The surgery took no time
I had it before Friday
A test in elocution
For better rhyming couplets

We'll all survive
To let it spill out
At the sermon

Earnest in intention
Crass in execution
Cigarettes and Prozac
Blinkering my vision

But if we'd have started years ago
Would we still be here today?
Am I sweeter than the innocence you took from me?
Am I a card to play, or throw away?

Away, somewhere

Lost at noughts and crosses
Downstairs clinking glasses
Let me through the window
Tell them nothing happened

But if we'd have started years ago
Would we still be here today?
As we tossed the coin it froze and crystallized
But we never took the picture
And if all this gets any more hard
And time starts standing still
Then I'll wave the wand of innocence
While you plead
And blow us all to hell
But until then...


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Legal Teens song meanings
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  • +1
    General Commentwell done with this...sounds pretty accurate.

    to me it kinda sounds like a song about losing your virginity with your childhood sweetheart.

    very beautiful regardless.
    paper championon November 04, 2009   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningVennart about the song (source: interview on the Feed to Feed DVD)

    "It's just about being sort of celebrating sort of being young and scared at being at school and scared at being [...] You're just scared of failing all the time. [...] I have still nightmares about that I'm still at school and I'm still worrying about the same stupid shit that I was when I was 13. [...] So, and waking up feels great and knowing that I don't have to think like that anymore. [...] It's just something I think about a lot for some reason."
    NewPinon June 02, 2017   Link
  • -1
    General Commenti think the last part is:

    "But if we'd have started years ago
    Would we still be here today?
    As we toss the coin, it falls
    Curse the lies
    But we never took the picture
    And if all this gets any more
    And time starts standing still
    Then I'll wave the wand of innocence
    While you repeat
    And blow us to hell...all to hell"
    paper championon November 23, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General CommentThese are the correct lyrics. Source: Mike Vennart. Ace Song anyway

    Legal Teens

    the surgery took no time
    i had it before friday
    a test in elocution
    for better rhyming couplets

    we'll all survive
    to let
    it spill out
    at the sermon
    earnest in intention
    crass in execution
    cigarettes and prozac
    blinkering my vision

    but if we'd have started years ago
    would we still be here today
    am i sweeter than the innocence you took from me
    am i a card to play or throw away
    away
    somewhere

    lost at noughts and crosses
    downstairs clinking glasses
    let me through the window
    tell them nothing happened

    but if we'd have started years ago
    would we still be here today
    as we tossed the coin it froze and crystalized
    but we never took the picture
    and if all this gets anymore hard
    and time starts standing still
    then i'll wave the wand of innocence while you plead
    and blow us all to hell but until then....
    elfnarzoon December 02, 2009   Link

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