"Scarecrow" as written by and Jonathan Jameson Brandon Young....
Oh scarecrow
You know why I'm asleep?
All the weight you bear you cannot carry
You know you're just like you're mother
And your bag all packed to go
And you hid your heart from everyone you know
You say you'd never love another
Unless they bore your own name
Oh your kin, they trample on you just the same

Oh I gave my love to a harlot I'm told
And the blackness of a scarecrow no one knows
well I'm red in the blood that I have drained
That I wasted in a rain

Well your love that takes your picture
And your love that worships
Well if you can't see it then soon you will
And you frequent the same stripclub
You love to watch the ladies dance
Well you always know I don't do shit like that
While I was out in Scotland
You were out with him
And you took your shot and you threw up your limbs

Oh I gave my love to a harlot I'm told
And the blackness of a scarecrow you cannot hold
well I'm red in the blood that I have drained
That I wasted in a rain

Well you deserve applause for splitting me into
Well I count you on the list of a mortal few
Well I hope that you were happy
I could only wish you the best
But your beauty vacant setting in the west
And this may just say redundant because you've chosen your own fate
Was I more to you than just a pretty face

Well I'll give my love to a harlot I will
And the blackness of a scarecrow you cannot kill
well I'm red in the blood that I have drained
That I wasted waiting for rain


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  • +1
    General CommentThe second line is "why I must leave"

    And in a live video of Matt, he says it's about a girl he used to date who wanted to be a stripper. Her mom got her into a concert by flashing the security guard. So that kinda explains the whole, "just like your mother" bit.
    He heard about her stripper plans while in Germany. She made a bunch of money. Then she cheated on him.

    On another note, I think the "blackness of a scarecrow" part refers to the fact that scarecrows are like soulless people. There's a void or a blackness in them, like Scarecrow from Wizard of Oz. He wanted a brain. This scarecrow woman is kinda heartless.
    loveknote2on September 26, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"I gave my love to a harlot I'm told." I know the feeling. Lovknote2 summed up the song.
    FatBottomedGurlon October 05, 2011   Link
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    General Comment:)
    BornIndieon June 25, 2010   Link
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    General Comment"for splitting me in two"
    YouKnowStuffon July 18, 2010   Link

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