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    Can someone tell me what is being said at approx 2:42 of this song...?

    Sounds like a voice down a long tube or something but for the life of me I cannot make out what is said.
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    Sam is saying "I can't believe I signed this fucking tour contract...I am going to kill somebody".
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    Most lyrics sites have the following lyrics for that part of the song:

    "Incomprehensible" or "Something", as in, no one but Sam knows.
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    I always thought it was Eddie saying: "Hey Mike...Hey Sam...(It's been a while?) but it's about time."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jedi McFly View Post
    I always thought it was Eddie saying: "Hey Mike...Hey Sam...(It's been a while?) but it's about time."

    That's what I assumed it was. It's fairly easy to understand.
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    I thought it was "I don't know why...but it's about time."
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    DFVH, I can hear that too, it just didn't make as much sense to me.

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    Hmm I thought it was hey mike. What Sam? I don't know why, but it's about time.


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    It's an awful song, that much I can say.
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    It was a good follow up to how many say I lol


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    Quote Originally Posted by DFVH5150 View Post
    I thought it was "I don't know why...but it's about time."
    That's what I hear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dick Punch View Post
    It's an awful song, that much I can say.
    I don't think it's so bad. The guitar work is a mess during the solo. I think the lyrics are fine, but it pigeon-holed the song.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DFVH5150 View Post
    I thought it was "I don't know why...but it's about time."
    This is what I always heard.

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    I'm thinking Eddie means--heh--"it's the right time" and he doesn't know why. It just feels right.
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    It's obviously along the lines of "Hey Mike, and Sam, I don't know why, but it's about time". However, if you look at the official guitar tablature book, the lyrics are listed as "Big night, and spend, now don't you worry 'bout wastin' my time." Wrote Mike and Sam out of the song, but that's no surprise, eh?

 

 

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