Smoke and mirrors and everything nice
I wasn't married to the weekend, I was banging’ on the back end
Kamikaze and Miami Vice
She shook a few of my favorite things
Like cloak and dagger, see Seabury Quinn
I couldn't keep it all together, I was spooking in the end zone
Arigatou, go-go gadget arms
She only took me for 10,000 yen

It’s like a bad dream, something from the back of a magazine
Black and white and cheaply put together
Like a slasher film
I’m torn in opposite directions
The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous

God damn these killings are gorgeous

Darkened corners at every bend
I wasn't sucking down the poison; I was working on the QT
Shaky shaky, all over the world, she tried a cartwheel at every turn
The creepy crawlies, a case of revenge,
I had the martyrs that I bartered from the barons for the bandoleers
Karaoke, a feminine flaw, I had a feeling this was not the end

It’s like a bad dream, something from the back of a magazine
Black and white and cheaply put together
Like a slasher film
I’m torn in opposite directions
The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous

And like a nightmare, covering the tracks that had brought you there
Paranoid and frozen in the heavens
Like a slasher film
I’m torn in opposite directions
The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous

Cave in, cave out
Nothing but nervous doubt
Waiting for the big bang to get me
Waiting for the big bang to get me
Waiting for the big bang

Wrapped in plastic, we all get the ends
She had to take it to the majors couldn't keep it on the down low
Silly rabbit, good grief, también
Another stiff at the scene of the crime

It’s like a bad dream, something from the back of a magazine
Black and white and cheaply put together
Like a slasher film
I’m torn in opposite directions
The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous

And like a nightmare, covering the tracks that had brought you there
Paranoid and frozen in the heavens
Like a slasher film
I’m torn in opposite directions
The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous

God damn these killings are gorgeous


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    General Commentmy favourite so far. the chorus is fantastic.
    Lambinioon January 13, 2010   Link
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    General Comment"?? Like Coke n' egger ???" could be Cloak and Dagger. Not sure, though
    cako86on January 14, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis is my favorite off the new album by far, I love it =D

    Most of it looks good, but there are a few things I hear differently. I agree that it's probably "cloak and daggers." There's an "I'm" before "torn in opposite directions" which makes me think that maybe "like a slasher film" goes with that line rather than the line above it, but i'm not sure. "The creepy calls" should be "the creepy crawlies."

    The second iteration of the chorus should be the same as the third, not the first. Also, "A wicked" sounds like "and like a," and "heavens" might be "heather" (the plant, not the name =P)
    florachick223on January 17, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI hear

    Smoke and mirrors and everything nice
    I wasn't married to the weekend
    I was begging on my back end

    Kamikaze and Miami Vice (?)
    She shook a few of my favorite things

    Like cloak and daggers
    So I see Barry Quin (Not sure at all about this one)
    I couldn't keep it all together
    I was spooking in the endzone

    Arigatō! Go-go-gadget arms
    She only took me for 10,000 yen

    It's like a bad dream
    Something from the back of a magazine
    Black and white and cheaply put together
    Like a Slasher film
    I'm torn in opposite directions
    The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous

    Darkened corners at every bend
    I wasn't sucking down the poison
    I was working on the QT (I assume it's not "Working on the cutie")

    Shaky shaky all over the world
    She tried a cartwheel on every turn

    The creepy crawlies, the case of revenge
    I had the martyrs that I bartered from the barons for the bandoliers
    Karaoke, a feminine flaw
    I had a feeling this was not the end.

    It's like a bad dream
    Something from the back of a magazine
    Black and white and cheaply put together
    Like a Slasher film
    I'm torn in opposite directions
    The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous

    And like a nightmare
    Covering the tracks that have brought you there
    Paranoid, frozen in the Heathers (Probably a reference from the movie Heathers, somewhat a slasher film*)
    Like a slasher film
    I'm torn in opposite directions
    The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous

    Cave in, cave out, nothing but nervous doubt
    Waiting for the big bang to get me

    Cave in, cave out, nothing but nervous doubt
    Waiting for the big bang to get me
    Waiting for the big bang to get me

    Wrapped in plastic
    We all get the end
    She had to take it to the majors
    Couldn't keep it on the down low

    Silly rabbit, good grief 'til the end
    Another stiff at the end of the crime

    It's like a bad dream
    Something from the back of a magazine
    Black and white and cheaply put together
    Like a slasher film
    I'm torn in opposite directions
    The plot sucks, but the killings are gorgeous

