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Put on your war paint

You are a brick tied to me that's dragging me down
Strike a match and I'll burn you to the ground
We are the jack-o-lanterns in July
Setting fire to the sky
Here, here comes this rising tide so come on

Put on your war paint

Cross walks and crossed hearts and hope-to-dies
Silver clouds with grey lining

So we can take the world back from the heart-attacked
One maniac at a time we will take it back
Time crawls on when you're waiting for the song to start
Dance alone to the beat of your heart

Hey, young blood, doesn't it feel like our time is running out
I'm gonna change you like a remix
Then I'll raise you like a phoenix
Wearing all-vintage misery
No, I think it looked a little better on me
I'm gonna change you like a remix
Then I'll raise you like a phoenix

Bring home the boys in scraps
Scrap metal the tanks
Get hitched make a career out of robbing banks
Because the world is just a teller and we are wearing black masks
"You broke our spirits," says the note we pass

So we can take the world back from the heart-attacked
One maniac at a time we will take it back
Time crawls on when you're waiting for the song to start
Dance alone to the beat of your heart

Hey, young blood, doesn't it feel like our time is running out
I'm gonna change you like a remix
Then I'll raise you like a phoenix
Wearing all-vintage misery
No, I think it looked a little better on me
I'm gonna change you like a remix
Then I'll raise you like a phoenix

Put on your war paint

The war is won before it's begun
Release the doves
Surrender love
X4

Hey, young blood, doesn't it feel
Like our time is running out
I'm gonna change you like a remix
Wearing all-vintage misery
No, I think it looked a little better on me
I'm gonna change you like a remix
Then I'll raise you like a phoenix

Hey, young blood, doesn't it feel
Like our time is running out
I'm going to change you like a remix
Then I'll raise you like a phoenix

Put on your war paint



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    UnregisteredFeb 11, 2014 at 12:34 am
    This is an awesome song that was really good and explained lots of goodness that can't be explained without more goodness. It was just that good. It was so good, though I'm not sure what they were trying to say with the lyrics other than them having written a really good song with lots of goodness in it. I like really like the guitar and everything in this song, it was really good. Now I'm just writing to get to the awesome part of how good this review is because the song was just so awesome. Perhaps the meaning of the lyrics were to make sense of what is going on global warming and pollution and stuff. I'm not too sure however, except for the fact that this was a really awesome song and the fact that I am only halfway through the awesome meter. Once I get to the end of this awesome meter I'm going to just say that this was possibly the best the song that I have ever heard. They have everything strung together perfectly, the lyrics, guitar, keyboard, whatever. Everything was pieced together beautifully, making this song the most awesome song Fallout boy has ever performed. I am now done with the awesome meter, had to get this review to the point of awesomeness to compare with how awesome the song is.
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    UnregisteredJun 14, 2014 at 6:27 pm
    I love this song! It's basically explaining how this world is a terrible place. How their time is running out and it's every man for themselves basically. It's explaining how this isn't a peaceful place and that you need to "put on your war paint" basically saying that you need to get ready for war, because it is coming.

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