"Your Troubles Will Cease and Fortune Will Smile Upon You" as written by and Dan Carle Justin Lowe....
When I return
I dream of another life
Failure transparent in the palm of my hand

I am the contortionist
We are the contortionists

I can feel this distance is further and farther without you
Contorting to fit somewhere I do not belong

Brick by brick
Stone on top of stone
I create
From these towers
Built of nothingness

I will fall
And like these wordless feelings
There is an emptiness we long to feel inside
Father when will you come home?

I have been dying inside
Mother where have you gone?
Oh so how hard I've been trying
Hours upon hours

I am fucking sleepless
We are wretched, no sleep for the wicked
And at night we come undone
This is not who I ever was

We are anything
We are the contortionist
We are the wordless feelings
We are the great divide
We are the emptiness, we long to feel inside
We are anything
We are the contortionist


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"Your Troubles Will Cease and Fortune Will Smile Upon You" as written by Dan Carle Justin Lowe

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    General Commentimdb.com/title/tt0371257/…
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    you can thank me with mom buttsecks
    LesbianBukakkeon December 02, 2010   Link
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    tommybearshareon March 10, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI think this songs about realizing that your friends or people you hang out with have nothing in common with yourself, and feeling like you have to impress them with empty feelings and things that mean nothing to you. Thats what i get out of it anyways. Great song though.
    drdoooomon March 15, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about the modern society. I relate to this song a lot because I dread having to stuff up who I actually am so I can make profit for a business doing work I can't relate to. The music video definitely makes the meaning more evident. The contortionist refers to people filling whatever role in their career just to get by. They need to shape their personality, habits, and do unfulfilling paperwork to be more lucrative to the corporations above them.
    When he references mother and father, he's longing for that deep personal endearment and something most like himself, as opposed to the strange, corporate world around him that has been digitalized and has demeaned his own way of life.
    terminaon August 03, 2011   Link

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