"Funeral" as written by Jesse Shatkin, Nick Carter, Mike Viglione and Donnie King....
Just a box of bones
Lowered and marked with a stone
In the north at the mountains feet
In the north to find some peace
Sing and dance like we were young
Scream all the joy in your lungs, oh
Half with a heavy heart
But not with shackled feet

Oh passion, and oh passion

I must make more friends
They'll be hanging at my funeral
Just to make my parents proud
Just to make my parents smile

Skin under crippled skies
Tell the stories of most of our lives
We go alone but the past holds us here
We go alone but the past holds us here
Let's sing and dance and talk
Of all the dumb things I was before
Half with a heavy heart
Half to relieve my doubt

[Bridge and Chorus]

Coming around, when you coming around?
Coming around, coming around

[Bridge and Chorus] X2

I must make more friends...

Just to make my parents smile, make them smile
Make them laugh

Lyrics submitted by Saephaan, edited by Loremipsum

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    My InterpretationI think that the song is how we always look back on what we were after we have changed, hanging out with other friends and listening to other music and having other mannerisms. "Let's sing and dance and talk / Of all the dumb things i was before"

    But maybe the protagonist just acted like he changed because he was a loner and just wanted to fit in. Now that he did this he hopes that his parents will be proud of him because he finally has a social life.

    Idk, what does it mean to you, Saephaan?
    Loremipsumon April 16, 2014   Link
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    General CommentI think it is interesting how the first part of a verse kinda sounds like a funeral, but the second part more like a party.
    Loremipsumon April 16, 2014   Link

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