"Angels With Dirty Faces" as written by Deryck Jason Whibley and Greig Andrew Nori....
I need this to get me through
Can't resist and don't want to
Believe it I know it's true
I can't beat and don't want to try

Perfect hell

It's more to me than you ever will know
Down here where the rest of us fell
Waste away with nothing left to show
While I'm in this perfect hell

Obsession has begun
Possessed by destruction
How did I get so low
Believe me no one knows
Sometimes I can't hold on
And no one can help me

[Chorus]
Now it's got a hold of me
I don't think I can make it through this
Now it's got a hold of me
The less I do the more it makes no sense

I'm walking pollution who's drained by delusions
On the verge of destruction I cave in to abduction
Thin blood I'm bleeding my pulse won't stop racing
Just as my heart explodes

No chance that I could win
Too hard to not give in
I just don't feel the same
Cause I'm the one to blame
Sometimes I can't hold on
And no one can help me

[Chorus]

I need this to be myself
It feels like I need some help
It's too late to save myself
Or it's just in my head

[Chorus: x2]


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"Angels With Dirty Faces" as written by Deryck Jason Whibley Deryck Whibley

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    General CommentThis song is about people who let drug use control their lives
    ...Tails...on January 21, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentLove this song

    Deryck sounds so sexy at the beginning,,

    definitely bout drugs
    SpeakxOfxThexDevilon March 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits cool.................no one commented?
    Bertxxon October 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song. the lyrics are pretty self explantory. i love when bands are away for a bit and come back with such kickass cds. this cd rocks. did you hear the drums right after this part:

    I need this to be myself
    it feels like I need some help
    it's too late to save myself
    or it's just in my head

    amazing.
    rockisgroovyon November 01, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song is like a couple of sum's others, it's about drug useage and how it pulls you down.
    and that no matter how hard you try, it wil follow you.
    also, there are always going to be the people that push you and argue with you.......they dont mean it in a bad way, they just want to help.

    one of there most understandable songs.

    nik
    deadly_renegade91on December 16, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis might be about drug usage..

    but to me, it's about anorexia, bulimia, ednos...(eatting disorders)

    but that's just how i view it, and my view probably isn't correct, but yhea...
    ClicheBeaution January 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't much care for that intro but the rest of it is kick-ass. I'm sure it's about drug usage.
    urbanonastickon March 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyer i agree with urbanonastick, i fucken love the drums in this song.
    Phatyoon March 23, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love the part in the beginning, when he goes ...can't beat it, don't want to...TRY, and the guitars go all wild:) Pretty cool song.
    Pedro404on March 25, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis CD rocked. The song itself, just as everyone else said, is about an addiction (or maybe a habit??). The way its written, it could be an addiction to anything. I think it is about drugs, because, he can't stop using them, and he doesnt want to stop using them. Also, the title, "angels with dirty faces" sorta hints that its something that could be good(angels) but then it would not be as good as it first seemed (dirty faces). Eh, I should be studying. Sorry if this comment seemed weird or anything.
    taotappon March 29, 2005   Link

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