"Boyscout'n" as written by Justin Andrew Harris, Daniel Frederic Seim and Brent Knopf....
so stop and take it all in slowly
'cause this short glimpse is not the only
chance that you will have to see
all the ways that i can prove myself as worthy
to be the one and only true sure thing
sure thing

I can't believe I lent my hand to help destroy a helpless man
Maybe it's a long shot now, but still I say
Should my soul survive this fall
Then I pray if I pray at all
That I could catch my breath and come away unscathed

i once believed you were my savior
but now you're nothing but a traitor
and still i'll wait for your return
i get the feeling i have waited
a whole lifetime in vain
a lot to lose with nothing to gain

I can't believe I lent my hand to help destroy a helpless man
Maybe it's a long shot now, but still I say
Should my soul survive this fall
Then I pray if I pray at all
That I could catch my breath and come away unscathed


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    General CommentI love the way they use the piano from The Pelican near the end of the song.
    dbsabres06on February 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is actually called Boyscout'n. just thought i'd mention that.
    ahab3on January 25, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe whistling is just absolutely glorious.
    thewinepressson February 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's

    "I can't believe I lent my hand to help destroy a helpless man
    Maybe it's a long shot now, but still I say
    Should my soul survive this fall
    Then I pray if I pray at all
    That I could catch my breath and come away unscathed."

    In this song, I think he's trying to be a god, or just someone with incredible power.
    Lachrymal Cloudon March 12, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthmmm...

    I took this as a song to Dubya. Probably not, but that's who I sing it to when belting it out in the shower.
    artsluton March 29, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm pretty sure I read somewhere it was about actual boy scout experience, and how it's basically advance military recruitment.
    ahab3on March 30, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdefinitely has something to do with judas and the last super
    acepilot3on April 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentEvidence was found in the last 2 years that suggest Judas was actually asked my Jesus to appear to be a traitor to him. It was necessary for Jesus to be crucified for everything that resulted to happen.

    I think Menomena are savvy to the new info and wrote it accordingly.
    "i once believed you were my savior
    but now you're nothing but a traitor
    and still i'll wait for your return
    i get the feeling i have waited
    a whole lifetime in vain
    a lot to lose with nothing to gain"

    I think this means that Judas, throughout his life and subsequent centuries, was known as the traitor and just wants people to know that he was actually Jesus' most trusted friend who sacked up and took the fall.

    Bam.
    terbon October 01, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYes, two fictional characters spoke outside of the realm of literature and people are just beginning to find evidence of it. Or, they're making it up.

    Kind of sounds to me as he's describing religion or his savior turning his back on him. Lying to him maybe...?
    jandrewleeon November 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about a kid who's life was messed up until he joined the boy scouts which led to him becoming a soldier which led to him killing a helpless man which led to his life being messed up
    wraton November 18, 2007   Link

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