"Back to Back" as written by Julian C. Bunetta, Justin Scott Franks, Eric A. Bellinger, Otiyah Morgan, Dave Quiones and John Henry Ryan....
This is the last chance you got, open wide.
We both know we're going to die, but there's a difference with you and I.
You want peace but refuse the fight.
So shake hands with change tonight.
Bathe in armor, for death feeds.
O'Death, don't bother me tonight.
Be grace, oh my God, and stand still.
Be grace, oh my God, and send more minutes.
For churches have nuns, cowboys got guns, and everyone's waiting to die.



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    General CommentThis song is a prime example of a metaphor: taking to completely opposite things and comparing them.
    The first line is true…we are going to die.
    The difference can be inferred that “I” is a Christian and “You” is not.
    What they mean by “peace” and “fight” is that “You” wants eternal life but doesn’t really want to get into church stuff.
    By bathing in armor, they are getting into heaven, and if not, hell awaits (death).
    Churches have nuns, cowboys got guns is an incredibly true statement that is very fun to say and has nothing pertaining to the song otherwise.
    Everyone’s waiting to die—what are you going to do to ensure you have life after death?
    Charderjeanon October 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti can't hear the "and send more minutes" isnt it just "and stand still" over and over
    Scare Crowon August 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWe both know WE'RE BOTH going to die.
    Invader Z?on August 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone know who sings the backing "stand still"?
    blessedwecomeon March 26, 2008   Link

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