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Goodbye my friend, goodbye my love, you're in my heart
It was preordained that we should part,
And be united by and by, united by and by.
Goodbye no handshake to endure.
Now there's nothing.

It was written in blood
It was written in blood
It was written in blood
Oh god, written in blood
It was written in blood
It was written in blood
Oh my god, it was written in blood

Let's have no sadness, furrowed brow.
There's nothing new in dying now. [x2]
Though living is no newer... [x2]
And it was written in blood.

It was written in blood
It was written in blood
It was written in blood
Oh my god, it was written in blood
It was written in blood
It was written in blood
Oh my god!
It was written... in blood
On a suicide note

Like roses, we blossom then die [x3]
Like roses, we've fallen apart [x2]
Like roses, we blossom then die [x3]
Like roses, we've fallen apart [x2]

Though living is no newer [x2]

(It was written in blood on a fucking suicide note, the night before he died)

It was written in blood
It was written in blood
It was written in blood
My god, written in blood
It was written in blood
It was written in blood
Oh my god!
It was written... in blood

Like roses, we blossom then die
Like roses, we blossom then die
We've fallen apart (Fallen apart! )
We've fallen apart (Fallen apart! )
Fallen apart
We fall, like roses

Like roses [x2]
Roses... [x2
Like roses... [x2]

I love the sound of breaking bones.



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    bellamuerteMar 7, 2010 at 5:46 am
    the song is about a russian poet who slit his wrists and wrote part of this song in blood on the wall before he hung himself
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    UnregisteredMay 3, 2012 at 9:25 am
    By valeriestfu on apr 18th 2010 1:05 pm
    At the end of the song, it says "i love the sound of breaking bones. "
    Haha, creepy. But i love it.

    You don't say

    But this is an amazing song, i'm hooked, and personally, the meanings everyone has said are right, it's not necessarily what the artist means to convey by the song that makes it good, it's what you take from it
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    UnregisteredMar 19, 2012 at 4:44 pm
    You're all cunts and nothing matters anymore. I'll actually do it this time (written in blood - pact, has to be carried out) and i'll jump to my death.
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    UnregisteredMar 14, 2012 at 5:42 am
    I thought that this song deals about the suicide of a friend of oli. Anyway the explaination of the poet is coherent. The song itself is obviously ispired from this suicide note.
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    valeriestfuApr 18, 2010 at 5:05 pm
    at the end of the song, it says "I love the sound of breaking bones."
    haha, creepy. But I love it.

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