Hesitation was the station I used to get on at
Now it's asshole, can you picture that?

"Fuck you"s and "them"s have fucked me up
An idiot who can't keep his mouth shut
Oh shit! Oh fuck! It's dicks to suck
So, bend me down, I'll pucker up

Take a chill pill lover, or you're going to explode
Take two of these too and you'll find that I know...
That what you learned on your trip to the zoo is
That animals do what animals do

What a great way to die, what a sad way to cry
You'll tell me "I love you" and I'll know it's a lie
What a great way to die, what a sad way to cry
You'll tell me you love me...
And I'll know it's a lie


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    HaHaHa, oh man, that line gets me everytime, what crazy thing to put in a song.

    McNizzleon March 09, 2006   Link
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    "Animals do what animals do" - basically what it amounts to is people will do shit that will hurt you and lie to you, because it's just in their nature and there's nothing you can do to change it.

    punkpirateon March 13, 2006   Link
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    DUDE this song is fuckin confusin as hell.. is the guy gay? hello IT's DICK TO SUCK???? wtf. someone please explain this to me, what does it mean??

    happybunnieoncrackon April 02, 2007   Link
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    I love this fucking song. I think its jsut talking about how Brenden used to hesitate all the time and eventually people started to be an asshole. Seems like he doesnt really mind it casue atleast he realises it.

    The next part is about how he probably says fuck you or fuck them alot cause there really isnt anyhting else to say when people suck. He's a loud mouth and can't keep his mouth shut so people tell him to suck their dick and he doesnt give a shit so if they bend him down he'll pucker up.

    He probably pisses his girlfriend or "lover" off alot so he tells her to jsut settle down and not get so worked up. The "take two of these too" part i'm not so sure about but it makes me think that hes flippin the double eagle saying that he knows what the girls done. The poster above is right about the "animals do what animals do part" sayign that she saw at the zoo what she was doing with another guy calling them animals.

    The last parts pretty self explanitory.

    Hope that helps people get the feel for this awsome song.

    bulletenlacabesaon September 19, 2007   Link
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    sorry not "people started to be an asshole" i mean he started to be an asshole.

    bulletenlacabesaon September 19, 2007   Link
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    i think the end might be wrong? to me it sounds like he says "what a great day to die" not "way" but i'm not positive.

    the end tho is simply his way of saying "i know you're cheating on me so don't tell me you love me"

    i agree with bulletenlacabesa tho for the most part

    but i think the "fuck you and fuck them" part is more about how he became an asshole so people are saying it to him a lot

    Hobokenon October 16, 2007   Link
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    I'm with Hoboken--I'm almost positive he says 'day', not 'way'. It wouldn't be the first time there's a discrepency between the printed lyrics and what ends up in the song. Somtimes things get changed, last minute, in studio etc. and the change doesn't get reflected properly.

    Robbadobon August 22, 2008   Link
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    I'm with Hoboken--I'm almost positive he says 'day', not 'way'. It wouldn't be the first time there's a discrepency between the printed lyrics and what ends up in the song. Somtimes things get changed, last minute, in studio etc. and the change doesn't get reflected properly.

    Robbadobon August 22, 2008   Link
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    "Take a chill pill lover, or you're going to explode"

    In the foot note in the CD booklet, Brendan says his wife told him these were some of his lamest lyrics ever. And it kind of is. But the song is one of my favorite off the album. I'm not too sure what inspired this song, though.

    ikickedagirlon December 14, 2009   Link
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    Knowing Brendan (as much as you could from interviews and his blog) "take a chill pill, lover, or you're going to explode" is probably meant to be incredibly sarcastic and corny, which is why I like it.

    The song is most likely about people hurting you and realizing that it's just in human nature to be shitty, himself included. But you gotta become an asshole in order to survive the sharks.

    PickleMcNuggeton December 18, 2016   Link

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