"The Birdman" as written by Michael Turner, Michael Maida, Chris Eacrett and Arnold Lanni....
Hopelessly a man starts to feed your day
Once he was there you never looked back
How did you think that his words might just fade away
He seemed harmless enough so you let him in and now you'll pay
I can't see him but he's stalking my thoughts
How does it feel when you can't concentrate?
I just stare
All of your daydreams are a seesaw for him to play on
How does it feel when he calls your name
You can plug your ears but it's not the same
How does it feel when he pulls you back
Nobody's wrong nobody's right the birdman wouldn't lie
Nobody's wrong nobody's right but I just can't trust him tonight
How do you forget a stranger that plagues your days
We arm ourselves when there's nothing to fear right?
How does it feel when it comes to pass there's something there
But it's not quite right
How does it feel, does it make you mad?

Lyrics submitted by **ViX**

"The Birdman" as written by Chris Eacrett Arnold Lanni

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    General CommentOh God what a song! The madness in Raine's voice just makes me want him more! Words just cant express, this song just puts me in the right mood every morning, so damn funky...yeah
    PrecipitatingDreamson August 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is about a guy raine and the band saw on the street yelling stuff in Kansas City i think, its an incrediable song and how only 1 perosn posted on it b4 me is unbelievable
    OLP4LIFEon April 08, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis song is awesome! Raine maida is so incredibly awesome with vocals!
    Ileavebitemarkson May 07, 2003   Link
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    General CommentIt is about a guy Raine saw in Kansas city and didn't talk to him but now regretrs it because he judged him too quickly and feels like he would have learned something from just talking to him. He says the song is about staying open minded and trying not to judge people.
    a__girlon December 17, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI really am not sure what this song means exactly, but "a girl"'s interpretations sounds like it could work. This is really an awsome song. The paranoia and frustration that is expressed in Maida's voice is very powerful and emotional. Possibly their best........ on Naveed..... next to Starseed, Naveed, Julia and Denied. Their all good.
    Bobgregon January 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is an amazing song, supposedly about politics, a guy raine met it kansas. Or saw. This song is so underrated. 5 responses. Somewhere out there has like 140. In my opinion this is LIGHTYEARS better then SOT. Such a catchy tune.
    naveed6on July 16, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe lyrics are wrong,but an amazing song,his voice sounds mad.
    KuroKupoon October 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWhat? What's wrong with everyone? This song is amazing, and it creeps the hell out of me. Raine's voice...is...no less than perfection.
    Misseveruson May 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is when i really liked these guys.. fuck have they changed for the worse.. CHEERS TO THE GREAT MUSIC OF THE EARLY 90s!!
    bharQon August 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe Birdman is Satan. The song is about the weaklings that he preys upon. It is similar to Naveed Because Naveed was about the fallen angel that became satan, and how his own thoughts preyed on him. Now he's all grown up and evil and he's having fun.
    DrGregHouseon May 24, 2007   Link

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