"Written In Blood" as written by and Adam/warfield Bravin....
Blood red lips traced with a tongue they shine,
Cut thought a crowded room.
A look can say a lot sometimes
And so I take all my past attractions
And project on you.

Every disappointment's and mistake,
Some resentment from a one-night heartbreak.
My head is spinning
My hands go damp,
But still I force an introduction

And I ask you to dance.
You feel like home up against me so close,
Though we've just met tonight .
There's still so much that we still don't know,
But I'm fairly certain

That we just might work out right.
Then again it can all go up in flames,
And I'll take you down in the name of love.
But for now let's kiss hard,
Fuck the games.
All or nothing, it's written in blood

[Chorus]
On the way to the wedding,
Dressed in black, she said
"Sorry lover but you can't look back."
She says
"Oh no," she goes,
"Oh no," she goes
"Slow down baby or you're gonna explode."
On the way to the wedding,
Dressed in black, he said
"Sorry lover but you can't look back."
She says
"Oh no," she goes,
"Oh no," she goes
"Slow down baby keep your eyes on the road"

Soft wet skin, hairs raised, body tired;
And the sheets are across the floor.
You tell me that love don't last,
Drawing circles with your fingernails across my back.
As your lips form the words you won't say,

In the distance your favorite song plays.
I turn you over and look in your eyes,
Promise you that this is forever
Or till one of us dies.
You taste like tear stains

And could have beens,
But I love a good train wreck.
Your hair balled up inside my fist,
You tell me don't get too attatched
Like this is just entertainment.

Then again it could go up in flames,
And I'll take you down in the name of love.
Maybe one last kiss just to ease the pain
All or nothing it's written in blood

[Chorus: x 2]

On the way to the wedding (Oh no) [Repeat: x 7]

On the way to the wedding


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    General Commentya i posted these lol pretty self explainitory tho i think a guy meets a girl at a party and apparently she's about to get married but she's nervous about the whole thing and wants to fool around before hand and he ends up falling in love and possibly she doesnt really want to get married but who knows great song tho
    He Wants revengeon August 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti like this one, but the title is a little too mcr in my opinion. swr is dancing.
    and october is coming soon.
    johannsenon August 19, 2007   Link
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    General Commentlove this song! i agre, he ends up falling in love with a one night stand but i think she tries to leave him and he kills her "But our love was a trainwreck
    Your hair balled up inside my fist
    You tell me don't get to attached, like this is just entertainment
    Then again it could all go up in flames
    And I'll take you down in the name of love
    Mabey one last kiss just to ease the pain

    All or Nothing, It's Written in Blood"


    im probably wrong but im just thinking aloud......
    tokyoluxon August 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think the lyric is "some resentment from a one night heartbreak" not summers ending from a one night hearbreak
    1after909on August 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSo. Yup. Amazing song. And I agree with you Tokyo. A guy uses all of his "past attractions" to get with this girl. They have their thing, she says love doesn't last. Funny thing is, this guy thinks it does, so much so that no love lasts. "Then again it can all go up in flames" -- as though there's still 'that' option. She doesn't say "I love you" and here is where the song blurs for me. There's the clear, they have sex again, and she's really fucked up ("but I love a good trainwreck"). Then he goes and kills her. Or there's the... He turns her over, pins her down and says as he looks into her eyes, "Promise you that this is forever or till one of us dies". Which would ensue a threat. Which leads me to believe that she then gets raped. Hence:

    "You taste like tear stains and could of beens
    But I love a good trainwreck.
    Your hair balled up inside my fist
    You tell me don't get to attached, like this is just
    entertainment"

    She's crying because... well he's raping her. Which would be why her hair is balled up, and then she says don't get too attatched, you know, like in one of those tones someone would say when they're talking to some complete fucking psycho, and he says she said it "like this is just entertainment" meaning, it's serious fucking business, because either she's gonna love him or... "Then again this can all go up in flames" -- She dies.

    So yup. My interpretation of the song.

    Amazing--Fucked up. But amazing...
    Jangoon September 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHeh. I can't believe I just posted that. But... yah.

    It makes sense. i don't like thinking of it that way though. I think it's something just too simple anyway. Best part is... it's however you want to interpret it.

    PeaceLate.
    Jangoon September 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is a completely different interpretation, but I feel it makes the most sense. A little long but I think you will agree with me.

    *The song and the video are two completely different stories, the video doesn't actually depict the lyrics.
    *I think the whole song is from the point of view of the male character.
    *There are only the two lovers, neither of them are getting married. The wedding refers to something else, which I will explain later.
    *Let’s call the male character Romeo and the female will be Juliet.

    First Verse:

    Blood red lips, traced with a tongue they shine
    Cut through a crowded room
    --This is when he first sees her, probably in a bar or some social event, “crowded room”.

