"Pitiful" as written by and Ken/edwards Andrews....
Down by the railroad tracks I will enjoy you
Can't feel a single thing that won't fade away
We'll laugh like we always do when we hear the whistle
So high and satisfied, let's sleep for a spell

Pitiful laughable, once again silent
You're pitiful laughable, once again silent

Down at the carpet shop you want to cut me
The patterns are laughing out, I know it's not fair
Go ahead roll me up in your detachment
I'm here to decorate your fear for awhile

You want to hold on to me, I want to hold out on you
That's what you'll tell yourself as I fade away
Into your isolation

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"Pitiful" as written by Ken Andrews Greg Edwards

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  • +1
    General Commenti actually think alot of thier songs have duel meanings, usually drugs and realationships cause they make eachother so difficult, but you are right, 99% of that cd is about drugs and addiction
    kickjazzon May 19, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis song's about getting high and being satisfied, but realize you're "pitiful laughable, once again silent" and then fade away
    ScatScaton January 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentGod I love how naiive I was growing up with this album. This site has proven that Fantastic Planet was nothing but drugs, but still I hold on to whatever traces of old interpretations I once had for these songs still lingers. "You want to hold on me, I want to hold out on you" that strikes me as a girl who is tricking herself that the relationship she is in is not only for the sake of sex. I guess it is me who was the tricked ha ha ha!
    SpooktheHerdon April 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI have to agree. Sounds like a whole drug fuelled song.

    Eww caps.

    -Katie. xoxo.
    Disposition___on January 22, 2006   Link

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