you know i am in trouble lately
you've got my mind going crazy
and now i am sick i cannot function anymore
the decay of a former stone heart
distributed into small parts
now i cease to grow
i cannot function anymore
ahhh
don't go out the back door
ahhh
that's what the front's for
chew me up and spit me out
i can't take anymore
paint me violet and shake the red out
run inside for you can't come back down
i believe you now
just spill me out onto the floor
the decay of a former stone heart
distributed into small parts
now we cease to grow we cannot function anymore
do not leave me here
i'll lose my sense of kindness
for the world is but a vapor
and i've lost myself again


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    General CommentI like the section "the decay of a former stone heart distributed into small parts, now I cease to grow, i cannot function anymore."

    It's an accurate description of how one would feel if they were to lose someone they had loved, whether romantic or just someone close to them.

    I think this is my favorite song on the album.
    uncletrosson February 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think when it says "paint me violet and shake the red out" red symbolizes anger, and violet is the opposite of red, so maybe what their trying to say is help me not be angry anymore.
    daisy.and.confusedon March 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti can't believe they added this song on the spiderman soundtrack... that will make them famous.
    flaccidfakeflanon May 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's on the Spiderman album :( That makes me upset cause I've been lovely this song for a year now and it's going to get overrated now!

    I think the 'paint me violet and shake the red out' is more about the colours. Violet is made up of red and blue, so if you shake the red out, you're left with blue, which symbolises sadness, i.e 'feeling blue'. That's my favourite line - it's just an amazing song.
    butterflykiss84on May 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commentoops - I mean loving not lovely!
    butterflykiss84on May 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentGood call butterflykiss84. I agree. Also, the opposite of red is cyan and the opposite of violet is kind of a nuclear puke green.
    Fyroon May 24, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think this song states: i'm crazy about you so come and fuckin face me!

    "dont go out the back door, that's wut the front's for..."
    i really like it!
    tefon February 19, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"ahhh
    don't go out the back door
    ahhh
    that's what the front's for"

    It's about a girl who doesn't want anal sex.
    xBenji65on May 12, 2012   Link

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