Twenty something
Years of seclusion
Seems to be quite enough

Just get me out of this town
It's like a dried up,
lake full of debris and I am starting to drown
Sometimes I can see clearer
Through rear view mirrors
Then windshields with
All the places I've been

How do I find my destination?
Neither one of us is getting out
Of the situation alive
Until the other one dies

And it wont be me
You clench your hold like you clench your teeth
And I will send you back to hell
Holding your jaw,
Like your demon teeth

Your demon teeth

Put your ghosts in the past
Don't put your torment back
Beneath it's reoccurring
Pull apart its jaw
And smash out its teeth

Who do I believe?
When everyone sees and speaks
Based in part by what they themselves believe
I'd Rather see a man of god
Than hear from one
Any day of the week
So take hold of these demons
Cast them into pigs
But don't let a single one of them leap
Take their filth
And let them learn
(No, no, no, no) Just let them teach

[x2]
Instead of reading the book (I've read the book)
Try Meeting The Author (I've met the author)

That's my problem, I've had the devil on both sides
With god at the bottom (ughhhh)

Chin Up
Chin Up

He doesn't pick where he stands,
I pick where I place him.


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    Song MeaningI feel the beginning of the song, "Twenty something years of seclusion, seems to be quite enough. Just get me out of this town. It's like a dried up, lake full of debris and I am starting to drown', is all about the person existing in not just a 'town', but maybe life itself, seeing as the following verse states 'with all the places I've been'. It gives a sense of a much larger scale of things.

    "Sometimes I can see clearer through rear view mirrors than windshields, with all the places I've been. How do I find my destination?" He finds it easier to see his past sins / mistakes. He wants to redeem himself, and it's easier to dwell on the past than to see the future of how to be good.

    "Neither one of us is getting out of the situation alive until the other one dies. And it wont be me. You clench your hold like you clench your teeth. And I will send you back to hell, holding your jaw, like your demon teeth." It's him versus the devil, or his soul against the devil taking it. The devil and sin itself has its teeth clenched into him.

    The chant/chorus-type part just seems to be saying not to let your ghosts from the past and sins and things you've done run your life and determine your future. The only way to release yourself, is to metaphorically, smash out the teeth that are clenched into you.

    The following verses are all about how modern day Christianity and other religions teach, in part, from their own personal beliefs and what they have seen/done in life. "I'd rather see a man of God, than hear from one any day of the week", is pretty obvious, not wanting to hear personal opinions, and just to see a man of God would satisfy him.

    The lines after that are based on biblical references and how Jesus cast out demons from a man and sent them into pigs and the pigs jumped off a cliff. The Color Morale, instead, is saying don't let them jump, let them be a lesson, "(no no no no, just let them teach," is just saying to let them teach how they are wrong instead of letting them die or escape.

    "Instead of reading the book (I've read the book). Try Meeting The Author (I've met the author). That's my problem, I've had the devil on both sides, with God at the bottom (ughhhh)," pretty self-explanatory, he's got the priest or whoever on his shoulder, and the devil on the other side, and God is nowhere to be found because the priest isn't representing God anymore.

    "He doesn't pick where he stands, I pick where I place him", really this could represent both God or the devil, picking where to place sin, and where to place God in one's life.


    DefineDeathon July 30, 2011   Link

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