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The Mars Volta – Teflon lyrics

Just don't know the layman's terms
To call the mess you bleed
Crawls beneath the surface
Sought blood through a family tree

The date's been changed
With each new phase
I'm anxious bouts of nervous

What am I without the bruises?
These switches won't come on
What do I do to lose it?
Beneath this distress call

Let the wheels burn, let the wheels burn
Stack the tires to the neck with a body inside
[x2]

Frames of infrared
Keep scrolling into focus
Scarab claimed the busy signal
With the habits that you noticed

The date's been changed
With each new phase
I'm anxious bouts of nervous

What am I without the bruises?
These switches won't come on
What do I do to lose it?
Beneath this distress call

Let the wheels burn, let the wheels burn
Stack the tires to the neck with a body inside
[x2]

Take in all the hostages
Into the Oval Office
Draw the curtains, part their hair
And pull the trigger softly

If they have become empty
Then I'll just take you with me
One driver in your motorcade
Is all it takes, is all it takes

Selling graves in teflon veins
Is all it takes is all it takes

What am I without the bruises?
These switches won't come on
What do I do to lose it?
Beneath this distress call

Let the wheels burn, let the wheels burn
Stack the tires to the neck with a body inside
[x2]



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    iiianydayiii
    Sure does look like he's referring to assinating the president of the United States. The mess mentioned in the first verse sure would line up with what's going on right now in our country on so many levels. Judging from the line about family tree, I'd say it's referring to the Bush family. The dates they change line could refer to the two Bushes in office at different times. The song mentions taking hostages in the oval office and basically shooting them in the head. Pretty self explanitory. Then the line about one driver in the motorcade. Which would indicate someone infiltrating, say the secret service then causing a hostage situration where various key people are "offed". Fun song.
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