    It's like a nightmare
    Covering the tracks that have brought you there
    Paranoid, frozen in the Heathers
    Like a slasher film
    I'm torn in opposite directions
    The plot sucks, but the killings are gorgeous

    Goddamn these killings are gorgeous

    *And to the people that disagree with Heathers' slasherness, I know. But it's the closest to the lyrics that still makes some sense.
    Ishcabibleon January 18, 2010   Link
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    General CommentIT's Cloak and Dagger!! Where you said tyhat weird egg shit. xD it's cloak and dagger.
    TheFroman421on January 19, 2010   Link
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    General CommentPretty sure it's "silly rabbit, good grief, tambien." It doesn't sound like 'til the end.
    ohmcson January 20, 2010   Link
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    General Commentfrom the lyric book: (corrections bolded)

    1st verse:
    Smoke and mirrors and everything nice.
    I wasn't married to the weekend,
    I was banking on the back end.
    Kamikaze and Miami Vice,
    She shook a few of my favorite things.

    Like Cloak and Dagger.
    So Seabury Quinn, I couldn't keep it all together,
    I was spooking in the end zone.
    Arigato.
    Go-go gadget arms.
    She only took me for 10,000 yen.

    Chorus:
    I'm torn in opposite directions.

    2nd verse:
    The creepy crawlies, a case of revenge.
    I had the martyrs that I bartered from the barons for the bandoliers.
    Karaoke, her feminine flaw,
    I had a feeling this was not the end.

    2nd Chorus:
    And like a nightmare,
    Covering the tracks that had brought you there.
    Paranoid and frozen in the heathers
    Like a slasher film,
    I'm torn in opposite directions.
    The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous.

    3rd verse:
    Wrapped in plastic, we all get the end.
    She had to take it to the majors-
    Couldn't keep it on the down low.
    Silly rabbit,
    Good grief, tambien,
    Another stiff at the scene of the crime.

    3rd chorus:
    And like a nightmare,
    Covering the tracks that had brought you there.
    Paranoid and frozen in the heathers
    Like a slasher film,
    I'm torn in opposite directions.
    The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous.
    Kitkat152on January 20, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationOk so most of you that have translated this i have no idea what you are hearing, beacause i def. dont hear what you do. But thise is what i hear:


    Smoke and mirrors and everything nice.
    I wasn't married to the weekend,
    I was banging on the back end.
    Kamikaze and Miami Vice,
    She shook a few of my favorite things.


    Like Cloak and Dagger.
    So Seabury Quinn, I couldn't keep it all together,
    I was spooking in the end zone.
    Arigato.
    Go-go gadget arms.
    She only took me for 10,000 yen.


    It's like a bad dream
    Something from the back of a magazine
    Black and white and cheaply put together, like a slasher film,
    I'm torn in opposite directions,
    The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous,
    God damn these killings are gorgeous

    Darkened corners at every bend,
    I wasn't sucking down the poison
    I was working on the QT
    Shakey Shakey all over the world
    She did a cartwheel at every turn


    The creepy crawlies, a case of revenge.
    I had the martyrs that I bartered from the barons for the bandoliers.
    Karaoke, her feminine flaw,
    I had a feeling this was not the end.

    It's like a bad dream
    Something from the back of a magazine
    Black and white and cheaply put together, like a slasher film,
    I'm torn in opposite directions,
    The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous,
    And like a nightmare,
    Covering the tracks that had brought you there.
    Paranoid and frozen in the heathers
    Like a slasher film,
    I'm torn in opposite directions.
    The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous.


    Cave in, Cave out, nothing but nervous doubt,
    Waiting for the big bang to get me

    Cave in, Cave out, nothing but nervous doubt,
    Waiting for the big bang to get me,
    Waiting for the big bang,


    Wrapped in plastic, we all get the end.
    She had to take it to the majors-
    Couldn't keep it on the down low.
    Silly rabbit, Good dream, tambien(in spanish tambien means also so it makes sense and sound good),
    Another stiff at the scene of the crime.


    It's like a bad dream
    Something from the back of a magazine
    Black and white and cheaply put together, like a slasher film,
    I'm torn in opposite directions,
    The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous,
    And like a nightmare,
    Covering the tracks that had brought you there.
    Paranoid and frozen in the heathers
    Like a slasher film,
    I'm torn in opposite directions.
    The plot sucks but the killings are gorgeous.
    God damn these killings are gorgeous.
    oxalbxo777on January 24, 2010   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of my favourite songs on the album.
    refrigeratoron January 27, 2010   Link
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    My Opinionsounds just like an eve 6 song. that's a compliment btw
    imcompletelyseriouson February 01, 2010   Link

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