She was just 17,
pious and pretty with a deadly disease,
and the weight of the world on her prosthetic shoulder,
and by the summer of '96,
her body was cracked like porcelain,
just like some precious moments collectible,
in a hospital gown and a big bright golden halo...

And so three cheers for my morose and grieving pals,
and now let's hear it for the tears that i've welled up,
we've come too far to have to give it all up now,
we live lives that are rich and blessed,
and we'll burn for how we transgress...

Now i've mastered the art,
of the open casket prayer and the singing guitar,
and i've found the rewards weren't half what i'd hoped for,
and meanwhile we all feigned hope and mirth,
as her parents went on and lied to her,
all about the success of the surgeries,
and how my ex-girlfriend was now sleeping with her fiance...

And so three cheers for my morose and grieving pals,
and now let's hear it for the tears that i've welled up,
we've come too far to have to give it all up now,
we live lives that are rich and blessed,
and we'll burn for how we transgress...

If there's any justice in heaven,
Then God won't let me in,
He'll lock the gates and take my weekend pass away,
With a sympathetic wave they'll see me off
Reserve my golden crown while I am cursed to walk the earth for a millenia,
I know I deserve worse but it terrifies me and I can't take it anymore...

And so three cheers for my morose and grieving pals,
and now let's hear it for the tears that i've welled up,
we've come too far to have to give it all up now,
we live lives that are rich and blessed,
and we'll burn for how we transgress...


Lyrics submitted by tjwells


Untitled 02 (Morrissey) song meanings
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  • +2
    General Commenti absolutely love the guitar parts in this song.
    cato11087on January 27, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"for this impathetic wait they'll see me off,"

    I'm Pretty sure it's
    "with a sympathetic wave they'll see me off,"
    Thank You
    Knife2aGunFighton February 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentjesse lacey - the bastard love child of morrissey?
    tjwellson January 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmorrissey written all over it
    silentpropheton January 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like the faux-Morrissey accent
    NoLightToSeeByon January 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh, morrissey. that was the first thing i thought when i heard this.



    these demos are a million steps up from your favorite weapon, and even from deja entendu. someone get the lyrics for track 5 please, because it's amazing.
    GravityAlwaysWinson January 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthey, the first thing i thought was i can hear a lot of smiths influence too.
    lovesmeformeon January 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlovesmeforme: isn't kind of the same thing with morrissey/smiths influenced music? :P

    it was aswell the first thing i thought "MORRISSEY"
    hampuson January 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commentfor some reason it wont allow us to add lyrics so here is untitled 5.

    I can barely move, I can barely see where we're going now
    the road is washed out
    From the river that flooded just north of town
    We’ll stick, stick, stick to the plan we laid out,
    But we know the saying
    The best, best, best plans of old Mice and Men
    Can go terribly wrong and probably will
    So please nobody speaks,
    Nobody get any smart ideas
    If we don't have any heroics,
    We may just get out of here
    And home to your families by dinner time safely and soundly, sleeping
    Cause we don't want trouble
    And we'll take what we came for and we'll leave quiet
    Or maybe we will tell tear you up,
    Take what you love and burn it down and burn it down

    Nobody moves, nobody moves and no one gets hurt
    If nobody opens their mouth, we have nothing to worry about
    We’ll keep, keep, keep you alive ‘cause we always need ???
    (For their lives we will trade, they will make your get away)
    We’ll keep, keep, keep you alive ‘cause you’re pretty
    And we need something to look at while we,
    Tear you up, take what you love
    And burn it down, and burn it down
    You swear to build, we swear to come and burn it down and burn it down

    ??SCREAMING??

    Yeah

    Feeling the weight

    Break all the locks without the combinations
    I know where you hid it, I consider it mine
    Went to the ? without a planning of feelings

    Please cut me out

    When you were young and asleep

    ???SCREAMING??

    Whatever you wanted, why you waited so long

    ???SCREAMING???


    I tried my best the screaming is hard to understand so if anyone can fix it go ahead.
    cato11087on January 30, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThat's as far as I could get with the lyrics for the 5th track also. That screaming is impossible to decipher!
    jesusaurouson January 30, 2006   Link

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