An invitation. Excluding no one. So walk right in and destroy the fucking place. You've lost your right to be part of my family. The family that welcomed you. You joined and left in disgrace Your flag was flaming. Before it ever started flying. Your flag was burning Burning down everyone in true salute. Sense of commitment. A sense of pride. I heard you say that we shared a destiny. Now it's plain to see you've got no sense at all. The name that once honored. You disgraced and made a mockery I could always see. The smoke from miles away. I could always see. The weakness in your eyes. Far away I feel the lies. While the sky is burning. You will always be unwanted.

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    General CommentI think this song is obviously about someone being accpeted into a close group, then being exiled after he brings them disgrace and ruin.
    Madcappunkon August 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI'd have to agree with you. I'm not a huge fan of this song, but it does have amazing lyrics.
    LJimmy62on April 07, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI beleive this song to be about either Mark of Geoff, members of the AFI "family" that then left and then left AFI in shambles until someone could come and fill their place.
    rpscreameron April 10, 2003   Link
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    General CommentIf it were written in 2004, it could have been about President Chimp Bush.
    juffon October 01, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIt's definitely about Mark since Geoff is still very close with the guys to this day.
    no-not-nowon October 30, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti love the bass at the beginning of the song, it sounds real cool.

    tigerAFIarmyon December 16, 2004   Link
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    General Commentmark and geoff were still playing on this does say thanks to Hunter and Jade towards the end of the lyrics sheet...maybe they got kicked out and then the place was taken by one of them seeing as they did play on the following album (jade and hunter) Who knows?
    FallXXXChildon June 21, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis is from the black sails ep?

    jade and hunter played on black sails in the sunset!
    anathematicon June 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYeah this one was from the Black Sails era, which means both Mark and Geoff were already gone, so it could conceivably be about either of them. But as someone mentioned, Geoff is still close with them; he joined Tiger Army, and Tiger Army and AFI are very close.
    Seashoreon May 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWell this song has some ridiculous bass.. that's all I can really say.
    Xplisit23on April 17, 2007   Link

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