I saw my friends filling boxes,
The scales have tipped and I'm superstitious.
A charismatic, young addiction,
My skin is thick with disposition.


My father taught me how to cut teeth,
and I sink them in to our broken cities.
the gypsies told me that my cuts seem
like a poor man playing the blues in the subways
of New York City, you're too good to me.
You stay with me while my feet keep moving.
In my grave, she knows to dig herself
Cause I'll use my hands to climb out of hell...
ohhh...
Don't you pull the plug...

Spinal Cord collapsible.
you fit right in to your own shirt pocket.
Life was spilt before the power storm.

More than friends but less than lovers
smile for photos and fuck the covers.
Came for woman, you bay your flower
Keep me up or keep my mouth shut
I lose and devour.
ohhh...
Don't you pull the plug...

Spinal cord collapsible.
you fit right into your own shirt pocket
Life was spilt before the power storm.

New York City, you're too good to me..
You stay with me while my feet keep moving.
Am I gracing holes to dig ourselves?
Cause I'll use my hands to climb out of Hell..

Spinal cord collapsible.
you fit right into your own shirt pocket.
Life was spilt before the power storm.
ohh...


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Spinal Cords song meanings
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    General Comment"I spy my friends filling boxes,"
    i think that part's about he's now in a band and doing way better than his friends that he used to hang out with - "the scales have tipped and i'm superstitious"

    also it's: "My father taught me how to cut teeth,
    and I sink them in to our broken cities.
    the gypsies told me that my cuts seem
    like a poor man playing the blues in the subways
    of New York City, you're too good to me.
    You stay with me while my feet keep moving.
    In my grave, she knows to dig herself
    Cause I'll use my hands to climb out of it.."

    maybe spinal cord means like you have no backbone - and you're dependent on everyone else, like "don't you pull the plug", they're you're life support
    ludoloveon April 10, 2010   Link
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    General Comment"blood was spilt (spilled?)" not "life was split"
    niacitaon June 02, 2010   Link
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    General Commentit's "Blood was spilt before the bell was struck"

    and "The gypsies told me that my cards sing like a..."

    and
    "Shameful woman, you bare your flower
    Keep me humble, keep my mouth shut
    Abuse and devour"
    foundthevelvetsun7on June 04, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI'm fairly certain it's "AND my grave" not in. It makes more sense that way.
    I've seen "because I'll use my hands to climb out of it" and "climb out of hell" both make sense and ryan does not have the best diction whilst singing
    shotgunkaityon August 29, 2010   Link
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    Song FactI found these lyrics
    I spy my friends filling boxes,
    The scales have tipped and I'm superstitious.
    A charismatic, young addiction,
    My skin is thick with disposition.

    My father taught me how to cut teeth,
    And I sink them in to our broken cities.
    And gypsies told me that my cussing
    Like a poor man playing the blues in the subways of New York City
    You're too good to me
    You stay with me while my feet keep moving
    In my grave she knows to dig herself
    Cause i use my hands to climb out of it

    Spinal cord collapsible.
    You fit right in to your own shirt pocket.
    Blood was spilt before the battle scar

    More than friends but less than lovers
    Smile for photos and fuck the covers.
    Shameful woman, you bet your flower
    Keep me up or keep my mouth shut
    I lose and devour.
    Ohhh...
    Don't you pull the plug...

    Spinal cord collapsible.
    You fit right in to your own shirt pocket.
    Blood was spilt before the battle scar

    New York City, too good to me
    You stay with me while my feet keep moving
    In my grave she knows to dig herself
    Cause i use my hands to climb out of it

    Spinal cord collapsible.
    You fit right in to your own shirt pocket.
    Blood was spilt before the battle scar
    victoriabfon August 15, 2015   Link

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