"3 A.M." as written by and Andre Romell/parker Young....
Oh oh
Oh(yea) oh(yea) oh(yea)
Oh oh
Oh
Oh(yea) oh(yea) oh(yea)
Oh oh
Oh
Oh(yea) oh(yea) oh(yea) oh(yea)oh(yea)
Oh
Woah
There is no escaping (yo)(yo)
There's no place to hide(yo)(yo)
You scream, someone save me(yo)(yo)
But they don't pave no mind( yo) (yo)
(Good night)
Good bye

Your walkin' down a horror corridor
It's almost four in the mornin'
And your in a nightmare
It's horrible
Right there's the coroner
Waitin' for you
To turn the corner
So he can corner ya
Your a goner
He's on a ya
Out the corner of his cornea
He just saw you run
All you want is to rest
Cause you can't run anymore
Your done
All he wants is to kill you in front of an audience
While everybody
Is watchin' in the party applauding it
Here I sit while I'm caught up in deep thought again
Contemplating my next plot again
Swallowin' a klonopin
While I'm noddin'
In and out on the ottoman
At the ramada inn
Holdin' onto the pill bottle then
Stick my finger and swirl it round the bottom
And make sure I got all of it
Wake up naked at mcdonald's
With
Blood all over me
Dead bodies
Behind the counter
Shit
Guess I must of just blacked out again
Not again

It's three am in the mornin'
Put my key in the door
There's bodies layin' all of the floor and
I don't remember how they got there but I guess I must of killed em
Killed em
I said
It's three am in the mornin'
Put my key in the door
There's bodies layin' all of the floor and
I don't remember how they got there but I guess I must of killed em
Killed em

Sitting nude in my living room
It's almost noon
I wonder what's on the tube
Maybe they'll show some boobs
Surfing every channel
Until I find hannah montana
Then I reach for the aloe and lanalin'
Blood all over the wall panel and dismantlin'
Every candle on top of the fire place
Mantalin'
Grab my flannel and my bandana' then
Kiss the naked manequin' man again
You can see him standin' in my
Front window
If you look in
I'm just a hooligan
Who's use to usin' hallucinogens
Causin' illusions again
Brain contusions again
Cutting and bruising the skin
Raise the scissors and pins
Jesus when does it end
Phases that I go through
Dazed and not so confused
Days that I don't know who
Gave these molecules too
Me
What am I gone do
Hey the prodigal son
The diabolical one
Very methodical
When I slaughter dem

It's three am in the mornin'
Put my key in the door
There's bodies layin' all of the floor and
I don't remember how they got there but I guess I must of killed em
Killed em
I said
It's three am in the mornin'
Put my key in the door
There's bodies layin' all of the floor and
I don't remember how they got there but I guess I must of killed em
Killed em

She puts the lotion in the bucket
He puts the lotion on the skin
Or else it gets the hose again
She puts the lotion in the bucket
He puts the lotion on the skin
Or else it gets the hose again

I duck and I slash slice and gash
Last night was a blast
I can't quite remember when I
Had that much fun
Off a half pint fifth of jack
My last vic and a half
A flashlight
Up kim kardashians ass

I remember the first time
I dismembered the family member
December I think it was
I was having drinks with my cousin
And I wrapped him
In christmas lights
Pushed him into the stinkin' tub
Cut him up into pieces
Then just when I went to drink his
Blood
I thought I outta drink his bath water
That outta be fun
That's when my days of serial murder man slaughter begun
The sight of blood excites me
That might be an artery son
Your blood curdlin' screams
Just don't seem to bother me none
It's three am
And here I come
So you should probably run
A secret passage way around here
Man there's got to be one
Oh no there's probably none
He can scream all that he wants
Top of his lungs
It ain't no stoppin' me from choppin' him up(up)

It's three am in the mornin'
Put my key in the door
There's bodies layin' all of the floor and
I don't remember how they got there but I guess I must of killed em
Killed em
I said
It's three am in the mornin'
Put my key in the door
There's bodies layin' all of the floor and
I don't remember how they got there but I guess I must of killed em
Killed em

Yo (yo)
A yo (a yo)
Yo (yo)
A yo (a yo)
Yo (yo)
A yo (a yo)
Yo (yo)
A yo ( a yo)


Lyrics submitted by sfgiants1993, edited by cdhunt6282, rathyrye

"3 A.M." as written by Mike Elizondo Trevor Lawrence Jr.

