Shoot from the back,
take good aim,
Make sure I'm dead
Bang Bang

'Cause I'm a rat
there's no mistake
Under the bed
where you sleep

Crush the skull
make me tame
Sweep it up
Hide it away

No morals shown
in no way explained
Stupid human
Shit for brains

And draw tiny pictures
'round all the days
Bag and burn
Bang Bang

Throw your judgements
across the breeze
Bag and burn
Bang Bang

You live inside
your Jesus dream
Bag and burn
Bang Bang

Get some sleep
or lie in wait
Until the day
I run away

Forget the corpse
present the case
to bring me down
and lose your words

I'll follow you
into the grave
and at the gates
I see the passing say,

"The judge be judged,
and all the rich be saved."
I throw my curse
all across your days

And draw tiny pictures
'round all the days
Bag and burn
Bang Bang

Throw your judgements
across the breeze
Bag and burn
Bang Bang

You live inside
your Jesus dream
Bag and burn
Bang Bang

And draw tiny pictures
'round all the days

Throw your judgements
across the breeze

Watch them float off
to never be saved

You live inside
your Jesus dream


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  • +3
    Lyric CorrectionLyrics Corrections
    Source: deadconfederate.com

    Shoot from the back
    Take good aim
    Make sure I'm dead
    Bang! Bang!

    Cause I'm The Rat
    No mistake
    Under the bed
    Where you sleep

    Crush the skull
    Make me tame
    Sweep it up
    Hide it away

    No moral shown
    No explain
    Stupid human
    Shit for brains

    Draw tiny pictures round all the dead leaves
    Bag and burn, Bang! Bang!

    Float your judgements across the breeze
    Bag and burn, Bang! Bang!

    Live inside your Jesus dream
    Bag and burn, Bang! Bang!

    Get some sleep
    Lie in wait
    Until the day
    I burn away

    Forget the cause
    Present the case
    Bring me down
    Lose your worth

    I'll follow you
    To the grave
    At the gates
    I see the passing saved

    The judge be judged
    The wretched be saved
    You throw a curse
    Across your name

    Draw tiny pictures round all the dead leaves
    Float your judgments across the breeze
    Watch them float off to never be seen
    You live inside your Jesus dream
    King Koopaon March 14, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General CommentLyric corrections:

    "And draw tiny pictures 'round all the days"
    Should be:
    "And draw tiny pictures around the dead leaves"

    "Get some sleep or lie in wait
    Until the day I run away"
    Should be:
    "Get some sleep or lie in wake
    Until the day I burn away"

    "The judge be judged, and all the rich be saved."
    Should be:
    "The judge be judged, and all the wretched be saved."

    "I throw my curse all across your days"
    Should be:
    "I throw my curse all across your name"
    ScottyD620on March 09, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThese guys have the potential to be huge someday I do believe...my favorite song of theirs. Favorite line has to be "Draw tiny pictures 'round all the dead leaves"...which doesn't match up with ^those lyrics...just really cool imagery of the chalk outlines of murder victims...in leaf form.
    RideACometsFlameon November 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love the whole feel of this song and speaking from the rats point of view is really cool. I think the the part that says "I see the passing say" should actually be "I see the passing Saints" and also "all the rich be saved" should be "all the rats should be saved"
    Garfinatoron November 24, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"You live inside your Jesus dream" is the best line from this song by far.
    I think its about people and how we "throw all our judgments across the breeze" by killing the rats and sweeping up the dead leaves to bag and burn them. People pretend to believe in God, but they're killing the world to make it more convenient for them, which is the "Jesus dream" part.
    Its probably way off, but that's all I could make of it.
    cutewhensedatedon December 16, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWay I see the song is that someone did something bad in their life and then used the Jesus crutch to say that they were saved despite doing it. Bag and burn to conceal your sins and judge others that aren't religious. The rat is the person that saw the person do what they did so they need to bury them so they don't tell anyone of what they've done. "Get some sleep or lie in wake" could be saying that the guilt of the person keeps them up at night. Then when they die the rat will throw the curse of what the other did to make sure he pays for what he has done.

    I explained that really bad but hope you understood it
    ScottyD620on March 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI just heard of these guys and they are excellent! Another horribly unknown but shockingly awesome song by these guys is "Get Out" which is shockingly not on their debut LP but was included upon their self-titled E.P. Awesome songs.
    grotheskon September 12, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentStupid human
    Shit for brains
    beat line! i love this song!
    I love teh timing it's slow and
    deliberate.
    Udahoon November 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment*the
    Udahoon November 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentjeez and *best! sry guys
    Udahoon November 18, 2009   Link

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