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Dead men lying on the bottom of the grave
Wondering when savior comes
Is he gonna be saved
Maybe you're a sinner
Into your alternate life
Maybe you're a joker
Maybe you deserve to die

(Chorus)
They were crying when their sons left
God is wearing black
He's gone so far to find no hope
He's never coming back
They were crying when their sons left
All young men must go
He's come so far to find the truth
He's never going home

(Verse 2)
Young men standing on the top of their own graves
Wondering when Jesus comes
Are they gonna be saved
Cruelty to the winner
Bishop tells the King his lies
Maybe your a mourner, maybe you deserve to die

(Chorus)
They were crying when their sons left
God is wearing black
He's gone so far to find no hope
He's never coming back
They were crying when their sons left
All young men must go
He's come so far to find the truth
He's never going home
(Ending)
Welcome to the Soldier Side
Where there's no one here but me
People all grow up to die
There is no one here but me
Welcome to the Soldier Side
There is no one here but me
People on the soldier's side
There is no one here but me



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    stsoadJan 16, 2014 at 11:53 pm
    In my opinion this song blames the wars and all the young people that they think that with their participation in this they are gonna be brave. Also I think that this song wants to blame all the people that they think war as a show of bravery! War sucks and soad believe that as well! Another issue that shows up in this song is the religion cause in this lyric "God is wearing black" talks about the god that these people believe in and fight for him sometimes(forgive me for the fact i don't use capital letters for god but Ι'm atheist without any racist will). Thank you for your time.
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    UnregisteredDec 30, 2013 at 9:50 pm
    I think this song is about, young men going to war and they wonder if they are gonna make it through the war and, wondering if they are gonna go home.

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