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My Chemical Romance: Vampire Money Meaning

Vampire Money Lyrics

[Gerard:] Well, are you ready, Ray?
[Ray:] Yeah...
[Gerard:] How about you, Frank?
[Frank:] Oh, I'm there, baby
[Gerard:] How about you, Mikey?
[Mikey:] Fucking ready...
[Gerard:] Well, I think I'm alright

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    anonymous
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    Feb 27th, 2011 2:57am report


    twilight asked mcr to write a song for their movie. they said no. this is a song about not selling out. yeah mcr! f*ck twilight!



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    anonymous
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    Jan 13th, 2011 1:30pm report


    ....
    I think the songs making fun of twilight.
    Seriously, those lines about shining in the sun...
    And the Volvo. Edward Cullen, we're looking at you.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 13th, 2011 1:26pm report


    twilight asked my chemical romance to write them a song and gerard kept saying no and finally he said if you want a song this is your song. so vampire money came along]



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    anonymous
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    Oct 30th, 2017 10:08pm report


    Personally, I thought this song was basically saying "money is bad". That statement meaning that you need money for everything, but it's actually kinda stupid. Famous people have money and the government wants your money, but really, money is like a vampire. It's draining all the goodness from out society. But maybe I'm just reading too much into this.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 2nd, 2016 9:18pm report


    Idk but when I first heard this song I thought about them making a reference to drugs? "Vampire money" sounds like a nickname for a drug... "The kids don't care if you're alright honey/the pills don't work but it sure is funny" sounds like drug addiction...??? Ok crazy idea lol



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    anonymous
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    Jun 23rd, 2016 6:25pm report


    I think it all is basically the selling out and twilight stuff, but it does remind me of something: three cheers was about a boy and his lover (basically) running through the desert away from vampires... Supposedly if a vampire bites your neck you become one... Well I think this song is a slight nod to the lovers becoming vampires and vampire money, I would think is blood, so that's just the two lovers still in the desert (battery city outskirts) wanting blood as vampires.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 16th, 2011 12:14pm report


    Gerard was asked to write a song for the Twilight movies, and refused, but then wrote this song and offered them it for free. For some reason it was rejected XD There are probably a million different meanings behind it, but as Tre Cool once said, "Dissecting it all can, and will, drive you mad. Or you can just crank it up and rock your balls off"



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    anonymous
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    Oct 9th, 2011 10:18pm report


    twilight originally asked mcr to write song for one of there movies. Way kept on decling.

    Basically, this song is about not selling out and is kind of a big old "@#$% you" to twilight.

    YOu may interpret it anyway you would like but thats how i see it



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    anonymous
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    Sep 24th, 2011 9:43pm report


    Twilight wanted them to make a song for them,they said no.then,they did,and thats their fuckin songXDi luv mcr



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    anonymous
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    Jan 15th, 2011 1:29pm report


    I love this song it sounds like its about themselves, they're dissing themselves basically saying were actually crap, blagging our way along and pretending we are what we aren't and its been happening for too long

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    anonymous
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    Dec 25th, 2010 12:49pm report


    It is a tribute to sweets song called ballroom blitz

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    Dec 19th, 2010 12:33pm report


    Gerard said in an interview with Fox that the song meant selling out, hence "vampire" money. Said directly by the artist. Knowing you guys, though, you'll probably figure out some kind of deep meaning originating from some dead religion or something...




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