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Back in black
I hit the sack
I've been too long I'm glad to be back
Yes I'm, let loose
From the noose
That's kept me hanging about
I keep looking at the sky
'Cause it's gettin' me high
Forget the herse 'cause I'll never die
I got nine lives
Cat's eyes
Usin' every one of them and running wild

'Cause I'm back
Yes, I'm back
Well, I'm back
Yes, I'm back
Well, I'm back, back
(Well) I'm back in black
Yes, I'm back in black

Back in the back
Of a Cadillac
Number one with a bullet, I'm a power pack
Yes, I'm in a bang
With a gang
They've got to catch me if they want me to hang
Cause I'm back on the track
And I'm leadin' the pack
Nobody's gonna get me on another rap
So look at me now
I'm just makin' my play
Don't try to push your luck, just get out of my way

'Cause I'm back
Yes, I'm back
Well, I'm back
Yes, I'm back
Well, I'm back, back
(Well) I'm back in black
Yes, I'm back in black

Well, I'm back, Yes I'm back
Well, I'm back, Yes I'm back
Well, I'm back, back
Well I'm back in black
Yes I'm back in black

Hooo yeah
Ohh yeah
Yes I am
Oooh yeah, yeah Oh yeah
Back in now
Well I'm back, I'm back
Back, I'm back
Back, I'm back
Back, I'm back
Back, I'm back
Back
Back in black
Yes I'm back in black

Outta sight



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  • RocksRock
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    RocksRockAug 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm
    It means he's back in the battlefield, stronger than ever, and that no one can kill him. "Number one with a bullet, I'm a power pack," that means he's good with guns, i think...
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    rebel82Aug 18, 2008 at 11:16 pm
    i dunno if it has a deeper meaning, its jist a fun song, like pour some sugar on me and smells like teen spirit; dont think about the meaning, jist rock out
  • U
    UnregisteredJun 11, 2014 at 12:28 pm
    The song is about shrek and bonnie tylers love for shrek, the following album called you wot M8 sold poorly and so shrek was killed by bon jovi on the led zeplinn, the stairway to heavn was song by elvis in 1969 when he got pooded on by a vulture the hit song karma chameleon is inspired by this.
  • U
    UnregisteredFeb 14, 2012 at 12:13 am
    Back in the back of a cadillac he's the number one bullet he's a power pack. He's in a bang... Meaning gang bang... With a gang... They're in an orgie in a cadillac another words.
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 3, 2012 at 10:54 pm
    This song is not what many people think - it has nothing to do with bon scott death but rather with a situation when someone's got his financial situation fixed: when you owe to the bank your financial report comes to you printed in red and once you get rid of the debt and money flow to your back account - the report is black again.
    The previous ac/dc album was a huge success which obviously fixed the band members financial situation. The line: "back in the back of a cadillac / number one with a bullet, i'm a power pack" - speaks for itself - the "bullet" was a slang term for a round dot which marked the fastest position gain in the billboard chart, and "getting a bullet" meant for any musician to become a top selling act overnight.
    There are rumors that the lyrics were written by bon scott as the rehearsals for the album began before his death - well, i think it's true as brian johnson has never written anything like this again.

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