"That Is Why" as written by and Max Bemis....
Today I sat and smoked myself to cancer
Thinking about the dancer at the bar
Well how was I to know
That a crush could just implode
'Til it became a grudge eclipsing every star

And yes I know my addictions run the gamut
The drugs, the smokes, the booze, the 24
But you can't make the turkey colder
Or skew me less bipolar
Let me list the things about you I abhor

Horrible, you're
So easy, talk sleazy
You led me off the plank and left me queasy
And that is why
You can't rock my world

You swore that you were taken when I met you
But yes you did undress me from afar
A genteel concubine
You skip amongst the mines
Just a product of the endless empty grind

You lack the curves that prove a proper lady
A slender slave with sluttish, sleepy eyes
Though once I was emoting
And Bono-lyric quoting
I have found another be my guest and die

With starry eyes, she's
Warm-glancing, entrancing
And now I'm through with all your sick sad ranting
And that is why
You can't rock my world

I've lost you
And now I glide through the silky sky
It's so blue
And you're just old news
That is why
So screwed
Cadaver gone blue
This has died
Your machine has grown gangrene
And now I see right through your lies

With
Ripe wonder, I plunder
Her village now that I know that I've become her
And that is why
You can't rock my
That is why
That is why
You'll never ever ever ever ever ever in a god damn millennium
Be my girl


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"That Is Why" as written by Max Bemis

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  • +2
    General CommentSo he got drunk, banged a slut, and so now i can't fucking be his girl...WTDF!?!?!
    fucknuton April 19, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthe is referring to 24 the television show, theres a lot off with these lyrics
    Tfil7on September 04, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlove this song!

    i think that it's about liking someone and wanting to get them in bed, but then actually developing true feelings for them.
    gravityconquerson September 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow, these are some of the greatest lyrics I've ever read. I am anticipating the new album very fiercely.
    skeletonpirateon September 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhere can i find this songgg?
    jneuson September 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyoutube.com/…=
    skeletonpirateon September 29, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHere.
    Hopefully that works.
    skeletonpirateon September 29, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt doesn't.
    youtube.com/…
    =related&search=
    skeletonpirateon September 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI guess no one has heard the alternate version of this song where the lyrics are a COMPLETE 180 of this one?

    Today I sat and smoked myself to cancer
    Thinking about the dancer at the bar
    Well how was I to know that this crush would grow and grow
    Till it became a love eclipsing every star
    And yes I know my addictions run the gamut
    The smokes the booze the drugs the 24
    But you have made the turkey colder as if I’m not bipolar
    Let me list those things about you which I adore

    Beautiful you’re freckled slightly
    You’re laugh’s mighty
    Expressive flexible not wound up tightly
    and that is why you should rock my world

    I knew that you were taken when I met you
    For years I’d sit and undress you from afar
    But now your’e free to be
    An open sore like me
    I would like to know just where you hide those scars

    Cause you curve right where you should when you’re a lady
    But you’re slender sleek and somewhat sleepy head
    Atypically emoting
    I’m bono-lyric quoting
    Like I sell my soul to kneel between your thighs

    Starry eyes your warm glancing
    entrancing and you’re amused by my sick sad ranting
    And that is why you should rock my world

    I want you, you’re where I want to lay my head
    Won’t you, you’re where I want to lay my head

    With ripe wonder, I plunder (?)
    Just to see if I become her
    And that is why you should rock my...that is why you should rock my
    That is why you should be my girl

    You can see this at youtube.com/…
    Radb707on October 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI guess no one has heard the alternate version of this song where the lyrics are a COMPLETE 180 of this one?

    Today I sat and smoked myself to cancer
    Thinking about the dancer at the bar
    Well how was I to know that this crush would grow and grow
    Till it became a love eclipsing every star
    And yes I know my addictions run the gamut
    The smokes the booze the drugs the 24
    But you have made the turkey colder as if I’m not bipolar
    Let me list those things about you which I adore

    Beautiful you’re freckled slightly
    You’re laugh’s mighty
    Expressive flexible not wound up tightly
    and that is why you should rock my world

    I knew that you were taken when I met you
    For years I’d sit and undress you from afar
    But now your’e free to be
    An open sore like me
    I would like to know just where you hide those scars

    Cause you curve right where you should when you’re a lady
    But you’re slender sleek and somewhat sleepy head
    Atypically emoting
    I’m bono-lyric quoting
    Like I sell my soul to kneel between your thighs

    Starry eyes your warm glancing
    entrancing and you’re amused by my sick sad ranting
    And that is why you should rock my world

    I want you, you’re where I want to lay my head
    Won’t you, you’re where I want to lay my head

    With ripe wonder, I plunder (?)
    Just to see if I become her
    And that is why you should rock my...that is why you should rock my
    That is why you should be my girl

    You can see this at youtube.com/…
    Radb707on October 07, 2007   Link

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