The resistance falls beneath our onslaught.
Unstoppable force, watch our numbers grow.
Join our dark army.
It only costs your soul, and a box of hair dye.
Tom the overlord owns all your friends.
And you'll never stop us, we're better dressed than you.
Organized melodrama, the world according to popularity.
Your friends are numbered.
We'll help you count the bodies.
Your friends are numbers.
We'll give you one as well.
We are a sophisticated ego mass.
But we're all afraid, we all live in fear.
We assemble every weekend.
We'll turn this world into a soap opera.
Lights, camera, action.
We are the overlord.


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    General Commentok uhmm these are the lyrics to "denigration Makes John Doe Angry" i know i have their cd.
    and if u disagree then go on their myspace and see for yourself.

    besides that idk wtf this is about its just an a great song and love the intro
    breescreeon June 04, 2009   Link
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    General Commentanyone see the meaning towards myspace?
    tierney87on October 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti probly wouldve never thought that tierney, but it makes sense lol
    duzton November 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commentit's CLEARLY about myspace. there's no other explanation.

    tom the overlord. tom is face of myspace, in a sense, the overlord.
    Catherine talks about how myspace consumes you, it "costs your soul" as well as "hair dye", as there are those myspacers who continuously pretty themselves up for picture time.

    "your friends are numbers" - lots of people only concern themselves with adding friends..people they don't know are merely "numbers".

    it's all blatantly attacking the ridiculous society that myspace has helped build, the "sophisticated ego mass", the world as a "soap opera".
    sexwheelson December 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commentdefinitely about myspace. and scene kids.
    shindemonon December 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthahahaha.

    this is mighty humerous.

    i love this.
    bleedthecoloursopenon January 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwell duh its about myspace with basically the same things sexywheels said
    but i think that it only costs your soul and a box of hair dye is meaning that people are trying to be fake and somthing there not just to be popular on myspace Your friends are numbered.
    We'll help you count the bodies. is just saying the u just wanta alot of friends on myspace though there just numbers and mean nothing to you
    foamXbuddyon April 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentMy meaning, broken down:

    'The resistance falls beneath our onslaught.
    Unstoppable force, watch our numbers grow.'

    Tons of people sign up for myspace everyday, and most of them are 'emo' or 'scene' kids, outnumbering everyone else.


    'Join our dark army.
    It only costs your soul, and a box of hair dye.'

    Some normal people who join myspace end up turning into a scene kid because everyone else is one too. People change who they are (sell their souls) by coloring their hair, changing their clothes, getting more piercings (especially facial and/or gauged ears)'


    'Tom the overlord owns all your friends.'

    When you join myspace Tom is automatically your friend. He's everybody's 'friend'.

    'And you'll never stop us, we're better dressed than you.'

    Some kids think they'll never have to grow up and conform to society (never stop us). They can just keep living with their tight jeans, converse or vans shoes, retro cartoon tees and expect to make it through the world.

    'Organized melodrama, the world according to popularity.'

    Let's face it.. most scene kids tend to be drama queens (being the friend of many and partially one myself).

    'Your friends are numbered.
    We'll help you count the bodies.
    Your friends are numbers.
    We'll give you one as well.'

    While this can refer to your top friends and number of friends, on myspace every user also has a friend ID, which is like your own individual serial code.. or your own number.

    'We are a sophisticated ego mass.
    But we're all afraid, we all live in fear.'

    Nobody is actually confident in themselves on myspace, everybody just tries to look better than the next.

    'We assemble every weekend.'

    Go to school during the week, sit around on our computers all day during the weekend on myspace.

    'We'll turn this world into a soap opera.'

    Again with the teenage drama queens thing.

    'Lights, camera, action.
    We are the overlord.'

    Now it's time to get prettied up, set the lights just right, and snap pictures in the mirror.
    molsonthemaggoton April 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song made me laugh when i first heard it.

    i love it.
    nicolenightmareon May 31, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthaha me too. this song is hilarious. i love it.
    nicolenightmareon June 25, 2007   Link

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