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We took a walk that night, but it wasn't the same.
We had a fight on the promenade out in the rain.
She said she loved me, but she had somewhere to go.
She couldn't scream while I held her close.
I swore I'd never let her go.

Tell me what you wanna know.
Oh come on, oh come on, oh come on
There ain't no motive for this crime.
Jenny was a friend of mine.
So come on, oh come on, oh come on

I know my rights, I've been here all day and it's time
For me to go, so let me know if it's alright.
I just can't take this; I swear I told you the truth.
She couldn't scream while I held her close.
I swore I'd never let her go.

Tell me what you wanna know.
Oh come on, oh come on, oh come on
And then you whisper in my ear
I know what you're doing here
So come on, oh come on, oh come on
There ain't no motive for this crime.
Jenny was a friend of mine.
Oh come on, oh come on, oh come on



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    mattgeorgiJul 8, 2010 at 11:21 am
    didnt finish my post, matt clicked post...idiot... hoping that they believe that he means that he was helping her but technically he is telling the truth because he held her underwater so she couldnt scream or her scream would be muffled by the water.

    @vampiresslovescoldplay i LOVE NCIS but jenny's a cow, or should ui say, was (hehehe)
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    mattgeorgiJul 8, 2010 at 11:16 am
    it's apart of the murder trilogy - leave the bourbon on the shelf, midnight show and jwafom. his girlfriend left him, he got drunk, hence the bourbon and drives to her house, he assaults her and then puts her in the backseat of his car (midnight show) he holds then drowns her in the sea and the night sky is the chandelier he speaks of, in 'jenny' he has been caught by the police and is being questioned and he says that he and jenny 'had a fight on the promenade out in the rain' he then says 'she said she loved me but she had somewhere to go' he probably took that as her going to see her fancy man so he killed her but tells the cops that 'she couldn't scream while i held her close' hoping
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    SheepBeastMar 24, 2009 at 9:41 pm
    it's about a guy who was friends with this girl, but i dunno, maybe he wanted more but she didnt. perhaps she wanted to just stay friends. he cared about her a lot but basically he raped her. hence the "she couldnt scream while i held her close"

    that ^^ theory fits with all the lyrics of the song, except the verse beginning "I know my rights...". not sure how to interpret that one im afraid.

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