"Safe Travels (Don't Die)" as written by and Lisa Margaret Hannigan....
Please eat your greens
and don't sit close to screens,
your eyes are a means to an end.
And I would be sorry if, due to your hurry,
you were hit by a lorry my friend.

Like you always say,
Safe travels, don't die, don't die,
safe travels, don't die.

Don't walk on ice, no matter how nice,
how sturdy, enticing it seems.
Please cross at the lights
and don't start fires or fights and
don't dabble in heights on caffeine.

Like you always say
Safe travels, don't die, don't die,
safe travels, don't die.

Don't swallow bleach
out on Sandymount beach,
I'm not sure I'd reach you in time my boy.
Please don't bungee jump
or ignore a strange lump
and a gasoline pump's not a toy.

Like you always say
Safe travels, don't die, don't die,
safe travels, don't die.

Lyrics submitted by jaynecobb

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  • +1
    General CommentThis one is about caring about someone - and not only in romantic way, but in any way. It's about giving them advices about what silly things they shouldn't do because you love them and you don't want to miss them. At the same time it's funny and sad song.

    One of my favourites on the new album, definitely. So pure and so special, and lyrics are so amazing.
    KiraKiraon December 22, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits beautiful *-*
    natty791on January 21, 2013   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationWhen I first Iistened to this song, I didn't think much of it- however, as I thought about it more and more I started to get this feeling of what it was about.

    You know how people with depression and suicidal tendencies tend to do risky things, even if they're not intentionally trying to kill themselves? Like, for example, crossing the road without looking- secretly hoping a car will hit them. Though this is certainly only one interpretation- that's the impression this song gives me. At first, it's little warnings- like eating healthy, looking after eyesight- then progresses to drinking bleach on a beach known for fast approaching tides and sewage contamination. Really, just wanting the person you love to look after themselves in the little things.
    madelin110on May 19, 2018   Link
  • -3
    General CommentIt's a song sung from the perspective of an arrogant ass who obviously knows little about the full personality of the person and NEVER EVER will. It's the in-your-face liberal freaks who are tame in comparison...all talk and repetitive, boring action.
    IllToast2Thaton January 21, 2013   Link

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