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I wake up every evening, with a big smile on my face
And it never feels out of place

And you're still probably working at a 9 to 5 pace
I wonder how bad that tastes

When you see my face
Hope it gives you hell
Hope it gives you hell
When you walk my way
Hope it gives you hell
Hope it gives you hell

Now where's your picket fence love
And where's that shiny car,
And did it ever get you far

You've never seem so tense love
I've never seen you fall so hard,
Do you know where you are?

And truth be told I miss you
And truth be told I'm lying

When you see my face
Hope it gives you hell
Hope it gives you hell
When you walk my way
Hope it gives you hell
Hope it gives you hell
If you find a man that's worth a damn and treats you well
Then he's a fool, you're just as well, hope it gives you hell


Hope it gives you hell

Tomorrow you'll be thinking to yourself
Where'd it all go wrong, the list goes on and on

And truth be told I miss you
And truth be told I'm lying

When you see my face
Hope it gives you hell
Hope it gives you hell
When you walk my way
Hope it gives you hell
Hope it gives you hell
If you find a man that's worth a damn and treats you well
Then he's a fool, you're just as well, hope it gives you hell

Now you'll never see, what you've done to me
You can take back your memories they're no good to me
And here's all your lies,
You can look me in the eyes
With that sad sad look that you wear so well

When you see my face
Hope it gives you hell
Hope it gives you hell
When you walk my way
Hope it gives you hell
Hope it gives you hell
If you find a man that's worth a damn and treats you well
Then he's a fool, you're just as well, hope it gives you hell

When you see my face
Hope it gives you hell
Hope it gives you hell
When you walk my way
Hope it gives you hell
Hope it gives you hell
When you hear this song and sing along, oh you'll never tell
Then you're the fool, I'm just as well
Hope it gives you hell
When you hear this song I hope that it will give you hell
You can sing along, I hope that it puts you through hell



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    ickymucousApr 12, 2010 at 2:49 am
    I think this song means what the music video shows, namely, the main character is talking about himself being both male characters in life. It is not a good "angry break up song in any way in my mind but I know my interest in this song was mostly for the sound and video as on piece of art. I'm sure it makes a good anger song 4 someone but I personally prefer so many blues and jazz vocalists 4 those kinds of songs. Funny video fur sure.
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    myheartbelongstocalebDec 28, 2009 at 11:23 pm
    Omg omg I love this song! Story of my life here! Yellin at guys to shut the hell up about me- I am sooo tired of it! They think they are just so freakin awesome but really they asses with no life and crap lousy girlfriends - well now look whos up boys!
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    itzieJan 9, 2009 at 7:36 pm
    This song is about a girl expecting more in life than the guy she's with so she leaves him and the guy feels like she's just being a fool because she won't ever find 'the picket fence love' because perfect lives just don't exist.

    This is my song!
    Hope it gives youu hell, loser!
  • m
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    MandaPanda22Jan 22, 2010 at 2:21 am
    Even though I ahve the cd, I still freak out when its on the radio cuz I love it so much. I thought this was my song when I got really mad at this guy. I was pissed. Hmm, but then I realized that I shouldnt be mad at him, so I left this song to alla ya'll that need it. That didn't make sense but whatever.
  • holyfire93
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    holyfire93Nov 19, 2009 at 2:18 pm
    I love this song. It reminds me of a relationship I been thru. Hehehehe, the chick was putting me thru alot I didn't want to be thru and when I finally left her, I felt so amazing and the girl tried to lie about me, but I stopped her in her own lie in front of everyone with actual evidence and she got sooo embarassed and now everyone hates her. Hehehe, girls like that don't last long if they try to put me down, cuz I am good at gettin someone caught in their own lie. ^^

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