Just recently reality has introduced itself to me
It seems that it's my nightmare stained with practicality.
Just recently reality has introduced itself to me

You saw us at the corporate gallows
The ties around our necks
It's sad how living was waiting for our next paycheck
You'll be at the senior citizen stockades completely incompacitated
It's funny how living is waiting
Waiting to dead
To be dead

Just recently reality has introduced itself to me
It seems that it's my nightmare stained with practicality.
Just recently reality has introduced itself to me

You're an American tragedy
You're searching for a remedy,
These solumn parasidic patterns borrify the entity
Mundane patterns define your life.
You were born, educated. Get a job. Get a wife.
Her plans are difficult to defy. Raise kids, retire, find religions, and die
An American tragedy. You're searching for a remember
Sitting in traffic on a freeway to insanity.

I'm sorry friends I must make my exit here, the back roads suite me just fine
Just recently reality has introduced itself to me
It seems that it's my nightmare stained with practicality.


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    MemoryI absolutely adore the lyrics in this song! The description of the men at the “corporate gallows with ties around [their] necks” is incredibly vivid (and badass) imagery. Every time I listen to this song, I see the businessmen in my mind hanging from their blood red ties at some sort of gallows while wearing dark business suits. It’s a beautiful, haunting, and disturbing image all at the same time.
    I also really love the line “An American tragedy. You're searching for a remedy
    sitting in traffic on a freeway to insanity.” This was my response when my mom told me that one day I would have to give up my ambition to become an author and go get a “real job” in a math-related field. She didn’t really appreciate it, but I feel like many adults are truly just stuck in a rut of “practicality,” having given up their own dreams for the life their parents and friends expected them to lead.
    Echoreyn on January 14, 2009   Link

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