You fail me with every fatal crush
You fail me with every abandoned love
You fail me with your inferno fuck me eyes
That burn as fuel for my city and its neon lights

Burn bright white line fever take them all

You fail me with your new dead end dream
You fail me with your pill box fantasy
You fail me as love's greatest war
That was never worth
You were never worth fighting for

Burn bright white line fever take them all

Dying living dying living dying everyday
Living dying living dying living everyday

You think you are a poet
In your eyes you are a star
Who lives through fantasies of rising above
You think you're a victim
But you live as a drunk
That has never sacrificed that has never loved
You think you are tragic but i know you are lost
You have walked the fault lines
And you have crossed them all
This world doesn't fight you, you fight yourself
Thinking we fail you you fail yourself


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    General CommentPossibly one of my favouritest songs ever.

    Of course, it's about failure but there is so many other ways it can be percieved...for example, different forms of failure..


    1. failure towards/from the ones you love.
    'you fail me with every abandoned love
    you fail me with your inferno fuck me eyes.'
    unfaithful maybe?
    2. failure in recognising your own mistakes.
    'you think you are tragic but i know you are lost'
    they dont apprehend theyre lost, they follow their belief they are tragic, they need to realise they are lost and search for a new solution, not hide behind their imaginary 'tragedy.'

    3. failure in comprehending the failure that is happening everywhere in the world.
    'you fail me with your new dead end dream
    you fail me with your pill box fantasy
    you fail me as love's greatest war.'

    middle class job, house in the suburbs.
    a dead end dream.

    drugs, 'happy' pills, pain killers, making us believe we're all going to be okay.
    a pill box fantasy.

    girl meets boy, boy meets girl, they fall in love. girl stops loving boy, breaks his heart.
    that is love's greatest war. fighting a heart break.
    Hearthestarsovationon April 12, 2008   Link

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