River Of Deceit Lyrics

My pain... is self-chosen
At least so the prophet says
I could either burn
Or cut off my pride and buy some time
A head full of lies is the weight
Tied to my waist
The river of deceit pulls down
The only direction we flow is down
Down, oh down
My pain... is self-chosen
At least I believe it to be
I could either drown
Or pull off my skin and swim to shore
Now I can grow a beautiful
Shell for all to see
The river of deceit pulls down
The only direction we flow is down
Down, oh down

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Songwriter(s): Layne Staley, Mike Mccready, Barrett Martin, John Saunders
Copyright: M.MARIE Music, Jack Lord Music, Jumpin Cat Music, Wrecking Ball Music
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Meaning to "River Of Deceit" song text (5 meanings)
beckevan23 06/10/12,15:55

Its about doing heroin after the fun is gone. He wanted to stop and probly 'deceived' friends or family. I wasn't there but they say he got really antisocial towards his last days
unknown-soldier 02/14/11,00:14

Mad season was some of his best stuff not all his own, but a side of him we saw without all the darkness.. A legend gone, but never forgotten!
Jar of flies 02/07/11,21:34

Chris D i beg to differ my friend... Mad Season might be some of Laynes best writing bra.... wake the up man
Andre Beaudoin 11/12/10,07:41

Layne you always will have a special place in my heart. I never knew you but I feel like a kinda did when I hear any of your music. I can feel the pain that you once felt. Addiction to opiots is death
chris D from houston, tx 05/13/10,17:03

he IS a legend. death made him one. althou the mad season side project doesnt portray staley's best writings he was a very talented singer and writer who left us way to soon. original AIC is awesome!!
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