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You can't sleep at night
You can't dream your dream
Your fingerprints on file
Left clumsily at the scene

Your own worst enemy has come to town
Your own worst enemy has come to town

Yesterday the people were at ease
Baby you slept in peace
You closed your eyes and saw her
You knew who you were

And your own worst enemy has come to town
Your own worst enemy has come
Your world keeps turning round and round
But everything is upside down
Your own worst enemy has come to town

There's a face you know
Staring back from the shop window
The condition you're in
Now you just can't get out of this skin

Ah ah ah
Ah ah ah
Ah ah ah
Hooo...

The times they got too clear
So you removed all the mirrors
Once the family felt secure
Now no one's very sure

Your own worst enemy has come to town
Your own worst enemy's come
Everything is falling down
Your own worst enemy has come to town
Your own worst enemy has come
Everything is falling down
Your own worst enemy has come to town
Your flag it flew so high
It drifted into the sky



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    BOSCO91Aug 31, 2008 at 10:44 pm
    A man comitted a murder several years ago and thinks he got away with it. Due to the "fingerprints left clumsily at the scene", his "own worst enemy" (police) have come to town to finally make an arrest.
    The man sees the face of his victim when he closes his eyes, and can't stand to see his own reflection. A reminder of what he has done.
    Yesterday everyone was at ease, his baby slept in peace. Today (after his arrest), he can't get out of his skin, everything is upside down and everything has fallen down. His own family now has their doubts.
    This man's life (flag) is now over (drifted into the sky.

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