Oh the devil’s got a hold on me
He’s filling me with fear
He’s gotten me taking things like women pills and tears
Oh the devil’s got a hold on me
He won’t leave me alone
He’s making me dream of things that chill me to the bone
Mama told me don’t you be like that
Mama told me follow god
But mama she just don’t understand how he’s hooked me with his claws
Oh the devil’s got a hold on me
He just won’t go away
He’s telling me the sweetest things to make me go astray
I don’t really want to be like that
I just want to follow god
I never thought of myself as a bad man
But now I feel so lost
Oh the devil’s got a hold on me
Mama what can I do
He’s holding so tight I can barely breathe
Devil won’t you let me loose
Mama told don’t you be like that
Mama told me follow god
But mama she just don’t understand how he’s hooked me with claws
Oh I don’t really want to be like that
I just want to follow God
I never thought of myself as a bad man
But he’s made me so lost


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    General Commentit's basically about being in devil's power. when he's got hold of us, he made us suffer. He didn't let us be ourselves and when we try to change, he made us feel bad about ourselves. Es ist wie he is in control of us.
    clarencehsuon March 06, 2012   Link

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