Three days gone by in the desert
I've broken down on the side of the road
The cops drive by and the dust starts rollin'
Will I ever find my way back home?

Beaten down, I can't stand up now
I see it all flash before my eyes
Beaten down, can I give up?
'Cause it's only three more days 'til I die

I'm highway bound for
Another pretty suicide
I'm highway bound and
I don't know where I'm going

I see a face but I can't decide now
If it's real or just in my mind
I see a face, and it says with a smile
"Welcome to hell, 'cause this is where you'll die"

I'm highway bound for
Another pretty suicide
I'm highway bound now
I can't drive

I'm highway bound for
Another pretty suicide
I'm highway bound and
I don't know where I'm going

I don't know where I'm going

Bleed, let me bleed,
Until there's no more life left, left in me

Bleed, (bleed) let me bleed (bleed)
Now this love is gone, so just bury me
Bleed, (bleed) I said bleed, (bleed)
Now this love is gone, so just bury me

I'm highway bound for
Another pretty suicide
I'm highway bound now
I can't drive

I'm highway bound for
Another pretty suicide
I'm highway bound and
I don't know where I'm going

Bleed, bleed, bleed, bleed

Bleed, (bleed) let me bleed, (bleed)
Until there's no more life left, left in me

Bleed, (bleed) let me bleed (bleed)
Now this love is gone, so just bury me
Bleed, (bleed) I said bleed, (bleed)
Now this love is gone, so just bury me

Bleed, bleed, bleed,
I don't know but I'm going
Bleed, bleed, bleed,
I don't where I'm going
Bleed, bleed, bleed,
I don't know but I'm going

I don't where I'm going
I don't know but I'm going
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Pretty Suicide song meanings
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    General Commentits actually "i see a face" not "your face" but either way its a good song,
    blahboy13on September 09, 2006   Link
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    General Commentmy favorite part, "Welcome to hell, 'cause this is where you'll die".....great
    *~music~*on February 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song was based off the book/movie Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas. If you read or saw it..it seems pretty similar. It's been a few months since I read it but I remeber me connecting the two before.

    "Three days gone by in the desert
    I've broken down on the side of the road
    The cops drive by and the dust starts rollin'
    Will I ever find my way back home?"

    The main characters were driving down a highway in Las Vagas for a good portion of the book, had at least occurance with cops, and Thompson wasn't sure if he would make it through the trip.

    "I see a face but I can't decide now
    If it's real or just in my mind
    I see a face, and it says with a smile
    "Welcome to hell, 'cause this is where you'll die"

    The first two lyrics are about the drug trips they were on in the book and second is about one of the hallucinations they were having.
    tortillaxpieon May 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's CARS drive by...not cops

    I think this song is about anxiety..and that maybe there is no actual "desert"...the desert is quite possibly a metaphor

    Either that or it;s based on actual events where James got lost or something

    Anywho my favorite part is where the music stops and it's just James' voice all echoey going: "I'm highway bound for..."
    VitaminC3POon March 27, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis is a badass song
    zimwar109on February 05, 2009   Link

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