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Robert's got a quick hand
He'll look around the room, he won't tell you his plan
He's got a rolled cigarette
Hanging out of his mouth, he's a cowboy kid
He found a six-shooter gun
In his dad's closet with in a box of fun things
I don't even know what
But he's coming for you, yeah he's coming for you

All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, outrun my gun
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, faster than my bullet
All the other kids with the the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, outrun my gun
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, faster than my bullet

Daddy works a long day
He'll be coming home late and he's coming home late
And he's bringing me a surprise
'Cause dinner's in the kitchen and it's packed in ice
I've waited for a long time
Yeah the slight of my hand is now a quick pull-trigger
I reason with my cigarette
And say, "your hair's on fire, you must've lost your wits, yeah"

All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, outrun my gun
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, faster than my bullet
All the other kids with the the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, outrun my gun
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, faster than my bullet

Run run run run
Ru-ru-ru-run run run
Ru-ru-ru-run run run run
Ru-ru-ru-run run run ru-run run

All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, outrun my gun
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, faster than my bullet
All the other kids with the the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, outrun my gun
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, faster than my bullet

All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, outrun my gun
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, faster than my bullet
All the other kids with the the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, outrun my gun
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
You'd better run, better run, faster than my bullet



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    UnregisteredMay 24, 2012 at 7:52 am
    Saerras all the other kids with the pumped up kicks
    you'd better run, better run, outrun my gunall the other kids with the pumped up kicks
    you'd better run, better run, outrun my gunall the other kids with the pumped up kicks
    you'd better run, better run, outrun my gunall the other kids with the pumped up kicks
    you'd better run, better run, outrun my gun
  • u
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    UnregisteredOct 1, 2011 at 2:13 am
    All of this BS about songs, movies, and video games "making" people kill others at random is the biggest load of crap ever. You have to be weak minded from day one to even fall prey to something like that. If it were so bad to take in all the extra ideas we have access to there would be a hell of a lot more going on. Sad as it may be the ones that "do" it were going to do it anyways since something as simple as a song can twist them to carry out the lyrics or a games plot. Raise your kids any way you see fit but in the end if they just aren't able to determine right from wrong then there's nothing that can be done but to love them unconditionally. Kids with horrible and unthinkable childhoods still get their phd and spoiled ass trust fund babies still kill their defenseless parents in their sleep so its all up to each individual to decide to be a contributing member of society or a stain in the headlines. And yes I have 2 little one of my own before someone gives the "well you must not have kids of your own" line that is such a waste. I can love them all I want but I know that what will be will be and I can plan all I want for our future but gods plan will be carried out to the letter and I hope that we are blessed enough to live fullfilled lives. I am grateful for every second I'm alive to see them smile and to hold them when they say "hold you dada". I won't shield them from every little song or lie to them about what life "will" throw in their face when they are at their lowest. They will never be able to say my dad doesn't love me or he never said I'm proud of you. I pray that what I do for them is enough to show them that life is worth living and that nothing and noone will ever change the way I feel about them regardless of their choices as bad as they may be.
  • u
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    UnregisteredJul 27, 2012 at 6:49 am
    Its about all the shootings and killings!
    This kid isn't thinking very straight and he is mad at everyone! His dad abuses him and he gets bullied and abused in school
  • u
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    UnregisteredJun 26, 2012 at 10:54 pm
    Its about the columbine shooting! Its not a suicidal song or anything. It's all based on a true event. A school shooting in a high school.
  • u
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    UnregisteredMay 27, 2012 at 2:13 am
    Its about a kid who is tired of all the popular kids bragging ang stuff so decides to threaten them to get in the in croud

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