"The Great Die-Off" as written by and Tim Mcilrath....
There's a fire on the borders
And it's burning down the walls you built high
And there's a steady stream of anger
And it's spilling from the coasts
A tidal wave

And the world says we reap what we sow
To where I bury you up in my home
The nights we'll reclaim but we’re sick of the wait

We want it all and we want it now
Tonight I'll watch your fires burn out
With guns in hand we pry these guns from yours
We want it all and we want it now
A tide has come in to drown you out
We make ourselves at home while your body’s still warm

Creation tell us that the rituals
Are only just clocks on wrong times
And something triggers each
And every time I hear you say
God bless this place

But your numbers are dwindling now
Though endangered we'll still hunt you down
With heads on a stake long may you reign

We want it all and we want it now
Tonight I'll watch your fires burn out
With guns in hand we pry these guns from yours
We want it all and we want it now
A tide has come in to drown you out
We make ourselves at home
While your body’s still warm

And there's a fire on the borders
And it's burning down the walls you built high
And there's a steady stream of anger
And it's spilling from the coasts
A tidal wave

We want the motherfucking world and we want it now
Tonight I'll watch your fires burn out
With guns in hand we pry these guns from yours

No I don't want to wait
I know I better way
So step aside, come on or better yet just go away
Our chance has finally come
Tomorrow I’ll be another one now
No I’m not gonna wait
We want it now
Yeah we’re dousing the flames
We want it now


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"The Great Die-Off" as written by Joseph Principe Brandon Barnes

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    Song MeaningThe Great Die-off is about Foreigners coming into America who want the life we have. The first line exemplifies the whole song: “There's a fire on the borders burning down the walls you built high. And there's a steady stream of anger spilling from the coast. A tidal wave”
    kingrogon September 02, 2014   Link

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