The Suffering

Album: Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One (2005)
Charted: 60
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  • Is there word or right to sing
    Even in this old fashion way
    Go make your move girl, I'm not coming home
    Would things have changed if I could have stayed
    Would you have loved me either way
    Dressed to the blues day to day with my collar up
    Decisions sit, so make it quick, a breath inhaled from an air so sick
    I curse the day that I heard of the web you spun

    Hey, hey
    If it was up to me, I would have figured you out before the gear dropped down
    Oh I hope you're waiting
    Oh I hope you're waiting

    Listen well will you marry me, (not now boy) and are you well in the suffering (you've been)?
    You've been the most gracious of hosts you may be invited girl but your not coming in
    Listen well will you marry me, (not now boy) and are you well in the suffering (you've been)?
    You've been the most gracious of hosts I may be invited girl but I'm not coming in

    If it was up to me, I would have never walked out
    So until the sun burns out, oh I hope you're waiting

    And we have lived as a child would care
    And with this vial to drink I dare
    Only, (oh where have you been, oh where have you been, oh where have you been if it hurts you'll be forgiven) I cry all all alone with your taste on tongue
    Should we try things again with hope
    Hope isn't lost, give up the ghost
    Or should I die all alone as I knew I would
    Then burn in hell gods sinner Writer/s: STUART PHILLIPS
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, DOMINO PUBLISHING COMPANY, Universal Music Publishing Group, Wixen Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Mel!ssa from Pittsburgh, PaHey Ben! I think Queensryche must be their grandpa!
  • Mariah from Boston, MaThe Suffering is where all the souls go to protect the keyword... duh...
  • Catherine from Glasgow, Englandso why does the video have mermaids in it?
  • Micah from Lancaster, Pa"Welcome Home" is not when she cheats. That song takes place after The Writing Writer finds out she cheated and in his subconscious he beats her. If you ever watch Co&Ca's Live At The Hammerstein Ballroom DVD Claudio actually talks about the song "Welcome Home".
  • Micah from Lancaster, PaEriCa Court...A "C" not a "K" as noted in the song title "The Lying Lies and Dirty Secrets of Miss Erica Court". Ironically enough that song is the next track after "The Suffering" so if you actually bought the album I don't know how you could have gotten that "K" crap put in there. Also, the characters Newo Ikkin, Ambellina and Erica Court are all derivatives of the same real life person named Nikki Owen, Newo Ikkin spelled backwards. Enjoy that little tidbit.
  • Ed from Ottawa, CanadaThis song is about two characters who are referred to as Miss Erika Court and The Writer (or, the Writing Writer). They play a large part in an overarching storyline featuring two characters named Coheed and Cambria Kilganon. Thei son Claudio is the main character of the story, which happens to be the one the Writer is writing...so, his longing for Erika (after he murders her) and his generally emoness lead him to kill off Claudio's friend Ambellina.
  • Ben from Golden, CoCoheed & Cambria sound like the child of Rush and Iron Maiden.
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