"Nausea Shreds Yr Head" as written by and Jordan Blilie Mark Gajadhar....
We live in a glamorous mansion
with naplam in the walls.
Waterfalls fall like intestines from
flying gutted gulls.
We live in a glamorous mansion
with fast ghosts in the walls.

My bedroom window looks out on
crucified orange groves.
Frail fingers in our five-course food.
Biblical rains when the midnight
maids strip nude.

When the fire's chewing up your
walls where you gonna go?
Nooses hung from the stars tell me
yes or no.

Nausea shreds your head.

Would you rather be homeless or
dead?
When your floor's foaming at the
mouth where you gonna run?
French windows passing out
drinking all night long?

Nausea shreds your head.

Would you rather be homeless or
dead?
Will you look back?
Will you hesitate to leave all your
posessions behind?
Will you look back?

Or are you going to sink with the
ship and say everything's alright?
Are you gonna jump, jump, jump
out the window or burn, burn, burn
with the furniture?


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    General CommentObviously this song is about that fleeting emotion and spir-of-the-moment event of a house burning down. Will you hesitate to grab some belongings or, fuck it, I'd rather be alive. Would you rather be dead or not have possessions?
    silentpropheton October 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOn an elementary level that's a fine observation. It's more about today's society and our obessions with material possessions. Because there are people in this world that would rather burn with all of their stuff then to live with nothing.
    Xantiroon October 12, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyep xantiro is right.
    its about peoples obsessions with materialistic things nowadays.
    it kinda gives it away in the last line "are you gonna jump out the window or burn with the furniture"
    the beginnings about how like people buy worthless expensive stuff theyll never use just because its brand name and how theyll blow off 3 million dollars on a house thats hollow and empty as well as their minds. some people would rather be put on life support until their stocks go up and are worth a million bucks than die in peace, and its just stupid.
    ROLLtape7on February 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commentbut the song is amazing, especially live.
    and jordan plays the guitar along with cody in it.
    ROLLtape7on February 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti'm pretty sure it's "Nause Shreds YOUR Head"
    not "yr"...
    let uss be freeon March 11, 2007   Link
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    General Comment'Yr' was a gimmick crafted by the band, so no, it is indeed 'Yr' and not 'Your'.
    Hykinixon March 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI wonder if the title is a reference to the influential hardcore/crust punk band Nausea, who were known for abandoning materialism and heavily involved in the squatter punk movement.
    BlackLungFeveron March 21, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyaa i'm an idiot haha sorry
    let uss be freeon June 21, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyaa i'm an idiot haha sorry
    let uss be freeon June 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentMaybe I'm crazy, and I do sometimes think too deeply into a simpler message, but I thought this was about more than just material possessions.

    We live in a glamorous mansion
    with naplam in the walls.
    Waterfalls fall like intestines from
    flying gutted gulls.
    We live in a glamorous mansion
    with fast ghosts in the walls.

    I thought this was representing things that seem perfect, but in the back of your mind, you know they're really hurting you.



    My bedroom window looks out on
    crucified orange groves.
    Frail fingers in our five-course food.
    Biblical rains when the midnight
    maids strip nude.

    I thought these two verses were representing things that seem perfect, but in the back of your mind, you know they're really hurting you. I mean, do frail fingers and intestines really sound good?



    When the fire's chewing up your
    walls where you gonna go?
    Nooses hung from the stars tell me
    yes or no.

    The meaning I got from this verse was "When these short-time pleasures are destroying your life, are you gonna stay with them for the temporary comfort?"

    Nausea shreds your head.

    I'm not really sure what this lines supposed to mean, all the fake happiness is making you go insane maybe? I don't know.

    Would you rather be homeless or
    dead?
    When your floor's foaming at the
    mouth where you gonna run?
    French windows passing out
    drinking all night long?

    Pretty much the same meaning as the last verse, except one part. "Would you rather be homeless or dead?" Meaning would you rather stick with your shitty habits and be "dead" never able to fix your problems OR would you rather do something about it even if it means you have to rebuild your life.

    Nausea shreds your head.

    Would you rather be homeless or
    dead?
    Will you look back?
    Will you hesitate to leave all your
    posessions behind?
    Will you look back?

    Will you hesitate to leave your formal life? Because if you do you're gonna end up falling back into it.



    Or are you going to sink with the
    ship and say everything's alright?
    Are you gonna jump, jump, jump
    out the window or burn, burn, burn
    with the furniture?

    Are you gonna take the risk? Leave everything behind for a better life? Even if it means temporary discomfort?

    I could be way off, but that's my interpreation of it.
    JohnnyRipperon October 09, 2007   Link

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