Take my mother, my sister, my brother
& my first born son
Ne'er do wells, everyone
There's a fracture in the fabric of the family's old scotch pine
But it will heal if given time

I for one am a believer in the nod & shake
We'll get on, it's never too late
It's a part of your cult that I might keep for myself
Turn the other cheek (that's nice)
But not that bit about your Hell

Because my blood's too rich for subway cars
& I'm too poor for a cab
I'm too old for the girl I love but she doesn't know it yet
When I die I will leave no shadows of regret
I'm too tired to make amends that cannot go unsaid.

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Blood's Too Rich song meanings
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    General CommentI love the second verse. About taking the good parts of religion, because you aren't religious yourself, and ignoring the rest.

    I think this song is just about time passing, growing older, living your life how you see fit. I'm not sure.
    leighveeon March 05, 2012   Link

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