Speechless
I read the words between your lines
In isolation, silence separates
I wept as I heard you speak the words I know you didn't write
But I believe you believe them because you spoke them again in my dreams last night

I swear to you I'm not the one
I swear so I'll become your only

Take a bow, for you performed exquisitely
And though the millions scream,
I'll know you'll see each subtlety is understood by me
I would be as devout as the high school sweet-heart that I never had...I swear.

I swear to you I'm not the one
I swear so I'll become your only
So if you are confined to me,
I swear that you will be so lonely

??? of grace will fill me
??? just kill me

I swear to you I'm not the one
I swear so I'll become your only
So if you are confined to me,
I swear that you will be so lonely
Dream-like


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Carcinogen Crush song meanings
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    General CommentAbout time this song surfaced.
    I can't stop playing it!!
    Sure beats most other songs on GH3 ;]
    Can't wait for the upcoming release.
    Disappointing to hear it'll only be an EP, but AFI is AFI and as long as I get my fix, I'm happy =]
    matty337on November 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is great, one of AFIs greatest in my opinion. I think it talks about someone who they realy 'like' but they want to admit to them that its not just a silly crush indicated in the lines "I swear to you I'm not the one, I swear so I become your only" I realy want to know what the q are it sounds like evergrace to me but it doesn't fit...
    Afireinsidemyhearton November 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think it might be "Airs of grace..."

    This is a really nice, poppy song. I love it.
    InternetUser000on November 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song isn't poppy?
    You want poppy go listen to paramore, or cobra starship.

    This is SingTheSorrow afi
    As you can tell by how deep these lyrics are.
    Compared to miss murder, 37mm, etc;
    AFIs' new ep is going to own
    I can't wait to see them live again.

    I have no clue what this song means =///
    ShyBoysWinXOon November 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSpeechless
    Read the words between your lines
    In isolation
    Silence separates of what design
    I heard you speak
    Words I know you didn’t write
    But I believe you, believe them
    'Cause you spoke them again in my dreams last night

    I swear to you I’m not the one
    I swear so I’ll become
    Your only...

    Take a bow
    You’ve performed exquisitely
    Though the millions scream
    I know you’ll see
    Each subtlety’s understood by me

    I
    I would be as devout
    As the high school sweetheart
    That I never had, I s-s-s-s-s-s-swear!

    I swear to you I’m not the one
    I swear so I’ll become
    Your only...
    So if you are confined to me
    I swear that you will be
    So lonely...

    Your airs of grace, your airs of grace will fill me
    Your airs of grace, your airs of grace will fill me
    Your airs of grace, your airs of grace will fill me
    Your airs of grace, your airs of grace just kill me

    Oh!

    I swear to you I’m not the one
    I swear so I’ll become
    Your only
    So if you are confined to me
    I swear you will be
    So lonely...

    Dream-like
    Dream-like



    ... at first i thought that this song was about someone decieving themselves and that if that person continues to believe that they are in love then they will just end up being really lonely because there is really nothing there but now i'm starting to wonder if maybe it's a message to the fans or something, like davey saying that too many people are convinced that his songs are just for them and that he's singing just to them in the crowd and that is clearly not the case, so he's saying that some fans need to let go and realise that he isn't really singing just to/for them, which is sort of the same concept only on a larger scale really... but i could be wrong, that's just how i'm interpreting it...
    alhoraon November 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHey im new here and this is my first Song meaning input so here it go's.

    i think that a person guy/girl has this so called "Carcinogen Crush" on him but he tell him/her that he's not the type of guy they would want and that it's just a silly "Crush" and the feeling will pass but at the same time he is flatterd that someone could show him that much distant affection.

    And by the way AFI is my fav band of all and this is one of their best B-side i ever heard!
    BLaQk_HaVoKon November 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis isn't a b-side song?
    I hope you were kidding when you wrote that.
    If AFI is your favorite band, then you should know this is going to be on their december ep?
    ShyBoysWinXOon November 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOkay after thinking long and very hard I may have came up with a solid idea.
    [Kind of long so bear with me]

    (Carcinogen-any substance, radionuclide or radiation which is an agent directly involved in the promotion of cancer)

    [I'm going to say the person is me, cause Davey is my boo
    ShyBoysWinXOon November 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOkay after thinking long and very hard I may have came up with a solid idea.
    [Kind of long so bear with me]

    (Carcinogen-any substance, radionuclide or radiation which is an agent directly involved in the promotion of cancer)

    [I'm going to say the person is me, cause Davey is my boo
    ShyBoysWinXOon November 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe song is about a fan loving Davey Havok So bad as to where it eats at they're insides like cancer.
    He even have dreams about him....

    Speechless
    Read the words between your lines
    *A fan reading Daveys' lyrics and thinking they are all about him.*
    In isolation
    Silence separates of what design
    [He feels lonely, seems like Davey can only seperate him from this feeling]
    I heard you speak
    Words I know you didn
    ShyBoysWinXOon November 15, 2007   Link

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