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Lisa: Leave me out with the waste
This is not what I do
It's the wrong kind of place
To be thinking of you
It's the wrong time
For somebody new
It's a small crime
And I've got no excuse

Lisa: Is that alright with you?
Give my gun away when it's loaded
Is that alright with you?
If you don't shoot it how am I supposed to hold it
Is that alright with you?
Give my gun away when it's loaded
Is that alright with you?
With you...

Damien: Leave me out with the waste
This is not what I do
It's the wrong kind of place
To be cheating on you
It's the wrong time
She's pulling me through
It's a small crime
And I've got no excuse

Damien: Is that alright with you?
Give my gun away (Lisa: Is that alright? Yeah.)when it's loaded
Is that alright with you?
If you don't shoot it how (Lisa: Is that alright? Yeah.) am I supposed to hold it
Is that alright with you?
Give my gun away (Lisa: Is that alright? Yeah.) when it's loaded
Is that alright
Is that alright with you?

Damien: Is that alright, yeah?
Give my gun away (Lisa: Is that alright? Yeah.) when it's loaded
Is that alright with you?
If you don't shoot it how (Lisa: Is that alright? Yeah.) am I supposed to hold it
Is that alright with you?
Give my gun away (Lisa: Is that alright? Yeah.) when it's loaded
Is that alright
Is that alright with you?

(Slight Overlap..)
Damien: Is that alright, yeah?
Lisa: Give my gun away when it's loaded
Damien: Is that alright, yeah?
Lisa: If you don't shoot it how am I supposed to hold it
Damien: Is that alright, yeah?
Lisa: Give my gun away when it's loaded
Damien: Is that alright, is that alright?

D & L: Is that alright with you?

Damien: No...



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    UnregisteredJan 15, 2012 at 6:24 am
    Hi - first of all a really great song, and done very emotonally. I afraid my interpretation is pretty earthy but here goes [don't hate me my, parents made me this way]. To me the "gun" is a fredian reference to his penis/love. "if you don't shoot it how am i supposed to hold it". Or if I don't have s** with you how am I supposed t hold the need to orgasim. In this context the lyrics bare themselves. "give my gun away when it's loaded. Is that alright? Is that alright with you? " "it's the wrong kind of place to be cheating on you. It's the wrong time but she's pulling me through, it's a small crime and i've got no excuse. Is that alright". I sugest this means he's having s** with someone else without emotion because something is not allowing him to have s** with his lover. He's sexually frustrated and want permission to have s** with someone else. Considering muscians are often on the road, possibly it's because he is away from his lover for weeks. I'm just sayen.

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