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Freezin', rests his head on a pillow made of concrete, again
Oh, Feelin' maybe he'll see a little better, set a days, ooh yeah
Oh, hand out, faces that he sees time again ain't that familiar, oh yeah
Oh, dark grin, he can't help, when he's happy looks insane, oh yeah
Even flow, thoughts arrive like butterflies
Oh, he don't know, so he chases them away
Someday yet, he'll begin his life again
Life again, life again...
Kneelin', looking through the paper though he doesn't know to read, ooh yeah
Oh, prayin', now to something that has never showed him anything
Oh, feelin', understands the weather of the winters on it's way
Oh, ceilings, few and far between all the legal halls of shame, yeah
Even flow, thoughts arrive like butterflies
Oh, he don't know, so he chases them away
Someday yet, he'll begin his life again
Whispering hands, gently lead him away
Him away, him away...
Yeah!
Woo... ah yeah... fuck it up...
Even flow, thoughts arrive like butterflies
Oh, he don't know, so he chases them away
Someday yet, he'll begin his life again, yeah
Oh, whispering hands, gently lead him away
Him away, him away...
Yeah!



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    xxkikixx90210May 6, 2009 at 6:00 pm
    i have no idea what the heck the guy says (besides when i got the lyrics,duh) cause he says it so fast but it sounds cool!
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    scottwmackeyJul 20, 2011 at 7:51 pm
    I still thin the line:

    Oh, dark grin, he can't help, when he's happy looks insane, oh yeah

    would be much better as:

    Oh, dark grin, he can't help when his happy looks insane, oh yeah

    I don't know what Vetter wrote or meant to sing, but the second line is better.
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    HazelDountLovesBulletMar 1, 2009 at 4:58 am
    hey peoples it's jess not hazel. Did any of you understand the lyrics when you first heard it. No offence to eddie cause I love him but it's kinda hard to understand him. This is one of there better songs even though most people can't understand the lyrics.
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    missmurder56Mar 8, 2009 at 9:14 pm
    oh i guess.this song is just a weird song but i will not say it is like bad lyrics it just is annoying
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    nocemisionsAug 23, 2008 at 10:21 pm
    It is about a man who is in prison. The days are going by and he's countin' down the days. He plans to start over anew and leave this life behind. However, as he begins to think, those thoughts and urges that got him in prison keep coming back to him. They please him and make him smile, but he knows they are wrong. He attempts to chase them away, but they keep coming back. He starts to panic and doesn't want to mess up again.

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