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(I hear the angels talking talking talking
Now I'm a dead man walking walking walking
I hear the angels talking talking talking
Now I'm a dead man)
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I see you standing there but you're already gone
I'm holding your hand but you're barely holding on
I'm kissin your lips but it just don't feel the same
Am I dead man now, left living with the blame

Oh I hear the angels talking talking talking
Now I'm a dead man walking walking walking

Already broken, already gone, already know you're moving on
I'm a breathing, talking, dead man, walking
Already see it, in your face, already someone, in my place
I'm a breathing, talking, dead man, walking

I hear the angels talking talking talking
Now I'm a dead man walking walking walking
I hear the angels talking talking talking
Now I'm a dead man

We're in the same room just one million miles away
With all these books around but we ain't go two words to say
Am I a dead man now, left living with the shame?

I'm... already broken, already gone, already know you're moving on
I'm a breathing, talking, dead man walking
Already see it, in your face already someone, in my place
I'm a breathing, talking, dead man walking yeah
I'm a breathing, talking dead man walking

I hear the angels talking talking talking
Now I'm a dead man walking walking walking
I hear the angels talking talking talking
Now I'm a dead man

I'm already broken, already gone already know you're moving on
I'm a breathing, talking dead man walking
Already see it, in your face, already someone in my place
I'm a breathing, talking dead man walking

I'm a breathing, talking dead man walking



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  • U
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    UnregisteredOct 4, 2013 at 6:45 pm
    he has made a mistake. their relationship ended. he thought she was moving on. but later she mustve given him another chance. but everything has changed after that course of their relationship. its not the same. he feels the difference when he holds her hand cause she has changed due to the pain and doesnt reciprocate the same way. the kisses dont feeel the same as the spark between them is gone now. he is left with the guilt and blame which kills him from inside and makes him feel just like a dead man walking.

    relating it to my breakup. loved the song when i heard it first.
  • ilovescript123
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    ilovescript123Jun 7, 2011 at 11:30 am
    @ unachicaloca i agreed with u at first but i listened to the lyrics again and he must be dead because "Im holding your hand but your barly holding on, im kissing your lips but it just dont feel the same" or you could be right it be a metaphor or a dream he has about his ex lover
  • u
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    unachicalocaMay 16, 2011 at 5:55 pm
    i don't think the man is literally dead on this. i think it's more of he feels hopeless, lifeless since he knows his lover is in love with someone new. she may be with him physically but he knows her mind and heart are somewhere else. and it just "kills" him to know that.
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    UnregisteredJul 3, 2012 at 7:35 pm
    Like gerardismyway i think he is still with her - "kissin your lips but it just don't feel the same". I think he has done something wrong, hence the references to "shame" and "blame" - maybe been unfaithful? So he feels that the relationship is fundementally broken because she can't forgive or forget what is done, so in his head he already imagines she has found someone new.
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    UnregisteredMay 4, 2012 at 12:15 pm
    I think the song means that someone was loved and who he loved didnot love him back so it broke his heart and he fells dead inside so that is why the song refers to "i'm a dead man walking" alsowhen it says "i hear the angles talking" i think that means that he is thinking about dying and going tothe angles. There is no right or wrong answer though

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