Cursive - Butcher The Song Lyrics




There's a time and a place, this is neither the time nor the place.
"Where do I fit in, in this jigsaw of a relationship?!?
Why should I play the fall guy to your love?
I keep getting snubbed... what dumb luck, what dumb luck."

'So rub it in... in your dumb lyrics.
Yeah, that's the time and place to wring out your bullshit.
And each album I'll get shit on a little more, 'Who's Tim's latest whore?"
Now, that's not fair - no, that's just obscene.
I'll stop speaking for you if you stop speaking for me.

I'm writing songs to entertian,
but these people... they just want pain.
They want to hear my deepest sins
the songs from the ugly organ.
And what comes out is a horrible mess,
songs I can't forget
what's been said and this guilt I can't shed.
It still rings in my ears - Oh, get out
the butcher's knife.
I've been screaming for years
but it gets me nowhere
just get out the butcher's knife.

That organ's playing my song,
but this song's gone on too long.
What a day to sever such ugly extremities.
"What a lovely day", says the butcher
as he raises his arm.

[Spoken:]
And I am what is left: a puppet!
Laughing at the look of amazment on the musician's face,
Pinocchio dove off the cliff and swam away





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  1. kwaidan

    I've been screaming for years, but it gets me nowhere.

  2. Existential Dread Pirate Roberts

    Best song on the album, imo

  3. rat man

    0:07 when you try to use your bicycle inside in pokemon

  4. Amber Bolin

    They wanna hear my deepest sins

  5. christian gomez

    my favorite cursive song

  6. Paige Mckee

    This song
    Is just something else...

  7. Just Banter

    ita to bloody good

  8. yung pseudonym

    i bought this from a zia records in arizona with no recommendation and i never heard it before when i was much younger. one of the few good decision i made back then.

  9. Alexander Aultman

    GET OUT THE BUTCHER'S KNIFE