"The Fight" as written by and Nigel Timothy Godrich....
The problem with society's been how do we teach
And if they'll believe.
We'll fight this battle for years to come
Till we only accept that we can stand on our own.

Grandfather used his hands, he worked them to the bone.
To provide his family with a happy home, alone.

Don't take your aggression out on me.
My own man is all I'm meant to be.
This god-damned place is so lazy old and tired
All your ideas are so, uninspired.
Takes more than one idea
More than one person to fight the fight
How many times have you taught and not conspired?

Don't wanna be, they never say
But don't call us the liars.

We've walked these alleys a thousand times
And scattered around a thousand lies.
They are trying to hold you till you'll lie,
It maybe hard, but keep your feet on the ground.
Why don't I have the finer, things that others have?
The chance is there if you want it all that bad.
So bad.

Don't take your aggression out on me.
My own man is all I'm meant to be.
This god-damned place is so lazy old and tired
All your ideas are so, uninspired.
Takes more than one idea
More than one person to fight the fight
How many times have you taught and not conspired?

Don't try and get me confused.
Cause I do understand.
And sometimes people need help.
That they may need a hand
When this problems going on.
A thing you have to get straight
Is that you don't own my hand.
And I don't owe you a thing.
So don't think about how sorry
You feel when now your treated so bad.

This God-damn place is so lazy old and tired
All your ideas are so, uninspired.
Takes more than one idea,
More than one person to fight the fight.
How many times have you taught and not conspired?

And as a race we look back and we've come so far.
While some may conquer,
The others had it so hard.
But instead we just complain
While there's no one for us to fight.
I guess we're born and its how we keep our side to pay.


Lyrics submitted by stefan333

"The Fight" as written by Nigel Timothy Godrich

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    General CommentAnyways, it sounds like this to me, ill CAPS lock the bits you guys may have missed. Stefan333 please edit your to this bro.

    The problem with society’s been how do we teach
    And if they’ll believe.
    We’ll fight this battle for years to come
    'til we only accept that we can stand on our own.

    Grandfather used his hands, he worked them to the bone.
    To provide his family with a happy home, alone.

    Don’t take your aggression out on me.
    My own man is all I’m meant to be.
    This common place is so lazy, old and tired
    All your ideas are so FUCKING(sung backwards) uninspired.
    Takes more than one idea
    More than one person to fight the fight
    How many times have you taught and not conspired?

    You don’t wanna be, THEN never say
    But don’t call us the liars.

    We’ve walked these alleys a thousand times
    And scattered around a thousand lies.
    They are trying to hold you down
    Your life may be hard, but keep your feet on the ground.
    Why don’t I have the FINER, things that others have?
    The chance is there if you want it all that bad.
    So bad.

    Don’t take your aggression out on me.
    My own man is all I’m meant to be.
    This common place is so lazy, old and tired
    All your ideas are so FUCKING(sung backwards) uninspired.
    Takes more than one idea
    More than one person to fight the fight
    How many times have you taught and not conspired?

    Don’t try and get me confused.
    Cause I do understand.
    And sometimes people need help.
    That they may need a
    HAND when there's problems going on.
    A thing you have to get straight
    Is that you don’t HOLD my hand.
    And I don’t owe you a thing.
    So don’t think about how sorry
    YOUR FEELING now your treated so bad.

    This common place is so lazy, old and tired
    All your ideas are so FUCKING(sung backwards) uninspired.
    Takes more than one idea
    More than one person to fight the fight
    How many times have you taught and not conspired?

    And as a race we look back and we’ve come so far.
    While some men conquered,
    the others had it so hard.
    But in this day we just complain
    while there’s no one for us to fight.
    I guess we’re BORED AND ITS HOW WE KEEP US OCCUPIED

    Seriously I feel this is 99.99% correct. Lemme know.
    lostprophet86on October 19, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"My old man is all I'm meant to be."

    My OWN man is all I'm meant to be

    Personally, I think the song is pretty self explanatory.
    It's damn awesome! why has no-one commented?
    Punk_Monkeyon October 02, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think the lyrics are a bit wrong, here's my version:

    The problem with society's been how do we teach
    And live happily.
    We'll fight this battle for years to come
    Until we only accept that we can't stand on our own.

    Grandfather used his hands
    he worked them too the bone
    Provide his family with a happy home, alone.

    Don't take your aggression out on me.
    My old man is all I'm meant to be.
    This common place is so lazy old and tired
    All your ideas are so [fucking?] uninspired.
    Takes more than one idea (what i did)
    More than one percent to fight the fight (fire?)
    How many times have you taught if not conspired?

    You don't wanna be, they never say
    But don't call us the liars

    We've walked these alleys a thousand times
    And scattered around a thousand lies.
    They are trying to hold you down
    your life may may be hard
    but keep your feet on the ground.
    Why don't I have the fun of things that others have?
    The chance is there if you want it all that bad.
    So bad.

    Don't take your aggression out on me.
    My old man is all I'm meant to be.
    This common place is so lazy old and tired
    All your ideas are so [fucking?] uninspired.
    Takes more than one idea (what i did)
    More than one percent to fight the fight (fire?)
    How many times have you taught if not conspired?

    Don't try and get me confused.
    Cause I do understand.
    And sometimes people need help.
    That they may be now
    And when this problems going on.
    A thing you have to get straight
    Is that you don't own my hand.
    And I don't owe you a thing.
    So don't think about how sorry
    You feel when now your treated so bad.

    Don't take your aggression out on me.
    My old man is all I'm meant to be.
    This common place is so lazy old and tired
    All your ideas are so [fucking?] uninspired.
    Takes more than one idea (what i did)
    More than one percent to fight the fight (fire?)
    How many times have you taught if not conspired?

    And as a race we look back and we've come so far.
    While some may think that the others have had it so hard
    But in this day we just complain while there's no want for us to fight.
    I guess we're born in this
    how we keep us argue [pain?].
    Blanquaon October 05, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti got them from the album cover,so shhhh ;)

    and,yeah,the song is OK... BUT... the lyrics sound like trivium :)) too... society-based-we will succeed stuff...
    stefan333on October 06, 2008   Link
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    General Commentsimple....all the other generations had it much harder then us and we're complaining about simple things and being lazy
    IBsurfer91932on October 14, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThere arent any lyrics on the album cover...

    and I think it is Grandafather used his hands, he worked them to the bone.

    I agree with IBsurf

    I really like this song.
    Jcadd7on October 14, 2008   Link
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    General Comment:| my mom bought a tape,for the car (she doesn't have mp3,or anything else... old dumb car...) and there are lyrics on it... and my friend has it singed... he won it on the official page,and there are lyrics on it :| geez,I've seen it myself.....
    stefan333on October 16, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"i got them from the album cover,so shhhh ;) "

    Sorry lad, but this isnt out on a tape and ALSO there are no lyrics on the CD/DVD covers or book.

    Its 100% grandfather, get a doc to check your ears. ;)
    lostprophet86on October 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYeah the lyrics are wrong but the ones everyone has been posting seem more right.
    Im actually not sure what this song is truly about, there is def. meanings hidden in this song so someone write about what the songs really about please.
    chiefsmackahoeon October 29, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentok,ok,i re-re posted them... geeeez.... :P
    stefan333on November 28, 2008   Link

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