What's wrong with everyone? There's a panic in their eyes
Like others getting close are aliens, in disguise
They smell conspiracy on the lips of dearest friends
Reminds me of a time long ago, They think it's the end

Of what we all created, used to love but now we hate it
Life is as simple as the mind it lives in
The truth is a waste of time, when we're conditioned to understand
Lies are the right was as we watch the blind leading the blind

Everything that we see is another's suffering
Learn to enjoy the message the TV is delivering
You're safe being the glass like being at the zoo
The face of guilty thoughts turns around and looks just like you

Don't want be another, victim but you watch them suffer
Organized, de-sensitized and trained
To wake up at 6 AM, go to work come home and in bed by ten
When the feeling is safe and warm
Horrified by any change, living by consensus destroys us
Paints pretty pictures at the same time will do us more harm


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    General Commenti think this song is about dishonesty and deceit.but what do i know!
    louisrolfeon January 16, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti like this song a lot, and i never could figure out who it was by... yay songmeanings...
    scheisseon May 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI'm not a huge NUFAN fan. but I really like this song
    Emo.In.Flameson May 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti really like this song, as i do all no use songs. i cant relate to the lyrics much, but it's awesome
    weezergirlon June 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIt's about how how society works. The persona of the writer is saying how even though we see hunger, poverty and crime on TV news every day, we are desensitised to the violence and that "you're safe behind the glass like being at the zoo." And you may gawk at the derros on TV or sympathise with them, but no one ever does anything about it, "don't want to be another victim but you'll watch them suffer." It is more comfortable to "paint pretty pictures" and gloss over all the bad things in the world as we are "conditioned to understand that lies are the right way" even though this form of self censorship "will do us more harm."

    Then there's the cycle of life, how everything just seems to repeat itself. "To wake up at 6 AM, go to work come home and in bed by ten where the feeling is safe and warm" And everyone does that, it's conformity and "consensus"

    But then, if we don't think this much then life is simple, as simple as we make it.
    No_Heroon June 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is very impressive. without any doubt the best song I've ever heard from no use for a name, and probably the best song I've ever discovered. the whole song in its entirety is amazing. both lyrics and music is totally groundbreaking. the lyrics is about almost everything. I think it's much about how we take everything for granted, and how this society works, and how less we all do care. "everything that we see is anothers suffering" is very true. it explains very well how we in some way learn to enjoy the violence and hunger we see on tv. it's also, as already mentioned, about how everything seems to repeat itself. wake up at 6am, go to work and then go home for sleep. the lyrics mixed with this kind of music makes it to one of my personal favourites.
    antikriston July 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commentanyone knows why there is a phone ringing after this song? is it because of room 19? i just cant figure it out
    desensitizedon July 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commentamazing song, this song alone got me hooked on NUFAN
    SoCalPunkRock024on September 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think that the writer starts of by talking abouthow society has created fear in everyone one of us. That we see other as "Aliens in Disguise." It goes on to show that society is bombarded with images of suffering and hate and hunger, and that we have began to accept these terrible image. Hence the title "Saddest Song." It truely is a sad day when we as a people can see these images and almost get a sense of enjoyment out of them. Of course, no one wants to face these issues personaly but as long as one is "behind the glass" and safe, then they dont seem to mind
    fez5on September 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI like this song..yay!
    xHurleyGurliexon September 29, 2002   Link

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