The signal flares will light the way to the scene of the accident,
where we’ll dance like a pile of teeth in a broken mouth.
Such a sick celebration.
That everyone loves a fu***ng tragedy in epic proportions.
Lets set our hearts at self-destruct.
Like scarlet drips on a white tile floor.
A Cardiac metronome.
Scrape the guardrail from your teeth and start again.
There’s a flood in the infirmary where we’ll swim through broken glass.
Our prosthetic limbs will keep us afload.
Let’s set our hearts at self-destruct.

Lyrics submitted by x_melancholy_x, edited by SixMetal

Dale Earnhardt’s Seatbelt song meanings
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    General CommentFuck, my bad... "I Never Met Another Gemini" is about a love far away.

    This song actually has a lot of car wreck references.
    Mr. Shiveron March 21, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about how when tragedies happen in the world, in some sick way, we all enjoy a little excitement in our lives other than the same old boring thing everyday
    poison the bledon April 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentMy interpretation of this song is that when these types of national tragedies happen, the media glorifies them with overexposure, with constant interviews and pundits on the subject as it unfolds into a controversy of epic proportions. Sure, these events are dramatic in themselves but the media has a way of putting them on an even bigger stage. And so, people react with horror, and disgust, and all sorts of emotions, when in reality, does the tragedy truly affect them in some meaningful way? In most cases, not really, debates are sparked but not often do these tragedies yield national consequences. Just sadness and drama that people can engage in, maybe to feel human? I guess that's part of it. We as humans not only like to feel joy together, but pain as well. And like James seems to indicate in many songs, that living in this society with its relationships and binding ties and all, that ultimately we suffer pain and hurt, and that ultimately, you kind of have to be something of an emotional masochist to want to live through it. You have to understand that on some level, we glorify this kind of suffering. And eventually, you may choose to become numb to it, hence 'let's set our hearts to self-destruct'. Choosing not to feel anything is better than suffering the celebration of pain that this society and the media purports. This is why I like the Bled's lyrics. They are in some sense removed and observational, and at the same time, they convey the madness that comes with what we do to each other in relationships. The absurdity of life becomes apparent when I listen to the words, and the music is a perfect excuse to let the energy of stockpiled emotions out. The Bled, you will be missed.
    clarkthe2ndon July 09, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is great. i love the bled
    Reasons_Left_Unsaidon April 13, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits all about how we glorify celebrity and famous people's tradgedies.
    cearammon June 18, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThese guys are fuckin great
    DawnOfReckoningon June 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is actually called "you know who's seatbelt"
    cearammon June 21, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe song is called dale earnhardts seatbelt, "you know whos" was used only on the back cover to censor the name, on the lyrics sheet it is listed as "dale earnhardts"
    ihaveasliveron June 21, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love this song & I love the bled. They're such awesome guys, I met them at Warped Tour.
    Thursdayloveon September 24, 2004   Link
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    General Commentlike scarlet drips on a white tile floor. a cardiac metronome. my favorite part of the song.

    i'm going to see them with head automatica. awesome.
    the storys oldon October 16, 2004   Link

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