Don’t fool the crowd with all your sentiments in vain.
We are alive again. We will survive again.
Don’t turn your back to every move you ever made.
We are alive again. We will survive again.

And all these sinners count on us to ease their pain.
We’re just as lost as them, we feel the sting from it.
Convincing masses that we’re all the same.
We are alive again. We will survive again.

Oh, until we all come crashing down.
We are what we are.

We’ve turned our back to every holy war you’ve played.
Will you weep when you feel this love you have killed?
We paint our faces ‘til we leave a stain.
Then all the chemicals are racing in our veins.

Oh, until we all come crashing down.
We are what we are.

They paint us immaculate.
Ignoring the fact that we’re shoving our faults in their faces.
They wanted more.
Of the fame, of the scripted, the same,
Of the sacred, the fraud, fabricated.
They wanted more.
Of the fame, of the scripted, the same,
Of the sacred, the fraud, fabricated.
They want it.


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    General CommentWow, I cant belive noone posted on this song yet =0
    But this song is awesome!!!

    And I think its bashing on catholics. Which not as in Individual people, just the religion, because how do you expect to be saved, or believe in something, then just throw it down and turn back to sin.
    ONCE SAVED ALWAYS SAVED. to that I say, BULL!
    Its like marriage, like the bible uts your relationship with christ as, you have to have commitment and be faithful. Otherwise, your just going to lose it, and fall away, back into sin.

    o lol, i forgot i am supposed to post what I think this song means, but Oh well. I hope you enjoyed my little rant anyway =]
    itsxshanexon June 19, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthi! this comment looked lonely so i am here to help. im not sure wat this song means so ya lets go with catholocism bashing. awesome.
    tidelvron July 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI don't think this song really has anything to do with bashing catholics. I think it's how non-christians act regarding sin and stuff, and how they view christians.

    Don’t fool the crowd with all your sentiments in vain.
    We are alive again. We will survive again.
    Don’t turn your back to every move you ever made.
    We are alive again. We will survive again.

    "sentiments in vain" they pretend to feel bad about what they do, but they really aren't.

    "turn your back" they say they'll change, but they wont, because they keep doing what they've always done.

    The second verse talks about how non-christians look at us as being perfect people, and that we can somehow make them feel better. it goes on to say that we're just the same, we make the same kind of mistakes, but we feel the "sting," or the guilt, because we know the truth and that we shouldn't be sinning.

    the chorus is talking about how until Christ comes back for us, we'll always have this sin problem, "we are what we are."

    I'm not quite sure what the second verse means, but the bridge is talking about the same thing.


    They paint us immaculate.
    Ignoring the fact that we’re shoving our faults in their faces.

    they call us perfect, even though everyday they can see we are just as bad as they are.

    They wanted more.
    Of the fame, of the scripted, the same,
    Of the sacred, the fraud, fabricated.

    not too sure what this means, but i think its talking about once they see we have faults, they want more examples of how we are wrong.

    hope that clears some things up.
    cossaron September 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentCossar, I'm going to take a different approach and say that it's talking about the church--old and new.

    "Don’t fool the crowd with all your sentiments in vain.
    We are alive again. We will survive again.
    Don’t turn your back to every move you ever made.
    We are alive again. We will survive again."

    The "Don't fool the crowd" line sort of means that believers shouldn't sugar coat a relationship with Christ as something that He's not. He's not a free ticket into Heaven if you just believe, He needs a relationship. "Sentiments in vain" is like telling non-believers that it's not a relationship.
    "We are alive again. We will survive again" is explaining that the church has gone through a lot. It was persecuted with Saul, went through a bunch of other things and whatnot. Now it's in a slump, but also in a revival. Like it's saying that the body has last this long, it will continue.
    "Don't turn your back" is explaining that we can't forget the history of the church, that we can't make the same mistakes that other generations have made.

    "We’ve turned our back to every holy war you’ve played.
    Will you weep when you feel this love you have killed?
    We paint our faces ‘til we leave a stain.
    Then all the chemicals are racing in our veins."

    "We've turned our back..." says that non-believers can try to get in Christians faces, take away basic rights, and we do nothing.
    "Will you weep..." is like saying, "Look, you're taking away the only hope for people by persecuting Christians (in every sense of the word).
    "We paint our faces..." radiates that Christians show God's love, and it's like we're painting a bulls-eye on our head for persecution. However, persecution because of our love for God is good=D. "Chemicals..." refers to God's love.

    "They paint us immaculate.
    Ignoring the fact that we’re shoving our faults in their faces.
    They wanted more.
    Of the fame, of the scripted, the same,
    Of the sacred, the fraud, fabricated.
    They wanted more.
    Of the fame, of the scripted, the same,
    Of the sacred, the fraud, fabricated.
    They want it."

    "They paint us immaculate....Ignoring the fact that..." Non-believers paint Christians in this "holier than thou" portrait without realizing that we show our flaws for them to see just be being real with them. The last bit of the last verse is saying that non-believers want more of the hypocricy and fakeness of the church to throw at believers.

    Again, a different take, but who knows what's right.
    headingnowhereon May 04, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is probably the 4th DEEPEST lyrical songs Brandon has ever written. It's about how since all of their fans think they're all "Sinless and GOODY GOODY" that they are explaining how they have sins to. They are like us, not perfect.
    Playjexon May 28, 2008   Link

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