I’ve already come to terms
With bridges I have burned
We all make mistakes
Keep preparing for the worst
So it won’t seem adverse
Just like we rehearsed
Click, two, three, heartbreaking music
So close to loss we use it
How much honesty’s healthy
Say what’s on your mind
The only way to be
The drugs are only for dessert
Do your homework first
We don’t administer the cure for that thirst
‘Cause it’s always been heartbreaking music
So close to death we use it
Killing
Writing this over and over
It will never mend
I am the jest malignant cell
Playwright to your hell
I think I knew you well
But I wish I were as smart as you
I could I have changed your mind
Would of, should of, the question ‘til I die
But it’s always been heartbreaking music
So close to life we abuse it Killing



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    General Commenti dono if im right but

    i saw the video and im thinking this song is about their former drummer that killed himself
    fraildreamon January 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYea fraildream it is. The song and video are awsome!
    BrandSpankingNewon January 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, the video is cool too. Derrick will be greatly missed.
    kurtfan0408on February 20, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe whole of this album is influenced by derricks death (it was wrote in 2 weeks)

    good record and great intro into it!

    derrick was fucking awsome! r.i.p!
    Halfdigestedon March 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYup, this is Lagwagon at their most personal. The whole "Resolve" album is really really well done. I didn't know it was written in 2 weeks!
    bad_fish4444on January 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's definitively about their old drummer, but I also think it's about people we've hurt and how some things will never heal completely with time. It might seem like they do, but the scars will always be there and can open up as wounds anytime. Such a powerful song.

    "I am the jest malignant cell" I think this line refers to how thoughts of guilt can perpetuate into something worse or how depression and suicidal thoughts start out as something small and slowly take over your mind.
    PickleMcNuggeton May 09, 2015   Link

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