Maybe I could swim into your thoughts like your drugs do...
Maybe I could swim into your thoughts like your drugs do
Paralyze your body
Sick and tired of waking up to
Burning eyes and cigarettes
I’m falling through the couch like a suicide mission tonight
My God, here comes the downside

Wild eyes of terror pray for sex on the beach while
Oceans of kerosene will soak into me
I’m not meant for this world, I just don’t see the point
Don’t think about it, don’t over think about it

And life is a joke
But everything’s riding on me tonight
Been counting the stars and scars
How I’m becoming a work of art

Desperate times and desperate measures
I come so close, my hopes are severed by the downside
A million waves in the ocean crash at once to make you smile

The whispered words “You’d better hide the bullets”
You stayed on the phone and talked to me day and night
Trigger my nightmare once again
And it’s fucking loaded in hand

And we’ll let the fire rage
The smoke and the drowning flames
My bedroom computer light is the only menace to my new faux wooden blinds

In desperate times and desperate measures
I come so close, my hopes are severed by the downside
A million waves in the ocean crash at once to make you smile

Now, I only pray when it all goes down
I’ll be surrounded by all of the ones I’ve loved and cared about
And then burn it down

(Go!)

(Down)

And life is a joke
At least I can love you, naked and tattooed
Counting the stars and scars
And if the pain is a sound, let’s slow it down

Desperate times and desperate measures
I come so close, my hopes are severed by the downside
A million waves in the ocean crash at once to make you smile

Now, I only pray when it all goes down
I’ll be surrounded by all of the ones I’ve loved and cared about
And then burn it down

Your serotonin’s gone
The kerosene is gone
The sunset is gone
So hold on
Your serotonin’s gone
The kerosene is gone
The sunset is gone
It's all gone.
All gone.
All gone.
All gone.


Lyrics submitted by StrayWitch, edited by jessicasbo

The Divine Zero song meanings
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    General Comment“The title comes from a movie called The Grand Budapest Hotel. The character’s name is Zero, and in the movie some- body goes, ‘Oh, the Divine Zero!’ I loved that line. To me, it had a concept. It’s about an insecure feeling I’ve had throughout all of our music career, always feeling like me or our band are still always trying to prove to ourselves that we have something to offer. Sometimes, I’ll feel like I’m not good enough for this or certain people. Inside, I feel like I have so much to offer, and I’ve always felt that way. It’s for a person who doesn’t have the confidence but knows they can change the world inside and out. They’re waiting for their chance to breakout. That relates to a lot of our young fans. It’s about being ‘The Divine Zero.’”
    ~Vic
    kwikstormon April 10, 2017   Link

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