"Alan's On Fire" as written by and Poison Idea Jerry Lang....
All my life I have been used by you
Time has come our game of love is through
Since I was born I've lived in the cold I've lived in the dark
Now I want heat now I want light igniting spark

I'm not a martyr but I am truth
And you are a liar
But now my life of constant sadness
Goes up in the fire
I will be heard and I will be heard
I will be heard and I will be heard
I will be heard and I will be Heard
Step on me I'm here for you to see
I hope you choke as I go up in flames

I told you my problems but you never heard a word
This is the moment for once in my life I will be heard
I know there must be a better way but I don't know how
You've lied to me and you've ignored me but you won't now

All my life I have been used by you
Time has come our game of love is through
A burning passion from a burning mass reaches up for the sky
I've called you here my devoted family turn to watch me die


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    General CommentThis is what Jerry A. said in a interview about the song: And on our new record there's this song called "Alan's On Fire", about this guy who my friend knew. He worked all his life for this company, he had a family, three kids who grew up and went to college. And he was treated like shit all the time, he was like a non assuming person who was just used all his life. So one morning he invited his family over and they all had dinner, with their kids and everything. And there's Grandpa Alan, he's been pissed off all his life. And he makes them sit down at the table and have coffee with him, and Alan went in the backyard, sat down and poured a jug of gasoline over his head and ignited himself in front of his family! "So for once in my life I will be heard, you won't ignore me now, you've fucked me all my life, this time you're gonna pay attention." It's very powerful, so we wrote a song about it...

    I <3 this song!
    superhaffyon November 17, 2010   Link

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