Why is this happening to me?
I've been back in time
And feeling ties are much to strong
And there's a wolf inside
And lately he's been shaking all night
And I wonder how they could have let you die
Well hold on strong and behold from the life you leave behind
This could be catastropic, mind pollution
What you had was real to me
Ooh, yeah

Why is this happening again?
I'm being ostracized
And I can't seem to calm you down
I'm still your father, child, whoa, whoa
And lately he's been shaking all night
And I wonder how he could've let you die
Well hold on strong and behold from the life you leave behind
This could be catastrophic, mind pollution
What you had was real to me, ooo

And, oooh, not again
This is not my memory
Taken from my friends

And lately he's been shaking all night
I wonder how he could've let you die


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    General CommentWHAT???!!!
    only one comment???
    you guys seriously need to reevaluate your love for music, since Pinkly Smooth is one of the greatest bands I have ever heard. seriously!
    just a pity they only have a few songs, no lyrics (that we know of) and are currently inactive...
    i still love them to DEATH...
    rr†crestfallen†on November 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think this song was written for M. Shadows and his cousin that died. Because I know they were really close. And I think that Rev was like a father to M. Shadows cousin. So it makes a bit of sense. Cause:

    "There's a wolf inside." - M. Shadow's anger issues?
    "Lately he's been shaking all night." - M. Shadows reaction to his cousins death?
    "I wonder how he could of let you die." - Rev wondering how M. Shadows knowing that he cousin was suicidal?
    "I can't seem to calm you down" - Either Rev trying to calm down M. Shadows or M. Shadows trying to calm down his cousin?

    I dont know, I'm obviously guessing all this because no one really knows what is going on in Rev and Syn's head when they write this stuff.
    NoOneCanTouchUson July 15, 2007   Link
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    General Comment..."I've been Back in Time", "My Family Ties are much too strong", "and there's a Wolf Inside"...

    Back to the Future, Family Ties, Teen Wolf......it's obviously about Michael J. Fox. (along with the obvious title, and references to shaking)

    -The rumor about it being about Syn's cat "McFly" sounds invented, and actually a theory somewhat based on Mr. Bungle's "Stubb (a dub)" song, about an aging/dying family dog. Anyone that knows Bungle's first album, probably knows it's direct influence on Pinkly Smooth.
    ReverendLancEon May 29, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this guys posessed or something?? dunno, but good song
    Paul Stanley roxon September 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song seems to me to be about a Father talking to his child about not going through with suicide or running away or something that could turn out very badly.
    crusader2010on December 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song seems to me to be about a Father talking to his child about not going through with suicide or running away or something that could turn out very badly.
    crusader2010on December 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThey seriously need to release their lyrics. I'm going insane trying to figure out what the fuck they are saying in some of their songs......
    mo moneyon February 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah i think NoOneCanTouchUs meaning sounds pretty good you gotta love this song its amazing, but yeah they really need to release their other lyrics
    oXguitarchickXoon January 17, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah i think NoOneCanTouchUs meaning sounds pretty good you gotta love this song its amazing, but yeah they really need to release their other lyrics
    oXguitarchickXoon January 17, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti think it is about the rev (or anyone) going back in time and talking to the person who commited suicide and telling him the effects that it had on people and that he shouldnt do it. "i wonder how he could have let you die" maybe hes talking about the dad or the friend letting him go through with it.
    "what you had was real to me"
    like he had a good life and they were good friends with each other.
    thats what i think,,,,, if it makes any sense,,,,
    oXguitarchickXoon January 19, 2008   Link

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