"Tigers and Sharks" as written by Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Dan Flint, Matt Barnes and Max / Helyer....
All those dirty words that you said, did you mean it, did you now.
You're biting at the hand that feeds you, like a stray for some scraps.
Everybody you once knew has turned their backs.
And everyone that you once loved has sold you out.

Everyone I know, they faked it from the word go and I need to know why.
That everyone I love has been swimming with the sharks and I don't know why.

Does defeat leave a taste in your mouth, one that you could live without
Everyone that you once knew has turned their backs.
And everyone that you once loved has sold you out.

So tell me how does it feel?

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"Tigers and Sharks" as written by Dan Flint Chris Miller

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  • +1
    General Commentbeing used by people who just want a bit of fame?

    or being surrounded by fake people

    or both

    I love this song
    It's amazing
    rach2512on October 17, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe meaning of the song is obvious.
    Its about friends backstabing, being fake and lying.
    I love this song with a great passion! <3
    jaseyraex3on October 20, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this is like a group of friends you've known for ages. and suddenly they gang up against you and change. and everything becomes saturated in tension and you don't know why they hate you all of a sudden. mmmm........
    beenie_08on November 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is an incredible band, saw them live and they were amazing. :) If you've not got this album already, you must!
    As for the song's meaning, I think it can be applied to a fair few things, but specifically perhaps about people turning their backs on you as a result of fame - "And everyone that you once loved has sold you out".
    MayaMooon January 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song so much :) Its all about friends and people you love turning their back on you or backstabbing and you have no idea why.

    - Everyone I love has been SWIMMINGWITHTHESHARKS and I dont know why
    swimmingwiththesharkson January 16, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love it. This is my favourite album of all time. <3 I love it EVEN MORE than I love Aiden Grimshaw. And that's saying something.
    xmyboybuildscoffinsxon December 11, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentopen water.....drown by defeat or swim successfully..
    differentfeatherson December 11, 2010   Link

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