Cut from the cloth, and cut quite severely
Is this my world I no longer recognize
I'm hearing common words, common expressions
But nothing is common in my eyes

How do people sleep amidst the slaughter
Why would they vote in favor of their own defeat
Get out to the well and check the water (water water)
Results were incomplete

Cut from the cloth

Cut from the cloth, and dead to the masses
Just another case to be eulogized
But I'm breathing, breathing with no assistance
And responding to stimuli

Can anyone explain these new laws of nature
Why would they rule in favor of their own defeat
Cynics are excused from standing up to problems (problems problems)
Because they can't get out of their seats

Cut from the cloth, ran out screaming
I hope that none of this will stick to me
Everyone is nice, everyone is kind now
At least they're nice and kind to me

Why would they fold up something so precious
Why would they sing in favor of their own defeat
Maybe they found their voice while out shopping
The price was hard to beat

Cut from the cloth
Cut from the cloth

Cut from the cloth
Cut from the cloth
Cut from the cloth

Cut from the cloth


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    General CommentThough i think there is some merit to the thoughts that the song has something to do with America being fucked, i believe it goes deeper than just society. It seems to me as if Ian was writing about his experience as a human, not merely an American. He expresses in the song his disconnection with other humans. That it is hard to connect with them and express to them the err in their ways.ultimately, i feel he empathizes with everyone else. Seeing perhaps how he too is guilty of the same things but in different degrees.
    but don't get me wrong. bush was a real dick. and the clothes at the GAP are lame
    kicktracyon January 16, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdiscontent about society,mm
    in general words..
    valiummon April 12, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh, and i listened to this song live two weeks ago
    GREAT-SHOW
    valiummon April 12, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this song about the united states and their government. i feel that the "Cloth" is the american flag and many people or countries are "cut" or affected negatively by america.
    jpond16on June 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe like "why would they vote in favor of their own defeat" is america "voting" for george bush who is sending troops into the middle east to be killed or "defeated"
    jpond16on June 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe like "why would they vote in favor of their own defeat" is america "voting" for george bush who is sending troops into the middle east to be killed or "defeated"
    jpond16on June 04, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsorry for twice^^^
    jpond16on June 04, 2007   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningHeard it was a dedication to a dear friend of theirs who had passed on.
    scambuneon February 25, 2010   Link

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