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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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  • i
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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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    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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    qqqwwweeerrrApr 15, 2010 at 10:08 am
    I love this song I keep on singing the song, I really like the part when you see my face hope it gives you hell! And if you find a man that's worth a dawn and treats you well then he's a fool, your just as well, hope gives you hell. Bit. There use to be a guy I like but he broke my heart and every time I see him, I say. Hope she gives you hell!
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    HunterLoganMay 24, 2009 at 11:30 pm
    It's about two neighbors- one big success with a shiny car a "Pretty" wife and a good job, the other guy is a failure that sleeps till the evening-who hate each other. And the verse "When you see my face hope it gives you hell..." is about one of the guys hoping the other guy goes through hell when he sees his face obviously. Through the song the guys keep yelling at each other. It is very weird that some people don't get it.

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