In sights of snipers
With steady hand
Who picked off classmates?
It's black and white
Don't you get it son?

Confide in pied pipers
With pulp for plans
Then can't decipher
Which shit is crime
Don't you understand?

You might just hear a word
Of all they got to say
But you can't fake the nerve
When all the silence breaks

Wish it was fiction
Wish it all away
Some sick addiction
To violent outbursts, nothing's changed
What's the motive behind the act?
Did no one notice the stragglers behind the pack?

So it's an attack
And that's what it takes

Some violent
Non-fiction


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Some Nerve song meanings
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    General Commenti think this song deals with the idea that the attacks of 9/11 were perpetrated by the US government in order to provide justification and support for the war in iraq. certain lines stand out to me: "you can't fake the nerve, when all the silence breaks." the silence broke the moment the planes struck the towers. "what's the motive behind the act." "so it's an attack, and that's what it takes." it took an attack on our country to bolster support for the war.
    donnievileon September 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwow. i was absolutely completely wrong. its about columbine! it all makes sense now. picking off classmates. i could go on. anyway just apply some thought and the word columbine to these lyrics and youll understand. man was i off.
    donnievileon September 29, 2006   Link

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