"Heads Will Roll" as written by and Ian Stephen/sergeant Mcculloch....
Partly politic
Heads will roll
Mostly politic
God must call

'Til the winning hand does belong to me
What if no one's calling
God then must be falling
If I ever met you

In a private place
I would stare you
You into the ground
That's how I'd articulate

The value of my face
The value on my face
What if no one's calling
God then must be falling

What if no one's calling
God then must be falling
What if no one's calling
God then must be falling

What if no one's calling
God then must be falling


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"Heads Will Roll" as written by Leslie Thomas Pattinson Ian Stephen Mcculloch

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    General CommentThe title and the lyrics in the first verse, I think, are definitely references to our mortality. I think that the first verse is saying that conventional wisdom is that we die when god calls us home. I think that reference to the winning hand is a reference to Pascal's wager- the idea that it is better to believe in god and go to heaven rather than not believe and risk going to hell. But, then the question is asked- 'What if no one's calling?' i.e. what if we just die and there is no god?

    I'm not exactly sure how I'd interpret the verse about, 'If I ever met you, I'd stare you into the ground'. Maybe it's directed at Pascal and his stupid wager?

    But, the next verse about the 'bottom dropping out' and 'times are the times I love' and 'that's when all the lights go out' definitely seem to be references to mortality being all there is. So, 'Oh yes, did you know I came so close?' seems again to be about Pascal's wager being lost.

    Then the chorus again that questions whether or not god is actually calling us home.
    tetsuo29on May 06, 2010   Link
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    General CommentOne of their cooler songs and no comments...pitiful!
    monster36604on January 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOFF OFF WITH HEADS. DANCE, DANCE, DANCE 'TIL YOU'RE DEAD.
    ThomYorkeGuyGarvey92on November 05, 2011   Link

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