these trees dissolve into fields of oranges and the sun is not embarrassed to make me sweat. yeah, as i walk through these orchards where i tend to pick rotten fruit so that my tongue can taste something familiar. it says, we see the fountain of remembrance where we wash our faces clean. and no, we never took a towel to those days where our parents were covered in dirt. no, we just filled it into cups so that we may pass into hand and hand. and we devour ourselves once again.
well, i met my laughter just yesterday and these chemicals and liquor help my self-structure so that we would drink and drink and drink and drink and we threw up our words in hysterical laughter that when we spoke, our stomachs became untied into French knots. so we would just be gasping for air while tears suddenly poured with joy that it made me stand and collapse by your world so that i may shake this house with our love.


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    General Commentthere are some simple mistakes and then there are some definite mistakes that throw off the meaning of the song

    and no we never took a towel to those days where our *parents* were covered in dirt
    no, we just filled it into *cups* so that we may pass it to hand and hand

    and these chemicals and liqour help my *self* structure

    and we threw up our words in hysterical laughter *that* when we spoke our stomachs became untied *into* french knots, so we would just be gasping for air while tears *suddenly poured* with joy *that it made me stand* and collapse by your *world* so that i may shake this *house* with our love


    but i see the mistakes and they do sound really really close in the song, but these are the official lyrics of the band.




    as for the meaning: we start off with chris (the singer) in a place of familiarity, probably his old house because he's talking about the fountain of rememberance where "we washed our faces clean" (indicating his face is dirty with the dirt) and he wouldn't wipe away those memories where his parents were covered in the same dirt (this paints a picture of his parents sometime when they were young once too) and this "dirt" was filled up into cups that has passed down through the ages of generations of family members, and "we (family members) devoured (drank from the cup) once again"
    this means that as much as kids try to fight it, the simple fact is you do become some mirror form of your parents. they are inside you and it will continue to pass on and on and on, that "we will devour ourselves once again".

    "well i met my laughter just yesturday" - he's comfortable now that he accepts this revelation. he's drinking, doing drugs, blah blah blah (nothing new for any fan who knows exactly what chris and the band members like to do in their spare time) and there's this sense of a different family he has with him at this time, his friends most likely and they're there together, drunk off their ass sharing a moment. and he wants to shake the house with the 'familiar' love.
    nthrashon July 27, 2007   Link

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