Five to three,
Walls of candy,
Sign my name
On the dotted line
Next to yours,

You found the ways to move faster
And stay healthy
No contra,
All these words are just a matter of time

You're like a snake in the water,
With shiny skin,
A clear conscience ,
Vemons fade in just a matter of time,
In just a matter of time,
A matter of time

And too cold for kisses,
Cause I've fallen from heaven,
Your halo is just a punch in my face
You're all the rage,
You're all the fun,
But ever if you cross me
I'll get you,
Sweet revenge is just a matter of time,
It's just a matter of time,
A matter of time

And so you're striking but
You're savage when you cut into my beautiful infection,
But I can't help like it when we touch,
Oh haven't we reaped enough
To fill this room with sweet love

Lyrics submitted by Goliath

Candy Lyrics as written by Michael L. Shepard

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    this song is amazing....why are there no comments?

    socalblonde73on January 03, 2005   Link
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    I think this song is about a guy who was wronged by someone and the other person got off w/o anything happening to them. He refers to them as a snake, and saying that they have a halo (which is a slap in his face because it's fake). He says that they don't have any contra which means they are moving w/o opposition. But the point of the song is that "sweet revenge is just a matter of time." He keeps repeating "it's just a matter of time" over and over again like he's saying it to himself to try and convince himself that they'll get what's coming. It's almost as if it's a guy standing looking at the guy who wronged him and he's just muttering this to himself.

    Awesome song.

    TheSongofainuon March 08, 2005   Link
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    Amazing intro, very hard to sing :(

    WikedAbibon March 13, 2005   Link
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    is agree with TheSongofainu, but I also think it could be about a divorce.

    "sign my name on the dotted line next to yours" singing the divorce papers..

    "you found the ways to move faster and stay healthy no contra" the other person is moving on quickly and is okay with everything that's happened.

    "too cold for kisses" things between them are too cold for kisses to make anything better.

    outxofxsighton July 14, 2005   Link
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    Great song...

    ADimeADexteron July 16, 2005   Link
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    whoa, outxofxsight. good insight. i can totally see that... reminds me of my parents.

    shejustwantstorockon November 13, 2005   Link
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    I agree with WikedAbib


    great song

    Narayanon February 04, 2006   Link
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    this song could be called "a matter of time" haha

    Narayanon February 06, 2006   Link
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    this song makes me cry from time to time. it's absolutely beautiful. his vocals are piercing.

    xxadaylateon February 21, 2007   Link
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    gosh i really love all their lyrics. theyre so sad but beautiful and idk pretty :] lol. yeah well i guess i pretty much love this band now.

    tritexxwhoreon April 20, 2007   Link

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