    A look can say a lot sometimes
    So I take all my past attractions and project on you
    --He makes a judgement on her personality based purely on her looks. Past attraction probably refers to all the previous girls he dated, and what he was attracted to in each of them. He imagines all those girls in Juliet. {Perhaps he is still in love with all of them?}

    Every disappointment and mistake
    Some resentment from a one night heartbreak
    --“ Summer’s ending” has been changed to “Some resentment.” Again he is referring to those "past attractions", but using a more negative connotation. I think this means that all the other girls were disappointments and mistakes so far. "Some resentment from a one night heartbreak", or a one night stand. I would guess it was a bad experience. From this we can deduce Romeo is not looking for a one night stand with Juliet but a serious relationship.

    My head is spinning my hands go damp
    But still I force an introduction then I ask you to dance
    -- Second line just describes their first meeting.

    You feel like home up against me close
    -- He just fell in love.

    No we just met tonight
    There's so much that we still don't know
    --Romeo expressing his reservation about his new love and the prospect of a new relationship and probably another heartache.

    But I'm fairly certain that we might just work out right
    --This is fairly straightforward, he feels so strongly about her the he is pretty sure it will workout.

    Then again it could all go up in flames - OR - Then again it can all go up in flames
    And I'll take you down in the name of love
    -- In the back of his mind he knows there is a chance of disappointment, and a quite vivid depiction of what might happen if things don't work out. I think he says ‘can’, not ‘could’.

    But for now lets kiss hard, fuck the games
    -- Caught up in the heat of lust, he forgets his worries.

    All or Nothing, It's Written in Blood
    --I think this is foreshadowing things to come, revealing this story is a tragedy. Blood could be interpreted as death.

    *Lets skip the first chorus, we'll come back to it later.

    Second Verse:

    Soft wet skin, hands raised, body tired
    And the sheets are across the floor
    --Some good sex, lol.

    You tell me that love don't last
    Drawin circles with your fingernails across my back
    --I think the whole second verse takes place that night after they first met and had sex. This is why I don’t think she was ever in love with her. Plus she plainly love don’t last, or her way of telling him she is not in love.

    As your lips form the words that you wont say
    In the distance your favorite song plays
    --I think that they are at her place. She puts her favorite music on?

    I turn you over and look in your eyes
    Promise you that this is forever or till one of us dies
    --I guess this could be interpreted as rape. Though I doubt it, "drawing circles with your fingernails across my back". Though like Jango said the love or death scenario is incorporated. Either she loves him or she dies, but I don’t think he intended on killing her from the beginning, it was more like a crime of passion. Again there is an allusion to death. "...till one of us dies."

    You taste like tear stains and could of beens
    --Tear stains refer to his own tears stains. He is feeling bitterness because he just realized this is not love after all. The could of beens are all his hopes crushed.

    But our love was a trainwreck - OR - But I love a good trainwreck
    --If you listen carefully you'll hear "But I love a good trainwreck." Perhaps he is addicted to having his heart broken. Not exactly sure how to interpret this.

    Your hair balled up inside my fist
    You tell me don't get to attached, like this is just entertainment
    --Now he is frustrated and angry, and turning into a psycho. One could argue that Romeo is mentally ill, but I think that is irrelevant. Again he is being told that this is just a one night stand. {Making him even angrier?}

    Then again it can all go up in flames
    And I'll take you down in the name of love
    Maybe one last kiss just to ease the pain

    All or Nothing, It's Written in Blood
    --Does this mean that someone is going to die, or both of them? I think it does. This song could be compared to a Shakespearean play written in a contemporary style. If you have ever read Romeo and Juliet you'll remember death was a theme throughout the story just as in the lyrics of this song.

    Chorus:

    On the way to the wedding dressed in black,
    He said sorry lover but you can't look back,
    She says "OH NO"
    She goes "OH NO"
    She goes "Slow down baby or we're gunna explode"
    ...
    She goes "Slow down baby, keep your eyes on the road"

    --A wedding is a union of two people, and black could refer to death. People go to funerals in black not to weddings. From this I decided the line must mean that they will be together in death. Also, from this I deduced that they will both die, you need two people to get married. The chorus suggests that they are in a car. I think he runs into something and the car blows up killing hem both, “...it can all go up in flames“ It could also be a literary device used to illustrate their death.

    ...time for a smoke...
    Sandor86on September 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYou taste like tear stains and could of beens
    But our love was a trainwreck


    i think it's ... ' but i love a good trainwreck'
    :]
    thrwmyhrtawy.on September 22, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWritten in Blood Video reference:

    The Hunger, 1980.

    Classic Vampire love movie.
    darkwaveon February 09, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI agree with Sandor on everything but the last part of the chorus. I think that yeah, it isnt a wedding, it's a funeral, but the fact that he refers to it as a wedding implies ti is related to love, or two people joining togther. But, I dont think the slow down thing is talking about a car wreck, more like, if they don't slow down with their relationship, everything is going to combust at once, and it will lead to the death of both of them, if they don't take ti slow.
    sage.charcoalon March 13, 2008   Link

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