your body aches from all the alcohol you drank
but you tell yourself that you're still in control
woa-oh
and this chick's been talking for so long about herself
that you hope all of this listening pays off soon

well you heard that this was easy
and you understand
that every man has certain side of things he has to prove

you were only 16 about an hour ago
well you did not fear what you did not know
you went upstairs to get you what you've been waiting for
you took three deep breaths and held her hand real tight
you whispered "take it slow turn off the light"
you wonder if she's done this kind of thing before
this kind of thing before

16 candles are on this bed tonight
and with every piece of clothing you take off they die
these 16 candles will burn out tonight
and the fire won't rekindle once the last flame dies

you wake up oversure that something is amiss
the light beside your bed is on
your stomach hurts your pants are gone
the bits and pieces of the night fade in and out
you just can't comprehend
so you go and ask a friend

he said he saw you go upstairs
with a girl with darkish brownish hair
that you sort of kind of don't really remember
do you remember

16 candles are on this bed tonight
and with every piece of clothing you take off they die
these 16 candles will burn out tonight
and the fire won't rekindle once the last flame dies

you were only 16 about an hour ago
well you did not fear what you did not know
you went upstairs to get you what you've been waiting for
you took three deep breaths and held her hand real tight
you whispered "take it slow turn off the lights"
you wonder if she's done this kind of thing before
this kind of thing before

16 candles are on this bed tonight
and with every piece of clothing you take off they die
these 16 candles will burn out tonight
and the fire won't rekindle once the last flame dies


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Vatican Roulette song meanings
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    General CommentI am in love with this boy
    loversandliarson June 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentas am i
    popbaby1on June 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentRecalling past high school - college nights? I think so.
    360degreeson June 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIsn't it about losing your virginity?
    popbaby1on June 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyeah, i think it's about a guy losing his virginity on his 16th birthday (or maybe just at age 16?) to a girl that he probably won't remember.
    ellie117on October 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti went to dictionary.com, and the definitions for "Vatican" are...
    [1. Also called Vatican Palace. the chief residence of the popes in Vatican City, now also including a library, archives, art museum, apartments, and administrative offices.
    2. the authority and government of the pope (distinguished from the Quirinal). ]

    i can't tell what it means.
    anyone wanna help me out? ://
    deep in staticon October 21, 2006   Link
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    General Commentneverminddd. went to URBAN dictionary. this is what they said...

    [1. vatican roulette

    Sex without contraception.]


    i'm good. :]
    deep in staticon October 21, 2006   Link
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    General Commenturban dictionary. smart choice.


    that definition completely fits.
    ellie117on November 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyay
    hp pride!

    pretty awesome
    omggangsterron November 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAnd makes sense. Hardcore Catholics hate birth control.
    nackteziegeon January 06, 2007   Link

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