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Well you can hide a lot about yourself
But honey what are you gonna do?
And you can sleep in a coffin,
But the past ain't through with you.(you)
'Cause we are all a bunch of liars,
Tell me baby who do you wanna be?
And we are all about to sell it
'Cause it's tragic with a capital 'T'
Let it be, Let it be, Let it be!

'Cause we all wanna party when the funeral ends
[Ba ba ba, ba ba baaa]
And we all get together when we bury our friends
[Ba ba ba, ba ba baaa]
It's been eight bitter years since I've been seeing your face
[Ba ba ba, ba ba baaa]
And you're walking away,
And I will die in this place.

Sometimes you scrape and sink so low,
I'm shocked at what you're capable of.
And if this is a coronation,
I ain't feeling the love.
'Cause we're all a bunch of animals,
That never paid attention in school.
So tell me all about your problems,
I was killin' before killin' was cool.
You're so cool, you're so cool [So cool]

'Cause we all wanna party when the funeral ends.
[Ba ba ba, ba ba baaa]
And we all get together when we bury our friends.
[Ba ba ba, ba ba baaa]
It's been nine bitter years since I've been seeing your face.
[Ba ba ba, ba ba baaa]
And you're walking away and I will die in this place.

You'll never take me alive, you'll never take me alive.
Do what it takes to survive 'cause I'm still here.

You'll never get me alive, you'll never take me alive.
Do what it takes to survive and I'm still here.

You'll never take me alive, you'll never get me alive.
Do what it takes to survive and I'm still here.

You'll never get me.
[Get me! ]
You'll never take me.
[Take me! ]
You'll never get me alive.

'Cause we all wanna party when the funeral ends.
[Ba ba ba, ba ba baaa]
And we all get together when we bury our friends.
It's been 10 fucking years,
Since I've been seeing your face round here,
And you're walking away and I will drown in the fear.



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  • pandoras_cry
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    pandoras_cryAug 14, 2008 at 1:45 am
    I was confused too when I first heard this song
    but I kinda agree with "gatumadre".
    except that maybe the friendship between the people in this song isnt hypocryte at all. Maybe they we're too necessarily close.
    Like in the part "'cause we're all a bunch of animals that never paid attention in school"
    I THINK it talks about a bunch of goofball kids that hung out together not taking anything seriously, maybe not even their friendships.
    Then years later someone in the group died and the rest realized just how important the actual "friendship" was. That got them through the horrors of growing up, etc.
    Therefore, some mourning was shown in saying "And your walking away and I will die in this place"
    BUT, lol, because nothing was ever really taken seriously among these people they kinda try to brush it off in saying "You'll never take me alive...do what it takes to survive cause im still here."
    yet they know they arent strong enough even to brush this friends departure off like nothing because it ends with "And your walking away and I will drown in the fear." fear not knowing how the whole experience is gonna affect them or fear of actually having to face something alone. or maybe fear that they might actually feel something deep for once.
    I dunno, but thats how I see it. hopefully it helps.
  • XxPunkRockRoxEspMcrxX
    +2
    XxPunkRockRoxEspMcrxXAug 11, 2008 at 1:12 am
    i always thought this song was about someone who had a really crappy friend considering the lyrics: Well you can hide a lot about yourself
    But honey what are you gonna do?
    And you can sleep in a coffin,
    But the past ain't through with you.(you), and Sometimes your scraping sinks so low,
    I'm shocked at what you're capable of.
    And if this is a coronation,
    I ain't feeling the love.
    and when that crappy "friend" dies, they are happy..? hence the lyrics: 'Cause we all wanna party when a funeral ends.
    [Ba ba ba, ba ba baaa]
    And we all get together when we bury our friends.
    [Ba ba ba, ba ba baaa]
    and i thought the second part of the chorus was meant to be sarcastic. you know like, it's been 10 fu**in years since i've been seein your face, and i will "drown in the fear"...? haha i don't know, doesn't it kind of sound like it could be sarcastic to you?
    also, i think he's saying that no matter what, that crappy "friend" couldn't do anything to ruin his life hence the lyrics: You'll never take me alive, you'll never take me alive.
    Do what it takes to survive 'cause I'm still here.
    i don't know. haha but i love this song so much and if that is the real meaning of this song, i can definately relate! =D
    MCR ROX MY SOX!!! =D
  • b
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    billandtom4evaApr 23, 2008 at 11:52 am
    this song is about friends that want to kill all of there friends and party when the funeral ends but also go to the funeral but gather wit other people and be happy and but like after 8 9 and 10 years he figures out that he misses his friend and said that he misses them so much that he is just gonna die in the place where his friends died!!!
  • r
    -0
    Rocker960Mar 30, 2010 at 10:38 pm
    Gatumadre. excellent point. I also think it's about after all the drama, after all the crap people put you through, at the end of it (the end of the "funeral"), you can always know who you're true friends are. Hence the party term. We all wanna party when the funeral ends: We all want the light at the end of a cold, lonely, icy tunnel.
    I love My Chemical Romance!
    That's my two cents...If this is the meaning I can relate. I have a really crappy friends, shes a year younger than me but she treats the world like her personal boot mat.
  • d
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    Desdemona21Mar 14, 2009 at 5:10 pm
    Gatumadre, XxPunkRockRoxEspMcrxX, pandoras_cry
    i agree with u all. Its like he's saying, "U've been a poser and a liar but no matter what u do, you'll never bring me down. I can see right through you and it's funny what I see."

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