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Lying on a fake beach,
You'll never get a tan.
Baby, I'm gonna leave you drowing,
Until you reach for my hand.

In the night your heart is full
And by the morning empty.
But baby, I'm the one who left you,
You're not the one who left me.

When you're around me I'm radioactive.
My blood is burning, radioactive.
I'm turning radioactive.
My blood is radioactive.

My heart is nuclear.
Love is all that I fear.
I'm turning radioactive.
My blood is radioactive.

Waiting for the nightfall,
For my heart to light up.
Oh baby, I want you to die for,
For you to die for my love.

In the night your heart is full
And by the morning empty.
But baby, I'm the one who left you,
You're not the one who left me.

When you're around me I'm radioactive.
My blood is burning, radioactive.
I'm turning radioactive.
My blood is radioactive.

My heart is nuclear.
Love is all that I fear.
Ready to be let down.
And now I'm heading for a meltdown.

Tonight I feel like neon gold.
I take one look at you and I grow cold.
And I grow cold.
And I grow cold.

When you're around me I'm radioactive.
My blood is burning, radioactive.
I'm turning radioactive.
My blood is radioactive.

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My heart is nuclear.
Love is all that I fear.
Ready to be let down.
And now I'm heading for a meltdown.



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    UnregisteredJun 9, 2012 at 12:58 am
    I think that this song is about a girl who wasn't ready for love but it found her anyway. I think that she has a fear of falling in love because she is afraid the guy will leave her at any moment (thus the my heart is nuclear, love is all i fear) i think sometimes she acts very affectionate, warm and loving towards him and other times she is cold and distant from him because she is falling fast for him but doesn't want to get attached (thus the line in the night your heart is full and by the morning empty) i think her head spins, her heart pounds and her stomach is full of butterflies around him and she is not her normal self (thus the line when your around me i'm radio active my blood is burning radio active) i feel that she can't handle her feelings about the relationship (thus the line i'm heading for a meltdown)
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    UnregisteredJun 1, 2012 at 5:47 pm
    Radioactive is about how when your around a friend, lover, etc. And they are destroying your life hence the lyrics "when you're around me i'm radioactive, my blood is burning i'
    m radioactive"...
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    UnregisteredJun 1, 2012 at 5:46 pm
    Radioactive is about how when your around a friend, lover, etc. And they are destroying your life hence the lyrics "when you're around me i'm radioactive, my blood is burning i'
    m radioactive"
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    UnregisteredMar 7, 2012 at 1:35 pm
    Radioactive is when an element decays due to an unstable nucleus. You can see how radioactive an element is by measuring their half-lives. Yeah boy.
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    UnregisteredJan 2, 2012 at 12:35 pm
    Its obviously about feeling guilty for ending a relationship with someone who still loves you. The more you're around them the more destructive you feel. The more the other person gets hurt.

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