Chess is such a difficult game
There's so many pieces
So many squares where you can go
So few promises

Never you mind all the others
Anticipating your next move
I know it's hard
'Cause you got a lot to do

Street signs and traffic lights
Ever confusing me, too
Stop left, go right, no U-turn
Where's the God damn exit?

Never you mind all the others
Influencing your next move
I know it's hard
'Cause you've got a lot to prove

La la la, la la la

Sex and drugs and rock and roll
Pieces lie right before you
This puzzle can't be done wrong
So come along while you can

Never you mind all the others
Anticipating your next move
Never you mind all the others
Never you mind what they do

Don't let them get you down
'Cause if they do
You'll be trapped forever under their shoe
Here is a paintbrush of gold
I know it's hard
'Cause you've got a lot to do

La la la, la la la


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  • +1
    General Comment"Ever confusing the issue"
    not
    "Ever confusing me, too"
    whybother737on July 28, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's an analogy comparing life to chess. It starts with the game and goes on to speak of various confusions in everyday life. He then encourages whoever he's talking to not to let what others think affect his decisions or actions. If you let others affect you, you won't truly be free. You'll be "trapped forever under their shoe."

    "Never you mind all the others
    influencing your next move"

    "Don't let them get you down
    'Cause if they do
    You'll be trapped forever under their shoe"
    DontWarnMeon June 21, 2008   Link
  • -2
    General Commenthis doucheness just seeps through these lyrics.
    LizzieBearon July 28, 2008   Link

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