"Amateur Night" as written by and Damien Jurado....
First came the screams and blood on the floor
The alcohol and magazines
In my flashlight you're a star
Razor blade that cuts you clean

Smile for the camera
Take off that dress
Twenty dollars for a kiss

It's me who made you
It's me who will take you

I am not an evil man
I just have a habit I can't kick
It starts with an urge and ends with this
Hang up the phone, I ain't finished yet

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"Amateur Night" as written by Damien Jurado

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    General CommentAWSOME song. The first paragraph seems like it's about a girl who kills her self. The rest makes it seems that she was murdered.
    CcPunk82on October 14, 2005   Link
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    General Commentamazing song
    GhostofDavidon June 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commentamazing song
    GhostofDavidon June 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSurprised I didn't see it two years ago.. Anyway it's about a guy who has an addiction to prostitutes and kills them after taking pics ect.
    CcPunk82on July 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI thought he was talking about rape.
    But I loved this. I fucking LOVED the music video.
    I saw the music video before I ran across the internet to find the lyrics.
    But I know Damien's little[r] brother, Drake, who filmed it.
    I go to school with the girl in the video. She's beautiful.
    And Drake did a fucking Beautiful job.
    Damien's voice lulls me... :] I love everything about it.
    Gydjeton November 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThanks, CCpunk 82, I didn't quite catch the meaning, I thought it was about sucide, anyway, now that I do, the song is amazing, and scary a little, kind of like a sociopath describing his murder without any care.
    Cyberghoston December 22, 2008   Link

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