Panic! at the Disco - Vices and Virtues (2011) by pamotan

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									                The ballad Of Mona lisa

she paints her fingers
with a close precision                                                                                                         • If I ret
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  There’s Nothing Wrong With Just A Taste Of What You Paid For
                                                                                                                   Let’s KiLL tonight




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i want to believe                                                                                                 ing
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whoa, mona lisa
you’re guaranteed to run this town
                                     mona lisa
whoa, mona lisa
                                      wear me out
i’d pay to see you frown                   i’m pleased to please ya
                                                                                                              MEMORIES

                                                                 he was the congregation’s vagrant
Are
                 you worth      storm. Hey, they will
                 your weight    never be the same. A fire
                 in gold?       in a flask to keep us warm.      with an unrequited love She was the Youngest
‘Cause you’re behind my
eyelids when I’m all alone.
                                ‘Cause they know, and I
                                know, that they don’t look       when your passion’s         of the Family
Hey stranger, I want ya to      or sound like me!                exaltation, then finding refuge is               and the last to be let go when they



                                Oh
catch me like a cold. You and                  I’d confess,
God both got the guns. And                     I’d confess.
                                                                            not enough                            decided they would try and make it on
                                                                                                                  their own
when you shoot, I think I’d                    In a room
                                                                                                                                                                  When July
duck. I led the revolution in
my bedroom, and I set all the
                                where I’m blessed. But he
                                didn’t come and speak to me,
                                                                 oh memories, where’d you go                                                                       Became
zippers free. We said, “No      or put my heart at ease. And      you were All i’ve ever Known                                                                    DecemBer
more war! No more clothes!      I believe that, half the time,                                                                                                    Their Affection
                                                                 how I miss yesterday and                                                                         Fought The Cold
Give me peace! Oh, kiss me!”    I am a wolf among                                                                                                                 But They Couldn’t
                                                                         how I let it fade away
H e y hey, we are a             the sheep gnawing at                                                                                                              Quite Remember

hurricane.
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                                the wool over my eyes.
                                                                 And it wAs
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                                                                                        when the money
                                                                                                                                                                  What Inspired
                                                                                                                                                                  Them To Go
                                                                 depressing
                                                                 like a streetcar         lost momentum
                                                                 named       desire.
                                                                 They were fighting    and the bills were piling high then the smile had finally faded from the
                                                                 for their love        apple of their eye they were young and independent and they thought
                                                                 that had started      they had it planned should’ve known right from the start, you can’t
                                                                 growing      tired    predict the end
placing a smile at the perfect event. gr acing your skin with the side
of my hand. if i ever leave i could learn to miss you. but
“sentimental boy” is my nom de plume. let me
save you, hold this rope. i may never
sleep tonight. as long as you’re
still burning bright. if i could
    rade                                istakes
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for sheep count me away
                .
before you sleep so i’ll stay
awake ‘til i trade my mistakes or
they fade away. i feel marooned in this
body.deserted; my organs can go on without
me. you can’t fly these wings. you can’t sleep in this
box with me. so let me save you, hold this rope and i’ll pull you in.
‘cause i am an anchor. save her or feel it sinking in. let me save you, hold
                   this rope. i am an anchor, sinking her
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                                                                                                                                                                     is simply nothing worse than knowing how it ends. and i
                                                                                                                                                                     ex on the calendar. summer’s on its deathbed. there
                                                                                                                                                                     tears taste. oh, the way her tears taste! put another
                                                                                                                                                                     of faith. pray i could replace her, forget the way her
                                                                                                                                                                     me don’t talk anyway. feel like an ambulance chaser
                                                                                                                                                                     away.” well, i’d rather be a cannibal, baby animals like
                                                                                        line. and obsession called while you were out.
                                                                                        me. well, i’m still alive. at night your body is a
                                                                                        call it a second chance. but when i came back, it
                                                                                        was more of a relapse. anticipation’s on the other
	   when	the	world	gets	too	heavy,	put	it	on	my	back
	   	I'll	be	your	levy
	   you	are	taking	me	apart	like	bad	glue	on	a	get	well	card..

	   but	it	was	always	you	falling	for	me
	   now	there's	always	time	calling	for	me
	   I	am	the	light	blinking	at	the	end	of	the	road
	   blink	back	to	let	me	know
	   	I'm	a	fly	that's	trapped	in	a	web




                                                                                        symphony. and i’m conducting.
	   but	I'm	thinking	that	my	spider's	dead
                                                                        Peduncle
	   	oh,	lonely	little	life

	   I	could	kid	myself	in	thinking	that	I'm	fine..                           Stipule
	   I'm	skin	and	bone
	   	just	a	cane	and	a	rusty	throne                                           Petiole

	   oh,	the	castle's	under	siege                                             Leaflet

	   	but	the	sign	outside	says	"leave	me	alone!"

