burn the liars
yeah, everybody knows this world is crazy
start a fire
it's getting hot inside your head tonight, alright
sugar on your lips
they put the lemon on your tongue
then put the price up on the drinks you sip
and named the short ones after guns

they tried to upstage us
we walk like we're famous
i've made some of my best mistakes
inside your shoes
if you surrender
you'll only offend her
don't need to see the things I've been told she can do

learn your lines
before somebody says you're getting lazy
friends for hire
it's hot as hell in the desert tonight, alright
lipstick on your chest
they put the poison in your glass
they put the price upon the head you gave
and took the rest, no need to ask

they tried to upstage us
we walk like we're famous
i've made some of my best mistakes
inside your shoes
if you surrender
you'll only offend her
don't need to see the things i've been told she can do

play D.E.A.D, it's easy

they tried to upstage us
we walk like we're famous
i've made some of my best mistakes inside your shoes
they tried to upstage us
we walk like we're famous
is that honestly the best that you can do?


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    General Comment--First Comment--

    This song is awesome, as are the band

    Especially live
    The.Curse.Of.Beautyon June 15, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song would have been a much better choice of first single from the album....much better then me me me (give me what i want)
    BarrierLovelyon August 03, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis is apparently about the 'war on terror' and the irresponsible and indifferent attitude that the current regime have towards freedoms and war.

    there is a distinct impression that soldiers were brainwashed and were fighting a war they did not want or understand.

    i think the reference to fame, arrogance and audacity in the chorus reflects on america's position as world leader and the amount of tv coverage the war received - bordering on glamourization. at the same time, there seems to be an opposing force saying that 'mistakes' have been made in the country's name.

    i think 'her' refers to lady liberty, a bit of a tongue in cheek reference that aled also used in historia, given the theme of the song.
    dorothyparkeron August 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOk, I'm not seeing the reference at all there dorothyparker, but fair enough.
    I can't really comment though, since I'm unsure of the meaning.
    Good song though. :)
    MayaMooon January 10, 2009   Link

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