Son, I'm sorry for this world
and all the awful things she'll do to you.
If you only knew what you'd endure
before you were born
I haven't got a single doubt
You would have not come out
And I would have known it was for the better.

You'll be raped of any evidence
of ever owning any innocence.
This culture's a vulture
and your prime candidate for prey.
I've learned that I will lose all that I've ever loved one day
But I never thought
I'd ever have
to watch it all go, or wish it all away
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I know you''ll grow
but I wish I knew you'd stay small
If I said so
Please just don't grow
Please just don't grow
Stay small
Wont you stay small
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Daddy's little girl met the world
I watched the devil do his work
If only she knew just how sorry I was for her.
I found not a single prayer
could save my daughter from despair
As long as she stayed in love with this place.

It's because I truly love her
that I wish to take back the sperm
that brought her here in the first place (The first place.)
Little did I know when the egg met the semen
that my new baby girl
Like her dad would dance with demons

We watch the devil do his work in us.
I watch the devil do his work.


Lyrics submitted by Bdon12

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    General CommentBrendan said:

    "The concept for the song is basically questioning the virtue of true love and whether or not that love would truly dictate bringing a child into such a world as this, or would it love them enough never to create them. This is another narrative portrayal of this family's life and a really personal song."
    Revengaon August 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhere Can You Get This Song????
    ChariotofFireon December 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI heard it here
    purevolume.com/…

    but i don't know where you could download it unless it was on limewire or something like that.
    xOliarsenicon February 24, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwere these really the words?
    or could whoever posted them possibly just screwed them up?

    i would still like it if these were the words, its not like TREOS makes it sound perverted, if they sang it in the same way and tone (which they would), then mostly just immature people would be too bothered by it =\
    Ferrattoon February 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthese are the lyrics as of now, brendan wrote these out, I just posted them here.
    Bdon12on March 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's because I truly love her
    that I wish I could take back the words
    that brought her here in the first place.
    Had I only known that one act would be the reason
    that my new baby girl
    like her dad would dance with demons.

    those are the updated lyrics from the demo. This song is amazing. I think it's what every person feels when they become a parent at some point.
    Aleis2189on March 19, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentstrange song me thinks
    DanDoonon March 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think what he's saying is that the world is full of evil, and he wouldn't want his daughter to eventually be stripped of innocence.
    PianoPlayaon May 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI prefer the sperm version of this song. It sounds a lot more blunt and honest. Words don't create people, eggs and semen do. Sperm is what they need to take back. I think it adds to the blunt dread and sickness that is expressed by the song. The world is not a happy place and is it really ok to subject the people who you love most in this world (your children) to these conditions?
    candykaoson June 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about being a parent (in this case a dad) and wanting the best for your kid even though thats not always what he or she gets. and how in this world bad things happen but you cant do anything about it, its just the way things work. it also talks about kind of regretting bring his son/daughter into this world when its such a sucky place to be
    i have only heard a clip of this song and it played live but i love it
    yeee_sonon July 05, 2007   Link

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