                                                                 Cane




                                                                                            back to life. but only for you. the world may
                                                 FIG. 2
                                                                                            meant everything i said that night. i will come
                                         Rosa Indica Sertulata
I Was Fine, Just A Guy Living On My Own. Waiting For The Sky To Fall. Then You
    Called C Changed It All, Doll. Velvet Lips C The Eyes To Pull Me In.
                                                                                                       NEARLY                                       




                                                                                 
        We Both Know You’d Already Win. Oh, Your Original Sin. You


         Sa
             Fooled Me Once With Your Eyes, Now, Honey. You Fooled


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                 Me Twice With Your Lies, C I Say.. ..Sarah Smiles
                    Like Sarah Doesn’t Care. She Lives In Her
                        World, So Unaware. Does She Know
                                                                                                       WITCHES
                 h
                                                               RE
                                                                                                       (Ever Since W Met...)
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                    SM
                            That My Destiny Lies With
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                                                                                 my wingtips waltz across                   f r o m t h e s t a r t . i t ’s n e v e r

                                            dO                                   naive      wood       floors.    they      silent. ever since we met,

                                     SaRah
                                                                                 creak        innocently        down        I only shoot up with your

SARAH                                  kE
                                          dO             SMILES                  t h e s t a i r s . d r a g m e l o d y.
                                                                                 my percussive feet serve
                                                                                                                            perfume.        i t ’s
                                                                                                                            thing that makes me feel
                                                                                                                                                      the      only



                                    lI       ES                                  cobweb        headaches.       as      a   as good as you do. ever

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                              ES
                                                                                 matching set of marching                   since we met, I’ve got just

                           Il                       t                            clocks.         the     slumbering         one regret to live through.
                                                        ca
                      SM
                                       Say..                                     apparitions          that    they’ve       and I regret never letting
                                                             RE                  come to wake up. here I                    you know that that one
                                 All Aside, But I

                 ah
                            My Pride You Cast It                                 am, composing a burlesque                  regret is you. how does a

