There’s a drama in the street
That you’re dragged into
Bad company and you go
But you don’t want to
The bats are coming
As you close your eyes
And then you’re
In a strange bedroom
Lying on the floor
I know you’d like to captivate
But you’ll have to try
Harder then your other friends
Who just happened to die
You picked the wrong girl off the streets
And my nails are sharp
Slicing through your banded knee
And your wanton heart

And oh you know there’s something
That I can never say
I live in my own darkness
With giant birds of prey
And oh you know from up here
We watch and burn and reign
We’ll swoop down on your faces
And satiate

They’re no protection no relief
From all the silence of your screams
And your sweaty sheets
Stuck in doors, you only cry
Only cry for more
Hot out of sadness, out of fright
Breaking down the door
But I could only guess that you would think the worst of me
But I’m of another world where day is night
And all the heat is dripping from my skin
Dripping from my soul
And I am hollow in this space
Like a black hole

And oh you know there’s something
That I can never say
I live in my own darkness
With giant birds of prey
And oh you know from up here
We watch and burn and reign
We’ll swoop down on your faces
And satiate

And oh you know there’s something
That I can never say
I live in my own darkness
With giant birds of prey
And oh you know from up here
We watch and burn and reign
We’ll swoop down on your faces
And satiate
And oh you know there’s something
That I can never say
I live in my own darkness
With giant birds of prey
And oh you know from up here
We watch and burn and reign
We’ll swoop down on your faces
And satiate


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Birds Of Prey song meanings
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  • +1
    My InterpretationI like this song, it has style. The lyrics seem like they're about the unfortunate chicks who get more than they bargained for when a dude they picked up takes em back to their room only to find that there are a whole bunch of other dudes there ready to take advantage of her being really drunk. Like what happened with those rugby league player gangbang scandals, which has probably been going on longer than it's been talked about in the media.

    PS it was the video for this song that got me thinking along these lines.
    rockman_exeon January 06, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentVery cool song
    Bezahhon October 12, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis song is really cool. i love bertie is is soooo indie and she has really got a cool attitude on life evn though her songs are a little bit dark and anxty i still lover and i also love her look.
    Hippolytaon March 09, 2010   Link

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