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Pierce The Veil – Bulletproof Love lyrics

[Verse 1]
I breathe you in with smoke,
In the backyard lights (backyard lights).
We used to laugh until we choked,
Into the wasted nights (wasted nights)
It was the best time of my life,
But now I sleep alone (sleep alone)
So don't, don't, don't wake me up,
'Cause my thrill is gone (say I'm wrong)
In the sunset turning red behind the smoke,
Forever and alone.

[Verse 2]
You've gone and sewn me to this bed,
The taste of you and me (you and me).
Will never leave my lips again,
Under the blinding rain (blinding rain)
I wanna hold your hand so tight,
I'm gonna break my wrist (break my wrist)
And when the vultures sing tonight,
I'm gonna join right in

I'll sing along,
'Cause I don't know any other song
I'll sing along, but I'm barely hanging on,
No, I'm barely hanging on
By the time you're hearing this I'll already be gone.
And now there's nothing to do but scream at the drunken moon.

This isn't fair, no!
Don't you try to blame this on me.
My love for you was bulletproof,
But you're the one who shot me
And goddamn it, I can barely say your name,
So I'll try to write it,
And fill the pen with blood from the sink

But don't just say it, you should sing my name,
Pretend that it's a song 'cause forever it's yours,
And we can sing this on the way home.

I'll sing along,
'Cause I don't know any other song.
I'll sing along, but I'm barely hanging on,
No, I'm barely hanging on,
By the time you're hearing this I'll already be gone
And there's nothing to do,
But tear my voice apart,
Nothing to do and scream at the drunken moon

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  • u
    Has anyone read what Vic said? I find it truly poetic. He said "I've always been obsessed with happy songs that have morbid lyrics. Lyrically, this song is the darkest I've ever written. It's about being obsessed with someone to the point where you're hurting yourself. A lot of it is written almost like a suicide note meant to be found by the one you love. It's completely crazy and extreme, but it's also comforting to say out loud the things you're thinking sometimes."
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  • s
    If you listen to this song closely enough, digging out the meaning behind it becomes shockingly easy. To put it in the most simplest terms: cheating. Before I further explain, I'd like to compliment the fact that the video breaks the standards of men always cheating on women and gives us, for once, a woman cheating on a man. Now, onto the meaning of the song: a man and a woman (husband and wife, probably) are deeply in love. Slowly but surely, they begin to fall out of love, the woman detaching herself first. Eventually (towards the video's end) the man finds his wife with another man. "My love for you was bulletproof, but you're the one who shot me," is stating that they had impenetrable love, and when it ended, it was the woman's fault. The end of the song is likely after the man has packed his bags and left the woman, leaving her nothing more than a note: "By the time you're hearing this, I'll already be gone" or even a recording.
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  • u
    The song is bassically saying I wish you'd come back to me cos I miss you & its stating its her fault but like someone whos really on love he did anything to make her love him again & did anything to make her believe that it was his fault she cheated which is why in the video it shows shes talking on the phone ignoring him not showing effection anymore & finnaly he catches her in the bathroom with somebody else & that's why hes showing so much effection in the video to the point where hes almost crying & the part where he says ill fill the pen with blood fromthe sink means he was hurting himself & doing almost anythig to get rid of the empytness he had in his heart cos of her.
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  • u
    Its about a guy who dated this girl, having the time of his life. Then they broke up and he didn't want to live anymore (so don't wake me up, because my thrill is gone) he doesn't want anyone else. He thought it was forever but she broke his heart and he doesn't want to live anymore (by the time your hearing this ill already be gone)--wonderdul song. But sad.
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