I was there in the backstage
when first light came around
I grew up like a changeling
to wait the first time around
I could see all the weakness
I could pick all the faults
But I concede all the faith-tests,
just a stick in your throat
3 - 1 - G
I'm around in your soundtrack,
to mirror all that you've done
To find the right side of reason
to kill the three lies for one
I could see all the cold facts,
I could see through your eyes
All this don't make no contact
no matter how hard I try
3 - 1 - G
I could still hear the footsteps,
I could see only walls
All this don't make no contact,
here, hearing no at all
I could see contradiction,
I could give up the right
Just to live in the past tense,
To make believe you were right!
3 - 1 - G
3 - 5 - 0 - 1 - 2 - 5

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    General CommentThis song is actually by Joy Division, but Justin Pearson (of Swing Kids, as well as Struggle, Crimson Curse, The Locust, etc) really loved JD and wanted to cover it.The second to last line "3 - 1 - G " is also the name of the record label he runs out of San Diego.Swing Kids were an amazing band, I wish I could've seen them live.
    cutxtiesxwithxmeon March 05, 2003   Link
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    General Commenthey skatepunk.net/ has pictures from Swing Kids last show. They are awesome.
    EmoGuy89on March 24, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthere is a lot more in this song...

    31G-350125 was the prison code for Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler's mentor, when he was imprisoned after the second world war. i think, it hurts to find that out, but it's well-known that ian curtis, singer of joy divison, had a fascination for nazi-aesthetics.
    rise_from_ruinon October 12, 2004   Link
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    General Commentnonetheless a fucking great song, the original as well as the swing kids-cover.
    rise_from_ruinon October 12, 2004   Link
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    General Comment31 G = 31 grand was apparently the average cost of a one bedroom flat in manchester at the time the song was written, Justin had no idea what it meant but he liked the sound of it apparently. 350125 = the prison number of well known cock rudolf hess.
    Wilf_xon September 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commentanyway.... there's actually no connection in those lyrics to the name of capital of my country eh? :>
    Borewiczon January 17, 2008   Link

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