If we wait, it may be too late
We'll make everybody cry, we wouldn't even have to try
But if we stay, we may overstay out allotted time and it just wouldn't feel right
But I only speak the truth
And I'll always bleed for you

So let's laugh, let's learn to laugh at ourselves again
And let's love, let's hate what our love makes us do

If I try, I may have to try my entire life and that just doesn't sit right
But if I fall flat on my face, then may my bones break under my own weight
But I only want the truth, and that's one thing you can't do

Sometimes when the world goes round, somethings just don't change
Sometimes it leaves me feeling old

If we wait, it may be to late
We'll make everybody cry, we wouldn't even have to try

I understand why you couldn't stand another day standing in your way

So let's laugh, let's learn to laugh at ourselves again
And let's love, I love what my hate makes me do


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    My InterpretationTo me, it's very clear this song is about MCR's breakup.

    If we wait, it may be too late
    We'll make everybody cry, we wouldn't even have to try
    But if we stay, we may overstay out allotted time and it just wouldn't feel right
    But I only speak the truth
    And I'll always bleed for you"

    So let's laugh, let's learn to laugh at ourselves again
    And let's love, let's hate what our love makes us do

    If I try, I may have to try my entire life and that just doesn't sit right
    But if I fall flat on my face, then may my bones break under my own weight
    But I only want the truth, and that's one thing you can't do

    Sometimes when the world goes round, somethings just don't change
    Sometimes it leaves me feeling old

    If we wait, it may be to late
    We'll make everybody cry, we wouldn't even have to try

    I understand why you couldn't stand another day standing in your way

    So let's laugh, let's learn to laugh at ourselves again
    And let's love, I love what my hate makes me do
    kiraaaon April 08, 2015   Link
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    My Interpretation(IGNORE THE LAST POST I SENT IT EARLY)

    To me, it's very clear this song is about MCR's breakup.

    "If we wait, it may be too late
    We'll make everybody cry, we wouldn't even have to try
    But if we stay, we may overstay out allotted time and it just wouldn't feel right
    But I only speak the truth
    And I'll always bleed for you"

    If they wait any longer is just going to make the pain of the breakup worse, they wouldn't even have to try to make the fans cry because it's already so tragic that this long running band would break up. If they stay a band any longer it wouldn't feel right to them because they think that the band's time is up. He's being honest about this, and there will always be a place in his heart for MCR, or he'll always 'bleed' for it.

    "So let's laugh, let's learn to laugh at ourselves again
    And let's love, let's hate what our love makes us do"

    They want to be independent and free, not held down by the weight of the band and it's problems, they want to be able to laugh again. They put so much love into the band and now the band is over, figuratively hating it because I don't believe Frank really hates the bands work, he's just a bit salty about it.

    "If I try, I may have to try my entire life and that just doesn't sit right
    But if I fall flat on my face, then may my bones break under my own weight
    But I only want the truth, and that's one thing you can't do"

    He doesn't want to have to always be associated with the band, he wants to move on and not have to try and be a part of something he's not. He wants to do solo work, but if it fails it will be him to blame, aka he will break under his own weight. He wants the truth from his fans on his new work but he doesn't trust our honesty because 90% of his fans are MCR fans and will follow and like his work no matter how good or bad it is.

    "Sometimes when the world goes round, somethings just don't change
    Sometimes it leaves me feeling old"

    There is no way of changing or reversing the breakup. The band being in the past makes him feel old because the band was were his spent a lot of his young adult years.

    "I understand why you couldn't stand another day standing in your way"

    He gets why Gerard Way had to breakup the band at the time he did.

    "So let's laugh, let's learn to laugh at ourselves again
    And let's love, I love what my hate makes me do"

    Again with the whole moving on and laughing again. The second line change though, this time he is saying he loves his new music, and he makes the music from hate.
    kiraaaon April 08, 2015   Link

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