Hill up the road, gathering thoughts never adding the way I want them
Sweet Jesus show me through the Indian paintbrush
Faith was

Cursed upon me, a mustard seed was good enough for him and good enough to me

Or after all, will I shake my magic 8 ball, it's bubbling
And the brisk walking heartbeat won't tire me, it keeps me strong
Faith was

Cursed upon me, a mustard seed was good enough for him and its good enough to me
Pillar of salt, shaker of black
Killer of thought, turning my back
Believe you were wrong and said they would laugh and I'm trying to be humble about it

I like the rain, I like going against the grain
Seems to me I'm cutting out a simple pattern

---she was weak---

Hill up the road, watching my thoughts chase each other
Sweet Jesus show me the faith cursed upon me

--she walked away--


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    General CommentThis is just... a beautiful song. Free has one of the best voices I've heard, and I wish she'd get a lil more recognition than I'm currently seeing here. I know out of the nearly 40 thousand members and god knows how many unregistered viewers, there's more than a handful of Kidneythieves fans. And if not, there should be, cause damnit, they're good.
    NephilimXon July 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti totally agree with ya buddy!! this band kicks major ass and they're not getting any credit on this site... but its cool that somebody actually posted these lyrics cuz most of the bands i look for dont even have the artist posted...
    HawaiianBluPunkon July 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI just become a member 2 comment on this song!
    WARNING! this is the most POWERFULL AND SAD song EVER! if u cant take it dont listen to it! this song drives me crazy!!! it makes me crie over and over again! it makes me wanna die!! Its about a girl that prays for love and that she lost everything!! THE BEST SONG EVER!!
    MAY-the Best MOVIE!on March 11, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI just become a member 2 comment on this song!
    WARNING! this is the most POWERFULL AND SAD song EVER! if u cant take it dont listen to it! this song drives me crazy!!! it makes me crie over and over again! it makes me wanna die!! Its about a girl that prays for love and that she lost everything!! THE BEST SONG EVER!!
    MAY-the Best MOVIE!on March 11, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI agree, this is a great song by a great band. It's too bad that not many people know of them.
    Inerton December 10, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI thought this song was about discovering how fake something is. Not really losing it. Its also about breaking out of the things wich youve been made to believe such as a child being tought religion. Fath being cursed upon you. It limits your view of the world. Killer of thought. Asking sweet jesus for the answer is a way of showing the trained thought patterns.
    ashmodeanon November 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWhen I really listen to the lyrics I think that it might be about someone who has suffered a rape and her thoughts in retrospect in how she's been affected.

    "Cursed upon me, a mustard seed was good enough for him and its good enough to me
    Pillar of salt, shaker of black
    Killer of thought, turning my back
    Believe you were wrong and said they would laugh and I'm trying to be humble about it"

    The last part about believing he was wrong and him warning her that if she tells someone they'll all laugh at her and how she's humbled and embarrassed by it.

    I definitely think that this song is about a rape survivor.
    Jarethon August 08, 2010   Link

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