A man walks into his cell
And he looks at his story to tell
There are no walls in this place
Just a picture staring him in the face
He said "Hey there, picture
What are you hanging on?
It looks like you don't belong here
Suspended in the air
But you're the one making the call
Without asking what's better for all"

So then he gets out of his cell
And he looks around hoping to tell
His whole story, beginning to end
But the bitter sea likes to be
Hauntingly lonely, making it all the worse
To lose a friend


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The Last Ten Homes song meanings
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    General CommentI finally managed to go to a Mice Parade show and spoke with Adam super briefly, unfortunately while they were packing up. I asked him for a verbal transcript of the last portion of this song. Admittedly, he struggled to remember the last portion at first because of a song mixup he had while trying to recall the song, so there is room for human error both in his recollection/delivery, as well as my hearing, as it was during a transitional stage from concert to club party.

    He's up
    In trees up high
    Enough,
    High. (x4)

    He's up on higher parts
    Of the last ten homes
    Ease up on the fire
    Seas are burning high! (x2)

    And through a friend I managed to hear part of the lowest end. Essentially it just echoes some parts of the first (he's up in trees up) voice:

    In trees...
    (I think I hear another couple of words to follow it, but it's far too deep with all the layering over top to full comprehend)

    Hope this helps!
    Stewisgood11on April 30, 2013   Link
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    General CommentOne of my favourite songs, but I can't make out the lyrics of the end section. Anyone help?
    Phonophobeon February 13, 2012   Link
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    Lyric Correctionnot really a correction as it is an addition. like I told Phonophone, one part of the end section goes as follows:

    "He's up
    in
    trees up
    high
    up high" x4

    if anyone else can add on to this, PLEASE do
    Stewisgood11on March 22, 2012   Link

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