You're bent over the grand piano.
Feel my eyes slide over you.
Legs that curve the same as hers could run as quickly too.
My lazy tongue lies low and ready.
It cannot seem to speak its words.
I'd axe it off to shut me up but you've already heard the murders have occured.
The path into this heart is littered with corpses and strewn with body parts of those who came before
And of stronger souls than you.
So just give up.
Take me where they cannot see us and lay me down on coffin rich dirt.
Tonight, I am a Transylvanian.
A taste of you won't hurt.
Because I am numb to every feeling and stubborn ears will hear no sound.
My last few rounds have left me reeling.
My teeth are on the ground and I've taken pound for pound.
So child,
Don't go getting your hopes up.



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    General Commentvampires - transylvania

    for those of you who didn't already make the connection

    i like the path into this heart part - maybe its saying hes broken many hearts, so watch out even though he wants to love her, but hes had so many that hes ruined... or maybe its the vampire analogy again...
    musicmandanozon April 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think this song connects a lot to "Every Man Has A Molly," about relationships not working out because of his art. "I'd axe it off to shut me up, but you've already heard...the murders have occurred." The same with "The path into this heart is littered with corpses." Girls have already "died" trying to get to his heart, because he's murdered them because he can't shut up.
    rocksolidgurlon September 22, 2006   Link
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    General Commentone of the first say anything songs ive heard. my favorite by far. i agree, its the idea that even if he wanted to love this new interest, hes ruined so many that he hopes she doesnt expect it to go well.
    sovicon March 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAs previously stated, it's about him messing up. Like always, Max uses metaphors to get his point across- which is what makes the songs, in my opinion.


    "The path into this heart is littered with corpses and strewn with body parts of those who came before
    And of stronger souls than you.
    So just give up."
    I think in this, he's saying 'hey, people who are a bit more headstrong than you have tried to get close, but I always fuck it up.' So basically, no one can get close to him without getting hurt.
    radiculouson September 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think the "path into this heart is littered with corpses and strewn with bodyparts of those who came before/stronger souls than you" part is more or less saying "I've had people that meant more to me than you do, but even they couldn't get to my heart without me screwing up, so why bother".
    Aha just a thought. I like this song ^_^;
    zoe.TRAGIC!on October 17, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"You're bent over the grand piano.
    Feel my eyes slide over you.
    Legs that curve the same as hers could run as quickly too."
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    obviously he's with a girl, in the middle of intimacy, but she reminds him of someone else."
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    "My lazy tongue lies low and ready.
    It cannot seem to speak its words.
    I'd axe it off to shut me up but you've already heard the murders have occured."
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    He wants to tell her that he really still loves his previous girlfriend/wife... what have you. He finally tells her, but says it in a way in which he didn't want to.
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    "The path into this heart is littered with corpses and strewn with body parts of those who came before
    And of stronger souls than you.
    So just give up."
    ---
    He doesn't exactly have murder on his conscience, but he does believe that he messed up in the past and "murdered" his other relationships. And he hurt girls who were more resistant to being hurt than his current girl, and wants her to just give up on him.
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    "Take me where they cannot see us and lay me down on coffin rich dirt.
    Tonight, I am a Transylvanian.
    A taste of you won't hurt."
    ---
    He wants his current lover to figuratively "kill" him, but in reality, just leave him completely and, because in his mind, he is already dead. He looks at himself as a "vampire" for a second, in the sense that no matter how many times someone "kills" his relationships, he will always come back for more, until he finds his old lover again. But before his current lover goes, he wants her to know that he does care for her, and that's why he's doing it.
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    "Because I am numb to every feeling and stubborn ears will hear no sound.
    My last few rounds have left me reeling.
    My teeth are on the ground and I've taken pound for pound."
    ---
    He really just says that he won't miss his current lover if she left, because he knows that she will be better off without him, and his last few girlfriends, he's felt the same. He looks at himself as dead at this point."
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    "Don't go getting your hopes up."
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    Pretty self-explanatory, but he's telling her that she can't do anything to help. He's just a lost cause, and he's doomed to be alone and miserable because of his past mistakes.
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    Thanks for reading guys. This is my favorite song for forever and a day. You stay classy Planet Earth!!!
    ronster13370on May 26, 2008   Link
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    Song Meaning"You're bent over the grand piano.
    Feel my eyes slide over you.
    Legs that curve the same as hers could run as quickly too."
    ---
    obviously he's with a girl, in the middle of intimacy, but she reminds him of someone else. (ADD: and where the other girl has left him she could leave as quickly too..
    ---
    "My lazy tongue lies low and ready.
    It cannot seem to speak its words.
    I'd axe it off to shut me up but you've already heard the murders have occured."
    ---
    He wants to tell her that he really still loves his previous girlfriend/wife.... He finally tells her, but says it in a way in which he didn't want to.
    ---
    "The path into this heart is littered with corpses and strewn with body parts of those who came before
    And of stronger souls than you.
    So just give up."
    ---
    He doesn't exactly have murder on his conscience, but he does believe that he messed up in the past and "murdered" his other relationships. And he hurt girls who were more resistant to being hurt than his current girl, and wants her to just give up on him
    ------------------------------------------
    "Take me where they cannot see us and lay me down on coffin rich dirt.
    Tonight, I am a Transylvanian.
    A taste of you won't hurt."
    ---
    He wants his current lover to figuratively "kill" him, but in reality, just leave him completely and, because in his mind, he is already dead. He looks at himself as a "vampire" for a second, in the sense that no matter how many times someone "kills" his relationships, he will always come back for more, until he finds his old lover again. But before his current lover goes, he wants her to know that he does care for her, and that's why he's doing it.
    ---------------------------
    "Because I am numb to every feeling and stubborn ears will hear no sound.
    My last few rounds have left me reeling.
    My teeth are on the ground and I've taken pound for pound."
    ---
    He really just says that he won't miss his current lover if she left, because he knows that she will be better off without him, and his last few girlfriends, he's felt the same. He looks at himself as dead at this point."
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    "Don't go getting your hopes up."
    ---
    Pretty self-explanatory, but he's telling her that she can't do anything to help. He's just a lost cause, and he's doomed to be alone and miserable because of his past mistakes.
    JulieBemisxon February 21, 2010   Link
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    General Commentthis song, in my opinion, is about a current girlfriend reminding him of his first love, and it creates a wall to his heart, and she is the reason he is broken, and he can't help but break everyone else who comes near his heart. but I think he is giving her a warning because she could break down those walls, and he is scared, and he doesn't want to hurt her.
    winterhearton May 22, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti tend to thing this is actually about him having alot of baggage and hes not an easy guy to love. or something along those lines
    sleezeon September 16, 2011   Link

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