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35 Pieces Of Wisdom From My Chemical Romance

A year on from their split, My Chemical Romance issue their greatest hits album, entitled May Death Never Stop You, reminding us all how many great tunes they managed to produce during their 12 years together.

Never predictable musically, and a live force to be reckoned with - winning over a hostile crowd at a Reading Festival one year immediately springs to mind - they inspired loyalty and love from an entire generation of rock fans.

Gerard Way's unique lyrical style was also a feature of their success, and we've compiled a handy list of all the pieces of knowledge, advice and wisdom that you can take from their songs. Click on the first picture to get going: consider this your MCR guide for life.

May Death Never Stop You: The Greatest Hits 2001-2013 is released on March 24th. Preorder the album now from www.mychemicalromance

(Images: Rex)

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    Drowning Lessons

    "Let's say goodbye, the hundredth time, and then tomorrow we'll do it again"

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    You Know What They Do To Guys Like Us In Prison

    "Life is but a dream for the dead"

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    The Kids From Yesterday

    "When we were young we used to say, that you only hear the music when your heart begins to break"

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    Welcome to the Black Parade

    "And though you're dead and gone believe me, your memory will carry on"

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    Destroya

    "You don't believe in God, I don't believe in luck, they don't believe in us, but I believe we're the enemy!"

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    Headfirst for Halos

    "Think happy thoughts"

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    Demolition Lovers

    "All we are, all we are is bullets"

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    Bulletproof Heart

    "Gravity don't mean too much to me: I'm who I've got to be"

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    Dead!

    "If life ain't just a joke, then why are we laughing?"

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    Cancer

    "The hardest part of this is leaving you"

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    The End

    "If you look in the mirror and don't like what you see, you can find out firsthand what it's like to be me"

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    Cemetery Drive

    "It isn't that much fun, staring down a loaded gun"

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    Give 'Em Hell, Kid

    "If you were here, I'd never have a fear, so go on live your life"

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    Tomorrow's Money

    "Rebellion ain't a t-shirt you sell"

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    Give 'Em Hell, Kid

    "Some might say, we are made from the sharpest things you say"

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    To The End

    "To the last parade, when the parties fade and the choice you made; To the End"

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    Mama

    "So raise your glass high, for tomorrow we die"

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    I Don't Love You

    "I don't love you, like I loved you, yesterday"

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    I'm Not Okay (I Promise)

    "You said you read me like a book, but the pages all are torn and frayed"

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    Na Na Na

    "Everybody wants to change the world, but no one, no one wants to die"

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    Thank You For The Venom

    "You're running after something that you'll never kill, if this is what you want, then fire at will"

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    It's Not a Fashion Statement, It's a Deathwish

    "In the end we'll fall apart, just like the leaves change in colours"

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    The Light Behind Your Eyes

    "Never fade in the dark, just remember you will always burn as bright"

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    House of Wolves

    "Well, I know a thing about contrition, because I got enough to spare. And I'll be granting your permission, 'cause you haven't got a prayer"

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    Disenchanted

    "You're just a sad song with nothing to say, about a life long wait for a hospital stay"

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    Kill All Your Friends

    "You can sleep in a coffin, but the past ain't through with you"

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    Famous Last Words

    "I am not afraid to keep on living, I am not afraid to walk this world alone (or dead)"

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    Look Alive, Sunshine

    "It's time to do it now and do it loud! Killjoys, make some noise!"

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    Our Lady of Sorrows

    "Stand up fucking tall, don't let them see your back, and take my fucking hand, and never be afraid again"

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    Planetary (Go!)

    "If my velocity starts to make you sweat, then just don't let go"

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    Black Dragon Fighting Society

    "I drink juice when I'm killing 'cause it's fucking delicious"

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    Save Yourself, I'll Hold Them Back

    "We can leave this world, leave it all behind, we can steal this car if your folks don't mind, we can live forever if you've got the time"

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    Goodnite, Dr Death

    "You know that big ball of radiation we call the sun? Well it'll burst you into flames if you stay in one place too long. That is if the static don't get you first"

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    S/C/A/R/E/C/R/O/W (Scarecrow)

    "Leave a dream where the fallout lies, watch it grow where the tearstain dries, to keep you safe tonight"

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    Zero Percent

    "I don't have much of an education, but I got a knack for elimination"