Enemy
Scars on Broadway Lyrics


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I know it's really hard to see
That we are the enemy
I know it's really hard to see
That we are the enemy of the earth

They'll fuck you, then they'll fuck themselves
They raise the flag that Jesus sells
They'll fuck you, then they'll fuck themselves
They raise the flag that Jesus sells

I know it's really hard to see
That we are the enemy
I know it's really hard to see
That we are the enemy of the earth

We're on drugs, we're on drugs
We're all on drugs
We're on drugs, we're on drugs
Baby, we're all on drugs

Do you like drugs?

Alright!

I know it's really hard to see
That we are the enemy
I know it's really hard to see
That we are the enemy of the earth




We are the enemy of the earth...
We are the enemy of the earth...

Overall Meaning

In Scars on Broadway's "Enemy," the lyrics illustrate a sense of self-awareness and responsibility regarding humanity's relationship with the earth. The opening lines, "I know it's really hard to see / That we are the enemy," highlight the singer's recognition of the harm that humans have caused to the planet. The repetition emphasizes the urgency of this message, and serves as a reminder that our actions have consequences.


The second stanza introduces a critique of religion and capitalism, suggesting that these systems prioritize profit and personal gain over the well-being of the earth. The phrase "They raise the flag that Jesus sells" implies that these institutions manipulate their followers for their own benefit.


The bridge, with its repetition of "We're on drugs," takes on a different meaning in this context. Rather than referring to substance abuse, this line suggests that our addiction to consumerism and materialism has led to the depletion of the earth's resources.


Overall, "Enemy" urges listeners to reflect on their relationship with the environment and take responsibility for the harm we have caused.


Line by Line Meaning

I know it's really hard to see
Acknowledging the difficulty in understanding the truth


That we are the enemy
Realizing that we are the problem


That we are the enemy of the earth
Understanding that our actions harm the planet


They'll fuck you, then they'll fuck themselves
Others use and destroy us and then fall victim to the same cycle


They raise the flag that Jesus sells
They use religion to manipulate and control us


We're on drugs, we're on drugs
We are addicted to the pleasures of life


We're all on drugs
Everyone is addicted to something


Baby, we're all on drugs
Acknowledging the addictive nature of life


Do you like drugs?
Asking if others are addicted to something


Alright!
Expressing excitement or agreement


We are the enemy of the earth...
Reiterating that humans are harming the planet




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: DARON MALAKIAN

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@putobertovasquez9366

today at work i was singing the “we are on drugs” part and despite all the noise of the machines, the machine tech made eye contact with me and said “yes”

@austinsowers2974

Doooo youuuu

@len_urmom

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@ollymuirs

Right back to 2001 era SOAD. WE'RE ON DRUUUUGS! :)

@kodemasterx

Brah but this song was released in 2008! and SOAD never did a DISCO... \o/

@skreeeet

!!!!!

@coreyellem4737

Reminds me of sweet pea

@PTSD_Guts

I loved it so much that he brought that back up after so long :)

@catatonicphobos

​@@kodemasterxso, you new here...

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someday this music is going to be famous

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