can survive but I don't know if I want to. Turn off the machines. I've sprung a thousand leaks. I can feel everything. Listen. Get your fingers out from under my skin. Just let me lay back and drip. Paste up my parts and I'll be a bedridden Frankenstein with diseased mental faculty, a depression you can't remedy with your scalpels, your stitches and stainless steel, your arrogant medical zeal, I'm bleeding, infected, unsterile, I've got bugs that you can't cure. Doctor! Doctor! Doctor! Doctor! Doctor! Doctor! Doctor! Doctor! Doctor, are you listening? I'm trying to explain something, but you're not listening, like I can't speak.


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    General Commentbeautiful. period.
    xsweetmiseryxon March 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis has to be the song of my life. when he screams doctor! doctor! at the end its the most honest thing i've ever heard
    a thousand leakson May 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI adore this single.
    bamvolstoneon December 14, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthese 2 songs are great. i'd almost take them over '10 songs'. almost.
    george_305on April 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commentamazing. the end of the song is perfect
    kibeon July 18, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti like the whole "i can survive but i dont know if i want to."
    its just great.
    i convey messageson March 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is beautiful. looking at these lyrics, it doesn't seem like much.. until you add the emotion, and deafening guitar.
    Possibilitieson June 21, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe doctor screaming part is so fucking sincere. one of the most heartfelt things that i have ever heard.
    kibeon July 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think its about a man who's tried to kill himself and now he's in the middle of an operation and he isnt sure whether he wants to be saved. he has a problem that cant be cured by a doctor, hes talking about being suicidal.
    Greeny341on August 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYou guys read waaaay too much into this stuff. I Hate Myself was a joke band and these songs are hilarious.
    Toe Ragon August 15, 2006   Link

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