Overwhelmed with a deep repulsion for sights seen so commonly,
now I have come to be the walking enmity.
Assimilate into a culture of post morality, from what I've seen, I hate humanity.
Rot with repulsion. I'll write the world a brand new song.
Look upon your bleak creation,
but is it truly me that's to be the human blasphemy?
I'll set the world on fire and,
in burning light I'll write my first love song and I will feel warmth.
Hide your eyes in heaven, in the lies.
Believe. Relieve. I'll end the world tonight.
Overwhelmed with a deep repulsion for sights seen so commonly,
now I have come
to be a walking enmity, for humanity,
the human blasphemy,
I'll end the world tonight.



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Smile Lyrics as written by Justine Elinor Frischmann Donna Lorraine Matthews

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    Aldous Huxley quote "what if our world was another planet's hell?"

    andante_66on November 15, 2004   Link
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    This is a good song to listen to when you realize how stupid everyone is. I love the concept of setting the world on fire and only then can you write your first love song. Very good stuff.

    dodgerbolt25on January 25, 2002   Link
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    You do realize that davey isnt the only one that writes thier songs? its jade too.... your just one of those davey groupies, huh? look up the history of afi before you talk about them like you know what your saying.

    fancyfeaston June 06, 2002   Link
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    DAVEY WRITE ALL THE SONGS!!!!! AND JADE WRITES ALL THE GUITAR LINE!!!! IT F*CKING SAYS SO IN THE AFI BIOGRAPHY on their site. im not dissing ne member of AFI. they r all awesome. but davey writes all the lyrics.

    Liquid Iseon July 04, 2002   Link
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    Dodgerbolt is right.. The song's about Davey Havoc hating everyone he sees.. AFI really does have lots of songs dealing with religion..

    Fufuon May 11, 2002   Link
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    this song is written by davey as well as every other song on the art of drowning and most of the afi songs.........

    NOFXJuggaloGirgoon June 06, 2002   Link
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    fancyfeast why dont you look up the history of afi before you talk about them like you know what your saying... you had no rite to bash on others.....

    NOFXJuggaloGirgoon June 06, 2002   Link
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    yes, i agree, most of the songs on the art of drowning are by davey, but there are quite a few songs that jade wrote too, i jus hate how davey is the ONLY one in the band that gets any of the credit. Davey wouldnt be where he is now if it weren't for jade, hunter, and adam. im not bashing on the others, im jus sayin they seem like a davey groupy.

    fancyfeaston June 18, 2002   Link
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    AFI (the whole fucking band) ROCKS!

    ThePolarExpresson June 21, 2002   Link
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    who the fuck cares

    foreignmanon July 04, 2002   Link

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