There's four cruisers flashing in my rear view,
And they're not gonna take me out. I’d watch it. What'd you do now?
There's four cruisers weighing on my conscience.
There is one thing for sure, this is not a fucking love song.

My fear is gone, and still I don't know why,
I waited for so long to let you know. (I'm not goin' back!)
Now this is all your fault and there’s no one left to blame.
Did you think we’d make it out? Did you know?

Do you know?
Oh, yeah!

Somewhere out there, there’s a man on the ground who ain't livin' anymore.
And his name is written on my knuckles. Take me. Take my fuckin' burden.

There's four cruisers flashing in my rear view,
They're never gonna take me out. I'd watch it. What'd you do?
In each cruiser is a man with his gun,
And his fancy little bullets with my name on 'em.

My fear is gone, and still I don't know why,
I waited for so long to let you know. (I'm not goin' back!)
Now this was all your fault and there’s no one left to blame.
Did you even think this out? Did you know?

Hey hey, ho ho!
Wild chase to the open road.
Hey hey, ho ho!
This car is too fuckin' slow.

I don't know where I'm going but I'm not slowing down.
And I'll die before I stop this fuckin' car.
Street lights and white lines.
This is all I have left. This is all I have!

Flashing lights and racing hearts.
Will you ever just slow down?
How did we end up here?
And all those sirens are getting louder.
Flashing lights and racing hearts.
I don't think we're gonna make it out.
This won't end well. (...make it out...)
This won't end well.


Lyrics submitted by Shmuh

Charlie Sheen vs. Henry Rollins song meanings
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    General CommentOnly thing I'm sure about, is that this song is great! It's fun to hear some new stuff from AoF. And for the song, there isn't much I can get out of it, except "Somewhere out there, there’s a man on the ground who ain't livin' anymore. And his name is written on my knuckles." which pretty much has to be related with the tattoo on Dallas' kuckles (which reads "True Love"). That would lead to making this "There is one thing for sure, this is not a fucking love song." false. If the only sure thing is false...it leads to...who knows?
    Le_Rouxon December 19, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis new alexisonfire song fucking owns!
    cant wait for a new album

    as for the meaning?
    seems to be telling the story of someone whos killed another person and is in a high speed pursuit, but as le roux stated above, it could also be referring to the death of love, as stated on dallas nuckles.

    as for the name?
    fuck knows?

    great song but
    premieron December 25, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAlexisonfire likes to play with movie lines and imagery and stuff like that. I think this is just meant to give the feeling of a high-speed chase (for some reason, i get the image of it out on a deserted road) after a murder. There's most likely a second meaning, too, dealing with the love thing. Maybe the murder was a crime commited by a couple. Bonnie and Clyde? Thelm and Louise? Iunno. Still a great song. The insturmentals even give the feeling of the sirens in the background.
    PointingAndLaughingon December 25, 2005   Link
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    General CommentPointing and laughing, you hit the nail on the head.
    Shmuhon December 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWOW!!! This is such a great song...Alexisonfire go from strength to strength. The instrumental's so fast paced. Definately gives the impression of a car chase. The lyrics are (at a basic first look level) about two people in a car (i think) one of them killed a guy and the other told him (or her) to do it. One's blaming the other and one's just determined to keep the motor running. Chase to the death...awesome song
    Misery_Incarnateon January 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYou guys know who Charlie Sheen and Henry Rollins are right? they're both actors, and both were born in the 60's. I don't really know much about either of them, but i'm guessing maybe there was a movie starring both of them and there was a high speed chase type thing in it. But everything said as far as i can see is pretty much right, the chase, the love thing, etc.
    canadian_drummeron January 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHenry Rollins is not really an actor. He was the lead singer of black flag and is now doing spoken word stuff.
    Unarmedon January 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is awesome.
    ilovepropagandhion January 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThere is a movie that has both of them in it, called The Chase. It was released in 1994. Henry Rollins plays Officer Dobbs and Charlie Sheen plays Jackson Davis Hammond. The plot is "Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car."
    ilovepropagandhion January 16, 2006   Link
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    General Comment^^^

    That kind of makes me think that Dallas is singing as the hostage and George is singing as Hammond.
    olozon January 29, 2006   Link

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