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Avenged Sevenfold – Brompton Cocktail lyrics

(Out of time...)
Doc, I'm dying, I'm feeling compromised (feeling compromised)
And so dehumanized (and so dehumanized)
I lost my final fight to disease, I feel that this is where it ends
I need that shot to enter my vein
My Brompton Cocktail blend

'Cause I can't feel my face
I won't struggle on
In a world so cold
In a world so wrong

I'm not running away, been fighting this so long (so long)
Such a price that we pay, we gotta be so strong
In a lie...

I'm tired, induced euphoria (induced euphoria)
To help me move along (help me move along)
I wanna meet my maker in peace, I want to feel alive again
So put that smile back on my face and mix it strong my friend

'Cause I can't feel my face
I won't struggle on
In a world so cold
In a world so wrong

I'm not running away, been fighting this so long (so long)
Such a price that we pay, we gotta be so strong
And I take my life tonight 'cause I have the right to die how I wanna
And leave how I arrived, so alive

I believe my sins will be forgiven
And I believe my choice will save me from this life
Please don't question why
My sins have been forgotten
I believe I'll find peace in afterlife
Please don't question why I left this way

'Cause I can't feel my face
I won't struggle on
In a world so cold
In a world so wrong

I'm not running away, been fighting this so long (so long)
Such a price that we pay, we gotta be so strong
And I take my life tonight 'cause I have the right to die how I wanna
And leave how I arrived, so alive, Alive



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    RagingxVengeanceSep 1, 2008 at 1:28 am
    I must disagree with dear god because had they said they were taking brompton cocktail to face their fear it would be similar to what you suggested. But I must say xmegansevenfold got it on the dot. Just by some of the lyrics they choose it makes very much sense that we do have a choice if we are in pain, but the problem with that statement is people don't see he is taking about disease, some think its pain such as peer pressure, parents divorce, loss of family member etc. And some see that instead of enduring it they decide to commit suicide. But this song is very much taking about the diseases many people suffer.
  • xMeganSevenfold
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    xMeganSevenfoldJul 11, 2008 at 6:01 pm
    Brompton Cocktail originated in the uk. It's cocaine, heroin and alcohol and is given to cancer patients when they were on their deathbeds. It would bring your life back and give you a sense of grand euphoria and then your family would see you well for one last time before it killed you. You used to be able to choose that you wanted to die but now you really can't. They're pretty much saying that you should have that choice if you're in pain and suffering,.
  • r
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    rllaxpimp00Jun 25, 2008 at 3:11 pm
    I think that song is suppose to kinda be about society as far as they are talking about the disease that is America today and the brompton cocktail is acctually a elixer that is alot of the time made with heroin cocaine a gin along with other ingrediants and was named after the brompton hospital and it is giving to people that have toberculoses and cancer to ease the pain and he could be saying that he needs the shot of heroin (brompton cocktail) to die to see god cauyse this earth is so bad.
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    NextInLineJun 15, 2008 at 5:43 am
    A brompton cocktail is an elixir given to terminal patients, such as ones with cancer, to produce contentment(induced euphoria). It is given to them in their final minutes so that they can be reasonable and so they are able to talk to their loved ones(to help me move along). I believe the narrator is asking to be given a brompton cocktail to be happy in his last moments on earth(I wanna meet my maker in peace, I want to feel alive again), and so he can die in peace, whether it be from disease(I lost my final fight to disease) or lethal injection(I need that shot to enter my vein).
  • ParrotPie
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    ParrotPieDec 15, 2008 at 12:40 am
    I really agree with the most of you that this song is about someone who's deadly ill and wants to die in peace, and tries to explain why. I think there are lots of people who cannot understand why someone wants to die (for whatever reason), in many countries you aren't even allowed to choose if you wanna live or die.
    But I have to disagree with yanging. I don't think it's about facing fears at all, it's rather about giving up, but not in a bad way and he just wants that people understand that.

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