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All that I say you take as holy.
Now the world is watching.
You've been waiting for words to take in.
Now it's the world watching.

I can't seem to kill my assailants
they keep changing faces.

Can I be honest, sing you a sonnet?
You're not the world baby.
Where I'm going, I'll speak it slow.
And all of this world; you're with me.
I must be sleeping it all off, just like you had promised.

I can't seem to kill my assailants; no they're changing faces...

And you're not the world baby.
I'll be fine, come morning.
I will be sleeping it all off, just like you promised.


Lyrics submitted by shrodes, edited by HeBrokeAString

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    General CommentI don't know, I think this is about the band in general, especially paired with Enjoy The Show and it's lines about a farewell. I think the assailants are just the generally shitty things that happened to the band (getting stuff stolen, disputes, etc.), and it just keeps piling up with something new.
    shrodeson July 20, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIts like he's convincing this girl that he's not going anywhere "all this world you're with me" or maybe he's looking at the past and seeing how much she affected him. It's probably the same girl he's always sung about. Either they're back together or he's reflecting on their past time together.

    I'm not sure about the assailants part except the fact that they "keep changing faces" which I think meaning that the people that attack him with words in whatever way keep changing. that they're many different people from many different crowds, and they never seem to go away. that there is always going to be someone who is hard on him no matter where he goes.
    ElleAprilon July 05, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThese lyrics are for the previews of the songs. Theres more you forgot. This goes after the last line.

    "You're not the world baby

    Oh and I'll be fine
    Come hold me
    I will be sleeping it all off
    Just just, just like you promised"
    kayvincenton July 21, 2010   Link
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    General CommentLyrics from the official A Goodbye & Farewell tour poster (with all Assailant EP lyrics):

    All that I say. you take as holy.
    Now the world is watching.
    You've been waiting for word to take in.
    Now it's the world watching.

    I can't seem to kill my assailants - they keep changing faces.

    Can I be honest, sing you a sonnet?
    You're not the world baby.
    Where I'm going, I'll speak it slow.
    And all of this world; you're with me.
    I must be sleeping it all off, just like you had promised.

    I can't seem to kill my assailants; no they're changing faces...

    And you're not the world baby.
    I'll be fine, come morning.
    I will be sleeping it all off, just like you promised.
    pinkfloyd4311on August 11, 2010   Link

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