Nothings the same.
Fading away.

You've been worn.
You've been worn.
You've been warned for the last time.
Don't it hurt?
Don't it hurt?

Honey, you're playing with matches.

It's not time to go (It's something in your eyes)
You can't take it slow (It's something in the wine)
You taste like something's wrong (You can't play with matches)
"Darling, tell me, is something wrong?"

Turn, turn the wheels of horror.
You'll hang for what you've done.
I failed to recognize my hand as part of the problem.

I'll watch you fall from this balcony,
Like a chandalier from the 6th story.
The concrete will stain from the blood which you paint.
A poet you've lived, now an artist you'll die.

It's not time to go (It's something in your eyes)
You can't take it slow (It's something in the wine)
You taste like something's wrong (You can't play with matches)
"Darling, tell me, is something wrong?"

Turn, turn the wheels of horror.
You'll hang for what you've done.
I failed to recognize my hand as part of the problem.



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    General Commentfinallyyy. this is definitely my favorite song on the new album, i've been waiting for forever to read the lyrics lol. well i can say for sure that this is obviously about the first murder at saylor lake, and that it's being sung by the murderer. the lyrics make it sound as though the girl deserved it in some way though..."You'll hang for what you've done."..."The concrete will stain from the blood which you paint."

    and a little mistake, it goes "tell me, darling, is something wrong?" you got it a bit inverted lol, but the rest seems good. :]
    eizohon August 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYou're right. The lyric insert.. not so much. There are A LOT of mistakes in the insert.. I hate when bands have incorrect lyrics in their own inserts..
    Toast1288on August 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYou're right. The lyric insert.. not so much. There are A LOT of mistakes in the insert.. I hate when bands have incorrect lyrics in their own inserts..
    Toast1288on August 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is is based on the first of the Saylor Lake murders, where a girl was pushed off a balcony.
    'I'll watch you fall from this balcony,
    Like a chandalier from the 6th story.
    The concrete will stain from the blood which you paint.'

    And for the title of the song, they found some kind of drug in hr bloodstream, and in her wine glass.
    Zemoon August 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe lyrics to this song are pretty straight forward. They match the info on the micro site really well. The only thing that I don't quite get is "A poet you lived". I wonder if this is there as a clue or simply to go along with linking the blood to paint and calling her an "artist".

    Though there's not much to back it up, I have a couple of ideas for the storyline from this song. "I failed to recognize my hand as part of the problem." This is either the murderer showing denial of what he's done or sarcasm because he knows he's going to get away with it.
    CF Rioton August 21, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"Turn, turn the wheels of horror.
    You'll hang for what you've done."

    that part sort of confuses me. because she didn't hang, she fell. but i guess it does with the chandelier comparison though.

    it seems like "i fail to recognize my hand as part of the problem" wouldn't really be something the killer would say, but it's more of a dialogue from stills letting us know that the killer has some sort of psychological issue (obviously haha) that prevents him from placing the blame on himself?
    a_5y_7h_2on November 18, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"Nothings the same"- nothings the same since "it" happened whatever that is

    "you've been worn" i think worn should be warned worn makes no sense- This means she was warned ;D, she knew she shouldn't have done "it"

    "Don't it hurt?"- He's murdered her or hes saying this as he is killing her. He's basically telling her this is the way you've made me feel the pain i'm making you feel is equivelent to pain you put me through

    "Honey, you're playing with matches" this means that she was testing the limits you saw it coming. When you play with matches you risk fire. when you fuck around or do whatever she did you risk hurting the murder and you knew it was coming.

    "It's not time to go" this is a harder part of the song to decipher i think hes saying that hes poisoned her and is going to kill her somewhere else at another time.

    "you can't take it slow" bleh idk what this means. i think it has somthing to do with what she did to deserve to be killed.

    "you taste like somthings wrong (you can't play with matches"- Hes saying you know why i'm doing this to you, you saw it coming.

    "darling tell me is somthin wrong?" Hes saying hey, you did this to me and acted like it was fine so shouldn't it be okay that i'm doing this to you?

    "Turn, turn the wheels of horror.
    You'll hang for what you've done." - Hes basically saying i'm going to kill you for what you've done i think she probably slept with someone else or somthing along those lines.

    "I failed to recognize my hand as part of the problem"- i think hes saying that me killing you was all your fault you were the problem theres nothing wrong with what i'm doing.

    "I'll watch you fall from this balcony,
    Like a chandalier from the 6th story."- think this ones kinda self explainitory hes going to kill her by dropping her off a balcony now that she has been drugged by him. the chandalier part is basically selling you'll go splat into a million pieces.

    "The concrete will stain from the blood which you paint.A poet you've lived, now an artist you'll die."- probably the 2nd part is my favorite part of the song. the first parts obviously means that her blood will stain the concrete beneath balcony. the 2nd part i'm not really sure about but i think hes trying to say she flirted with him with her words or "poetry" only for her to hurt him and be with someone else. "now an artist you'll die" is talking about her blood splatter on the concreate making art.

    i kinda suck at writing so sorry for my horrible writing skills but hopfully this helped a bit ;D
    123rawr321on March 28, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"A poet you've lived, now an artist you'll die."

    i think she lead him on or something. and by poet he means like...ugh how do i explain it haha. like she was all talk or something. like a liar. sort of...and an artist you'll die would beee the blood from her falling. not sure why he killed her tho. gahhh it's driving me crazy>.
    booooobson July 01, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthe website that was made for this CD pretty much gives the meaning/story behind all the songs. the whole CD is quite amazing. and i kinda sorta forgot what the website was but im sure google would have the answer.
    m_a_s_o_non January 22, 2009   Link
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    General Comment"i'll watch you fall from this balconly, like a chandeliar from the sixth story. The concrete will stain from the blood which you paint, a poet you've lived now an artist you'll die."
    AMAZING LYRICS!
    packofwolveson February 06, 2009   Link

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