I didn't think that I had a debt to pay
Until they came to take what I had left away
You said you wouldn't put me to the test today
But I remember you saying that yesterday
There was a time when your mind wasn't out of control
Every memory and confession pouring out of your soul
Like these simple thoughts, you swallow them whole
Another lie, hard to follow, they follow you home
And like that
(Broken down, a victim of your crime)
This lie is so out of control
Every memory and confession pouring out of your soul
And like that
(Broken down, a victim of your...)

Lies
You hide behind your lies
You don't know why
You crossed the line
You're wrapped up inside,
Your Lies
You hide behind your lies
You're lost inside that cold disguise
Behind your lies...

Hard to know what you thought I might say
Seems like we would never talk the right way
Every other minute I'm far from my place
A job without pay, I thought you might say
So, I'm guessing that you probably know
When your insides hollow then you ought to be cold
Like the pure thoughts you stole, it's going to swallow you whole
Another lie, hard to follow, it followed you home
And like that
(Broken down, a victim of your...)

Lies
You hide behind your lies
You don't know why
You crossed the line
You're wrapped up inside,
Your Lies
You hide behind your lies
You're lost inside that cold disguise
Behind your lies...

You're faking, you're mistaken
If you think I'm taking what's pouring out your soul
Forsaken, what would take me
Everything about my knowing soul
Broken down, a victim of you
Faking, you're mistaken
If you think I'm taking what's pouring out your soul
Broken down, a victim of you're
Lies

You hide behind your lies
You don't know why
You hide behind your lies
You don't know why
You hide behind...
You're wrapped up inside

Your lies
You hide behind your lies
You don't know why
You crossed the line
You're wrapped up inside,
Your Lies
You hide behind your lies
You're lost inside that cold disguise
Behind your lies...


Lyrics submitted by grahamloves5, edited by Ignoreland

QWERTY Lyrics as written by Jeff Hetrick Steve Felton

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    General Commenti'm not sure about a few parts in the lyrics;

    in the first two lines, does mike say "i didn't think that i had [a] debt to pay"?

    i can't agree with "like these simple thoughts" in the first verse; it just doesn't sound right when you listen to the recording.

    in the second verse, "... i'm far from my place, a job without pay ..." doesn't seem right to me either.

    however, most of this can be excused since the quality of the recordings we have obtained are rather poor.
    minutemanon August 21, 2006   Link

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