Oh, you look so tired
Your mouth is slack and wide
You're ill-housed and you’re
You're ill-advised
I bet your face is as mean
As your life has been

And oh, you look so tired
Well but tonight you presume too much
Too much, I said too much
And if it's the last
Thing I ever do
I’m gonna get you

Crash into my arms
I want you
You don't agree
But you don't refuse
I know you, you, you, you, you

And, oh I, I know a place
Where no one is likely to pass
Oh, you don't care now ‘cause it's late
And you don't care if you're lost

And oh, you look so tired
Well but tonight you presume too much
Too much, I said too much
And if it's the last
Thing I ever do
I’m gonna get you

Crash into my arms
I want you
You don't agree
But you don't refuse
I know you

Come on
Let's go

And oh, you look so tired
Well but tonight you presume too much
Too much I, I said too much
And if it's the last
Thing I ever do
I’m gonna get you

Crash into oh my fucking arms
I want you
You don't agree
But you don't refuse
I know you

Crash into my arms
I want you
You don't agree
But you don't refuse
I know you

Come on
I want you


Lyrics submitted by Brandnizzle2k4, edited by SmashingDestiny

Jack the Ripper (Morrissey cover) song meanings
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  • +1
    General Commentmcr goddess is ill-advised about this song. Jack the Ripper was a serial killer in england..went around murdering prostitutes. Thats about all i know about him.
    sotuyo87on February 25, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMorrissey Covers. Are Uber Good When Its Done Well. And They Do It Well.
    benisascientiston January 14, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentcutie_star is right, this song is obviously, from the title, about 'Jack the Ripper' a famous murderer in the 19th century. He killed prostitutes v brutally and practically slaughtered them to death. The song is explaining how Jack the Ripper lured his victims and killed them. Love this song, yes, it MAY be a tad more dark than the others, but it's fucking awesome, i love it.
    CoinXOperatedXGirlon March 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI know I'll get slated for this, but this is one of the rare times that a Morrissey song is covered and is better than the original.

    I'm a huge fan of both MCR and M, but I feel this song, the lyrics and all round feel of the song is suited better to the passion MCR put into it. The original is good, there's no debating that, but I think this one is better.

    As for the meaning, it's pretty self explanitory.
    thepatient666on September 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment=)
    Bertxxon October 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyay for morrissey covers.
    fireincairoon October 13, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song, too bad with their new drummer they don't play it at shows anymore...but they still kick ass.
    TheShowerSceneon October 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentanyone know where i can download this song?
    roia_cloverleafon December 22, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfuckin i love this song lol its brilliant
    xmindgamesxon January 25, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsuch a fucking great cover.
    penkyismyheroon January 27, 2005   Link

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