I've made nothing but mistakes in my life up till now
I was hoping that the golden bird would pull me out somehow
And if I could turn back the time that dragged us to your door
I would unlive every minute one by one
Till the killing came undone
Till the killing came undone

Now your picture is forever burned into my head
But I wished that it was me there lying there motionless instead
And if there was a way that I could unspill all that blood
I'd put every drop back in you one by one
Till the killing came undone
Till the killing came undone

Close your eyes
And you will see the morning star
I won't follow where you are
I am destined for the corner
And the darkness beyond
And the darkness beyond

Well I knew what I was doing but I knew not why
I suppose I must have hated someone else from days gone by
And if I had another chance to live through that dark night
I would unshoot every bullet one by one
Till the killing came undone
Till the killing came undone

Close your eyes
And you will see the morning star
I won't follow where you are
I am destined for the corner
And the darkness beyond
And the darkness beyond

I'm ashamed of what I've done but I must face it now
And the life that I have taken I know nothing can replace it now
But if I had a thousand of my own lives to lay down
I would lay them all down for you one by one
Till the killing came undone
Till the killing came undone

Close your eyes
And you will see the morning star
I won't follow where you are
I am destined for the corner
And the darkness beyond
And the darkness beyond



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    General CommentAt a concert Josh said that this song was inspired by Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood." It has a really nice sound to it. So far it is my favorite off of Stay Down.
    lifelongvegetarianon February 09, 2009   Link
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    General Commentinteresting. i'd just assumed it was a guy who killed his girlfriend in the heat of the moment. that capote thing makes sense though. no idea why i assumed it was a significant other.
    primusfanon April 24, 2009   Link

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