A brain that never stops ticking
Sometimes an on-off switch would sure come in handy
A mind that's constantly cutting up
And dissecting
Looking for answers
Committing murders along the way

Is it the red wire or the blue wire
Just pick one and cut
It just doesn't matter anymore
Or did it ever
Cause I could never control when the bomb would explode
Oh god I love you
I mean forever
I left my body behind to break the news
Looks like it's over
Please remember all of the things I never got a chance to say
Like you look smashing
In your fourth grade picture
The one that we hung by the door
In our house that was so beautiful
There in our little home

If this medication upsets your stomach
Take it with crackers bread or a small meal
We understand it won't do shit towards the cure
But if you buy this I promise
You're gonna like the way it makes you feel

Is it the red wire or the blue wire
Just pick one and cut it just doesn't matter anymore
Or did it ever
Cause I could never control when the bomb would explode
Oh god I love you
I mean forever
I left my body behind to break the news
Looks like it's over
Please remember all of the things I never got a chance to say
Like you look smashing
In your fourth grade picture
The one that we hung by the door
In our house that was so beautiful
There in our little home


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"Suicide Medicine" as written by Rocky Votolato

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    General Commentwhat an amazing song... it obviously has many meanings for everyone, but this is just what I got from it:

    he is having issues or mental instability that he is having too much trouble and pain dealing with. the first verse describes how he spends much of his time dealing with this issue and thinking of suicide, and ways of how to make everything work out, for him and the one he loves.

    but in the chorus, he feels like there was never really a cure or a way for him to be at peace with himself, even though he was deeply in love, so he commits suicide, even thought he knows how much it will crush the one he loves. he "left his body behind to break the news" that his fight was too unbearable and he's sorry there was no other way.

    the second verse I don't necessairly get, but it's almost as if this whole song could be a note that he left behind after committing suicide for the one he loves to read. he knows "it won't do shit toward the cure," the cure being that he would still eb alive and they would live happily ever after, but he leaves the note/song explaining everything in an effort to console her. this could be me just going out on a limb though, but I like my idea of it :-)

    this song, being the name of the album, is almost literally what it is for me: suicide medicine. and I don't mean to the extreme of suicide, but when I listen to the album, all of the songs have a way of lifting a person up when things look down, and ultimately, suicide medicine is the things you have to look forward to: friends, family, loved ones, the future, many things. even though many of the songs on the album are kind of depressing, the come together in a way that makes the listener happier after having listened to it.
    Burnddrummaon September 11, 2005   Link

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