Someone help me
I heard her scream
The old man clutched her chest
Said ambulance on the way stay with me
And Johnny called and said "There's been a murder on the green"

Someone help her
It can't be me
Standing over her with a gun in my hand
I made my baby bleed
It's not my fault, she shot first me

And in the blink
Of an eye
Another young lover dies

So they took me
To a cell
Threw away the key
And damned me right back down to hell
I said "Well I haven’t been home in a while"

Now I got angels
Knocking at my door
Whispering sweet nothings
And I scream "I can't take anymore!"
You're a coward, why don't you end it all?

And in the blink
Of an eye
Another young lover dies
Well I'm not the only one
Who's guilty of committing this crime
I think this song
Of a girl who met my gun
A bullet in the heart
Is just another problem I'm working on

[Hey Louie, take us to China Town]

And with my last breath
I said "Preacher, please"
To ask the undertaker if he'll partake in some bribery
And steal my body and go and bury it on the green

Next to my gun
Young Annie
Will discuss all the arguments with friends we love as enemies
Oh maybe we were both trigger happy

And in the blink
Of an eye
Another young lover dies
Well I'm not the only one
Who's guilty of committing this crime
I think this song
Of a girl who met my gun
A bullet in the heart
Is just another problem I'm working on


Lyrics submitted by SamKimish, edited by tqlmrtnbrd

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    General CommentThis is his only straight-forward song to date, I think.

    Simple murder ballad, but full of this great energy and lovely lyrical twists.
    ScottishFictionon September 05, 2009   Link

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