Dear god protect us
Come on blackest heart
She stares forever
And then some never again
Polished barb wire
Smile tricks and treats
She's done
So cut her again
Gut her again
Silence tells us we're damned
Jesus we've gone and done it again
Jimmy's got a new gun in his hand
You're being a liar
I'm stealing the show
You're being a liar
I'm ready to go
How could you doubt
We would ever find out
The emperor is dead
Goodbye to god
Dead so long embrace defeat
You know we both agreed to it
Stick the diamond to it
Gust of wind to the face
Never returning favors
Take the prison to the man
I could promise the world
If we could travel through time
Don't back out on me now
Relax and remember
The promise of the sign
I wish you could see yourself now
You look at me like a child
The way you glide across the room
Instrument of seduction
Let go of it, Rapunzel
Let it down
Wait for the signal
Then bring it down
With a smile, now
Become the conductor
The way you slide across the room
How wonderful the connection
Did the last kiss still taste
As good as the first
Or is this just the opening scene
Of a new play
I look at you like a child
But not at all like you looked at me
But grace is already dead
Now is the time to come
And face the master
You should never say yes
When you really mean no


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Baby's First Coffin Lyrics as written by Greg Puciato Benjamin Allen Weinman

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    i think it's about a murder... "Broken life" etc... also the whole revenge theme

    luminiscenton February 13, 2006   Link
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    amazing song, lyrics need to be corrected...

    donniedarko28on September 21, 2004   Link
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    ok here's the real lyrics if anyone's interested:

    Dear god protect us come on blackest heart she stares forever and then some never again polished barbed wire smile tricks and treats she's done so cut her again gut her again

    silence tells us we're damned jesus we've gone and done it again jimmy's got a new gun in his hand

    you're being a liar x4

    how could you doubt we would ever find out you’re being a liar, I’m stealing the show you’re being a liar, I’m ready to go

    the emperor is dead, the emperor is dead goodbye to god dead, so long, embrace, defeat, you know we both agreed to it

    stick the diamond to it gust of wind to the face never returning favors, take the prison to the man I could promise the world if we could travel through time don't back out on me now relax and remember the promise of the sign I wish you could see yourself now you look at me like a child

    the way you glide across the room instrument of seduction let go of it rapunzel let it down wait for the signal then bring it down with a smile now become the conductor the way you slide across the room how wonderful the connection did the last kiss still taste as good as the first or is this just the opening scene of a new play I look at you like a child but not at all like you looked at me…

    but grace is already dead, now is the time to come and face the master you should never say yes when you really mean no

    donniedarko28on September 25, 2004   Link
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    I envy the person who can actually hear what all the lyrics on a DEP song are.

    masonjasonon January 22, 2006   Link
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    OK...here's my take on it.

    Basically, it's about some guy (let's call him Frank) who had consensual sex with a girl (let's call her Thelma). It just so turns out that Thelma had herpes, therefore "taking the prison to" Frank, as herpes is an untreatable disease - a prison you can't escape.

    So he blames her for acting like an "instrument of seduction" and making him want to flood her gates in the first place.

    So it's one of two things: 1) The girl had herpes. OR 2) They both had a baby that they didn't want, the care of which is often considered a veritable "prison."

    PianoIslandArsoniston March 26, 2006   Link
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    OK...here's my take on it.

    Basically, it's about some guy (let's call him Frank) who had consensual sex with a girl (let's call her Thelma). It just so turns out that Thelma had herpes, therefore "taking the prison to" Frank, as herpes is an untreatable disease - a prison you can't escape.

    So he blames her for acting like an "instrument of seduction" and making him want to flood her gates in the first place.

    So it's one of two things: 1) The girl had herpes. OR 2) They both had a baby that they didn't want, the care of which is often considered a veritable "prison."

    PianoIslandArsoniston March 26, 2006   Link
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    haha so did this happen to you?

    We Are Scientists!on April 06, 2006   Link
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    lmao at i am the law nice one. and this song rules i agree with the pianoislandarsonist though even hough the naming thing was funny.

    =]

    AllOnBlack666on March 22, 2007   Link
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    To me, i think this song is about a couple who are constantly fighting and arguing. this couple hates each other but they have a baby so they stay together. they wish they never had a baby because its whats keeping them together.

    Im probably wrong, its an awsome/Brutal song though. Love it when he screams "YOUR BEING A LIAR"... ^^

    xnickxon May 20, 2007   Link
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    indeed this song is about Frank and Thelma

    necrophageon May 23, 2007   Link

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