I can't feel a thing...

I'll rape this city just to show you she's as pretty in the night as day...
I kiss bottles even though I know that they'll become my currency
I'm made of books, and drunks, and people, who I thought I should become,
And I'll swallow anything
That seems to look just like a key, yeah...

I'll rape this city just to show you she's as pretty in the night as day...
I kiss bottles even though I know that they'll become my currency
I'm made of books and drugs and people who I thought I should become
And I swallow anything that seems to look like a key, yeah..

She say's, "You're hurting me..."

"I can't feel a thing."
I said, "Don't worry cause I can't feel a thing."
(I can't feel a thing!)
I said, "Don't worry cause I can't feel a thing..."

The anchor, the appetite.
Why don't you tell me how I lost my way?
They taught me to love with my eyes and my fists
so I bought a blindfold and medical tape.

I broke all of the rules I made
we're in a shroud made out of cellophane.
Now I'll swallow anything
That reminds I am temporary here.

She pushed in deep,
wearing nothing but her bones
she said, "you're hurting me..."

I can't feel a thing.

I said, "Don't worry cause I can't feel a thing."
(I can't feel a thing!)
I said, "Don't worry cause I can't feel a thing."
(I can't feel a thing!)
I said, "Don't worry cause I can't feel a thing."
(I can't feel a thing!)
I said, "Don't worry cause I can't feel a thing."

I'll fall in love with you or anyone...
I'll fall in love with you or anyone...
(I can't feel a thing!)
I'll fall in love with you or anyone...
(I can't feel a thing!)
And I'll fall in love with you or anyone! Yeah!
(I can't feel a thing!)
FALL in love with you!!! And I'll fall in love with you!!!
(I said don't worry 'cause I can't feel a thing...)
(I can't feel a thing!)
I could fall in love with you or ANYONE!!!
(I said don't worry 'cause I can't feel a thing...)


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    General CommentAhaha, no way. I just spent forever cleaning up the lyrics to this song, like no joke. Adding punctuation and capitalizing and shit like that. And I hit submit, but somebody just entered the lyrics like a minute before I submitted mine. Congrats ;)
    MethodicMadnesson April 07, 2010   Link
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    General Commentanyone think it could be about drugs? self-destruction?

    "I'll rape this city just to show you she's as pretty in the night as day"
    -"she" could be the city, and maybe the city is his body.

    "And I swallow anything that seems to look like a key, yeah.."
    and
    "Now I'll swallow anything That reminds I am temporary here."
    - he probably means drugs

    "She say's, "You're hurting me..."
    "I can't feel a thing."
    I said, "Don't worry cause I can't feel a thing." "
    - just from my first listen, it seems as if his body is telling him to slow down, but he says he can't feel a thing anyway, probably cause he's so doped up off whatever drugs he's taken. what do you think?
    bteamstephenon April 19, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI think you're close but on the lowcountry awareness website they titled the song "Alcohol".
    butallthekidsknowon May 18, 2010   Link
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    General Commentit's "wearing a shroud made out of cellophane".
    foundthevelvetsun7on June 04, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI think It's about how all the answers and truths he's found in his life still don't add up."I'm made of books and drugs and people who I thought I should become." It might seem like these things that shape who he is are worth holding on to when he finds them, but eventually they all become contradictions. The song is about relinquishing your convictions because you know it's all bullshit. All the answers become wrong at some point.

    But the lyrics most likely tell of how he deals with it all, or in a way DOESN'T deal with it by depending on alcohol. "I kiss bottles even though I know that they'll become my currency."

    Could go on but, I think that's the most important aspect of the song.
    GodWentToJaredzon February 08, 2011   Link

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