add artist photo
Machine Gun Kelly
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Machine Gun Kelly

Swing Life Away lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Machine Gun Kelly – Swing Life Away lyrics

[Verse 1: Machine Gun Kelly]
Am I loud and clear?
Or do I gotta scream like I did every day when I was a troubled teen, huh?
Do you want to know my past and see every single scar and know what they mean, huh?
17 running up in Mickey D's begging for a double cheese, huh
Singing "I don't want to grow up don’t nobody like you when your 23"
I came from nothing but a fucking unsupportive father I don't ever see
I had to watch a crooked jury put my brother in the penitentiary,
I never fit in
Criticism, made me the man I couldn't be
I'm reminiscing on when life was different spending every day at Chuckee Cheese, uh
[Hook: Kellin Quinn]
We live on front porches and swing life away
We get by just fine here on minimum wage
If love is a labor I’ll slave till the end
And I’ll run these streets if you give me a chance

[Verse 2: Machine Gun Kelly]
I've been here so long
Maybe I should runaway
Try to find a summer day
What is love
Love is pain
Love is butterflies and stomach aches
Love is looking out a windowpane, tears dripping looking like you’re in the rain
For someone you don't even know but for somebody you may never see again
I am only alive once
And I'mma die when God wants
So fill the sky with diamonds
Because that's how it's gonna look when I'm gone
Had a vision as a kid that one day I would change the world with my song
Several years have passed and now that vision came to life that boy's a fucking icon

[Hook: Kellin Quinn]

[Bridge: Machine Gun Kelly]
Sometimes I don't want to fucking wake up
When all they want to do is bring me down
And all the things I’ve went through as I came up
Are the fucking reasons why I run this town

[Hook: Kellin Quinn and Machine Gun Kelly]
We live on front porches and swing life away
(and to my fans, I told you)
We get by just fine here on minimum wage
If love is a labor I’ll slave till the end
And I’ll run these streets if you give me a chance
We live on front porches and swing life away
(all my dreamers)
We get by just fine here on minimum wage
(stay real)
If love is a labor I’ll slave till the end
(and to my love)
And I’ll run these streets if you give me a chance
(stay here)
Swing life away
(what we do)
Swing life away
(and what we do)
Swing life away
(yeah)
Swing life away
(and we just)
Swing life away
(lets swing life away)
Swing life away
(lets swing life away)
Swing life away
(lets swing life away)
Swing life away



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/m/machine_gun_kelly/swing_life_away.html

  • Email
  • Correct

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by uploading artist's image, writing song meaning or creating lyrics explanation.

      Featuredlyrics

      Explain