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Ice Nine Kills – The Greatest Story Ever Told lyrics
How could this happen?
Am I dreaming again?
Her body's not moving I'm assuming she's dead
This isn't a fucking game
There's somebody's life at stake
She's covered in bruises
But the truth is that I never committed the crime
Cause I, I could never hurt a fly
Then how'd she lose her life?
The denial
What you've implied has burned and stripped
The whites of my eyes
Then what went on that night
"Listen closely as I tell you I'm not who I seem.
I'm gonna touch you cause I like it when you scream
I want to watch you when you're sleeping and thinking of me"
And that's what he told her when he killed her
That son of a bitch took away my girl
He's gonna pay for it right now.

Cause you might think you're in love,
And he might promise you the world
Don't believe what he says,
He's not real, this is it.

Prepare for the day I find you
(This is your last chance)
I'll be out in six months with his address and a shotgun
And a promise for justice that night, (all right)
I'll be standing at the crime
So they can throw me back in prison for my life
If it would bring you back to me
Last night I dreamed we had a future and you were alive
It was springtime on our wedding day
There were birds in the sky
The sun was glowing it was beautiful and everyone was there
I still can't believe that your gone I'm so lost
I'm sorry, sorry don't go
Oh please god no!

Cause you might think you're in love
And he might promise you the world
Don't believe what he says
He's not real, this is it
It's murder and this is it

C'mon c'mon
I think that I've had enough
He says, "Your too late
I've got a hole to dig
And you think that I've over-reacted
She was just so cute
I couldn't resist cause I'm a sucker for promiscuous action.

Cause you might think you're in love
And he might promise you the world
Don't believe what he says
He's not real he's a murderer
Cause I've been lying awake
From this nightmare and I feel betrayed
I gave my life
But you'd took it away

Am I Dead?
Or am I Still Breathing?
Cause you've stolen the love of my life
So you'll be sleeping with the fishes tonight, sleeping with the fishes tonight.

Now listen:
"I'm not religious but I've learned to pray (for her)
I'm not a violent man but people can change
So when you're sleeping
I'll slit your throat and drain your blood
And mail it to your mother
So she'll discover what a mess you become"

I think she might like that...
Cause I fucking do!

Cause you might think your in love
And he might promise you the world
Don't believe what he says,
He's not real
He's a murderer
And you'll be lying awake
From this nightmare, feel betrayed
I gave my life
And you took it away

(There's not a day that goes bye)
But you took it away x3
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Songwriters: CONOR SULLIVAN, JUSTIN MORROW, JUSTIN DEBLIECK, SPENCER CHARNAS
The Greatest Story Ever Told lyrics © Songtrust Ave, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Submitted by xxrainbowloverxx
Corrected by Caylei Ellis

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    This song is practically explaining how someone had killed the love of his life and this is him trying to get justice for her. He explains how she fell for some guy and he killed her one night. He explains that she thought she was in love because he promised her the world. He will be out of jail in 6 months, with a shot gun looking for justice for that night. He is hoping to kill him in the same place he had killed the love of his life and get thrown into jail for his life. He wasn't religious but he learned to pray for her, he wasn't violent but became violent just for her. He is willing to do anything for the justice of his long lost love.
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    sooo i think that he could've been an ex boyfriend who loved her but split up but he realized he lost the love of his life and would do anything for her and her new boyfriend is abusive and she texted him one night asking for help but her abusive boyfriend found out and killed her before he could rescue her but the other theories seem pretty solid to and i tend to overthink things
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    So I have two theories. One is more likely than the other, but the other one is one that I like more.
    1). It’s a sad tale of split personalities. It (the lyric style) reminds me of “Me Myself and Hyde”, how he’s talking with multiple personalities. In a fit of rage (or his “evil” personality), he kills his girlfriend without realizing it. Shutter Island style. He starts to look for the killer, but slowly breaks down, not realizing until the end that he’s the one, and kills himself thinking he’s killing the killer.
    And 2). This girl has a stalker who loves her, but is too afraid to confess, so he just follows her and loves her from a distance. So when the girl falls for an abusive guy, and the stalker realizes it, he rushes to her to save her, but is too late. Hence “ How could this happen?
    Am I dreaming again?
    Her body's not moving I'm assuming she's dead” and “ But the truth is that I never committed the crime
    Cause I, I could never hurt a fly”.
    Oh well. Those are my ideas haha
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    This song is about a man with split personalities. In his "evil" form, he got angry at his girlfriend/fiancée and killed her, then afterwards has no idea of what happened and goes seeking out the killer. All the while as he searches, there is a small voice in his head telling him that he is the murderer, but he actively ignores and denies it. It gets to the point where he realises that it's him, but is still in denial, so he drowns himself to drown the killer not realising that he's drowning himself.
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