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Come on, shake

Shake
Shake
Shake
Shake

I thought I had you pegged: on the prowl for men who look money
You'd find one, delight his eye - he'd bite, you'd pull the reel in
He'd buy a round of drinks - all your friends would blink in envy
Instead you headed straight for me, dragged me gratefully to the floor and said: "Let's see you..."

Shake
Shake
Shake
Shake

"Look, I'd believe this if you came here
More on your own accord
Not just to win a bet with yourself or a ring
Not just to seize the tension or be adored

"See, at nineteen, to be a wiser boy,
I hid beneath the radar's range
I met sisters who, with hearts destroyed,
Made all men look like junked John Waynes

"Since no cries of ecstasy
Have convinced me
I've no idea what it's gonna take
To change this mindset I've had ever since and can't seem to shake."

Come on, shake

Shake
Shake
Shake
Shake

And you replied: "Hell, let's both unzip our souls,
And run through fields with the goat-hoofed gods,
And swim all star-lit in lonesome lakes."
And I said: "Right! How long you think the ride there's gonna take?"

(Come on, shake!)

Shake up
Shake down
Shake up
Shake down
Shake...somehow


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    My InterpretationTo me, this song is about a man who's watched all his friends fall into abusive relationships, and because of that, can't form relationships of his own. He sees a girl in a bar, dismisses her as a whore, but finds himself becoming more smitten with her, and has to decide whether or not he likes her.
    Snap-Dragonon April 12, 2009   Link

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