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In the middle of a gun fight...
In the center of a restaurant...
They say, "Come with your arms raised high!"
Well, they're never gonna get me,
I'm like a bullet through a flock of doves...
To rage this war against your faith in me,
Your life... will never be the same.
On your mother's eyes, say a prayer... say a prayer!

[Chorus]
Now! But I can't
And I don't know
How we're just two men as God had made us,
Well, I can't, well I care
Yeah yeah
Too much, too late, or just not enough of this
Pain in my heart for your dying wish,
I kiss your lips again.

They all cheat at cards and the checkers are lost,
My cellmate's a killer, they make me do push-ups (in drag)
But nobody cares if you're losing yourself... am I losing myself?!
Well, I miss my mom,
Will they give me the chair?,
A lethal injection, a swing from a rope if you dare;
Ah, nobody knows... all the trouble I've seen!

[Chorus]

To your room...
What they ask of you
Will make you want to say, "So long..."
Well, I don't remember,
Why remember... YOU?!

Do you have the keys to the hotel?!
Goodbye! String this motherfucker on fire! (FIRE!! )

Life is but a dream for the dead,
And well I, I won't go down by myself,
But I'll go down with my friends.(Take it like a man)
Now now now now... now now now... now now now!!
Yeah yeah



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    Lady_CatalystMar 12, 2011 at 5:58 pm
    @Jagger13

    Really? If I remember correctly, when you look at the albums of Bullets, Three Cheers, Black Parade, and Danger Days they'll all say somewhere, quite conspicuous I might add, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE.
    Unless there is another band, with the same name and members, all FOUR albums are made by the SAME brilliant people.
    The Black Parade = My Chemical Romance. Enough said.
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    keri_khaoticMay 12, 2010 at 9:35 pm
    @Jagger13

    Since when was there ever a rule that said you either had to like the Black Parade or Revenge, or Bullets?
    I love all three albums, equally.
    I guess I'm breaking the law? Maybe I'll go to prison.
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    UnregisteredDec 20, 2011 at 12:08 pm
    This song reminds me a lot of the movie sleepers, if you've seen it you can definitely see a connection in the movie and song. The only difference is the movie is about kids in juvenile detention, but i still think they relate a lot :)
  • blackbeltfreak
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    blackbeltfreakJan 1, 2009 at 8:58 pm
    i think that its not just about prison rape, but the whole experience fo being in prison and the journey arriving there, too.
  • DisenchantedChick
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    DisenchantedChickOct 23, 2008 at 8:51 pm
    They all cheat at cards and the checkers are lost,
    My cellmate's a killer, they make me do push-ups (in drag)
    But nobody cares if you're losing yourself... am I losing myself?!
    Well, I miss my mom,
    Will they give me the chair?,
    A lethal injection, a swing from a rope if you dare;
    Ah, nobody knows... all the trouble I've seen!

    I love this verse, it's stuck in my head!

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