Send me away
I'm here on my own
Hammer, stutter now
Lets rock, lets roll now

She says I'm obsessed
I say I'm in love
Hold Me
You've done it now
Now send me way out
I feel insecure
And Desperate
But not right now
I feel it now
And you don't see
The way I see
I've got it now
I'm desperate

Desperate
Desperate

I'm better off like this
I'm better off
I'm better off like this

Don't you know I care
No, no

Desperate
Desperate
Desperate
Desperate

I'm better off like this
I'm better off
I'm better off like this
Don't you know I care
No, no

I wish I was myself
Again
I wish I was myself
Again.



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    General Commentyeah he really sounds younger ... a bit naive but i guess that's just the song's tone... he's confused, desperate, he cant sound like in bones...
    i think the meaning of this song is pretty clear... i identify with this one cuz i feel my ex boyfriend would sing it to me... he...
    its a good song but the killers have (musically) much much much much better songs!
    even the lyrics are quite plain, i know the killers can give a whole lot more...
    tefon December 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's about him being so much in love with this girl that he has this psycho persona to him thoughout the song. "I wish I was myself again." seems to be him saying I don't want to be "psychotic" and you destroyed me. He loved her and when she got tired of his obsessive ways she left. He's saying its all her fault that she left and now that he's like this.
    brandonflowers413on June 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbeautiful song.
    tequila_on July 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentjust wondering... where can i hear this song??
    Flowers*foreveron August 05, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit might be a b-side to one of the single albums released in the UK, or just a demo track, so i'd say your best bet is just to download it...as for meaning, i am in agreement with brandonflowers413...as for "i'm better off this way", maybe he means it's better to be obsessed and desperate than to have never loved her? just a guess.
    loveisblindon August 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song its so cute.
    emily14on September 13, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love the line "you say im obsessed, i say im in love"--its brillaint as is the whole song.he sounds different when he sings it..its not as rocky, its more soft, i like it.i agree with brandonflowers413 view on this song as well.
    adri29on October 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song. It is indeed a demo, and there is no "legal" way to obtain it, per se, but since it's not released through a label anywhere, it's not against the law (I don't think).
    I think brandonflowers413 pretty much summed up the lyrics... I was a bit curious myself, I couldn't put the meaning into words, but now I get it! LOL
    AndreaFlowerson October 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIs Brandon actually singing this? It doesn't sound like him....Is it Dave singing?
    Jessickaon November 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh and also...hint hint.... thekillersonline.net :D
    Jessickaon November 12, 2005   Link

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