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I’ve got that lefty curse
Where everything I do is flipped
And awkwardly reversed
You’re seldom known and barely missed
I always put myself
In destructive situations
I need oxygen
To be exposed where no one goes, where no one’s been
When it all comes crashing…

(ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah)
Now we’ve got a big, big
Mess on our hands tonight.
Sing it (ow)
(ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah)
Now we’ve got a big, big
Mess on our hands tonight.

Somebody get my phone
So I can throw it in a public
Pool and watch it float
And as it slowly sinking down,
Become a social ghost
Inside a box, cut at the top
To let some light shine in
To remind me what I’ve done and where I’ve been
When it all comes crashing…

(ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah)
Now we’ve got a big, big
Mess on our hands tonight.
Sing it (ow)
(ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah)
Now we’ve got a big, big, big, big
Mess on our hands, on our hands.

Don’t give in, don’t give up,
I’ll be gone.
You don’t look innocent enough.
We’re too young to be critics
We won’t miss anything at all
Don’t give in, don’t give up
I don’t look innocent with this big, big mess on,
I’ll say something else.

(woah)
(woah)
(woah oh)

We've got a big, big mess
Oh, we've got a big, big mess
Oh, we've got a big, big mess
A big, big mess
Now we've got a big, big mess
A big, big mess
Now kick it

(ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah)
Now we’ve got a big, big
Mess on our hands tonight.
Sing it (ow)
(ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah)
Now we’ve got a big, big, big, big
Mess on our hands, on our hands,

Don’t give in, don’t give up (we've got a big, big mess)
I’ll be gone. (a big, big mess)
I don’t look innocent enough
We’re too young to be sinners (we've got a big, big mess on our hands)
We won’t wish any harm at all
Don’t give in, don’t give up (we've got a big, big mess)
No one looks innocent with this big big mess on our hands tonight.
(a big, big mess. we've got a big, big mess on our hands)

When it all comes crashing.



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    UnregisteredFeb 8, 2012 at 12:34 am
    I think the song is explaining how he changed, so much so that he didn't recognize the manin the mirror as himself, as the music video shows. The point is, he isn't pleased with the person he has become, and is trying to redeem his old self.

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