"Section 24 (The Fragile Army)" as written by and Tim Delaughter....
Oh! How we miss - they're so far gone.
Will they move when the valley explodes?
We'll make no mistakes - if they move too late,
Will we wish they never called you home?

Hold the line, please be right
You left them on the floor
Hold the line, caught the strike
You left them on the floor
(oh no, oh no!)
We left them on the floor

Design a black note
You type on your keyboard
You swallow the very words you called your own

You tighten your backup - ooh, you're so psychic!
We all wanna know
Did you marry the witch you've come to know?

You're lying back now; you totally found out
We follow the scary words you learned to grow

So slow and stall now; prepare for a countdown!
We all wanna know
If we marry the ones we love the most!

The ticking, the tocking
The losing - how shocking!
The world wants to know
If we're ready to put you on the floor

It's time for you to lose your excitement
It's time for you to lose your excitement
It's time for you to lose your excitement

We left him on the floor
Oh no, oh no
We left him on the floor
Oh no, oh no
We left him on the floor


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    General CommentI dig this song real hard- Still have yet to decipher what it really means, but despite what some people have been saying, i think this is a good direction for tps. It's got more 'OOMPH' and power. And it's almost like they've become frustrated being mellow, and now it's time for so balls. so to speak. hmm.
    miketilleyon July 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI read somewhere that this song is, in Tim DeLaughter's words, an "ode to Bush." Which makes sense, really:

    "You swallow the very words you call your own"
    "You're lying back now; you've totally found out / We follow the scary words you learned to grow,"
    "The ticking, the tocking / The losing, how shocking!"
    "We left him on the floor"

    ...sounds like an ode to Bush to me!
    post.paint.girlon July 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAmazing, basically.
    Technophobiaon August 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYes, it's a nicely-veiled song to Bush.. "you left them on the floor" refers to the soldiers left dying in Iraq or wherever.

    Tim's a genius!

    The ending sounds like the band kicking the shit out of GWB and then celebrating. :D
    vb7000on September 17, 2007   Link

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