"The Common Hours" as written by and Jeff Valentine....
Well, as I recall
To the events caused prior to this murder
Why would a good boy do something like this
Why would a good boy do something like this
This massacre
No one could've seen this coming
All it took was for them to say
Don't pack your bags cause you're here to stay

So watch your mouth around the misses
My secrets have been told
I want to reign upon thee
As my case unfolds

She screams my name
As she runs away
My hearts so vicious
You'd do the same

And she screams my name
Nothing left to say
There's nothing left here
There's nothing left home

The time to grow up is now

You just step right into this picture
Expecting things to change
It's not happening

You'll never change
You'll stay the same
You'll never change
At least not for me

The time has come for your elimination
Your dead!

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"The Common Hours" as written by Jeff Valentine


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    Song MeaningThis song is about killing his mother.
    Don't believe me?
    That's fine.

    but I PROMISE you it's truth.
    story time!

    I was talking to Chris, the singer, and he asked my why I hadn't bought a shirt yet.
    I told him it was because I REALLY couldn't see myself wearing a shirt that says "She screams my name" written on it in huge, bold, letters.

    "Dude, that's songs about killing your mom."


    candacemorganon July 16, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis song is awesome.
    synergy17on July 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love this song I hope its on the cd!
    I can't wait for it!! Uggh
    Im hopyfully gonna see them the 11th too..im so excited..and possibly march 1st too with we came as romans..that's gonna be a sick show! I cannot wait!!
    peekaboodo17on February 03, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti loveee this song.
    i listen to it when im angry.
    it really is about murder.
    i didnt know about the mother part, but yea...
    i have the shirt that says she screams my name on it too.
    and peeople always think its like, dirty or something and i tell them that its about death.

    and chris is the screamer, not the singer.
    devin is the singer.
    sowrongitsmorganon August 04, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing, and yes, it is about one of them killing his own mother. I forget who's dream it was but yea he killed his mom in the dream.
    danikillzon August 12, 2009   Link
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    General Commentwell clearly someone does not like their mother, but this is an amazing song <3
    I'm def gonna get the t-shirt with these lyrics
    sodapoplunchboxon December 31, 2009   Link
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    General Comment^ i dont know about the dream part, but zacks mom wouldn't sign the papers for him to leave school and go on tour when they were first starting out. hence the line...
    "dont pack your bags cause you're here to stay."

    chewy17on October 08, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAMAZING SONG!!! <3
    likeohemgeetotallyon January 29, 2011   Link
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    General Commentthis song is actually about zach johnson killing his mother in his dream because he couldn't go on tour or something like that. kinda interesting
    flea90on April 03, 2012   Link

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