Move your body when the sunlight dies
Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow
Everybody hide

Make a wish when your childhood dies
Hear the knock, knock, knock when she cries
We're all alone tonight

Hold your breath when the blackbird flies
Count to 17 and close your eyes
I’ll keep you safe inside

He burns
My skin
Never mind about the shape I’m in - I’ll keep you safe tonight
Yeah, yeah
(Shut up and run with me)

Move your body when the sunlight dies
Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow
Everybody hide

Move your body when the sunlight dies
Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow
Everybody hide

Blow a kiss at the methane skies
See the rust through your playground eyes
We’re all in love tonight (all in love tonight)

Leave a dream where the fallout lies
Watch it grow where the tearstain dries
To keep you safe tonight

He burns
My skin
Never mind about the shape I’m in - I’ll keep you safe tonight
Yeah, yeah
(Shut up and run with me)

Move your body when the sunlight dies
Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow
Everybody hide

Move your body when the sunlight dies
Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow
Everybody hide

Love, love, love won’t stop this
Bomb, bomb, love won't stop this
Bomb, bomb, love won't stop this bomb

Run, run, bunny, run
Run, run, bunny, run

Move your body when the sunlight dies
Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow
Everybody hide

Move your body when the sunlight dies
Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow
Everybody hide

Move your body when the sunlight dies
Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow
Everybody hide

Move your body when the sunlight dies
Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow
Everybody hide


Lyrics submitted by Fayiirah, edited by SmashingDestiny

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  • +4
    General CommentWell, I might need to explain the whole album form you to understand.
    After they get Grace from the SCARECROW and they all die, they are taken to the planetary (a brain washing place in the form of a party or disco) and turned into Draculoids but they have strong minds from working with Dr,Death so it dosent work on them and they are just revived. Once alive, Fun Ghoul Jet-Star and the Kobra Kid escape but party poison has fallen in love with another captive, Bunny. He stays to be with her and the others escape and fight off Exterminator (the police force of battery City) they head back to the desert to join the resistance with Showpony and Dr,D. Party poison and bunny decide to escape and take everyone with them. once they succeed they are stopped by the SCARECROW and in save yourself ill hold them back, Party Poison takes a bullet for Bunny and in the song SCARECROW he tells her he loves her and to find the others before Summertime. (Summertime is where the sun doesnt shine at all for the cours of summer) She succeeds in finding them before Summertime and they hide underground for awhile as SCARECROW succeed in making Party poison a Draculoid and when summertime ends, they attack Battery City to get Party back but he is the ultimate Draculoid but Bunny makes him normal by kissing him. They kill the Asian lady and then they kill Korse and leave for the desert. They go about their daily lives as Dr.D and showpony begin to start to leave as they are i,legal pirate radio hosts.
    Thats what this song is about, PP telling bunny he loves her and to get out before Summertime.

    mrkillon March 19, 2011   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationI always interpreted this song to be about nuclear war.

    The S/C/A/R/E/C/R/O/W could be a code word for nuclear bomb. "He burns my skin" could be talking about radiation from the bomb. If a nuclear bomb ever broke out, everybody would have to grow up in order to survive: "Make a wish when you childhood dies." "Hear the knock, knock, knock when she cries. We're all alone tonight." could be talking about hiding in a shelter and not being able to let the people knocking outside in.

    "Hold your breath when a blackbird flies." Animals always know when something bad is going to happen before humans do, and the blackbird is symbolic, so it could be telling someone to hold their breath as to not breathe in fumes. "I'll keep you safe inside." means that someone's keeping a person that the really care about inside a shelter to keep them safe.

    "Move your body when the sunlight dies
    Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow." The sun would disappear because of fumes if a nuclear war would break out, so he's saying to run when the sun starts to grow black. The skies would be engulfed in methane and everything covered in rust. Playground eyes is a reference to your innocence disappearing and seeing the hate and pain that is killing the world.

    "Love, love, love won't stop this bomb, bomb." almost seems as if it's purposely trying to contradict Beatles 'All You Need Is Love' by saying that even love can't save them from such horror as a nuclear war.

    The song being a metaphor for nuclear war has always just made sense to me. Of course, it also could be interpreted as a metaphor for the people of society's loss of individuality, too. Nuclear war just makes more sense to me.
    VGLythiaon October 30, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General CommentIt seems to me this entire song is a Catcher referrence. "Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow" sounds a lot like "If a body catch a body comin' through the rye" (at least Holden's version of the poem).
    The scarecrow and the rye field are both symbolic of being pushed off the edge, except the scarecrow does this through fear rather than preventing one from seeing past their boundaries.
    This "edge" is, of course, the loss of innocence; "Make a wish when your childhood dies."
    "I'll keep you safe inside" is Holden's protecting the children's innocence.

    I also know Catcher is Gerard's favorite book (mine as well, so I know it when I hear it{: ).

    Just a theory.


    RachhDF9on January 07, 2011   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningOkay so I was watching these scetches Gerard had made from all the characters (apparently they came with the iTunes booklet or something). And at Korse's scetch he had written: 'Elite exterminators are called scarecrows'. So that's kinda how this song fits the whole killjoy-concept. The killjoys are hiding from Korse (or other elite exterminators).
    SunnyChoiseson January 18, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's

    "everybody hide your body from the scarecrow"

    "we're all alone tonight" rather than just "all alone tonight"

    "heat burns my skin
    never mind about the shape I'm in"
    chellerrificon November 19, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBest song off of Danger Days!
    ddarkpassengerron November 23, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentagain, a tone of helplessness, "love won't stop this" and how it ends with "everybody hide," the story is taking a dark turn...
    silversunloveon November 25, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionOkay so these are the actual lyrics from the booklet:

    Move your body when the sunlight dies
    Everybody hide your body from the scarescrow
    Everybody hide

    Make a wish when your childhood dies
    Here the knock knock knock when she cries
    We're all alone tonight

    Hold your breath when the blackbird flies
    Count to 17 and close your eyes
    I'll keep you safe inside

    He burns
    My skin
    Never mind about the shape I'm in
    I'll keep you safe tonight

    Move your body when the sunlight dies
    Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow
    Everybody hide
    Move your body when the sunlight dies
    Everybody hid your body from the scarecrow
    Everybody hide

    Blow a kiss at the mathane skies
    See the rust through your playground eyes
    We're all in love tonight

    Leave a dream where the fallout lies
    Watch it grow where the rearstain dries
    To keep you safe tonight

    He burns
    My skin
    Never mind about the shape I'm in
    I'll keep you safe tonight

    Move your body when the sunlight dies
    Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow
    Everybody hide
    Move your body when the sunlight dies
    Everybody hid your body from the scarecrow
    Everybody hide

    Love, love, love won't stop this
    bomb, bomb, love won't stop this
    bomb, bomb, love won't stop this bomb

    run, run, bunny, run
    run, run, bunny, run

    Move your body when the sunlight dies
    Everybody hide your body from the scarecrow
    Everybody hide
    SunnyChoiseson November 29, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhy do people post lyrics on here that are so off? How dumb can you possibly be? If you aren't sure, let someone who paid for the album come on here and post them from the booklet. Seriously people....
    blastingsthrilledgeon December 13, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI absolutely adore this song but I think the lyrics sound better if, instead of "He burns my skin," it was "Heat burns my skin"...

    I dunno :)
    XxDyingGravyxXon December 22, 2010   Link

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