winded through monotone
one foot on checkered floor
head hung but still watching
one dimlit figurine

concealed
pass it on
appeal
play along

please don’t stop singing
cohorts are empty jars

concealed
pass it on
appeal
play along

meanwhile another scene
tracking mud while blood letting
we’ve been so proud

watch how our star behaves
we’ll all roll in our graves
sink with every word
while all their backs were turned

meanwhile our little gem
is sleeping with sycophants
but now and then we’re joining in
tracking mud while blood letting
we’ve been so proud


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Checkered Floor song meanings
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    General CommentThis sounds like it's about a celebrity or something. Maybe a singer.
    ghostabc123on February 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commentbecause checkered floor could be a star in the walk of fame?
    ghostabc123on February 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commentits about selling out or being disappointed when idols sell out.
    having people who dont really appreciate or care about your talent around you... those are the empty jar cohorts (shallow followers)
    sleeping with sycophants is giving into the temptation of being with people who dont care about you, they are just interested in fawing you with praise because of your fame or wealth.
    showmex3on July 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing
    xXHeyLushXxon August 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing
    xXHeyLushXxon August 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentone foot on checkered floor
    head hung but still watching
    one dimlit figurine - anyone else think of chess?
    BallardXon August 22, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is such a great song.

    i think it means a celebrity whos become corrputed by the industry.
    kixx.my.axxon December 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYes BallardX, now that you mention it I do think of chess now.
    -ReNeGaDe-NiNjA-on December 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI also think of Chess as the other two postings have sugessted. Psychophants are like the pawns in the game if You think about it. Which by definition are those who attempts to curry favor by flattering influential people. (The King) or ("Our Star") lot's of other hints like "play along" and "while their backs were turned" could relate to chess when it comes to capturing the figurines as You play.
    losteyesighton January 02, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI also think of Chess as the other two postings have sugessted. Psychophants are like the pawns in the game if You think about it. Which by definition are those who attempts to curry favor by flattering influential people. (The King) or ("Our Star") lot's of other hints like "play along" and "while their backs were turned" could relate to chess when it comes to capturing the figurines as You play.
    losteyesighton January 02, 2008   Link

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