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Met a girl at seventeen
Thought she meant the world to me,
So I gave her everything
,
She turned out to be a cheat
Said she'd been thinking for a long time
And she found somebody new
I've been thinking that this whole time


Well I never thought you'd stay
That's okay
I hope he takes your filthy heart
And then he throws you away someday

Before you go, there's one thing you oughta know

If you can't hang then, there's the door baby

If you can't hang then, there's the door baby
If you can't hang then, there's the door baby
If you can't hang then, there's the door


I don't wanna take your precious time
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty face
But you turned into a pretty big waste of my time
I don't wanna take up all your time
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty face
But you turned into a pretty big waste of my time


You're the lowest type
You're the lowest


I met a girl stuck in her ways
She found a boy she knew she'd change
I changed my clothes, my hair, my face
To watch us go our separate ways

She said we've grown apart for sometime
But then she found somebody new
I hope Mr. Right puts up with all the bullshit that you do


Stay the hell away,
While I sit here by myself
And figure out how I got this way

Before you go, there's one thing you oughta know

If you can't hang then, there's the door baby
If you can't hang then, there's the door baby
If you can't hang then, there's the door baby
If you can't hang then, there's the door

I don't wanna take your precious time
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty face
But you turned into a pretty big waste of my time
I don't wanna take up all your time
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty face
But you turned into a pretty big waste of my time

I don't want to get things confused
She said she'd never settle for some boy she couldn't use
So now I gotta call the doctor
So he can prescribe me medication
So I can deal with all the memories of being here this way


I met a girl at twenty-three
Knew she meant the world to me,
So I gave her everything,
And she did the same for me


Imagine that!
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty face
No you're such a pretty, pretty face
Well, oh yeah...
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty face
No you're such a pretty, pretty face

I don't wanna take your precious time
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty face
But you turned into a pretty big waste of my time
I don't wanna take up all your time
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty face
But you turned into a pretty big waste of my time

Would you please stay and come inside, baby
Would you please stay and please be mine, baby
Would you please stay and come inside, baby
Would you please stay and please be mine
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    UnregisteredApr 7, 2012 at 7:22 pm
    If you cant hang is a really good song and it kinda reminds me on how i fell in love with someone but she turned out to be the wrong one. Then i fell inlove with another girl named marissa and shes the world to me, even though she broke up with me twice ill always love her no matter what. Every time i hear sleeping with sirens it reminds me of her and how amazing she is. I love her so much i just wish i knew if she did too.
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    UnregisteredNov 22, 2013 at 2:57 am
    This song is pretty much saying that when you're a teenager you're immature and there's so much more in life to figure out, and it's really rare to be able to fall in love as a teen because you're still so young minded. But it's a great song and it's also just saying if you can't hang then leave.
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    UnregisteredMar 23, 2014 at 4:42 pm
    Ah, I see. A minimum of 50 words, is it.
    Well, okay. So it seems that he was cheated on twice.
    But, "That's okay" then he hopes she can be cheated on. *-*
    That revenge feeling.
    It's common with girls and such.
    As for my relation with this song, I don't think I could really find a person that could like me anyways.
    This song is great. I sometimes try to remember the lyrics itself so I could listen to it during class.
    Though it usually doses me off.
    Daze... p_p
    Well, I don't know if this song is true, but for some reason, it does sound true.
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    UnregisteredDec 6, 2013 at 7:06 am
    I think that this song is an amazing representation of love, at it's best and its worst. It shows the struggle he endured to find his beautiful soul mate. I am whole heartedly committed to this as being my favorite song because everything that Sleeping With Sirens sings, writes, or what have you is pure, utter genius because it comes from every nook, void, and crevice of the aching, mending, and blissfully in love parts of the soul and heart. If you have ever happened to stumble across the music video for this song on the Internet or YouTube, you will see how passionately Kellin Quinn sings this amazing song. Why, you may ask? Because unlike the 'hipster' and 'swaggy' music that is some how popular these days, the lyrics have meaning and come from personal experiences, proven when he cites ages and details. This is coming from a twelve year old girls point of view, just to clarify.
    -Faith R. Mansfield
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    UnregisteredFeb 21, 2014 at 8:08 pm
    It's all about how kellin fell in love with this girl when he was 17 and he loved her and would do anything for her but she wasn't the one and then he goes on to say that he met a girl when he was 23 and just like the other girl he fell on love with her and would do anything for her and that she did the same (she would do anything for him as well) . He is talking about his wife who he met when he was 23 met a girl at 23 knew she meant the world to me so I gave her everything, she did the same for me, imagine that.

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