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We take sour sips from life's lush lips
And we shake, shake, shake the hips in relationships
Stomp out this disaster town
You'll put your eyes to the sun and say, "I know!"
You're only blinding to keep back what the clouds are hiding.

And we might've started singing just a little soon
And we're throwing stones at a glass moon

Whoa oh, we're so miserable and stunning
Whoa songs for the genuinely and cunning, whoa-oh

We keep the beat with your blistered feet
And we bullet the words at the mockingbirds singing
Slept through the weekend and dreaming
Of sinking with the melody of the cliffs of eternity
Got postcards from my former selves saying: "How've you been?"

We might've said goodbyes just a little soon, whoa-oh
(Stomp out this disaster town)
Robbing lips and kissing banks under this moon

Whoa oh, we're so miserable and stunning
Whoa love songs for the genuinely and cunning
Whoa oh, we're so miserable and stunning
Whoa love songs for the genuinely and cunning, ohh...

It was ice cream headaches and sweet avalanche
When the pearls in our shells got up to dance
You call me a bad tipper from the cradle
Tired yawns for fawns on hunter's lawns
We're the has-beens of husbands
Sharpening the knives of young wives
Take two years and call me when you're better
Take teardrops of mine, find yourself wetter

Whoa oh, we're so miserable and stunning
Whoa love songs for the genuinely and cunning
Whoa oh, we're so miserable and stunning
Whoa love songs for the genuinely and cunning



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  • f
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    fueledbyemmileeJun 11, 2009 at 11:49 pm
    some of these words are wrong. barely any. but im really picky. but i love this song. i am 13 yr old girl and this song made me realize i CAN screamo. its fun, kinda. but i dont listen to screamo bands.. only Saturday and Carpal Tunnel of Love. are the ones i scream/ listen to with screaming
  • claire3000
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    claire3000Jun 11, 2009 at 9:29 pm
    The meaning is quite obvious, the same old shit happens with love. People get hurt. But it's love. And love is amazing.

    I love Fall Out Boy and this is my favorite song by them. I can listen to it every say and not get tired. It has a special meaning for me. And probably a lot of other people. So, thank you Fall Out Boy, thank you.
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    HalleluyaFeb 6, 2009 at 6:53 am
    Pete wentz never made lyrics so 'understandable' and the lyrics didn't gave a perfect 'match' to the title, hasn't he?

    But that's the nice part, isn't it?

    Now i'm saying hello from indonesia for you guys out there.

    Peace.
  • GammaMan
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    GammaManJun 20, 2008 at 5:20 pm
    This is one of my favorite FOB songs.

    It's saying how there love is amazing, yet at the same time, it only brings misery.
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    loveisforeverMar 15, 2010 at 12:23 am
    I just saw the vid today, and i was staring at it like, "wow... who knew so much bullshit could happen in one day just because the bunny and the bear(or whatever they are) fell in love? i dont want that to happen to me." sheesh, what a tragedy. it made me think of the real world, and claire3000, i love your sense of logic. you remind me of myself, but in a good way.

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