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Let's play a game of Russian roulette
I'll load the gun, you place the bets
Tell me who will make it out alive
Let's play a game of Russian roulette
I'll load the gun, you place the bets
Tell me who will make it out alive

Over and over and over again
We play the same old game
Cards kept close to our chest, that's where your secrets kept
So wear your poker face, hands to the fool, hands to the thief
And you can't see

My alligator blood is starting to show
I know that you know that, I know that you know
Can't call a bluff with a dead man's hand
My alligator blood is starting to show
I know that you know that, I know that you know
Can't call a bluff with a dead man's hand

Cut me up and wear my skin
Show me how to live
Tear me down, clean me up
NOW SPILL MY FUCKING GUTS!
Just help me find a way
Just help me find a way
Just help me find a way
Just help me find a way

My alligator blood is starting to show
I know that you know that, I know that you know
Can't call a bluff with a dead man's hand
My alligator blood is starting to show
I know that you know that, I know that you know
Can't call a bluff with a dead man's hand

Put a gun to my head and, paint the walls with my brains
Put a gun to my head and, paint the walls
Put a gun to my head and, paint the walls with my brains
Put a gun to my head and, paint the walls

Now you know
Now you know
Now you know

Now you know you can go, you can give up trying
Should've just called it quits
Should've just called it quits
Leave before it's too late
Now you know you can go, you can give up trying
Should've just called it quits
Should've just called it quits
Leave before it's too late

Let's play a game of Russian roulette
I'll load the gun, you place the bet
Tell me who will make it out alive
Let's play a game of Russian roulette
I'll load the gun, you place the bet
Tell me who will make it out alive

Yeah!

(So put a gun to my head and paint the walls with my fucking brain)

Put a gun to my head and paint the walls with my brains
Put a gun to my head and paint the fucking walls



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    bmthfan16Sep 29, 2010 at 6:40 pm
    'Alligator Blood – A colossal riff ushers in Alligator Blood before giving way to the killer lyric “let’s play a game of Russian roulette, I’ll hold the gun and you place your bet, tell me who wins, make it out alive'”.
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    UnregisteredMay 21, 2012 at 4:01 am
    He is tired of repetition with everything that always goes on in his life, and everyone keeping secrets that he can tell from their facial expressions that's why he says wear your poker face. He can't bottle it up anymore hence my alligator blood is staring to show, andhe knows everyone else an tell that something is bugging him and he's on the verge of erupting.
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    UnregisteredApr 30, 2012 at 11:57 pm
    I think it means "if im going to die let me do it now and if i live i shall live a long time"
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    UnregisteredApr 17, 2012 at 3:25 pm
    He is talking about egypts god, to were if you die in egypts religeon your soul must be less dense than a feather or lighter or else the monster will devour your soul and you go to hell, and he knows he is not going to win the gypsis card game so he knows he is going to hell... There you go, im a true oliver sykes fann
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    UnregisteredApr 4, 2012 at 2:50 pm
    I think in the song it shows that he is tired of trying to live up to expectations and that it is easier to just give up

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