"Sleep With One Eye Open" as written by and Matthew Stephen Nicholls Matthew Kean....
Fuck you!

You, took what you wanted and left, like locusts
Everything I gave to you, everything that we've been through
You, bled me dry and then went, like leeches
Go, you got what you came for now leave, like vultures

Ripped apart in minutes, what was built in seven years
The ink scarred on your back, may as as well of disappeared
For as long as I remember you sold everything you owned
But now you sold our friendship, your on your fucking own

Sleep with one eye open
(Because)
Sleep with one eye open, cunt!

If I had it my way id slit your throat
With the knife that you left in my back
All this shame, all this guilt, all this regret, that's me
I'm inside of you
And this is your world fucking falling apart mate
From the inside out, everything will fall apart at you feet
You've got hell to pay, yea you've got hell to pay
You better fucking bow, bow down to me, you better beg for mercy
Get on your fucking knees, and cry me a fucking river

Sleep with one eye open
Sleep with one eye open

Best friends means forever
Best friends means forever, cunt!


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"Sleep with One Eye Open" as written by Lee David Malia Curtis Paul Lee Ward

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  • +3
    General CommentI can totally relate to this song
    I kinda aim this at my "best friend" that my ex girlfriend cheated on me with...you kinda need to of been through something that fucked up to realise what this song is about.
    golson567on October 21, 2008   Link
  • +3
    Song Meaningum... people who are saying that the title "sleep with one eye open" means keep on watch for people who'll fuck you over, i highly doubt thats what its referring to.
    its part of the song...
    "sleep with one eye open,
    (because)
    if i had it my way, id slit your throat with the knife that you left in my back"
    the title is to do with him warning the faggot that fucked him over, coz hes gonna get him.
    lukacarrollon January 05, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMaybe 7 years of high school or Primary school is where he met his bestie which we have here in australia.
    patrikkaon October 03, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentyeah its not about an ex, it seems to be about a best friend of the opposite sex who stabbed him in the back
    jrodfosheezon October 04, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti know what this song means!
    this is about one of oli's best friends and also a good friend of BMTH who used to help sell their merch on their bigcartel store and at shows, he took some of their merch and sold it on ebay!!
    hence he was with them on their last tour but isn't with them on the "party till you pass out tour" right now!
    samthestrangeon October 26, 2008   Link
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    My OpinionThis is my theory on the song :

    Fuck you

    Pretty self explaintory


    you took what you wanted and left, like locusts.
    everything i gave to you, everything that we've been through
    you bled me dry and then left, like leeches.
    go, you got what you could now leave, like vultures

    Well this part is referring to how this friend has leeched off Oli's friendship , and with the last line he's saying to him he wont help his friend no more so well just leave.

    ripped apart in minutes what was built in seven years
    the ink scarred on your back may as well of disappeared
    for as long as i remember, you sold everything you owned
    but now you sold our friendship, you're on your fucking own.

    the 1st line means that just one action this friend did ripped apart everything they had gone through for the past 7 years .

    2nd line is saying that he had a tattoo dedicated to the friendship , so he's saying now its over , it may as well disappear

    3rd line is referring to something the friend normally did when friends with Oli . and the last line refers to that saying he's now sold him and Oli's friendship and has lost his best friend so is on his own .


    Sleep with one eye open
    Sleep with one eye open
    (because)

    I believe that this line has two meanings . 1 to Oli saying to himself watch out for people that'll fuck you over and the other saying to the friend Oli's gonna get him .

    If I had it my way I'd slit your throat with the knife you left in my back

    I love this line , he's referring to the revenge he wants to get on his friend . it's almost hinting he's gonna use something from which he was betrayed over to get back at his ex friend with .

    all the shame, all this guilt, all this regret, that's me

    Whatever this friend did to Oli , must've made him look bad in front of someone else . maybe an ex girlfriend or something .

    i'm inside of you and this is your world
    fucking falling apart mate, from the inside out.
    everything will fall at your feet - you got hell to pay

    Well he's planning his revenge towards his ex friend . and telling him he's gonna pay for what he did

    and you better fucking bow down to me
    you better beg for mercy
    get on your fucking knees and cry me a fucking river

    Saying he's not going to go easy on him in revenge , and wants this revenge to really fuck him up and get him to want mercy .

    sleep with one eye open
    sleep with one eye open

    I've explained this part . and by the way to whoever put out this lyrics , they say it twice not three times .

    best friends means forever , cunt.

    Telling him exactly what he thinks of him .

    well that my explaination of it , dont know if people will agree with me . but like a previous coment said , you have to properly go through something like this to understand the song . i've gone through this situation once or twice before .
    RSHADOWS93on January 06, 2009   Link
  • +1
    Song Meaningyou lot are stupid cunts. this song goes with 'suicide season'. suicide season is about oli's friend who lose someone dear to him and because of that, oli's friend was never the same, thus losing him as a friend. now this song is about that same friend and how this friend has taken him for granted. THERE.
    skeleton June 19, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHAHA first Comment :P

    I think song is abit like, RE: They have no Reflections, and about all of his old friends and how they treated him like shit!
    Because hes saying best friends means forever, cunt
    so basicly, you were suposed to be my friends but you fucked me over! And now i have so much more than you, so "you better fuckin bow down to me and beg for mercy"
    Thats just my interpritation of it tho I could be wrong!
    BMtH!!!!!
    Kriswitchengageon September 30, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits talking about a former relationship, which seemed like all was going good until she fucked him over and stabbed him in the back
    jrodfosheezon October 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this is actually about a friendship. Many people know Oli's friends in highschool treated him like shit, and this is just another song expressing his anger.
    I just don't see how this could be about an ex.
    lysisalotlikevegason October 02, 2008   Link

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