"Fiends (Selling Out Ain't Easy)" as written by Christopher Rutledge Cargile, Chris Crutchfield, Adam Cory Harrell, Michael Christian Lamb and Jeremy Grant Lowery....
I've been feelin' kind of sick to my stomach,
It's just a gimmick, but the kids seem to love it,
And if you're patient you can witness the sell out,
I'm not a killer, but Hollywood's gonna drown,

And if you're feeling original,
Don't let it go to your head it's all been done before,
You're not the first one,
You're not the first one,

There's a rumor creeping into my ears,
That we've been changing how our image appears,
And I'll be the first one, not the last one,
To tell you images in mirrors aren't as big as you hear,

And Although I seem to have,
A bitter taste lingering in my mouth,
I'm not a trophy,
I'm just a show fiend,

Hold out your hand baby, close your eyes,
I'm gonna take you on a journey tonight,
They say I'm addicted to the spotlight, (Oh no!)
I've got a feeling they may be right,

Hold out your hand now baby, close your eyes,
I'll take you on a journey if the feeling's right,
They say I'm addicted to the spotlight, (Oh no!)
I've got a feeling they may be right,

You leave the people wondering,
You leave the children wanting,
A popular attitude,
You won't admit it's to flatter you.

And if you're feeling original,
Don't let it go to your head it's all been done before,
You're not the first one,
You're not the first one,

Hold out your hand baby, close your eyes,
I'm gonna take you on a journey tonight,
They say I'm addicted to the spotlight, (Oh no!)
I've got a feeling they may be right,

Hold out your hand now baby, close your eyes,
I'll take you on a journey if the feeling's right,
They say I'm addicted to the spotlight, (Oh no!)
I've got a feeling they may be right,
I've got a feeling they may be right,

I found the key,
The spotlight fiend,
And I'm bringing you down,
To your shaking knees

I found the key,
The spotlight fiend,
And I'm bringing you down,
To your shaking knees


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    General Commentwhat a good song
    murderjaron April 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWell that was profound...

    Anyone else?
    theonethatison May 08, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti believe this is how he feels when a band is about about to sell out...... wow i love this song
    sonicemeraldon May 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think the song is about being in a band in general, but also these more specific points:

    1.) Kids thinking you're hot shit and you pretending not to care or be flattered/grateful.
    2.) Jaded kids who jump from trend to trend and claim that a band is selling out/changing their image.
    3.) Kids who think you're an egomaniac, when you're really not.
    4.) Kids who trash bands for copying other bands.

    Basically, it's all through the eyes of the band members dealing with criticisms from stupid scene kids who don't know crap about being in a band.
    ericdorceyon August 19, 2011   Link

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