Black is for the nighttime
Preys upon the day
Red is for the blood that flows like rivers in our veins
Gray is for betrayal
What you did to me
White is for the blinding light
That I know I'll never see, know I'll never see

Found you in the gutter
You needed tenderness
I gave you everything I had
I gave you all my trust
Handed out so neatly
Caught me in your trap
When I needed you the most
You stab me in the back, stab me in the back

Better luck, better luck, better luck next time
If you do it once there'll never be a second time
Better luck, better luck, better luck next time
Find somebody else, you're never gonna be mine
How do you find the nerve
To lie right to me face
How do you find the nerve

Black is for the nighttime
Preys upon the day
Red is for the blood that flows like rivers in our veins
I try and find excuses
For what you did to me
Can't forget that burning rage
When I wake up thinking of your face
For the blinding swiftness of revenge
That I know I'll never see, know I'll never see

Better luck, better luck, better luck next time
If you do it once there'll never be a second time
Better luck, better luck, better luck next time
Find somebody else, you're never gonna be mine
Better luck, better luck, better luck next time (better luck, better luck)
Better luck, better luck, better luck next time (better luck, better luck)
How do you find the nerve
To lie right to me face
How did you find the nerve
Better luck, better luck, better luck next time (better luck, better luck)
Better luck, better luck, better luck next time (better luck, better luck)
Better luck, better luck, better luck next time (better luck, better luck)


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    General CommentOne of my favorite Oingo Boingo songs. To me it means how he gave everything to one person and let down his guard only to be betrayed. Better luck next time in finding someone better. I love the lyrics "Can't forget that burning rage
    When I wake up thinking of your face or the blinding swiftness of revenge That I know I'll never see" Danny's voice is AMAZING!!
    HighFlyingAdoredon December 15, 2009   Link
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    General CommentOnce a cheater always a cheater. Its about not falling for lies and believing someone has changed. A tiger cant change his stripes. People can try to hide their short comings, but are rarely able to fix them. To me its about not giving someone a second chance to make a fool of you.
    firefighter7728on April 21, 2011   Link

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