"Trouble" as written by and Todd Snider....
Would you bleed for me?
Lick it off my lips like you needed me?
Would you sit me on a couch?
With your fingers in my mouth?
You look so cool when you're reading me

Let's cause a little trouble
Oh, you make me feel so weak
I bet you kiss your knuckles
Right before they touch my cheek

But I've got my mind, made up this time
'Cause there's a menace in my bed
Can you see his silhouette?
Can you see his silhouette?
Can you see his silhouette?

And I've got my mind, made up this time
Go on and light a cigarette, set a fire in my head
Set a fire in my head, tonight

Would you lie for me?
Cross your sorry heart and hope to die for me?
Would you pin me to a wall?
Would you beg or would you crawl?
Stick a needle in your hungry eyes for me?

Let's cause a little trouble
Oh, you make me feel so weak
I bet you kiss your knuckles
Right before they touch my cheek

But I've got my mind, made up this time
'Cause there's a menace in my bed
Can you see his silhouette?
Can you see his silhouette?
Can you see his silhouette?

And I've got my mind, made up this time
Go on and light a cigarette, set a fire in my head
Set a fire in my head, tonight

Don't forget me, don't forget me
I wouldn't leave you if you'd let me
Hmm, when you met me when you met me
You told me you were gonna get me

Don't forget me don't forget me
I wouldn't leave you if you'd

And I've got my mind, made up this time
'Cause there's a menace in my bed
Can you see his silhouette?
Can you see his silhouette?
Can you see his silhouette?

And I've got my mind, made up this time
Go on and light a cigarette, set a fire in my head
Set a fire in my head tonight, tonight, tonight
Set a fire in my head tonight


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"Trouble" as written by Chris Braide Ashley Frangipane

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  • +2
    My InterpretationIn the first 5 lines she’s questioning how loyal he really is. She’s asking if he would get hurt for her, show affection, and do whatever she wants.

    In the next 4 lines she's talking about this person taking pleasure out of her pain. And, I think, is sadistic in the way that he mistakes this brutality as love; “I bet you kiss your knuckles/right before they touch my cheek”

    And for the chorus she is singing about finally taking control of this sadistic/abusive relationship and deciding to leave finally; "but I've got my mind made up this time"
    floridakiloson May 28, 2015   Link
  • +1
    My Interpretationdefinitely about an abusive/toxic relationship.

    there's a lot of questioning going on, as that's what happens in these type of relationships....you start to wonder whether or not this person is worth all your time, love & energy. it's rough.

    part of her still loves him ; "set a fire in my head tonight" and "i wouldn't leave you if you let me" that's where the abuse part comes in.

    at the same time though, she knows it's toxic and unhealthy. "i've got my mind made up this time" and "i bet you kiss your knuckles right before they touch my cheek"

    she also questions whether or not this person loves her as well. "would you bleed for me" & "would you beg or would you crawl, stick a needle in your hungry eyes for me"

    such lines make you think that this person is only there for a sexual/sadistic reason...they aren't looking for love at all.

    i adore this song, it's very sad and beautiful. ash almost sounds like she's gonna cry while singing it. raw emotions at their best.
    lovealienzzzon September 14, 2016   Link

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