Wake all the children from their slumber
Before they wonder
Why the dreams have gone to hell

Wake all the children from their sleep
Down the staircase we shall creep
To the basement of this white picket home

Let's show them where the bad ones go
For all they know
For all they know
Their heroes are still untouchable
What they don't know
What they don't know

All the preachers and all the ministers
Administer those sinister looks
They teach from a liars cherub
A pulpit mounted on a child's prayer


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    General Commenti have everything the same except for the last two lines

    "They teach from a liars cherub
    Hope is mounted on a child's prayer."
    kah1367on July 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentnever mind
    its

    "They teach from a liars chair,
    A pulpit mounted on a child's prayer."
    kah1367on July 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentCORRECT LYRICS FROM THE CD BOOKLET

    Wake all the children from their slumber,
    Before they wonder why their dreams have gone to hell.
    Wake all the children from their sleep.
    Down the staircase we shall creep,
    To the basement of this white picket home.
    Let's show them where the bad ones go.
    For all they know, for all they know,
    Their heroes are still untouchable.
    What they don't know, what they don't know.
    All the preachers and the ministers
    Administer those sinister looks.
    They teach from a liars cherub
    A pulpit mounted on a child's prayer.
    kah1367on August 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is basically another religious thing about how a lot of religions try to make you feel guilty, scared and ashamed about not being a believer "Let's show them where the bad ones go" and the 'sinister looks' is basically to try to strike fear into you so that you decide to go to church and fall into that trap...
    Jabestinon August 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone know what he's saying backwards in the beginning. i reversed it and it sounded like french, but i only speak spanish so....
    chipdameeperon August 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love this song. its so beautiful. it should be longer though.
    hiddntigron November 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentChipdameeper: It is french, but its to fast (I'm not that fluent in french), and there is a bunch of background noise, so I can't make out the words.
    I would be interested in knowing what it says though.
    xhandgunxhearton December 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commentahh i love this song. i think it's deffs a religious referance, but i guess it could be related to like the gov't and shit too with that line, "show them where the bad ones go."
    soocoolryanon May 15, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI always skip this song when i comes up on my ipod. I love all their other stuff, but this is a little to Pink Floyd for my taste.
    tehsuxson October 06, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"Why the dreams have gone to hell" is "Why their dreams have gone to hell."
    "They teach from a liars cherub" is "They teach from a liar's chair, a pulpit..."
    iamnoton January 06, 2011   Link

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