"A Dead Person Breathed On Me!" as written by Thomas Dutton and Thomas Garrett Hunter....
I've got shovels for my hands.
Anchors for my legs.
Wings jut out my shoulder blades.
I can go anywhere.

I can't go anywhere.
I'm trapped in a mirror.
And you're certainly no hammer.

Like the fiery sun,
Whose touch nothing outruns
But the craters of the arctic moon,
My burning eyes are after you.

So add another notch.
In your painted town I'll rot
As another nameless block.
What's learned won't quickly be forgot.


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    General Commentdemolitionxlover I think you covered it. The song "For a Dreamer..." expresses this idea even more of escaping and the next song (The Great Affair) is, not coincidentally, about escaping past the bounds of Wonderland.

    The artwork shows the picture of the female character the male character loves, so this could be the deciding point in his life: he wants to leave, but cannot. This world is a mess, but there is a shining ray of hope.

    archerboyon January 21, 2010   Link
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    General Comment0.o woah first comment.

    anyways, i could be completely wrong, but i think this song is about someone who feels trapped in their small town. he's in love with someone else that's trapped in that town ["i'm trapped in a mirror, and you're certainly no hammer"] he loves her, so he's not going to leave the town ["my burning eyes are after you"] but he doesn't really mean anything to her, he's just another boy. ["so add another notch, in your painted town i'll rot as another nameless block."]

    so yeah. that's pretty much the best i could do.
    demolitionxloveron August 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe title, if i'm correct, is a line from National Lampoon's Vacation. Not that has anything to diwth the actual song.
    shesamarshmellowon November 03, 2006   Link

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