what do they call it when another force is is your hand?
and what will they say when they find me here this way?
and know, know, know, know, that it wasn't my idea
no it wasn't my idea
but oh, just to see your face when you find me here like this

now there's no time for wondering
darkness is now at my door
rapping with his thorny fingers
he's come to take me home
he'll envelope me in sleep
wrapped in black feathered wings
but before we fly- here's my goodbye

i get the last word, i'll have the last laugh
sure as the room is growing cold
i'll have the last word, i'll have the last laugh
sure as my blood is running cold

they won't call it suicide
cuz i've got the killers name engraved so deeply in my veins
they will call it homocide
cuz i've got your name so clearly carved into my wrist

the weak and the lame
will find their way to escape
but why should i leave all this beauty behind
and forfeit the joy in my life in the name of the name in vain? *

i'll have the last word, i'll have the last laugh
sure as the room is growing cold
i'll have the last word, i'll have the last laugh
sure as your blood is running cold

far be it for i to leave all this beauty behind
i will stay to watch you wither away
and with any luck you may be hit by a truck
and i will remain to dance upon your grave
oh look and you see how much your death means to me
please won't you play in a busy street?
far be it for i to leave all this beauty behind
and i will remain to dance upon your grave


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    General Comment...in the name of the name in vain? *
    should be in the name of an enemy.

    Such a twisted song, but I suppose that is normal for a man who sings songs from the point of view of a brain-eating meteor.
    traviswrdunbaron May 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about someone who's been wronged by an ex lover. They're so depressed, they want to kill themselves. They think that's going to be their last word to the world, kind of a 'screw you, I'm leaving' last message. They carve out their lover's name in their arm, just so everyone knows exactly why they killed themselves. Then, in a moment of clarity, they realize that they can't forfeit their life in the name of the enemy. Instead, they're going to enjoy all the beauty that life has to offer while hoping that their ex dies a horrible, horrible death. They will remain to dance upon their grave. I love this message. Why sabotage yourself because of some a-hole, when it's so much better to enjoy life and hope that they suffer?
    VampedVixenon March 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think that this is about having a relative that has wwronged you and you hate him/her and gom to kill yourself and then re4alize that the world is nice and stuff. It could be anything except for the line "I have the killers name engraved so deeply in my veins" That could be interpreted as sliced into your arm but I see it as your veins have your blood which tells you who ur relatives are. So it is saying maybe a brother dad mom wronged him
    noimjusttallon May 14, 2010   Link
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    Lyric Correctionwhat do they call it when another forces is your hand?
    and what will they say, when they find me here this way?
    and know, no, no, no, that it wasn't my idea
    no, it wasn't my idea
    but oh, just to see your face when you find me here like this

    now there's no time for wondering
    darkness is now at my door
    rapping with his bony fingers
    he's come to take me home
    he'll envelope me in sleep
    wrapped in black feathery wings
    but before we fly- here's my goodbye

    i get the last word,
    i'll have the last laugh
    sure as the room is growing cold
    i'll have the last word,
    i'll have the last laugh
    sure as my blood is running cold

    they won't call it suicide
    'cause i've got the killer's name engraved so deeply in my veins
    they will call it homocide
    'cause i've got your name so clearly carved into my wrist

    the weak and the lame
    will find their way to escape
    but why should i leave all this beauty behind
    and forfeit the joy in my life in the name of the enemy?

    i'll have the last word, i'll have the last laugh
    sure as the room is growing cold
    i'll have the last word, i'll have the last laugh
    sure as your blood is running cold

    far be it for i to leave all this beauty behind
    i will stay to watch you wither away
    and with any luck you may be hit by a truck
    and i will remain to dance upon your grave
    oh, love, can't you see how much your death means to me?
    please won't you play in a busy street?
    far be it for i to leave all this beauty behind
    and i will remain to dance upon your grave
    starvingmeon June 03, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI don't think that he decided not to commit suicide at the end. I think that, from the beginning, he was only planning to fake his death and frame the person he's singing to.

    . . . but yours was more optimistic.
    Hexivaon July 27, 2010   Link

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