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                                                                                 out    of     where       they    rest     heart look if no one has
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                        I Think I’m Right, You Strip Away
                    My Time You’ve Left Me Blind! C When                         their     necks.        sunken       in    noticed its presence? and
                                                                                 their      splintered        cradles       where does it go? trembling
                 Too. C It’s Killing Me Inside! Consuming All                    and      ramshackle           heads.       hands play my heart like
            Sit-Around-C-Wait-For-You. Oh, C I Hope You Do                       they asked for it. as a girl,              a     drum.    but       the     b e a t ’s
        Babe. I Don’t Mind, Take Your Time I Got Things To Do Besides            you have set your heart                    gotten lost in the show
    Really Hoped That You Would Stay But You Left C Went Your Own Way,           on    haunting          me   forever       •                   •                     •
 Sarah. Are        Saving Me? Waking Up To A Kiss C You’re On Your Way. I’d
                                                                 You
PanIC! aT THE DISCo                                                                  Produced by Butch Walker & John Feldmann                               Marketing: Katie Robinson
                                                                                     except produced by Butch Walker                                       A&R Administration: Aryanna Platt
THankS:
Zack and Carol Hall (luuuv you), Shane and                                           Panic! at the Disco is
                                                                                                                                                            Creative Direction: Alex R. Kirzhner & Panic! At The Disco
                                                                                                                                                            Design: Alex R. Kirzhner
Regan for their endless encouragement,                                               BrenDon Urie & sPencer smith                                           Photography: Jennifer Tzar
John “Feldy” Feldmann for both musical                                                                                                                      Styling: Anthony Franco
                                                                                     Programmed & recorded by Butch Walker at Ruby Red Studios & John       Packaging Production: Brian Ranney
and spiritual contributions, Pete, Rob                                               Feldmann at Foxy Studios
“Babay!” Mathes, Butch Walker and Jake                                               Engineered by Jake Sinclair                                            “Ready To Go (Get Me Out Of My Mind)” & “Let’s Kill Tonight”
Sinclair (the Ambiguously Great Duo), J.D.,                                          Additional engineering by John Feldmann, Brandon Paddock, Erik Ron,    Written by Panic! At The Disco. Published by Listen To This Shhhh/EMI
Scott, Bob and everyone at Crush, Sam and                                            Fred Archembaunt & Matt Appleton                                       Music Publishing (ASCAP)
Dave, everyone at Decaydance, Fueled By                                              Mixed by Claudius Mittendorfer at Atomic Heart                         “Always”, “The Calendar”, “Hurricane” & “Trade Mistakes”
Ramen and Atlantic Records, Dallon and                                               Studios except “The Ballad Of Mona Lisa” mixed                         Written by Panic! At The Disco & John Feldmann. Published by
the Weekes family, Ian and the Crawford                                              by Rich Costey at Eldorado Recording Studios                           Listen To This Shhhh/EMI Music Publishing (ASCAP)//EMI April
family, Shane and Vicki, The Plasticines, Jack                                       Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, New York, NY                 Music Inc., o/b/o itself and Vegan Boy Music (ASCAP)//Sony/ATV
and Rachel and the Antonoffs, Nate Ruess,                                                                                                                   Songs LLC / The Lawns Not Gonna Mow Itself Publishing (BMI)
                                                                                     Strings arranged & conducted by Rob Mathes
Steve MacDonald and family, the Espinosa                                                                                                                    “Memories” & “Sarah Smiles” Written by Panic! At The Disco & John
                                                                                     Recorded by Jonathan Allen at Abbey Road Studios, London, UK
family, the Cohen family, Ryan Gottshall                                                                                                                    Feldmann. Published by Listen To This Shhhh/EMI Music Publishing//
                                                                                     Assisted by Lewis Jones
and Spencer Hoad, Ryan Ross, Jon Walker,                                             Studio Manager: Colette Barber                                         EMI April Music Inc., o/b/o itself and Vegan Boy Music (ASCAP)
and the most passionate people in the world:                                         Edited by Joe Napolitano at Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA   “The Ballad Of Mona Lisa” Written by Panic! At The Disco, Butch
our fans. Special thank you to Northern                                              Strings contracted by Isobel Griffiths                                 Walker & John Feldmann. Published by Listen To This Shhhh/EMI
Downpour.                                                                            Strings Leader: Thomas Bowes                                           Music Publishing (ASCAP)//I Eat Publishing For Breakfast/EMI April
                                                                                     Additional guitars & background vocals by Butch Walker                 Music Inc. (ASCAP)//EMI April Music Inc., o/b/o itself and Vegan Boy
BrEnDon THankS:                                                                      Vocals on “Nearly Witches (Ever Since We Met…)” by Plasticines & the
                                                                                     West Los Angeles Children’s Choir
                                                                                                                                                            Music (ASCAP)
My ever-growing family for their endless                                                                                                                    “Nearly Witches (Ever Since We Met…)” Written by Panic! At The
                                                                                     Trumpet & Accordion on “Sarah Smiles” by Mike Bolger
love and support, Spencer Smith for being                                                                                                                   Disco, John Feldmann & Ryan Ross. Published by Listen To This
my best friend and setting a sharp example,                                          Management: Scott Nagelberg,                                           Shhhh/EMI Music Publishing//EMI April Music Inc., o/b/o itself and
Sarah Elizabeth Orzechowski for being an                                             Bob McLynn & Jonathan Daniel for                                       Vegan Boy Music (ASCAP)//2010 Dangerous Blues Music/EMI (ASCAP)
inspiration and smiling when I felt I could                                          A&R for Decaydance: Pete Wentz
not, the Orzechowski family, the Smith                                               A&R for Fueled By Ramen: John Janick                                   panicatthedisco.com
family, Bogart and Penny.                                                            Legal: Scott Bradford, Esq. for Serling, Rooks, Ferrara, McKoy & Worob fueledbyramen.com
                                                                                     Booking: Andrew Simon for CAA                                          decaydance.com

SPEnCEr THankS:                                                                      UK & Mainland Europe Agent: Mark Ngui for CAA
                                                                                     Business Management: Murray Richman & Nathan Richman for
My Mom & Dad for always encouraging me                                               Richman Business Management
to follow my dreams, Crystal & Jackie for
your endless love and support, Haley for
                                                                                                                                                            © 2011 Fueled By Ramen LLC for the United States and WEA
making me a better me, and never leaving
                                                        FIG. 4

                                                 Rosa Indica Cruenta                                                                                        International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. All
me lonely, Boba, Milo & all the rest of my                                                                                                                  Rights Reserved. Printed in U.S.A. 526550-2
wonderful friends.
                                                                          FIG. 3

                                                                       Rosa Indica

								
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