"The Snake and the Crown" as written by and Maida....
Today I got to thinking the world's in a strange way
Feels like I'm at a 7/11 when a robbery takes place
Do I hide behind the counter with my hands covering my face?
Or, or do I dive for the gunman before he makes his break?

Does a .45 go off and the bullets ricochet?
This is not some random nightmare
See for me, well, this is everyday

Though I've been waiting for this train to come 'round
I've been waiting for the deal to go down
I've been looking for the things not found
So far, so far away, I'm just doing my best today

With all the cigarettes and alcohol and a few minutes to pray
But it don't do what it used to so, we'll have hell to pay
A penny for your thoughts, a penny for my cliches

Oh, I tried to get some distance, I tried to escape
But this nightmare's so persistent in a Shakespeare kind of way
Be not afraid, oh, fuck that be very afraid

Though I've been waiting for this train to come 'round
I've been waiting for the deal to go down
I've been looking for the things not found, so far, so far away
Well, I'm just doing my best today

Who sold you out?
We did, we did
And who let you down?
We did, we did
Who put on this crown?
We did, we did
We did, we did, we did

Who sold you out?
We did, we did
And who let you down?
We did, we did
Who put on this crown?
We did, we did
We did, we did
We did, we did

Who sold you out?
We did, we did
And who let you down?
We did, we did
Who put on this crown?
We did, we did
We did, we did
We did, we did

Oh yes, we did, we did
Oh yes, we did, we did


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    General CommentThis is a great song. Simply, it's the general ups and downs of life with an unsuspected twist.
    XLoveEpiphanyXon July 16, 2009   Link

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