There’s a man from the afterlife at the door trying to sell us hope
Lock the doors and close the windows

We hear it we see it you better believe it
We try it then buy it and some of us breathe it
The slick dark men in their slick dark suits are gonna take your children away
(I bet you bought that)

We ask for less they give us more
Mr. + Miss there is a cure

It’s better now is it better now
Kill the head before the body is infected
Better now is it better now???
Spare the body before the mind gets the best of
And now we god bless this nuclear family
A picture perfect American standard!
And so it’s god bless this bouncing new baby
Raised in a world that’s all sugar sex + money!
Can you sense the sarcasm in my tone?
Just take it adjust it chances are it suits you well
Tell me what it is that you fear the most
Well take it and use it put on the radio



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    General CommentAmazing song.
    theTyranton October 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentFuck Jehovah's Witnesses.
    PianoIslandArsoniston November 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song isn't about Jehovah's Witnesses at all, you idiot.
    Homeschool_Winneron November 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthahaha joehovah's witnesses?
    this and another song of this album
    are the only 2 songs by fearbefore...
    were the titles are mention on the lyrics. (i think)
    dogsizedbirdon December 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentno it's not
    its dog sized bird and another one
    agh
    dogsizedbirdon December 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentdog sized bird and mouth
    are the only songs on 'the always open mouth'
    in which the title is in the song itself.
    hence in the song "mouth" when he says "the always open mouth" repetatively.


    this song is not about jehovah's witness.
    at all.

    just like the majority of fear before's song lyrics,
    this one deals with corperate america, economy, and the media's impact on popular belief.
    shocker.

    looking deeper into it,
    this song very well may be just the title.
    confusion.

    the line "spare the body before the mind gets the best of" is a sentance fragment.
    the best of what?
    you?

    it reminds me of their song "high as a horse."
    people try anything to prevent change once they're content with what they have, like using ritalin as medicine.
    a lot of people are afraid of change,
    and if they let their mind be free and believe what they truely believe it could go against other beliefs and cause a big mess that they are too lazy to sort out.
    so why not just buy something that gaurentees prevention.

    "Tell me what it is that you fear the most
    Well take it and use it put on the radio"
    if the "well" in that line is meant to be a "we'll" then that means that people will make the lamest gaurentees to the general public to prevent something they don't want to happen.

    kind of reminds me of the middle ages and the selling of indulgences that promised desperate people that their deceased family members will have a gaurenteed slot in heaven.

    anything will be done for profit,
    even if the consequences consist of raping people of their individuality.



    i'll go back to what i was saying,
    it's just complete and utter confusion.
    my explanation of this song
    doesn't even make sense in my mind.
    damn this song is hard.
    tencrownsdropon January 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdog sized bird and mouth
    are the only songs on 'the always open mouth'
    in which the title is in the song itself.
    hence in the song "mouth" when he says "the always open mouth" repetatively.


    this song is not about jehovah's witness.
    at all.

    just like the majority of fear before's song lyrics,
    this one deals with corperate america, economy, and the media's impact on popular belief.
    shocker.

    looking deeper into it,
    this song very well may be just the title.
    confusion.

    the line "spare the body before the mind gets the best of" is a sentance fragment.
    the best of what?
    you?

    it reminds me of their song "high as a horse."
    people try anything to prevent change once they're content with what they have, like using ritalin as medicine.
    a lot of people are afraid of change,
    and if they let their mind be free and believe what they truely believe it could go against other beliefs and cause a big mess that they are too lazy to sort out.
    so why not just buy something that gaurentees prevention.

    "Tell me what it is that you fear the most
    Well take it and use it put on the radio"
    if the "well" in that line is meant to be a "we'll" then that means that people will make the lamest gaurentees to the general public to prevent something they don't want to happen.

    kind of reminds me of the middle ages and the selling of indulgences that promised desperate people that their deceased family members will have a gaurenteed slot in heaven.

    anything will be done for profit,
    even if the consequences consist of raping people of their individuality.



    i'll go back to what i was saying,
    it's just complete and utter confusion.
    my explanation of this song
    doesn't even make sense in my mind.
    damn this song is hard.
    tencrownsdropon January 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think its about the bullshit media, and how advertisers use severe psychology to get us to buy into their shit. It talks about other shit too. i just feel like goin into it.
    TwoTabsOfMescalineon April 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe bolded letters in the liner notes spell out:

    "FAITH OR RELIGION. GOD CAN "HERE" YOUR CALL."
    mediaon June 18, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentooooh subliminal? like "stop 'buy' our store"

    and "cancer' care 'close to home'' makes me feel like a sheep to the max
    Amicuson July 01, 2008   Link

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