Funeral Songs 101: The Foundations of Decay via My Chemical Romance

Verse #1

See the man who stands upon the hill
He dreams of all the battles won
But fate had left its scars upon his face
With all the damage they had done

And so time, with age
He turns the page
Let the flesh
Submit itself to gravity

Chorus

Let our bodies lay
While our hearts we’ll save
Let our blood invade
If I die in vain
Now, if your convictions were a passing faith
May your ashes feed the river in the morning rays

And as the vermin crawls
We lay in the foundations of decay

Verse #2

He was there, the day the towers fell
And so he wandered down the road
And we would all build towers of our own

Only to watch the rooms corrode
But it’s much too late
You’re in the race
So we’ll press
And press ’til you can’t take it anymore

Bridge/Outro

(Let’s flip out!)
Against fate (Antihero)
Against all life (As if it must be pure)
Against change (Wander through the ruins)
We are free (The guiltiness is yours)

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Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, Life Insurance Agent, and FSA. I write about life, death, and everything in between. Books available here: http://amazon.co

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Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, Life Insurance Agent, and FSA. I write about life, death, and everything in between. Books available here: http://amazon.co