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Take it and take it and take it and take it all
Take is and take it and take it until you take us all
Smash it and crash it and thrash it and trash it
You know they're only toys
Try it you'll like it don't hide it don't fight it, just let it out
Steal and shoot it and kill it or take another route
Take it and take it and take it
You know they're only toys

Devour Devour
Suffocate you own empire
Devour Devour
It's your final hour

Devour Devour
Stolen like a foreign soul
Devour Devour
What a way to go!

You want it you want it you want it
Well here it is
Everything everything everything
Isn't so primitive

Take it and take it and take it and take it and take it all
Nobody nobody wants to feel like this
Nobody nobody wants to live like this
Nobody nobody wants a war like this

Devour Devour
Suffocate you own empire
Devour Devour
It's your final hour

Devour Devour
Stolen like a foreign soul
Devour Devour
What a way to go!
What a way to go!!!

Diving down
Round and round
Diving down
Round and round

Devour Devour
Suffocate you own empire
Devour Devour
It's your final hour



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  • blob4ever
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    blob4everNov 24, 2008 at 8:37 pm
    This song is so cool! It was the theme song of a WWE pay-per-view, don't ask me which one, it was recent, I fell in love with it right when I heard it.
  • Zadok
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    ZadokMar 26, 2009 at 10:40 pm
    Dear LeaveItToMe,
    When it says " Everything isn't so primitive" it means that everything isn't as primitive as war-war is the most primitive as war. Why are we, a society that should be as far from primitive as possible, still engaging in primitive practices? However, if someone else uses THIS primitive practice, then we too, America, has to do the same primitive thing.
    I could be wrong, only Shinedown knows the EXACT meaning on this controversial song.
  • l
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    LyricmanguyMar 15, 2009 at 2:38 am
    What this song is talking about is War. Why? Well it is referring to the leaders that send troops against the enemies with out caring if anyone dies. So in other words Emotionless leaders. "Take it, take it, take it, take it all." is referring to the objective of the assault. "You know they are only toys!" is showing that the leader hasn't a care about what happens to the soldiers, only that the objective is finished. (This next sentence is not meant to offend anyone, I'm very sorry if it does.) Sort of like the Japanese War leaders in WWII, it took two Nuclear Bombs to make them stop fighting. In a way at that time the leaders did not care who died, because they were "only toys". Also when the song says "Suffocate your own empire it is referring to the fact that these leaders probably don't realize they are destroying they're own country by being so heartless.
  • s
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    soldieroffortuneFeb 1, 2009 at 12:35 am
    How can you support the troops but not the War. That makes no sense at all. The soldiers(me) are the War. We are the ones killing people and getting killed. We are carrying out the orders from above. What are you supporting when you support the troops? What we do, we kill. Where we are, in someone elses country. How we do it, very ruthless. Dont say you support us unless your ready to stand behind what we do! And what your hippie mind clearly doesn't grasp is there is No negotiating with these people at all. If we dont fight back they will be in your back door ready to take you head off and think nothing of it. Thats the reality, if you choose to believe it is your own choice. They want a skewed muslem world and im not about to convert my views to make peace. I dont like the lyrics cause it seems they are putting down my President. Its funny cause I fight so they can write lyrics about the President I defend with my life. HMMM?
  • 2
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    21YrOldMothaFckaDec 20, 2008 at 10:32 pm
    I was just at a Concert were Shinedown headlined, and it was the best concert ever. If you think for a minute he disrespects the troops you are WRONG BUDDY. He had the whole place get quiet and take a vow for the troops he talked about the troops for over 5 minutes. SO DON'T TALK ABOUT WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW BRETTFARVE31 STICK TO YOUR FOOTBALL. If any one would have said F the Troops he woulda had us all kick there Arses! God Bless

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