this life could be the death of us
hung from the bible belt
all good cops get into heaven
but all my friends go straight to hell
these days are spent trading in cheap, white lies
I'll paint them black and call it a night

I tried but the light was never enough
this life could be the death of us

the civil lies, so civilized
they sell the slaves their cells
"give us this day, our daily spell:
all is well that ends, oh well"
destroy what destroys you, despair of despair
I pledge allegence to Nowhere

I swear to a god that I don't believe in
fuck forgiveness, I'm going to get even
I wasn't born to die between 9 and 5
I swear to a god that I don't believe in
fuck forgiveness, I'm going to get even:

for every day I woke up dead
for highways clogged with cattle fat
for the kids who slept through middle-class
with american dreams they'll never have

I tried but the light was never enough
this life could be the death of us
but I deny a life that will never be mine
kill the cop inside your mind and burn it fucking down


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    General Commenti think the meaning of this song is pretty clear cut, so i won't bother ranting.
    i'm just so surprised to see that there are ZERO comments on all of these songs, because for me dom's lyrics never fail to hit home pretty hard.
    rest in peace Dom, every day i try and spread the word on this short but heartfelt discography.
    tencrownsdropon October 23, 2009   Link

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