Strength Through Music

Album: Who Killed Amanda Palmer? (2008)
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  • A peculiar thing happened to me this morning,
    Just as I reached into my pocket to find it empty of any ?????
    I saw two broken twigs on the ground,
    Shapped like the greek letters F & S,

    F and S, helium, F & S,
    These are the chemical symbols for Iron & sulfur
    It was a sign I'm sure for me to make gold from these two elements,
    I've been working all day over these hellish flames.

    Locked in his bedroom
    He saw the world
    A web of answers
    And cumshot girls

    Tick tick tick tick tick
    Tick tick tick tick tick

    Don't bother blaming
    His games and guns
    He's only playing
    And boys just want to have fun

    He picked a soundtrack
    And packed his bag
    He hung his walkman
    Around his neck

    Tick tick tick tick tick
    Tick tick tick tick tick

    It's so simple
    The way they fall
    No cry, no whimper
    No sound at all

    Tick tick tick tick tick
    Tick tick tick tick tick
    Tick tick tick tick tick
    Tick tick tick tick tick
    Tick tick tick tick
    Boom Writer/s: Amanda Palmer
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Sandy from London, United KingdomI think this song is about a boy who shoots other people, and when Amanda says "he's only playing" she's summarising the character's view that he's only playing, having fun, and it's funny how they fall and it's good to play. It's a matter of fact and business like thing to do, as far as he's concerned, and that is a really sad thing to consider.
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