remember that time that i made you so mad?
last week right? ha ha you know that
it's not like it's all that rare
so put it here and let me cherish the embarrassment
i know i've been a dick head, yes
and i respect how you question your investments
i take the blame but it ain't to be impressive
feels like a cop out to label it lessons
i've been through the rain, but i've put other people through a hurricane just to work the game
sometimes i swim through so much shame i think my little man's blessed that he didn't get my last name
and here you are
right in front of me
offering it all like tell me what you want from me
i want to love you, today and forever
let me clear my throat and rub my wings together

it goes
i'm not perfect, but i'm this, that and this
my hands are dirty and i'm this, that and this
you've been searching for this, that and this
let's break the surface and make a little happy mess
i'm not perfect, but i'm this, that and this
my hands are dirty and i'm this, that and this
you've been searching for this, that and this
let's break the surface and make a little happy mess

ooohh! girl you the most beautiful thing i've seen
enticing, exciting
even the sound of your voice got a nice ring
you seem like the type that might help me tighten up my pipe dreams
we could keep diggin through this dirt
we could team up
you and i against the universe
think about it
whatcha say to yourself
you can wear my cape, and i can play with your belt

the truth is there now
stand here with me look in to that mirror now
tell me you don't see that same image
gonna be a brand name day once the rain is finished

i'm not perfect, but i'm this, that and this
my hands are dirty and i'm this, that and this
you've been searching for this, that and this
let's break the surface and make a little happy mess
i'm not perfect, but i'm this, that and this
my hands are dirty and i'm this, that and this
you've been searching for this, that and this
let's break the surface and make a little happy mess

i can't believe she got me on a ball and chain
it's not a complaint, i appreciate it
for all the dumb mistakes i make
i'm surprised baby girl ain't threw me away

i never meant to hurt no one
i just want to stay productive until the work is done
i dance to a certain drum
but when i fell off-beat, you didn't turn and run. no

you see me at my lowest moments
you gave me sight when i had broken focus
with a smile that opens up like a rose does, even when it all felt so fucking hopeless

and here you are, right in front of me
offering it all like, tell me what you want from me
i want to thank you today and forever
let's make a little happy mess together

i'm not perfect, but i'm this, that and this
my hands are dirty and i'm this, that and this
you've been searching for this, that and this
let's break the surface and make a little happy mess
i'm not perfect, but i'm this, that and this
my hands are dirty and i'm this, that and this
you've been searching for this, that and this
let's break the surface and make a little happy mess

right now
c'mon
let's go upstairs right now
c'mon


Lyrics submitted by ssuuzzyy

Happy Mess song meanings
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  • +2
    My InterpretationGood Stuff. This song's beat alone gets me. If it was a pure instrumental I would "translate" it as "Yeah shit happens and I mess up, but hey this is life and lets live it up."

    Anyone felling me?
    MinneapoFreshon August 20, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentDamn Slug fucks with my mind with every fucking song. But then again, if I wanted simplicity then I would just listen to Andre Nickatina.
    Treetherson March 29, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Commentha i just think that its great that even as deep as slug gets he can still make the chorus of a song about having sex.shows how fuckin sick he is and how he can ryhme about anything.love this song
    mckay176on March 31, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a deep ass song.
    slug has such a strong way with words
    burnout42017on October 07, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is really good i'm surprised more people aren't showing some love
    nolungslefton March 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentseriously...this is one of his best songs and not a lot of people are commenting on it.... i think this song is about his life being the mess and the girl hes with being the happy

    and within that all the times Sean fucks up and relapses or steals or cheats or what ever he does to piss her off shes right their helping him through it


    "i've been through the rain, but i've put other people through a hurricane just to work the game"

    as he has done alot of shit but hes done more shit to the people who are close and love him without even knowing it
    jaymosphereon July 25, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song! especially the part where slug say's "but I put people through a hurricane just to work the game" it kinda reminds me of me. The end is kinda nice, " let's go upstairs right now" haha ;P
    devilishsmileon November 24, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlove this song!!
    "lets make a little happy mess"
    jess90220on February 16, 2011   Link

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