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Feet don't fail me now
Take me to the finish line
Oh my heart it breaks every step that I take
But I'm hoping at the gates
They'll tell me that your mine


Walking through the city streets
Is it by mistake or design
I feel so alone on a friday night
Can you make it feel like home
If I tell you you're mine

It's like I told you honey

Don't make me sad
Don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough
And the road gets tough I don't know why

Keep making me laugh
Lets go get high
The road is long we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane

Choose your last words
This is the last time
Because you and I
We were born to die

Lost but now I am found
I can see but once I was blind
I was so confused as a little child
Trying to take what I could get
Scared that I couldn't find

All the answers honey

Don't make me sad
Don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough
And the road gets tough I don't know why

Keep making me laugh
Lets go get high
The road is long we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane

Choose your last words
This is the last time
Because you and I
We were born to die

We were born to die
We were born to die

Come take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane

Don't make me sad
Don't make me cry
Sometimes love is not enough
And the road gets tough I don't know why

Keep making me laugh
Lets go get high
The road is long we carry on
Try to have fun in the meantime

Come take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane

Choose your last words
This is the last time
Because you and I
We were born to die

We were born to die...



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    UnregisteredNov 13, 2013 at 2:16 am
    Well, when I first heard the song I didn't understand it at all. Now that I've looked up the lyrics, seen the video and read most of the first 50 comments, I feel that this song starts off as if Lana thinks she's in the best relationship and the guy she's with is the love of her life. In the second verse when she says she was lost but now found, I think she's finally realizing that she has made a mistake in her relationship and is having second thoughts. In the ending of the song she keeps repeating 'we were born to die' so she is trying to say to the guy that she wants to breakup, but he is saying 'no' and keeps urging her on until finally they breakup (and it's the end of the video where the dude is holding the bloody body of Lana) .
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    UnregisteredJul 24, 2012 at 9:06 am
    After a female friend of mine posted this song to me, I was wondering about its true meaning. I thought it my have been a love message. So I read the.
    Posts made by others. Found a few, that were what I thought to be along the lines of my thoughts. Did more research, and posted what I found below. The singers actual words said on the meaning. Hope this clears up a lot of misguided thoughts on the songs true meaning. Mb.
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    UnregisteredMay 25, 2012 at 2:34 am
    When she says 'we we're born to die', I take it to mean the relationship was doomed from the start. We can be powerfully attracted to the wrong people for all the wrong reasons. Doesn't stop us from going there but there is always a feeling of doomed inevitability in these situations which this song wallows in. I love the register of her voice, this song could not be sung by everyone.
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    UnregisteredApr 22, 2012 at 6:20 pm
    Babe, you're bummed out on life, sounds like you're only here to party with no direction known. Downer, martyrs-ville. Obvious hopelessness, no future, just doom, here to get some, get high and fade away? Don't be that way. We are born to die, but what most can't see is we are reborn in death and live on as our prime, unflawed spiritual selves with our loved ones eternally. This mortal life is just a quick moment in time, live it full and happily-spiritual life goes on afterward-you'll see! Cheer up be uplifting and make positive vibes, dudette, don't be so dark and down. You are a beautiful person inside and out and your poetry and music is heavy duty. You have class, don't sleaze out on us, be your real self like you are, beautiful and humble and demure. Continue to be you and don't become a spectacle or carnival act raise people up girl. Love, from a twice your age. New, very impressed fan from the nw ps blue jeans is a killer, makes me feel where you are-someone else is out there and will be lucky to win you- sorry for my two cents. Keep on girl, you're great!
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    UnregisteredApr 10, 2012 at 1:08 pm
    Holy crap you people are embarrassing. I hear this utter trash written by someone who sounds like they are in middle school, and of course, there are tons of people discussing how sad and powerful it is. Seriously? Life gets tough I don't know why? Keep making me laugh let's go get high the road is long we carry on let's have fun in the meantime? Is it by mistake or by design? You like your girls insane? . Pretty much that entire first stanza?
    Jesus, just pathetic. Cmon people.

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