passing time until the river makes it back to the land,
taking breaks from seeing earth from the bellies of whales,
breaking bread until the music brings us back to our beds,
we'll turn keys until we find the one that matches your head.

and your bones keep breaking,
in the night we keep waking.

if this is death than, baby, don't you know that i'd rather die
reciting numbers from the breaches of a chemical high.
you're only safe if you believe that it's the holiest crime,
and you know, so come on can it, we're just here for the ride.
its that effect when you think that you can make it alone,
like breathing slowly to the words from a telephone.
we bring healing like the water from the hands of a god,
and drink it down until the saints forget who we really are.

and your bones keep breaking,
in the night we keep waking,
break the hands of any man who passes it.

hey, hey, won't you build me a coffin
and hold me down until my children see the whites of my eyes,
hey, hey won't you build me a coffin
with golden walls so i will never forget how she smiled,
hey, hey, won't you build me a coffin
and drink wine so that no one knows we got out of line.
hey, hey, won't you build me a coffin?


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    Song MeaningAt a certain point in the story, a mind-enhancing drug is offered to members of Camp Hero by the investor claiming it will improve their stage performance. They are reluctant to take it because he mentioned side-effects in some people include hallucinations and even prophetic visions of their own deathbed. They end up giving in anyways and taking the drug.

    One member of Camp Hero experiences the negative side effects during his trip and sees his deathbed, while realizing everything that has been occurring with the investor shafting them under the table. He runs to tell the rest of Camp Hero his vision, and no one believes him, because they are all under the influence of the positive side effects of the drug.

    thejoshuakeithon December 18, 2008   Link

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