Sometimes I feel a baby nipping softly at my heel
A reminder of how fat and scared you love to make me feel
The curse of such a fetching fraud without a soul to speak
Inspired thirty songs I could have written in my sleep
You snort a line of syphilis and run the marathon
Your mentally deficient friends just ask you what you're on
I may be shy and not reply to your scathing review
But I'd rather subsist on venom
Let him stay with you

Oh I'll be fine
Sever this for all time
I'll laugh it off when this ends
You can just go get high with all of your dumb friends

I was the kind to ask what wrong doing had injured Dahmer's pride
Or to excuse the junkie thief with diamonds in his eyes
But now I taste a righteous fury sparkling with hate
While you diddle this earth up and then kvetch "Mommy, it's too late"
I'll bite your head off, spit it out, and let it plunge away
You and all your kind won't stamp your future on today
The beat thumps loud you sweat it out and grind on them for drugs
You hug that pole like a firefighter falling in love

Oh I'll be fine
Sever this for all time
I'll laugh it off when this ends
You can just go get high with all of your dumb friends

Oh I'll be fine
Sever this for all time
I'll laugh it off when this ends
You can just go get high with all of your dumb friends

Never another song, never another thought
Never another song, not for you
Never another song, never another thought
Never another song

Oh I'll be fine
Sever this for all time
I'll laugh it off when this ends
You can just go get high with all of your dumb friends
I'll be fine
Sever this for all time
I'll laugh it off when this ends
You can just go get high with all of your dumb friends
Get high with all of your dumb friends

You were my crutch, now I've escaped your clutch
So how is that worms-eye view?
I have grown two broad wings and now I'm above you


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Peace Out song meanings
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  • +1
    Lyric CorrectionGreat song, this whole album is very relatable. My take on this song is based on my own experience. I was "under the spell" of this girl so to speak. She was the type that buys into all of the current social trends only not to an extreme extent. In the beginning it seemed like she held all of the cards. She was always the "popular girl" in my mind, years went by and we both grew up, me more than her. After being through enough and realizing she would never quite see things the way I did our roles become reversed in my eyes, I began to realize my individuality and difference from the rest of mainstream society is a gift rather than a curse. Its that glorious moment that is captured perfectly through the lines "You were my crutch, now I've escaped your clutch, so how is that worm's eye view? I have grown two broad wings and now I'm above you" To me Max Bemis will always be the 1st Max Bemis rather than the next Bob Dylan but with that being said its hard not to say Max isnt a Modern Day Dylan
    loadertoadon April 10, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentTo me this is Max leaving drugs behind, but not forgetting where they took him (using a girl as the allegory "rather than abstain from you"). A better explanation is, we will never learn from our past mistakes if we keep burying and forgetting our history..
    LaughinJayon December 02, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Commentyellowcatredcat, I dont think he is looking down on the group. But more just the individuals that rely on substances to have a "good" time. You should be able to have an awesome time without drugs or alochol, while im sure most would agree they make it better, not necessary.

    And there is just so many people that I would love to scream "How is that worms eye-view" wow best friggin metaphor ever.
    biebel13on May 30, 2013   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionThis is incorrect, please fix. The lyrics are as follows:

    Sometimes I feel a baby nipping softly at my heel
    A reminder of how fat and scared you love to make me feel
    A curse of such a fetching fraud without a soul to speak
    Inspired thirty songs I could have written in my sleep
    You snort a line of syphilis and run the marathon
    Your mentally deficient friends just ask you what you're on
    I may be shy and not reply to your scathing review
    But I'd rather subsist on venom, than abstain with you

    Oh I'll be fine
    Sever this for all time
    I'll laugh it off when this ends
    You can just go get high with all of your dumb friends

    I was the kind to ask what wrong doing had injured Dahmer's pride
    Or to excuse the junkie thief with diamonds in his eyes
    But now I taste a righteous fury sparkling with hate
    Well you'll diddle this earth up and think "fetch mommy, it's too late"
    I'll bite your head off, spit it out, and let it plunge away
    You and all your kind won't stamp your future on today
    The beat thumps loud you sweat it out and grind on them for drugs
    You hug that pole like a firefighter falling in love

    Oh I'll be fine
    Sever this for all time
    I'll laugh it off when this ends
    You can just go get high with all of your dumb friends

    Oh I'll be fine
    Sever this for all time
    I'll laugh it off when this ends
    You can just go get high with all of your dumb friends

    Never another song, never another thought
    Never another song, not for you
    Never another song, never another thought
    Never another song

    Oh I'll be fine
    Sever this for all time
    I'll laugh it off when this ends
    You can just go get high with all of your dumb friends
    I'll be fine
    Sever this for all time
    I'll laugh it off when this ends
    You can just go get high with all of your dumb friends
    Get high with all of your dumb friends

    You were my crutch, now I've escaped your clutch
    So how is that worms-eye view?
    I have grown two broad wings and now I'm above you
    SkitzoTeeJayon January 14, 2012   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionSkitzoTeeJay was nearly correct, but here are the 100% accurate lyrics from Say Anything's website (sayanythingmusic.com/…).
    i put asterisks by the words and parts Skitzo was wrong about.


    "Sometimes I feel a baby nipping softly at my heel.
    A reminder of how fat and scared you LOVED* to make me feel.
    THE* curse of such a fetching fraud without a soul to speak
    Inspired thirty songs I could have written in my sleep.
    You snort a line of syphilis and run the marathon.
    Your mentally deficient friends just ask you what you’re on.
    I may be shy and not reply to your scathing review
    But I’d rather subsist on venom. LET HIM STAY* with you.

    I’ll be fine.
    I’ll sever this for all time.
    I’ll laugh it off when this ends.
    You can just go get high with all of your dumb friends.

    I was the kind to ask what wrongdoing had injured Dahmer’s pride
    Or to excuse the junkie thief with diamonds in his eyes
    But now I taste a righteous fury sparkling with hate
    WHILE* you diddle this earth up and then KVETCH*, “Mommy, it’s too late!”
    I’ll bite your head off, spit it out and let it plunge away.
    You and all your kind won’t stamp your future on today.
    The beat thumps loud. You sweat it out and grind on them for drugs.
    You hug that pole like a firefighter falling in love.

    Never another song.
    Never another thought.
    Not for you.

    You were my crutch but now I’ve escaped your clutch.
    So how is that worm’s eye view?
    I have grown two broad wings and now I’m above you."
    charcoalsketchon March 19, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is so amazing. I can't believe people are not commenting on the songs from this new album. Every song so good and different. Def has old school Say Anything in it. Max is such a good song writer and is always improving but staying to his roots and thats what I love about him and this band.
    Dub2on April 05, 2012   Link
  • -1
    General Comment"You can just go get high with all of your dumb friends." I love Max, but why is he suddenly looking down on people who smoke?
    yellowcatredcaton July 08, 2012   Link

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