"Dangerous" as written by Aaron James Babcock, Collin Rigsby, Timothy Ryan Skipper and Jared Keith Rigsby....
I think I like where I'm standing
I think I hate it too
'Cause it's safe on the side of caution
But baby, it's so far away from you

And if I try my best, I still can't find a way to let it go
And it's so much work pretending to move on
I can't if I'll never know (walk in the rain)
In love and pain (on and on)
'Til we find a new beginning

Hey, hey, this is dangerous
I've buried all my dreams but the ones of us
I think I never knew you when I knew you before
And every time we meet
It's like you're breaking my heart all over

Give me peace, give me trust, give me something real
Let me know when it's safe to begin to feel
All the things I knew before, I need something to fight for
Talk it out, all these hours, almost every day

Still you fill my lungs (still I walk in grace)
Until I've unlearned everything, except to trust
I can't if I'm too afraid of love and pain (is that so wrong?)
Tell me that I'm gaining something

Hey, hey, this is dangerous
I've buried all my dreams but the ones of us
I think I never knew you when I knew you before
And every time we meet
It's like you're breaking my heart all over

Hey, hey, this is dangerous
I'm writing all the songs that I'll play for us
I'm crossing off the reasons why I couldn't believe
That peace of mind was something that I'd ever achieve

Come on, come on
Nothing to be lost or won
Come on, come on
I feel as if we've just begun
I'm standing here alone

Come on, come on
Nothing ever seemed so clear
Come on, come on
And still I don't know how to feel
I walk this road alone

Come on, come on
Listen to the sound of the rain
Come on, come on
Can it take me home again?
Take me home again to your arms

Hey, hey, this is dangerous
Waste the night away with us
Even if we never find a way back to love
The desperate and the faithful are the ones we can trust

Hey, hey, this is dangerous
I've buried all my dreams but the ones of us
I think I never knew you when I knew you before
And every time we meet
It's like you're breaking my heart all over

Come on, come on
Nothing to be lost or won
Even if we never find our way back to love
Take me home again


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"Dangerous" as written by Collin Rigsby Aaron James Babcock

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  • +1
    General Commentthis is such a good song. HOH needs to put out every song as a single. They're all so good.
    james_fetneron September 10, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI can relate to this song, to me its more along the lines of REALLY liking a girl but she not liking you back or she is playing with you...
    Darinon September 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is about hiding from love and your heart being broken so many times that you can't get close to anyone anymore and only trusing surten people and gettiong close to them because you know they won't hurt you and learning to trust again.
    1girlrevalutionon October 12, 2009   Link
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    General Commentalso is about getting right with god and running back to him in that time of hurt in your life instead of running away from him.
    1girlrevalutionon December 13, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song is definitely about PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). The entire album is WWII themed, and one of the major issues with any war is that soldiers afterward suffer terribly from PTSD as a result of their experiences. Classic PTSD is shutting down your emotional center, so that you're unable to feel. You become numb so that you do not have to face the pain you're feeling.
    I don't believe he necessary is broken up with the girl. I believe their relationship is just on the rocks because of the change in his behavior after coming home from the war. If things were over between them, he wouldn't be saying things like "Until we find a new beginning". Believing they would find a new beginning if she had broken up with him would require an unrealistic amount of denial, and its unlikely that's what they meant. Its also bizarre that they would still be meeting so often. The problem is that because he's become numb, he isn't able to be the same companion to her that he was before, and he doesn't know what to do.
    The line "Cause it's safe on the side of caution, but, baby, it's so far away from you." explains it. He wants to be numb so he doesn't have to deal with all the pain he has experienced from the war ("side of caution"), but the fact that he refuses to feel is pushing her away. This idea of being unable to feel recurs throughout the entire song. Along with blocking out the pain, he's also blocked out his ability to give/receive love. "Let me know when it's safe to begin to feel." Its pretty self explanatory.
    foolforliton February 07, 2010   Link
  • -1
    My Interpretationi think this song is about someone who misses their ex and they want to get back together. Everytime he sees the girl he misses it breaks his heart all over again, and wishes things were different between them i think.
    katelyn42on December 31, 2008   Link

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