Album: System Of A Down (1998)
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  • Watching,
    From a post up high,
    From where you see the ships afar,
    From a well trained eye,
    The waves all keep on crashing by,
    If you are the light post,
    Then you own the working class,
    But if you want the answers,
    You better give a piece of ass,
    Give a piece of your ass,

    Post hypnotic suggestions,
    Running the ships ashore,
    The orange light that follows,
    Will soon proclaim itself a god,
    If you point your questions,
    The fog will surely chew you up,
    But if you want the answers,
    You better get ready for the fire,
    Get ready for the fire,

    The ships are multiplying day after day sir,
    And they're coming close to the shore sir, shore sir,
    We need to evacuate the light post,
    It's all over, it's all over
    It's all over.

Comments: 6

  • Spiderskull98 from New YorkThis album doesn't even have footnotes.
  • Grayson from New Westminster, Bcthis song is amazing, there is way more screamo than all the other songs though
  • Attila from Dunavarsány, Hungary"Your thoughts and dreams are no longer sacred as they are exposed to a weapon known as remote viewing and monitoring." is pretty self explanatory, it says NOTHING is sacred anymore concerning privacy, not even thoughts (see remote viewing on for example, there have to be some videos about it)
  • Avery from Bucksport, MeThis song is awesome i love the part "The ships are multiplying day after day sir,
    And theyre coming close to the shore sir, shore sir,We need to evacuate the light post,
    Its all over, its all over
    Its all over"
    Because i love the voice and it is so funny....I love SERJ!! :)
  • Jacob from Somewhere, United StatesI would say that the part "If you are the light post you are the working class, but if you want the answers you better give a piece of your a**!" is saying that if you work hard and and go higher in life the people that are your boss you still have to give stuff that aren't necessary for them (but still want for greed) just to keep their respect and job.
  • Brittany from Rainy River, Canadathe liner notes that say 'your thoughts and dreams are no longer sacred...' and so on are for the song Spiders, which is about government monitoring and whatnot...there's still a little more to it, but thats the jist of it.
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