So let me get this story straight,
this was just a chance you had to take
Did I even cross your mind?
This will be the last time you cross mine
We were thick as thieves,
just like a thief you stole the best of me
White lies and what lies in between

Whoa, for Heaven's sake I see right through you,
whoa, I've got secrets too
You're the gun,
and I can be your bullet you bite down on
Take your best shot 'cause you only get one

Marionette,
are your strings tied tight for proper movement?
Take a deep, deep breath,
I'm dying just to wrap these strings around your neck
But I'll stitch my eyes wide open
'cause I don't want to miss the look on your face
when I drive away
You know you're sharp
but sharp just doesn't cut it anymore
I'll show you a side of me you've never seen before

Whoa, for Heaven's sake I see right through you,
whoa, I've got secrets too
You're the gun,
and I can be your bullet you bite down on
Take your best shot 'cause you only get one

Blame it all on bottoms up,
and all the boys that kept filling your cup
I love the way you say
you don't remember anything

Whoa, for Heaven's sake I see right through you,
whoa, I've got secrets too
You're the gun,
and I can be your bullet you bite down on
Take your best shot 'cause you only get one
[x2]



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Son Of A Gun song meanings
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    Song MeaningIt would appear the guys girlfriend has been lying to him but has come clean.

    "So let me get this story straight,
    this was just a chance you had to take"

    He then asks if the girl even thought of him when she was cheating/whatever, and then tells her that she's blown her last chance.
    "Did I even cross your mind?
    This will be the last time you cross mine"

    It would then appear that he knew all along based on personal experience.
    "Whoa, for Heaven's sake I see right through you,
    whoa, I've got secrets too"

    The references to the gun and the bullet are a sign of the way the guy thinks he's been used by the girl.
    "and I can be your bullet you bite down on"

    The next verse signifies the guy finally losing it and leaving her.
    "Marionette,
    are your strings tied tight for proper movement? - The guy is calling the girl fake.
    Take a deep, deep breath,
    I'm dying just to wrap these strings around your neck - He's being pushed to the brink
    But I'll stitch my eyes wide open
    'cause I don't want to miss the look on your face - Taking pride in leaving the girl
    when I drive away
    You know you're sharp
    but sharp just doesn't cut it anymore - He's had enough of her
    I'll show you a side of me you've never seen before" - Darker traits of his personality are coming through here.

    My favourite lyric in the song is this
    "Blame it all on bottoms up,
    and all the boys that kept filling your cup
    I love the way you say
    you don't remember anything"

    Here the girl is trying to blame alcohol for her cheating/whatever.. "Blame it all on bottoms up"
    People keep buying her drinks.. "filling your cup"

    That pretty much sums the song up.
    Joshrawron March 30, 2011   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about this doods gf cheating on him and shes trying to hide it from him but he knows
    BMTHbrootalityon March 17, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti love this song, i can really relate to it. i believe its about "getting screwed over", whether its your gf/bf cheating on you, or your best friend stabbing you in the back, etc.
    run4everon August 07, 2010   Link

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