Cubicles

Album: I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love (2002)
  • It's the tearing sound of love-notes
    Drowning out these gray stained windows
    And the view outside is sterile
    And I'm only two cubes down

    I'll photocopy all the things that we could be
    If you took the time to notice me
    But you can't now, I don't blame you
    And it's not your fault that no one ever does

    But you don't work here anymore
    It's just a vacant 3 by 4
    And they might fill your place
    A temporary stand-in for your face

    This happens all the time
    And I can't help but think I'll die alone

    So I'll spend my time with strangers
    A condition and its terminal
    In this water-cooler romance
    And it's coming to a close

    We could be in the park and dancing by a tree
    Kicking over blades we see
    Or a dark beach with a black view
    And pin-pricks in the velvet catch our fall

    But you don't work here anymore
    Its just a vacant 3 by 4
    And they might fill your place
    A temporary stand-in for your face

    This happens all the time
    And I can't help but think I'll die alone

    I know you don't work here anymore, I know you don't work here anymore
    I know you don't work here anymore, I know you don't work here anymore
    I know you don't work here anymore, I know you don't work here anymore

    Sometimes I think I'll die alone, sometimes I think I'll die alone
    Sometimes I think I'll die alone, live and breathe and die alone
    Sometimes I think I'll die alone, sometimes I think I'll die alone
    Sometimes I think I'll die alone, I'd think I'd love to die alone

    I think I'd love to die alone
    Just take, I think I'd love to die
    Me down, I think I'd love to die
    Just take, I think I'd love to die
    Me down, I think I'd love to die alone

    I think I'd love to die alone, I think I'd love to die alone
    I think I'd love to die alone, live and breathe and die alone
    I think I'd love to die alone, I think I'd love to die alone

    I think I'd love to die alone

    I think I'd love to die alone Writer/s: Frank Iero, Gerard Way, Matthew Pellisier, Michael Way, Ray Toro
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Comments: 12

  • Keanu Reeves from Russia2nd best song from this album (behind drowning lessons of course)
  • Rae from Buxton, NcThis song is so awesome, one of my favorites of all time
  • Paula from Mahanoy City, PaThis song is actually a true story. Gerard Way was a cartoonist in NYC when he was younger. He fell in love with a girl who worked "only two cubes down" and was heartbroken when she left. Cute, but sad.
  • Angela from Cartersville, Georgiawow i feel that way a lot, i like someone who doesn't even know i exist and he sits right beside me in math!! i think he doesn't know i exsist because i dress diffrently than he does.. love freakin sucks =(
  • Rose from Dumfries, United KingdomI think this song is about the worthless empty feeling you get in your stomach when you're in love and you're unsure about the other person's feelings or when someone openly rejects you and unknowingly destroys you inside. Couldn't the tearing sound of love notes be the girl tearing the notes and making him feel bad?
  • Leanne from Dublin, IrelandThis album tells a story and the song, I think is just another part to it. At this stage in the album (second last song) I think the main character has killed his partner and has realized now that he regrets it because his lover is irreplacable. He says she is gone and when he fills her place its a "temporary" stand in for her showing he wants to join his lover in the after life. He goes on to say he would love to die alone because he could then have a relationship with his lover again. In the last song he remembers good times they shared that out do all the bad things that forced him to kill her in the first place and as a way of undoing it he kills himself and they are reunited ( and as were falling down touching hands in this pool of blood I'll see you eyes)
  • Ang from St. Louis, Mo:( This song kinda relates to me, but in a different way. I liked this guy in my section of the school band last year, but he never realized it even though he sat right next to me the whole year (he was 1st chair and I was 2nd practically the whole time). And by the end of the school year, he had found out, but never said anything to me and then he went to a different school since he was a year older than me. They ended up filling his place with some other little kid a year younger than me this year... its kinda sad that I still like him.
  • Elizabeth from J-ville, Flits mostly about office love, though. not at all about vampires or anything...
  • Cassie from Somewhere, Nci feel the same way Gerard does. I want someone but they dont want me. Actually we have a good friendship but idk if he wants me. LOVE SUCKS. Period. lol.But anyway, i love this song. One of my favorites on the album.
  • Chris from Tampa Bay, Fli always kinda thought that this song was like talking about a guy in love with a girl who died (you dont work here anymore) and the girl never noticed the guy..and he never had a chance to talk to her or anything and MCR used the office as a metaphor, but w/e i may be wrong, either way great song
  • Mercedes from St. Marys, CanadaThis song is also about wanting someone so badly, but not being able to have them. It is also supposed to relate to school. The line 'The tearing sound of love notes...' describes the guy writing love notes but being to shy or whatnot to give them to her. Then, she leaves, and it's too late.
  • Amina from Manchester, Englandomg this song is soo cool!i never knew what i meant.thanks jay LOL
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