My god, loved the whores and babies
My god, never noticed a sin
My god, grew and killed the daisies
My god threw the towel in

My god is weird
My god is scared
My god paints a pretty picture of fear

He's driving in gear

One day got sick of hailing Mary's
hailed you
got the door and slid on in
told me you were good at fortune telling
said to much
threw the towel in

CHORUS x3

Paid for my ride

my god paints a pretty picture
my god paints a pretty picture
my god paints a pretty picture
my god paints a pretty picture

told him we could take the long way
held on to everything he said
wanted insight or an answer
pointed the rear-view at my head

CHORUS

All in all what does it mean?




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Taxicab Messiah song meanings
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    this song is great. i feel it's about finding your own god and then questiong his power and in the end coming to say that your just human and thats all we are and all we have to hang on to is fear

    northern_lightson November 19, 2007   Link
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    this is a pretty damn awesome song!!!

    sneakerpimpsfanon December 20, 2009   Link
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    i dunno, it kinda reminds me of taxicab driver from Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines

    vakarimasenon June 29, 2010   Link

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