"If You Can't Hang" as written by and Jack Fowler Gabe Barham....
Met a girl at seventeen
Thought she meant the world to me
So I gave her everything
She turned out to be a cheat
Said she'd been thinking for a long time
And she found somebody new
I've been thinking that this whole time

Well I never thought you'd stay
That's okay
I hope he takes your filthy heart
And then he throws you away someday
Before you go, there's one thing you oughta know

If you can't hang then, there's the door, baby
If you can't hang then, there's the door, baby
If you can't hang then, there's the door, baby
If you can't hang then, there's the door

I don't wanna take your precious time
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty face
But you turned into a pretty big waste of my time
I don't wanna take up all your time
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty face
But you turned into a pretty big waste of my time

You're the lowest type
You're the lowest

I met a girl talking away
She found a boy she knew she'd change
I changed my clothes, my hair, my face
To watch us go our separate ways
She said we've grown apart for sometime
But then she found somebody new
I hope Mr. Right puts up with all the bullshit that you do

Stay the hell away,
While I sit here by myself
And figure out how I got this way
Before you go, there's one thing you oughta know

If you can't hang then, there's the door, baby
If you can't hang then, there's the door, baby
If you can't hang then, there's the door, baby
If you can't hang then, there's the door

I don't wanna take your precious time
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty face
But you turned into a pretty big waste of my time
I don't wanna take up all your time
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty face
But you turned into a pretty big waste of my time

I don't want to get things confused
She said she'd never settle for some boy she couldn't use
So now I gotta call the doctor
So he can prescribe me medication
So I can deal with all the memories of being here this way

I met a girl at twenty-three
Knew she meant the world to me
So I gave her everything
And she did the same for me

Imagine that
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty face
No you're such a pretty, pretty face
Well, oh yeah
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty face
No you're such a pretty, pretty face

I don't wanna take your precious time
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty face
But you turned into a pretty big waste of my time
I don't wanna take up all your time
'Cause you're such a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty face
But you turned into a pretty big waste of my time

Would you please stay and come inside, baby
Would you please stay and please be mine, baby
Would you please stay and come inside, baby
Would you please stay and please be mine?


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"If You Can't Hang" as written by Jack Fowler Gabe Barham

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  • +2
    General CommentIts such a great song I sit up at night and sing this to my self is reminds me of someone that use to be a really important part of my life but there not any more... I love this song me and my best friend sing it all the time when we walk into class, when we go into the school bathroom, then we walk in the hallways, then we are on the phone together... We sing this all the time SWS is my life now!!!! :)
    MomoLoveron April 10, 2014   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI believe this:

    I don't miss her,
    I was up without her.
    What's it that you'd do?

    Should be:

    I hope Mr. Right puts up with all the bullshit that you do.
    Noma89on May 12, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about the truth.
    <3 SWS <3 KQ
    iloveaskingalexandriaon May 17, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"Sail away, while I sit here by myself" should be "Stay the hell away, while I sit here by myself" and "But you're turning into a pretty big waste of my time." shoud be "But you're turned into a pretty big waste of my time.



    mj91on July 25, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Commentdef. one of my favorite songs from Sleeping With Sirens! I love all there songs honestly! This one is pretty fun to sing to though not gonna lie! haha SLEEPING WITH SIRENS FOREVER!
    AwesomeKingon March 03, 2012   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationThis song is just talking about a pretty girl who breaks his heart. So there's more to just the outside:)
    itsyourgirlbaion November 18, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNO comments?:o
    what?!!>:D
    I love this new album, it is so amazing<3
    it was set to be released today. May 10,2011
    but I got mine on staturday:D
    Ha, because i pre-ordered it:P
    anywhys, such an awesome song:D
    SWS all day everyday(;_Vee<33333
    HiImVeeon May 10, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsuch a great song! i love it already.

    hope the lyrics are right too. tried to do them by ear.
    RIPsteggyon May 11, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI have a few exes this song reminds me of PERFECTLY :)
    willowxxxon May 18, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAwh, when he says,"I met a girl at twenty-three, &I gave her everything, &she did the same for me." Is he talking about Katelynn? That is so cute(:
    I love this song &band.
    Kellin is AMAZING..
    syrainatronon November 17, 2011   Link

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