Tar and feathers hide your feelings
If you even know the meaning
Your high road is overrated
You left your guru out there hanging

Don't stay
Don't stay

Your appetite's insatiable
Devouring one thousand souls
It's more or less the same old story
The princess and the whore, the lady

Don't stay
Don't stay

Nobody sees it
Nobody hears it
Nobody breathing in a coma
So keep your secret
Your perfect secrets
It's just a game but no one's playing

In a coma lying, waiting
Desire fills the lonely craving
So many trampled-under footwear
But more to fill the trophy cases

Don't stay
Don't stay

Nobody sees it
Nobody hears it
Nobody breathing in a coma
So keep your secret
Your perfect secrets
It's just a game but no one's playing

Nobody sees it
Nobody hears it
Nobody breathing in a coma
So keep your secret
Your perfect secrets
It's just a game but no one's playing


Lyrics submitted by thewhitepony33

Coma Lyrics as written by Robert Emile Deleo Dean Deleo

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +1
    General Commenti agree. it sounds like war.

    comas, games, secrets and whores are all part of war.
    bkcycloneon April 12, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI believe this to be another one about Mary, especially the first part.

    "Tar and feathers" = euphemism for drugs and alcohol, and self-destructive behavior.
    "High road" - either drugged up lifestyle or just judgment and lectures in general.
    "You left your guru out there hangin'" = feeling alienated because she won't take his advise.

    "It's just a game but no one's playin'" - A relationship gone into a serious stage.

    "Don't stay" - Don't keep yourself trapped.
    $p$on October 15, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Commentan underrated gem off their most underrated album shangri la dee da
    redhostageon May 25, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commentan underrated gem off their most underrated album shangri la dee da
    redhostageon May 25, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commentgreat chorus
    orangemuffinon June 08, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is an awesome song to have sex too
    mailman5150on June 11, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThey should play this song live more often as well as switch up their setlist that never gets changed much. They rock!!!
    fancyyogurton June 12, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't know what it's about, but it's awesome, especially live. I saw them do this at PNC on May 31st!
    RJ Romanoon June 02, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentunable to interpret the lyrics but i dont think this is about war
    runmedown11on May 29, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think $p$ nailed it... also the best song off of SLDD ... IMO
    blacksabbath1002on May 29, 2010   Link

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