"Easy Way Out" as written by Peter Jonnathan Davison, Melvin Leroy Ellis, Michael Davison and Keith Warren....
We've all been born
To live our lives in security
How do we know if we'll die
Or if we will recover
From day to day
We live our lives the same way
No money to hold in our hands
And no to spend it.

So I chose the easy way out
To do my body some harm
Cut my throat and slashed my wrist
I even tried electricity
Cut my throat
Slashed my wrist
It was the easy way out.


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"Easy Way Out" as written by Melvin Leroy Ellis Keith Warren

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    General CommentI would say that this song sounds like just what it says.
    It's about someone who maybe experienced independance for the first time and is scared.Maybe someone in a different environment then they are used to.
    Someone who is broke,and has no one to depend on to survive and chooses the easy way out.
    Very upbeat sounding for a sad song.
    The first line doesn't sound right,but I'm not sure.
    AstroZombie777on November 22, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti hear it like this: We wont be born, to live our lives in security. then no money to hold in our hands and no time to spend it. but yea i dont exactly know what it means and dont think anyone will so itll be an awesome song forever.
    thexspecialiston May 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentw/e this song means its a awesome song
    *Modest_ Mouse*on December 14, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti'm not sure why i like this song as much as i do---really catchy ---i'm suprised more people havent commented about it
    operation veggieon June 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOk this is what I hear from their album "Made In England"

    We've all been born to live our lives in security. How do we know if we'll die or if we will recover. From day to day we live our life the same way. No money to hold in our hands and not time to spend it. So I chose the easy way out to do my body some harm. Cut my throat and slash my wrists. I even tried electricity. I cut my throat. I slashed my wrists. It was the easy way out. We've all been born to live our lives in security. How do we know if we'll die or if we'll recover. So I chose the easy way out. To do my body some harm. Cut my throat and slash my wrists I even tried electricity. I cut my throat. I slashed my wrists. It was the easy way out. So I chose the easy way out. To do my body some harm. Cut my throat and slash my wrists. I even tried electricity. The shock was deadly. The shock was deadly. It was the easy way out.

    It's probably about someone (probably a teenage) that is experiencing independance for the first time and can't really take all of the pressure of being independant. Not having the sense of security they did when they depended on someone else (probably their parents) which caused fear and they "chose the easy way out" and commited suicide.
    CantKillAViruson June 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIts about one of the adicts members that committed suicide. And I really like the guitar in this song.
    Jtorres312on September 18, 2014   Link

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