Their arms frantically tossed through the air
While his hands were together reciting a prayer
"Jesus my lord, don't take this good man,
Just let him finish what you begun
Stop covering the pavement with his blood
Can you hear me, can you hear me?"

The cameras start to roll now everyone can see
To feed his family caused someone else to be taken away from theirs
It's head is now one with the pavement,
And is hiding behind the flares

Time for heaven,
Or is it back to the shelter
Well lying inside of a coffin is always going to be a warm temperature
Naked and damned, the load is trapped and rolled away
Midnight appetite, sirens silent

Did you know that pedestrians always have the right of way?
Their lives came together when they danced in the street
It's really unexpected how some people meet one's covered in a sheet
The other sits in a back seat,
And another relationship is complete



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Jay Walking Backwards song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentMy friend did an interview with TN12LLY &
    This song was brought up in a question:




    "Pick a favorite song from the album and elaborate on its meaning":

    JESSE : "My favorite song would be, Jay Walking Backwards. It's about some homeless dude I saw who got hit by a car and died."





    So there, that's what it's about.
    lunchXtimeeon December 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGOD!!
    theTyranton June 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's about man getting hit by a car and his death.
    Jobion June 21, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmy favourite song ever!

    at the moment

    megalolzzz
    njjisgodon June 21, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJust just . . AMAAAAAAZING
    cgkon August 07, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is simply AMAZING...
    this song makes me thing always of my
    family and friends because you could loses
    them all anyday...
    so its a one of a kind song
    Horror!Horror!on September 25, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is my absolute favorite song by the number twelve
    M.I.anthonyon September 12, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"It's really unexpected how some people meet one's covered in a sheet"

    It should be "one's lying in the street."
    mmmmysharonaon April 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Their lives came together when they danced in the street
    It's really unexpected how some people meet one's covered in a sheet
    The other sits in a back seat,
    And another relationship is complete"

    Beautifully written and sung.. They always play this live.

    GloryKingdomon May 11, 2009   Link
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    General Commenthaha yes.

    one of the best TN12LLY songs. always will be one of my faves.

    i love how the naked and damned deep voice part. =D they should do more deeps cuz the regular screams can sound just plain girly somtimes... :/
    FearBeforeZAkkon August 02, 2009   Link

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