You get high,
With your destructive instinct
You get high,
With your corrosive instinct

Where can I go
To escape your foul mind tricks
You're trying it more
But you will never break me

'Cause you presume
The winner's you but that's not true
So say just words to me

Unreal what your hate's providing (Say just words to me)
Your talk is always contradiction (Say just words to me)
You won't feel the warmth of friends around you (Say just words to me)
Is it true that there's worth inside, so say just words to me

Your designs
All the worse from power craving
Your desires
Only where there's fire burning

I'll show you the way
A pleasure that's for the taking
You're trying it more
But you won't get satisfaction

'Cause you presume
The winner is you, but that's not true
So say just words to me

Unreal what your hate's providing (Say just words to me)
Your talk is always contradiction (Say just words to me)
You won't feel the warmth of friends around you (Say just words to me)
Is it true that there's worth inside, so say just words to me

Unreal what your hate's providing (Say just words to me)
Your talk is always contradiction (Say just words to me)
You won't feel the warmth of friends around you (Say just words to me)
Is it true that there's worth inside, so say just words to me


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Say Just Words Lyrics as written by Nicholas John Holmes Gregory John Mackintosh

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    (Once again) I read an interview with Nick where he said that this song was a reaction to the way people (especially "up North" in his own words) didn't want the band to succeed and were badmouthing them.

    The Knaveon June 05, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Once again, it could be about drug addiction also, perhaps there's a lot of double-entendre and different interpretations are possible...

    dorveKon June 19, 2011   Link
  • 0
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    Sounds a lot like politics nowadays. Kick ass song, great lyrics. Wish the idiots in political offices would listen to it and maybe come to some realization about the way their country feels about them..

    Seraphim13on May 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    It's on Tb9, Jussi's part, It kicks ass

    Afo2000on August 14, 2002   Link
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    Yeah, I read the same thing probably in Kerrang or Metal Hammer.

    Edenbeaston June 04, 2008   Link
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    Best PL song without a doubt.

    And yeah, I can completely see how it would be directed at someone who tries to tear you down. It's actually fairly obvious.

    "Where can I go to escape your foul mind tricks?" "You're trying it more, but you will never break me/but you will never get satisfaction."

    Very strong song.

    "'Cause you presume the winner is you but that's not true." I love that line so much.

    4t0utl3m0nd3on February 03, 2009   Link

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