Unreleased song that was on Demo tape 1 (1995). This song has been played live various time, with it being last played during 2017 (as of march 2019)...
Damn you
Stay away from me
I got a disease
Everyone is sleeping

I hate you
For putting hate in me
For putting faith in me
Everyone is sleeping

Everyone is sleeping
Everyone is sleeping
Everyone is sleeping…

Lyrics submitted by EmbryoSystem, edited by craftman32, Arbiter of Mt lyell

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    My InterpretationTo me this song seems to be an amalgamation of physical and mental exhaustion of a visionary and rational person before the dumb and stupid society we live in, people hate the artist for this cause, because they argument, criticize, break paradigms in general. Another interesting factor is the massive repetition of "everyone is slepping," it is the human condition to pretend to be alive, pretend to care about things, everyone is asleep mentally to the problems and situations, the singer repeats that several times emphatically and when the song ends, it ends with the impression of the population continue to sleep before the problems forever.
    TallesPerezon September 11, 2014   Link
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    General CommentThis is prolly the worst meaning, but I am just going to say it anyways, cuz im bored and I actually belive it to be true.

    I think that this is a song about a soldier talking to GOD, his god.
    Most of the wars in the world have been because of religion, an example is the Armenian Genocide, the Turkish Goverment wanted an Empire with one religion and one language. (check the lyrics for PLUCK and find out what im talking about) .

    "Stay away from me, I got a disease" - OK, so this soldier is saying to people, to stay away from him because he has a disease (duh). The disease is that he only wants to live with one religion, he belives in it so much that he thinks everyone that doesnt belive in it is an enemy.

    "Fuck you" - Directed to his god.

    "For putting hate in me" - for making him belive in it (religion, idea) so much that he killed for it.

    "For putting faith into me" - For making him believe something. Suicide bombers for example believe that if they blow themselves up, they will go to heaven and their parents and everyone would be taken care of.

    "Everyone is sleeping" - Everyone dead. After this solider kills everyone that he thinks is an enemy, he realizes that it dident make his life any better and realizes what hes done.

    Well, i hope you understand what the hell I am talking about.

    foreignmanon May 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI heard this song a while ago, and well @ first I didn't think it was System bekuz of how the singing sounds. So why does it sound like that? Anybody kno?? And where did this song kome from..is it on a CD?
    daron is so lovelyon May 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIt's actually both Serj & Daron singing at the same time, so it comes off sounding weird. It was an unreleased demo (the same one with Blue on it)
    EmbryoSystemon May 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is so fucking creepy. creepy in such a creepy way that i fucking love its creepiness.
    themosquitogodon May 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti dont think is them singing at the same time i think its Shavo singing
    reverand_chrison June 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti believe it is about a disturbed boy/girl, victim to the downs of society. he/she is looking back on everything. he/she was socially shunned because of a disease, or in reality, unpopularity, which can be just as shunful as a disease. he/she is saying fuck you to all those whom have hurt him. those who installed hate within him due to the teasing or ostrisizing and to the ones who gave him faith in society, that the system would change.... and when it didn't everyone was sleeping, because he killed them.... sorta a twist on the columbine stuff....
    ocarinaboyon June 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentand i just listened to the song again and not that it matters but i think its saying everyone was sleeping not is sleeping
    ocarinaboyon June 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think its it says "everyone was sleeping" as well
    reverand_chrison June 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentMy perception on this song is somewhat different than foreign man's.

    All of you
    Get away from me
    I got a disease
    Everyone is sleeping...

    The person singing the song (not nessescarily the singers) has a disease (AIDS/HIV?) so he/she is telling them to get away or else they'll get it too. Perhaps the "everyone is/was sleeping" means is about how the storyteller is awake when everyone is sleeping or they're away/safe from the disease.

    Fuck you
    for putting hate in me
    For putting faith in me
    Everyone is sleeping

    These are emotions. The hate is towards the person that gave him the disease. But during the time of the person co-operating with the disease, they gain faith in things around them.

    Everyone is sleeping x3

    No significance? or the same significance as above... just stating them...
    TRUSTsystemon June 09, 2002   Link

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