Good Stuff
    FallOutBoyGirl4Lifeon December 06, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthose other lyrics were terribly wrong.....these are better.....way better....killer.....awesome.....i got them off another website....ha...oh well....at least these are right. =P
    FallOutBoyGirl4Lifeon December 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is so great.
    it gets my so hyper
    its very random
    i love random!
    brokenx0xloveon January 07, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about how life goes so fast and to make what you can out of it before its your time to die its also about fame and how to get your name out so ppl dont forget you when you die
    carXunderwater187on January 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's about just how fleeting fame is and how hard Buddy struggled to become famous. Then I think he compares all the trouble he went through to the relatively small effort that a serial killer puts in for infamy. He makes a very good point, If someone asked me to name 3 serial killers I'd instantly think of Ted Bundy, Charlie Manson and Aileen Wuornos, asked to name 3 victims of these serial killers the best I could do is say: Roman Polanski's wife. I think he also suggests that he has comtemplated mass homicide for fame in the lines:
    "Maybe I will write a sad song, or another clichè poem, of the person that I long to be"
    and "I choose to be a serial killer 'cause the victims don't get any fame."
    Enthused_punkon February 10, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"I wanna die like Jim Morrison
    A fucking rock star
    I wanna die like God on the cover of time."
    very awesome lyric

    justaspecintimeon February 13, 2006   Link
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    General Commentalso if you ddidn't tell my name orginated from the "Just know wee are a spec in time
    justaspecintimeon February 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHoly Crap! Buddy screams his bloody ass off in this song. And it's awesome!

    Yeah, this song is without a doubt about the fleeting glory of fame. I think he may be making a statement about people who really get fame without deserving it. Or possibly he's just singing about what every rock star does to get fame (Drugs, clichés, and whatnot). I think he's saying "I'll get fame in a different way, and I really want to be there even if it won't last".
    RememberToForgeton May 30, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"I wanna die like Jim Morrison
    A fucking rock star
    I wanna die like God on the cover of time.
    Just a blink and it's gone
    So baby pour some fame in my glass."

    My favorite part out of any Senses Fail song.
    Especially "I wanna die like God on the cover of Time."
    emoloverbitcheson June 26, 2006   Link

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