What’s the problem with the human race?
No matter where I turn I can’t escape the double bass
Don’t want to listen to the radio
or stick around just to hear "I told you so".
How could we make it without you
I should've known better to doubt you
I thought I heard the end of it

Now I know how far you go
To be the next freak show
American Psycho
Cover of the magazines, patron saint for troubled teens
Wish I’d never heard your name

Tomorrow could be just another day
A misdemeanor or a felony, that's ok.
Don't wanna wait for a second chance.
It’s your turn for the spotlight, the big dance.
There’s something funny about you
I should've known better to doubt you
And not "I'd heard the end of it".

Now I know how far you go
To be the next freak show
American Psycho
Cover of the magazines, patron saint for troubled teens
Wish I’d never heard your name

And they all wanna know
How far you had to go

What am I supposed 2 do
When you know that it’s all true
That you stole, that you lie, that you knew.

Primadonna, self absorbed
Wide awake and never bored
Party binge, emergency
results of plastic surgery
Spotted at the hottest shows
Interview on Jonny Ro
They all want a piece of you

Now I know how far you go
To be the next freak show
American Psycho
Cover of the magazines, patron saint for troubled teens
Wish I never knew your name

And they all wanna know
How far you had to go
And I already know
How far you had to go.


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    Song MeaningI'd heard this song as a kid and always wanted to know who it was by, but never managed to find out until a few days ago. I was too stupid to google search the lyrics apparently.

    Even back in the day, I viewed it as having a friend that was getting famous. The narrator misses their old friend, but they've long since sold out, changed entirely, gotten a total personality makeover, and the narrator is disgusted with this.

    I think that, in a way, this song represents the lack of depth in media today.

    Treble Charger, please come back!
    Fallen Leaveson December 21, 2008   Link
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    Poopyumyumon July 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIts talkin about this kids friend that is becoming famous
    ruppert_6on July 18, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI LOVE THIS SONG!
    "Now I know how far you go
    To be the next freak show
    American Psycho
    Cover of the magazines, patron saint for troubled teens
    Wish I’d never heard your name"
    I LOVE IT TOO THE MOON AND BACK.
    newfoundcourtneyon August 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI remember this was the first song I heard in my first moshpit...and I would do it all over again =) TC rocks...but I think their new album might be a little disappointment to me...I'll just have to check it out.
    billabong_punkon August 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commentit reminds me of avril..well the chorus
    Melissa Hearts Emoon October 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe lyrics here are wrong. In the second line, it's "double face" not "double bass" and the last three lines in the second chorus are the same as the last three lines in the first chorus.
    CBeaveron January 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYes thelyrics are incorrect but 'There’s something funny about you
    I should've known better to doubt you
    And not "I'd heard the end of it".' Does appear in the live versions of American Psycho.

    This song is about celebrities and how cool they think they are. Or so I heard.
    homerun_homeron April 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about doing anything it takes to become popular, and becoming the new "it" person.

    Primadonna, self absorbed
    Wide awake and never bored
    Party binge, emergency
    results of plastic surgery
    Spotted at the hottest shows
    Interview on Jonny Ro
    They all want a piece of you

    Now I know how far you go
    To be the next freak show
    American Psycho
    Cover of the magazines, patron saint for troubled teens
    Wish I never knew your name

    basically someone who is the next"it" thing, and you cant not hear about
    Demonfoxon December 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWoah those lyrics are horribly wrong.

    Awesome song though, it's about a regular person selling out and becoming "Cover of the magazines, patron saint for troubled teens"....
    lookcheon February 20, 2006   Link

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