Help yourself
If you know why you came
'Cause if you need help," she says
"There's something I've got saved"

This is not what you wanted
These candy coated fakes
This is not what you wanted
This is pain, this is pain

Anacin, we're stumbling again
Anacin, and it's the story of a hundred aisles

"Walk away, from simple on a tray
'Cause if you need help," she says
"These fancy pills don't rate"

This is not what you wanted
A miracle today
This is not what you wanted
This is pain this is pain

Anacin, we're stumbling again
Anacin, and it's the story of a hundred aisles

Time, is not for sale today
And time, seems so far away
And time, is not for sale today
You, need more, than this
Depressed, come here, try this, boy!

Anacin, we're stumbling again
Anacin, and it's the story of a hundred aisles
Anacin, we're stumbling again
Anacin, and it's the story of a hundred aisles
Anacin


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    This song talks about over-the-counter medicine. Raine is singing about how it is easy to just become an addict to these medicines. Gotta love it!

    RemyKilledElvison June 29, 2002   Link
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    I think it's about how people want an easy fix, a temporary solution to a problem that's not really going to be solved so easy

    Wyndrakeon July 06, 2002   Link
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    This is one of my favourite songs. Everyone is into the new our lady peace but clumsy in my opinion is their best album.

    AjRuleron September 01, 2002   Link
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    i also like clumsy and naveed, this song is definately about drugs, infact i think the drug is called anacin, i used to live in canada and i think this is an over the counter durg sold there.(correct me if im wrong) anyways i would rate this song a 5, it kicks ass!!

    sergolpon September 08, 2002   Link
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    Wyndrake is right. Medicines are used for quick-fixes, especially for feeling really sad and depressed. You take medicines instead of trying to find happiness yourself. Radiohead calles them "Prozac Painkillers" in the song "bones"

    hobarton June 14, 2003   Link
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    i love clumsy and spiritual machines and naveed! The new cd is okay, but old stuff is muchos better. Anyways, I like this song, cause everybody wants something to make them better now, like medicine, drugs, whatever, and how its so easy to become dependent on these things.

    musicispowerfulon June 08, 2004   Link
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    I thought it was about suicide. That the pills to get rid of the pain just arn't enough, you need something more permanate to get rid of the pain.

    taninhawkon October 21, 2005   Link
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    i just listened to this song again for the first time in awhile and i was thinking like logically a song about quick fixes and drugs/meds is normal but this is different cos seriously Anacin is just aspirin and caffeine, and he says this is not what you wanted/ candy coated fakes so i was thinking like OTC drugs aren't enough and he's talking about needing something more and searching for something stronger

    O342439534690836on September 18, 2008   Link

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