These are the veins of the way that we love
These are the hearts of lonely people ripped in front of us.
Things aren't the way that we-

Love as if you didn't know at all (...)
Never once, never knew, painted glass(?) with no love (Wish I could answer you)
So uptight and desperate for attention
We're all lost and begging to be found
With every word you say, you lead everyone on

These are the veins of the way that we love
These are the hearts of lonely people ripped in front of us.

You've stopped before the sayer(?) says a word

I need to take it out on you (really take it out, really give it all)
As hard as I can and let you, let you have it all
Do I make you?

Don't start, Don't start, shaking again
She can make the salt taste like sugar on her hands but
If love is a way out, then please let me in
Don't start, darling
Don't you turn my nightmares into dreams again.

Uptight and desperate for attention.
We're all lost and begging to be found.
With every word you say, you lead everyone on

These are the veins of the way that we love
These are the hearts of lonely people ripped in front of us.

We all did what we had to do
We all did what we had to do
We all did what we had to do
We all did what we, what we had to do
What we had to do

These are the veins of the way that we love
These are the hearts of lonely people ripped in front of us.
(We only did what we had to do)


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Hills Like White Elephants song meanings
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    General Commentyou mean Jonny Craig from emarosa and Vic Fuentes from ptv. Dam this band put every great artist and made it a dream band. I was so sycked wen i hered that Anthony Green was going to be in it suxs it was only a rumor. I fcking hate rumors, gets ur hopes up.
    Chiodobroson December 07, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment
    I would slaughter and entire vietnamese village for johnny's voice and vic's hair

    idk the meaning of the song but title is from an ernest hemingway short story.
    aXworldXheldXinXseveredXhandson April 23, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFirst! this song is amazing, love Craig. I also like the guy from emarosa and pierce the veil. Great band can't wait till their EP/LP comes out
    Dupson August 15, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyou mean Jonny Craig from emarosa and Vic Fuentes from ptv. Dam this band put every great artist and made it a dream band. I was so sycked wen i hered that Anthony Green was going to be in it suxs it was only a rumor. I fcking hate rumors, gets ur hopes up.
    Chiodobroson December 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI totally agree. This is a dream super band.
    All of my top fave singers. And the way they put their voices together is absolutely the most amazing thing ever.
    himynameismarqon March 27, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJohnny is also the old sing for dgd. but oh my god all of them together makes me jizz
    emeraldxxon April 04, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI believe this part:

    Love as if you didn't know at all (...)
    Never once, never knew, painted glass(?) with no love (Wish I could answer you)

    Is actually:

    Love as if you didn't know at all (I'd like to bear the heart of us)
    Never once, never knew, made it past with no love (Wish I could answer you)

    But that's just what i hear.
    MudkipMastaon April 25, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthaha nobody really has a true analysis on this one? but yea i had been waiting for this cd for MONTHS. ever since their first song leaked. FIRST! love hearing Johnny again, he is incredible but i havent liked him much in Emarosa. He was much better back in Dance Gavin Dance. Craig's voice is soo recognizable and seriously amazing. Vic may sound like a mouse but i like his style and it really mixes well with the rest of the band.AND! MikeFuentes?! great drummer ha he is sikk live.

    as far as this song goes.. not sure at all haha drug addiction? refusal to accept someones help? The selfishness that thrives in modern society?? who knows.. but its interesting
    mechatanneron June 16, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Song Meaning"Don't start, Don't start, shaking again
    She can make the salt taste like sugar on her hands but
    If love is a way out, then please let me in
    Don't start, darling
    Don't you turn my nightmares into dreams again."


    so on this part does "she can make the salt taste like sugar on her hands" mean she can make something bitter seem sweet?

    and does "if love is a way out then please let me in" mean if love is an escape then let him into her world so he can escape....or since its a way out he wants to get in to stay away from it?
    bheat1on July 27, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAl-al-al-al al-alcohol.
    1 Of The Millionon December 22, 2010   Link

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