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +3
    General Commentcorrections:
    It's almost 4 in the mornin' and your in a
    to
    It's almost 4 in the mornin' and you're in a (LEARN CONTRACTIONS PLEASE PEOPLE, JESUS!)

    Swallowing the Calotapin while...
    to
    Swallowing a Klonopin
    lefttheretodrownon May 11, 2009   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationDid no one notice...
    "I'm just a hooligan who's used to using hallucinogens"
    I think maybe he's rapping about a bad trip on something, just a thought.
    CaptainSnookyon December 27, 2009   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationI think this song is about mental illness. When you have bipolar disorder, you will go crazy and fight with family or friends and then you don't remember why or even remember doing it. I think the whole song is about fights he's had. He talks about drug problems, alcohol problems, and I think the "i musta killed them" is just about how he must have fought with them.
    mandmommy124on June 25, 2012   Link
  • +2
    General CommentYou suck. This song rocks.
    sfgiants1993on April 28, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General Commenti'm not sure if i would consider this one of his "serious" songs. contrary to "murder murder" and other early songs about crime and murder, eminem/marshall/slim no longer kills people out of desperation but because his brain is apparently messed up from all the drugs he use to do. i am hearing "a fleshlight of Kim Kardashian's ass." my opinion? it takes me a while to decide whether i like these new songs because his material and style is drastically different per album. being an enthusiast for his early material and underground styles, these new songs don't measure up; contrary, new eminem is new eminem so i stand by my artists.
    sofa king coolon April 28, 2009   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationThis song, along with the music video, is an evil demonic song in more ways than one. While most of the song is a fictional story of a deranged serial killer, It does have some realistic elements. First of All, as most people know, Eminem is also known as Slim Shady. Slim Shady is like the evil alter ego of Eminem. So in this song, as shown in the video, Eminem transforms into/gets possessed by Slim Shady and goes around killing people. Then the next day, after he turns back into Eminem, he can't remember killing those people, mostly because it wasn't Eminem that did it; it was Slim Shady.

    The name of the song holds dark significance. 3 a.m., or rather the time between midnight and 3 a.m., is generally referred to as the "witching hour", while 3 a.m. is referred to as the "devil's hour". According to legend, it is when witches, demons, and ghosts are at their maximum power. So, it would make sense that the "demon" Slim Shady would be able to kill so many people at 3 a.m.

    Also, at the end of the song, he does start chanting "Evil Rise". This is shown in the video, as every time the word "Rise" is said, Eminem raises his arms up.

    Personally, I think its obvious that Eminem has sold his soul to the devil in exchange for fame and fortune, as so many of his songs have demonic elements to them.
    timmyd23on June 09, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentT"he godfather for one"?? sorry but i hear "the diabolical one".

    and what i dont get it why you people cant listen to a song and just enjoy it. he's just rapping here. having fun. it doesnt have to have a meaning. this song is sick.
    uhduh25on January 10, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti think instead of the godfather of one its suposed to be the diabolical one at the end of the second verse...and i think its about him trying to get clean but he keeps slipping
    RV527752on May 13, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti agree wit Glocuster
    Eminem cant be respected as a hip hop legend cuz of his immature side... songs like like toy soldiers, sing for the moment, lose yourself, are all serious songs with incredible content.
    He shows lots of skill on his new album in terms of flow and vocabulary and speed, but he still lacks the content... you cant base a career on songs about your mom, your daughter, and pretending to be a freak killer or rape stories
    hes gotta be fucked in the head
    novogameon June 05, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"Out of the corner of his cornea he just saw you run/All you want is to rest 'cause you can't run anymore, you're done/All he wants is to kill you in front of an audience/While everybody's watching at the party applauding it"

    Fucking A. All the internal rhyme, alliteration, etc... it's really quite poetic. Anyways, I think the song's about blacking out on drugs and killing people... it's really pretty obvious.
    vaguelyhumanoidon December 22, 2010   Link

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