"Children of Decadence" as written by and Alexander Kuoppala Aleksi Laiho....
Running under cover of the moonlight
Shadow death row. At the night we're
Running wild with no hope for tomorrow
No tomorrow

As we're walking through the fire,
That burns within us all. If ya want to take
A glance to the blaze of pain, you'll never
Be the same.

You want to get closer and get a taste
Of death? I know ya want to fuck me down
Til' I'm bleeding red. I couldn't care less,
I'll end up rotting in mud, so c'mon mothafucka
And gimme yer best shot.

You really thought you'd see through what
I am and what I need, we are children of
Rebellion, we'll fight, we'll bleed.
Don't try to come to preach over us and
Over me, we're children of decadence, we're
Right, we're real, we will fight, we'll bleed,
We're mothafucking dying breed, we're dying...

All wrecked and fucked I wonder if this is the way
I'm supposed to go. But that is all I ever got, that
Is all I'll ever get, so I just let it go.

Lyrics submitted by lost.in.silence

"Children of Decadence" as written by Alexander Kuoppala Aleksi Laiho

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    General CommentI think that this song could be about some race (possibly african americans) fighting for their rights to be equal or something like that...Awesome song and guitarist!
    DeathMetalDudeon April 13, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI read that it's about gangwars and is also making a statement about the bands attitude.
    COBHATEBREEDERon January 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe lead guitar in this is amazing
    thereisnoiinteamon March 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song, like Hatecrew Deathroll after it, is about the band itself.
    Personally I hate it when bands write songs that are basically about how they walk around and do stuff.
    F.ex some of Metallica's early stuff are just about them travelling around playing music (whiplash, seek & destroy) good songs though they are.

    so yeah.
    Ddaduttaon September 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is a good song....Just seems like a tough song like Hatecrew Deathroll or In Your Face. Prechorus 2 ends with the greatest line ever lol.
    foodchainboyon December 13, 2005   Link
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    General Commentlove the guitar/keyboard whatever in the background of the chorus.
    gopher636on February 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentgopher: That would be a synthesiser (a keyboard for all those n00bs out there) playing. Jani plays in all Children of Bodom songs. He started for them in '96 when they were still IneartheD. So there is a history lesson for ya. (Not like you'll ever check back here) lol
    ESPsandEMGson August 14, 2006   Link
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    General Comment^Actually, I spelled it wrong, his name is Janne.
    ESPsandEMGson August 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is absolutely insane.
    VengeanceUniversityon December 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is absolutely insane.
    VengeanceUniversityon December 06, 2006   Link

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