A front seat to your own flick... If only you could see how much your emotions waver. Words are flowing from your mouth at lightning speed. They're packing heat and are ready to kill. Cry. Frown. Hit. Yell. Let's watch where it takes you. You really don't have it that bad. Try looking through the glass of beauty. It will show you truth. We are all guilty of self centeredness. We have committed the crime, but what we fail to realize is the dent it leaves in our soul. Everyone is full of it in their own way. A young boy cannot comprehend social status, and this boy is better off than any of us. Life will pass by us like a summer storm, and if we consume ourselves with ourselves we will surely look back with sorrow.


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    General CommentHe's condemning self-centerdness and that if we allow it to consume us and preoccupy us then we'll end up "looking back with sorrow". Great message.
    sickofchangeon September 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song seems to be about the damage self centeredness causes to others, and to our selves.
    brianiskewlon April 01, 2007   Link
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    General Commentif that message isnt clear then i donno what is
    HISIAMhollywoodon November 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentfor sure its about self centered people...."Words are flowing from your mouth at lightning speed. They're packing heat and are ready to kill." i think this part is talking about how powerful words are and to think before speaking
    tirrela2007on June 14, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"A young boy cannot comprehend social status, and this boy is better off than any of us. Life will pass by us like a summer storm, and if we consume ourselves with ourselves we will surely look back with sorrow."

    Some of the best lyrics I've ever heard
    nairbsilleon December 15, 2008   Link
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    General Commentprobably one of the best ABR songs ive heard lyrical meaning wise

    my friends one time said to me
    "you know their christian right?"

    i simply replied:

    "not listening to a band because they are christian is discrimination...i then become the enemy that i am fighting"

    his look was like "oh yeah...that makes sense"
    karasu123456on February 02, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti love this song because i can pull it out when people bash metal/hardcore music for being whiny and negative. this is one of the most straight forward and level-headed evaluations of life. not complicated, anyone that reads this can get the message.

    i especially like the line "You really don't have it that bad. Try looking through the glass of beauty."
    theenjoisk8ron February 16, 2009   Link
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    General Comment“A front seat to your own flick”, is the first convincing line of this song. The song is about self centeredness, and August Burns Red creates lyrics which really do speak for themselves, if this song doesn’t explain itself I don’t know what does.

    “If only you could see how much your emotions waver” is explaining the fact that some of us, if not all of us when being selfish and self-centred cannot see how our emotions waver and change, affecting others and not considering other people.

    "A young boy cannot comprehend social status, and this boy is better off than any of us, than any of us."
    Social status is a core catalyst to our self centred demise. If we weren't so aware and focused on such a thing than we would all be better off for ourselves, and others.

    "Life will pass us by, like a summer storm, and if we consume ourselves with ourselves, we will surely look back with sorrow." One of the truest statements and a testament to the entire meaning of the song.




    JeTsEt4R-on August 24, 2009   Link

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