"Cut Me Up Jenny" as written by and Adam Burbank Lazzara Matthew Fazzi....
oh,
on a borrowed matress you were stopping time,
i've been watching you,
i've been watching you
for hours and hours before you knew
you are the satin noose,
i've been saving up to buy... you,

you are the polished-pearl grips of your fathers .45,
give me all those gory details,
do tell, do tell.

so cut me up, jenny,
well, cut me up gently.
i took full advantage of being taken full advantage of
i took what i could get and eventually it took the place of love
the match-makers in heaven, oh, they've got a one-track mind
so in our case, i don't think they mind

finger prints a perfect match
and you didn't have to leave the way you did.
i've been watching you,
i've been watching you,
most times you never knew.

you are a sunday afternoon with nothing to do
you are manhattan in june
as the population's wearing next to nothing.

so cut me up, jenny,
well, cut me up gently.
i took full advantage of being taken full advantage of
i took what i could get and eventually it took the place of love
the match-makers in heaven, oh, they've got a one-track mind
so in our case, i don't think they mind
no, i don't think they mind.

give me all those gory details,
do tell, do tell.

so cut me up, jenny,
well, cut me up, jenny,
so cut me up, jenny,
well, cut me up gently.
i took full advantage of being taken full advantage of
i took what i could get and eventually it took the place of love
the match-makers in heaven, oh, they've got a one-track mind
so in our case, i don't think they mind
so cut me up, jenny,
well, cut me up gently.
so cut me up, jenny,
well, cut me up gently.
so cut me up, jenny,
well, cut me up gently.
so cut me up, jenny,
well, cut me up gently.


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  • +5
    General CommentI think it's about a girl he genuinely had feelings for and things started off well, but she took advantage of him and maybe slept around (borrowed mattress?) so things fell apart. But, he kept crawling back for more and in the end instead of being 'love' it turned out to just be a physical relationship.

    So now this girl is breaking his heart and 'cutting him up', but he can't stop himself being with her.
    marky09on May 28, 2009   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationSuch a great song. I think jenny isn't 1 girl but represents alot of different ones. I just think its about how adam will get fucked over in a relationship and use it as material to write songs and get rich. "I took full advantage of being taken full advantage of" thats what that means I think, and when he says eventually it took the place of love he is saying how he's been doing this so long that he cant even maintain a relationship kinda like he subconsiously wants shit to go bad so he'll have material. I could be wrong though anyone else have any takes on what its about?
    loadertoadon May 25, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think "I have exciting news" should be "you are the satin noose"
    aceskyhighon May 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's by favorite song on the new cd. I just think it's about him using a girl for sex in a relationship who he doesn't even like being with. Cause he talks about match-makers in heaven having one-track minds.
    aceskyhighon May 26, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think Marky has it right, or rather since nobody knows for sure, I agree with him. I'm in the same boat as far as that situation goes. Actually, funnily enough, it's this song and Lonely, Lonely combined. This girl, who was new in town, and I hooked up but once she started getting to know people and made knew friends other than me she just cut me off. I've been screwed over in this same type of situation before and even though it hurts and she took advantage of me to feed her loneliness I'm willing to let her keep on doing it if she wants to because I've been screwed over and hurt so many times that when I am in a proper relationship, if there ever was one, that I can't deal and it feels funny if I'm not getting crapped on.
    MrJawbreakingEquilibriumon May 28, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentloadertoad makes a lot of sense in my head.
    AnaiisMayon May 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like your interpretation loadertoad.

    psychologically, this situation is quite common
    people getting themselves into troubling relationships
    cause its what theyre used to and it gives them something to express in many different forms.

    i like the guitar a lot in this song.
    im never 100% on the meaning of tbs lyrics.
    but i dig it a lot.
    canvaswingson May 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentholy jesus loadertoad that is genuis. 100% agree because even i've been there.. i wrote the lyrics for my old band and i almost found myself secretly hoping for something to go wrong so i could express it in my songs
    ajfranco645on June 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm gonna give loadertoad props that sounds like a perfect fit for the song. I can imagine Adam Lazzara doing that. So yes he is a genius :)
    slammed234on June 04, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwell adam said that it was written about a girl, he just changed her name to jenny.
    Kate[tcf]luv[tbs]on June 17, 2009   Link

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