let's sing a song about smokin flames that burnt down our lazy yesterdays
let's pretend this poverty is crime and sit on our front porches like we do it all the time
go!
out on these mean streets
i wash my shoes while they take me on my way
and i step to the beat everywhere i go
all the televisions screaming out these windows

and we're just waiting for the end
when the bell tolls, i'll be fine
they say that livin is a lot like dieing
when the bell tolls, i'll be fine
they say that livin is a lot like dieing
a lot like dieing
oh-oh oh-ohhhh
oh-oh oh-ohhhh
ohh

all the vultures are circling overhead
nobodys cryin cause we're all already dead
i sold my days off, now i sit around like every other worthless face livin in this town

this is the only chance we have
when the bell tolls, i'll be fine
they say that livin is a lot like dieing
when the bell tolls, i'll be fine
they say that livin is a lot like dieing
a lot like dieing
oh-oh oh-ohhhh
oh-oh oh-ohhhh
ohh

your jesus he cannot save you this time
your precious savior is laughin while you die

when the bell tolls, i'll be fine
they say that livin is a lot like dieing
when the bell tolls, i'll be fine
they say that livin is a lot like dieing

when the bell tolls, i'll be fine
they say that livin is a lot like dieing
your jesus aint ganna save you this time
your precious savior is laughin
your precious savior is laughin
your precious saviour is laughin
laughin while we die
laughin while we die
laughin while we die


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    General Commentthis song is pretty good sounding, i don't really care for the lyrics that much- but i honestly like their ep stuff a lot more.
    brian wilsonon July 27, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"out on these mean streets
    I wash my shoes while they take me on my way"

    "When the bell tolls, I'll be fine"

    "all the vultures are circling overhead"
    noseovertail711on August 07, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthanks, fixed.
    brian wilsonon August 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAnyone else think this tune is kinda countryish? Reminds me a lot of the new country/punk songs from None More Black, "Who Crosses State Lines..." and "10 Ton Jiggawatts." Really cool.
    MadAstronautkgon December 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis songs all about poverty, and how the only person that can help you in this life is yourself.
    tngbnhdon January 26, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think its about how we live in a shell, complacent and almost complacent. great song. kinda sounds like none more black. and that melody before the clapping part in the bridge is beautiful. i usually listen to harder punk rock, but i bought the take action comp, and there were only 4 songs i liked including this.
    tjtech12on July 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentsorry, i meant complacent and almost unconcious. wow, thats weird.
    tjtech12on July 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about coming to grips with the concept of death, but also realizing that there's so heaven or hell.
    woahwoahwoahon August 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about the decline on society brought on by the apathetic acts of everyone you see. Its about inaction at the wrong time.
    BobJoeSuckawitson November 16, 2007   Link

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