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A jester of sorts
You stand holding your courts
Over minions of Capitol Hill
In a bath full of blood
I'm alone, standing still
Under God, you can fire at will

And when (when!)
The devil's angels come
To take your life and lead you
To the flames beneath
Your headstone reads now (hey!)
Here lies the dead who was
Hung by his head beneath us,
They're laying in their graves,
Damnation free for all

A prodigal son
Can't undo what he's done
A figure head of capitol crime
With a light shining down
As you fall to your knees
To repent would be nothing but lies

And when (when!)
The devil's angels come
To take your life and lead you
To the flames beneath
Your headstone reads now (hey!)
Here lies the dead who was
Hung by his head beneath us,
They're laying in their graves,
Damnation free for all

La la la la la la la la la la la (hey! ) (hey! )...

Dead beat
Six feet
Dead underground

An eye for an eye
Only leaves us all blind
Going once twice there goes your life

And when (when!)
The devil's angels come
To take your life and lead you
To the flames beneath
Your headstone reads now (hey!)
Here lies the dead who was
Hung by his head beneath us,
They're laying in their graves,
Damnation free for all



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    Kira Thedark BringerMar 20, 2013 at 2:13 am
    amazing song (the jester is something stronger/more complicated than angels, demons, gods, evil combined) we are all bound by the laughter of the jester.
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    UnregisteredFeb 17, 2012 at 6:20 am
    Definitely about corrupt society... It may have been intended for the us. But this can extend to more the politicians. Philosophers can look at the evils of society, and who really is the fool. Is it the jester? Or the norm?
  • 3
    3m0drumzAug 14, 2008 at 3:45 am
    It's a continuation of Macrh of The Dogs. March is quoting presidential scandals and murders and Jester is calling out the government. The Jester is either Bush, Cheney, Pelossi or other "Kings of the Court"
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    imetJul 13, 2008 at 3:12 pm
    Sum 41 - The Jester lyrics

    A jester of sorts
    You stand holding your court
    Over minions of capital hill
    In a bath full of blood
    I'm alone, standing still
    Under God, you can fire at will

    And when (when! )
    The devil's angels come
    Take your life and lead you
    To the flames beneath
    Your head stone reads here(hey! )
    Lies the dead who was,
    Hung by his head beneath us,
    Laying in their graves,
    To a nation free for all

    A prodigal son
    Can't undo what he's done
    A figure head of capital crime
    With a light shining down
    As you fall to your knees
    To repent would be nothing but lies

    And when (when! )
    The devil's angels come
    Take your life and lead you
    To the flames beneath
    Your head stone reads here (hey! )
    Lies the dead who was,
    Hung by his head beneath us,
    Laying in their graves,
    To a nation free for all

    La la la la la la la la la la la (hey! ) (hey! )...

    Dead beat
    Six feet
    Dead underground

    An eye for an eye
    Only leaves us all blind
    Going once twice there goes your life

    And when (when! )
    The devil's angels come
    Take your life and lead you
    To the flames beneath
    Your head stone reads now (hey! )
    Here lies the dead who was,
    Hung by his head beneath us,
    Laying in their graves,
    To a nation free for all

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