You're sorry
You said it yourself and we believe you
(No we really do!)
Now no one is going to save you now!

Backstabber! Backstabber!
When you're in disguise

You're laughing
Cause they laugh at you
And then you scream out to all the empty pews
And no one is going to save you now!

Backstabber! Backstabber!
When you're in disguise

Now go and pray to your God inside
And if you never knew, little boy it's you
You can't use me! You won't use me!

Backstabber! Backstabber!
When you're in disguise


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    General CommentGreat song...but...what it means "backstabber"?
    Narayanon September 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAmazing song. Jonezetta is my new addiction :]

    This song is basically about this person and he or she backstabbed the guy who's singing. To backstab someone, incase no one knows, is to go behind someone's back and tell that person's secret to another person. It's like a betrayal. Here's what the song means to me:

    "You're sorry
    You said it yourself and we believe you
    (No we really do!)"
    - This is almost like they're mocking this person. Like, "Yeah, sure, we believe you. Keep believing that fantasy."

    "Now no one is going to save you now!"
    - Don't go looking for help because everyone was hurt by you and now they hate you.

    "Backstabber! Backstabber!
    When you're in disguise"
    - Normally, you're a really nice person to tell my secrets to...but, you're in 'disguise'. It's not the truth.

    "You're laughing
    Cause they laugh at you
    And then you scream out to all the empty pews
    And no one is going to save you now!"
    - The 'Backstabber' is laughing...but, then he or she realizes that they're laughing at him. And, in his/her anger, he/she screams because, well, this person's pissed.

    "Now go and pray to your God inside
    And if you never knew, little boy it's you
    You can't use me! You won't use me!"
    - I think the "God inside" thing is basically saying, "Go pray to your god." I think, in a way, the Backstabber is his own god because it then says "And if you never knew, little boy it's you". And, the person is taking out revenge saying, "You can't use me anymore and you won't! I'll be sure of that".

    The End.
    WishingForYouon December 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI originally thought this song was about the priests that were molesting those little boys. These holy men are backstabbers to the faith and to those kids. On top of that there are a lot of religious references. Just my two cents
    BraidenJaeon December 26, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwow
    i love this song.
    it's sooooo good live.
    haha it was so awesome
    the lead singers like

    "yeah we got here and jumped off the bus in shorts and flip flops, and it was freezing! so this song is dedicated to mother nature" and then it started and i was flipping out.l

    amaazing song really.
    suckyourpitydownxon April 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWhen I saw them in concert the first time, I thought they were saying "Backstabber, backstabbing ho!" and it amused me soooooo much.
    jujube111on May 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti CANNOT get enough of jonezetta. this song isn't my fave lyrically but def. instrumentally! ah they just make me wanna dance. i can't wait for their next record!
    rockstar_reactionon January 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt's actually about a former friend and member of the band, Josh Maze. Josh stooped really low and lied to Rob Chisholm's girlfriend in order that he could get her. The friendship broke, Rob wrote this song, Tooth and Nail signed them because of this song, and now it's available to purchase almost everywhere.

    Revenge is sweet...
    whiteshirton March 16, 2008   Link

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