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I let it ride on a bad bet
I doubled down on a sinking ship
I need a second to catch my breath
Do you want me
Or do you want me dead?

Oh, give it up for at least a second
I'm getting sick of your bullshit attitude
And how you walk around like you shine brighter
It's killing me
So what do you say?
Do you want me
Or do you want me dead?

I've got my hands up
(Yeah, oh)
I'm staring down the barrel of a loaded night
(Loaded night)
I've got my hands up
(Yeah, yeah)
So do you want me
Do you want me dead?

You're trigger-happy at harbor side
You're taking shots at the strangers passing
There's no such thing as a perfect crime
Don't play that
You've said it enough
'Cause you want me
Or you want me dead

I've got my hands up
(Yeah, oh)
I'm staring down the barrel of a loaded night
(Loaded night)
I've got my hands up
(Yeah, yeah)
So do you want me
Do you want me

Dead set on a getaway
I'm dead set on a getaway
I'm dead set on a getaway
I'm dead set on a getaway

I let it ride on a bad bet
I doubled down on a sinking ship

I've got my hands up
(Yeah, oh)
I'm staring down the barrel of a loaded night
(Loaded night)
I've got my hands up
(Yeah, yeah)
So do you want me
What you say?

I've got my hands up
(Yeah, oh)
I'm staring down the barrel of a loaded night
(Loaded night)
I've got my hands up
(Yeah, yeah)
So do you want me
Oh, oh
Do you want me
Do you want me dead?



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    UnregisteredFeb 5, 2012 at 11:40 pm
    The song is mainly about figuring out how she feels. I guess the girl is giving him a bunch of mixed signals; therefore, he needs to find out what she's not saying.

    Confusion?
  • u
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    UnregisteredJan 6, 2012 at 12:13 pm
    My whole life. This is the song i want playing at my funeral, its so touching and strong. I cry thinking just how strong the meaning is. Its too much for me to handle. Hot hot
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    UnregisteredDec 10, 2011 at 9:50 pm
    Its a meaning of love and betrayel. He is giving her one more chance with him or its over forever.. Or does she not want him at all and rather have him dead.
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    UnregisteredDec 2, 2011 at 9:18 pm
    Meaning he's asking his girlfriend/crush if she likes him or not. She doesnt really want him dead lol its a metaphor

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