"Hooks In You" as written by and Smith Dickinson....
I got the keys to view at number 22
Behind my green door there's nothing to see
Stone cold sober and sitting in silence, laid
Back and looking for sympathy
I like a girl who knows where she's bound
I don't like girls who've been hanging around

[Chorus]
Hooks in you, hooks in me, hooks in the ceiling
For that well hung feeling
No big deal, no big sin, strung up on love I
Got the hooks screwed in

[Chorus]

She's tied up she can't come to the phone
You must have got your wires crossed 'cause she ain't home
Knock on wood, you know I like that sound
She never could keep her feet on the ground

[Chorus]

Right on the money got it wrapped up tight
New ideas for the decor tonight
Gonna make this house a preservation zone
Gonna set her in concrete set her up on her own


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"Hooks in You" as written by Smith Dickinson

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    General CommentEnough Charlotte the Harlot, already! I think it's a good song, if a bit stupid, but darnit, no more Charlotte.
    Runforyourlifeon July 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is a call back song of 22 acacia avenue.

    Its all about how the owner of the place is turning it into a bondage palor. GREAT AINT IT.

    I'm trying to remeber where i heard the meaning from, i believe it was an interview with maiden i read i while back, but i could be wrong.
    tempestjonnyon May 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe song is badass.
    fuck what other people thinks.
    aebon August 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI once read an interview with Bruce. He told he went to see a house and saw hooks in the ceiling of a room and asked the real estate agent where it was for. It so happens the selling couple were into S & M and that's how Bruce got inspired for this song.
    Traveller69on January 07, 2008   Link
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    My OpinionI think the whole Charlotte the Harlot saga is quite original. I actually like the idea ;) What other band writes songs linked together in a saga about a prostitute? It sort of seems unexpected out of Iron Maiden...but this is a very good song. In fact, I'm listening to it right now. The chorus must be my favourite part, and you always get a great solo out of the Maiden boys (Even if it is Janick Gers and Dave Murray, but they make a good pair...and then when Smith comes back the trio is great!). This song sort of scared me at first, it just reminded me of...something...but anyways I think it's a different song, as is the whole No Prayer for the Dying album, and Iron Maiden did change throughout the years...they started off different and ended different, but I love it all. Great material. Up the irons!
    RRForeveron October 26, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationI think it might be someone is watching charlotte then goes on to stalking then puts her into bondage and rapes her.
    Blagardsonon May 08, 2010   Link

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