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The city is at a war
A place among the young and rich
Ignore me if you see me 'cause I just don't give a shit
The city is at war
Bless the young and rich
With designer drugs and designer friends

The city is at a war
A place among the young and rich
Ignore me if you see me 'cause I just don't give a shit
The city is at war
Bless the young and rich
With designer drugs and designer friends

Here's how it goes
It's about who you know
If you
Got money you get in for free
Get on your knees if you wanna reach the top
The party never stops (never stops)
Don't stop now (don't stop now)

Come on!
Stick around and see how it ends
Get the money and run
And meet me at the parking lot
Bang bang! Shoot 'em up yeah

The city is at a war
A place among the young and rich
Ignore me if you see me 'cause I just don't give a shit
The city is at war
Bless the young and rich
With designer drugs and designer friends

Oh oh oh oh oh

This little girl was alone in the world
Until she
Found a way to get a fix for free
Oh pretty please
It breaks my heart to see
Another tragedy she finally got her picture on TV

Come on!
Live it up while you can
We all lose in the end
No you don't get another shot
Bang bang! Shoot 'em up, yeah

The city is at a war
A place among the young and rich
Ignore me if you see me 'cause I just don't give a shit
The city is at war
Bless the young and rich
With designer drugs and designer friends

The city is at war
The city is at war
The city is at war
War oh oh

Bang bang! Shoot 'em up,
Shoot 'em up, yeah
Bang bang! Shoot 'em up,
Shoot 'em up, yeah (the city is at war)
Bang bang! Shoot 'em up,
Shoot 'em up, yeah
Bang bang! Shoot 'em up,
Shoot 'em up, yeah.



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  • ToxicParadise03
    +3
    ToxicParadise03Nov 13, 2008 at 10:26 pm
    This song is about Hollywood.
    How the other people are tired of the young and rich making a bad name for their town. They are tired of the partying, drugs and all that kind of stuff.

    Great work by Cobra Starship.
    Really enjoying this track the most.
  • Oh-Shit_Casey
    +3
    Oh-Shit_CaseyMay 16, 2008 at 12:22 pm
    I stand corrected.
    This song is actually about drugs.

    When it says "meet me at the parking lot
    Bang bang! Shoot 'em up yeah"
    That means go to the parking lot and make a drug deal and then shoot em up means Shoot up on heroine.
    Then the verse:
    This little girl was alone in the world
    Until she
    Found a way to get a fix for free
    Oh pretty please
    It breaks my heart to see
    Another tragedy she finally got her picture on TV
    Means:There was this girl who didn't have anything, then she found drugs, it breaks his heart to see another person get lost in drugs and she got caught and now her picture is on TV.
  • d
    +1
    DayvidAug 3, 2009 at 5:52 pm
    Not positive, but pretty sure that these lyrics:
    "This little girl was alone in the world.Until she Found a way to get a fix for free Oh pretty please. It breaks my heart to see .Another tragedy she finally got her picture on TV"
    Meant she turned tricks for drugs and OD'd.
    And yeah, great song.
    It's about how depserate people are to make it in Hollywood, but most of them get fucked up on drugs.
  • nAkEdInDiAnSuPeRhErO
    0
    nAkEdInDiAnSuPeRhErOOct 11, 2008 at 5:40 am
    you know alot of times i listened to the song and never actually read the lyrics , i mean i knew them but i never actually read them.

    i agree with Oh-Shit_Casey

    yea it is about how rich kids get aught up in drugs

    like with the shoot em up , that means like heroine and stuff like that
    and this is one of my favorite songs ,and it has a good lesson ( oh and if u didn't catch it , it's DRUGS ARE BAD!) ! DOUBLE THREAT!
  • claire3000
    -1
    claire3000Apr 1, 2009 at 5:24 pm
    Love the song...And the lyrics. Tis about Hollywood and how it's so...for lack of better words, bad! Like, "This little girl was alone in the world.Until she Found a way to get a fix for free Oh pretty please. It breaks my heart to see .Another tragedy she finally got her picture on TV" I think that means like their trying to say that she'll get into bad things and it's a tragedy because of what will happen.((I've head our record label practically owns our ass))

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