I see a world that is out of focus
Lost and dying as we witness virtue
Thrown aside

Now degenerates and leeches thrive
While the working manes condemned
And the junkie, risen up onto a throne of lies
A wretched pedestal
But only fools will watch in awe

I have no halos for the heartless
No pity for the insincere
No honour for the worthless
Who’ve done nothing in life to be revered

When addicts die
Their abuse fades
If heroes live
They face the hardest days

They’ll stigmatize the soldier
And question motives to try
And cheapen all their sacrifice
They pay homage to those who don’t deserve
Praising thieves and liars
The corrupt and the pariahs
Decency is left to die

It’s completely despicable
Only weak minds will deem them worthy

I have no halos for the heartless
No pity for the insincere
No honour for the worthless
Who’ve done nothing in life to be revered

I have no halo for the heartless
No pity for the insincere
No honour for the worthless
You never did a fucking thing in your life to be revered.


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    General CommentThe idea is quite clear here - the dishonest have become the rulers of our world instead of rotting in prisons where is the right place for them. But should we praise them just because they have the power? No! Judge them depending on what they have really done and what they really are. Then you won't see any halos for them.
    And Jamey also makes this song strike every listener more personally with the last line ("You never did a fucking thing in your life to be revered") - think of what YOU have done to see if you are better than those thieves and degenerates that have "risen up onto a throne of lies".
    JurisKon August 24, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe idea is quite clear here - the dishonest have become the rulers of our world instead of rotting in prisons where is the right place for them. But should we praise them just because they have the power? No! Judge them depending on what they have really done and what they really are. Then you won't see any halos for them.
    And Jamey also makes this song strike every listener more personally with the last line ("You never did a fucking thing in your life to be revered") - think of what YOU have done to see if you are better than those thieves and degenerates that have "risen up onto a throne of lies".
    JurisKon August 24, 2010   Link

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