"Shoot To Thrill" as written by and Malcolm Mitchell Young Brian Johnson....
All you women who want a man of the street
But you don't know which way you want to turn
Just keep a coming and put your hand out to me
'Cause I'm the one who's gonna make you burn

I'm gonna take you down - down, down, down
So don't you fool around
I'm gonna pull it, pull it, pull the trigger

Shoot to thrill, play to kill
Too many women with too many pills
Shoot to thrill, play to kill
I got my gun at the ready, gonna fire at will
Yeah

I'm like evil, I get under your skin
Just like a bomb that's ready to blow
'Cause I'm illegal, I got everything
That all you women might need to know

I'm gonna take you down - yeah, down, down, down
So don't you fool around
I'm gonna pull it, pull it, pull the trigger

Shoot to thrill, play to kill
Too many women with too many pills
Shoot to thrill, play to kill
I got my gun at the ready, gonna fire at will
'Cause I shoot to thrill, and I'm ready to kill
I can't get enough, I can't get the thrill
I shoot to thrill, play to kill
Yeah, pull the trigger
Pull it,

Pull it, pull it, pull the trigger

Oh
Shoot to thrill, play to kill
Too many women, with too many pills
I said, shoot to thrill, play to kill
I got my gun at the ready, gonna fire at will
'Cause I shoot to thrill, and I'm ready to kill
And I can't get enough, and I can't get my thrill
Cause I shoot to thrill, play it again

Yeah

Shoot you down
Yeah
I'm gonna get you to the bottom and shoot you
I'm gonna shoot you
Oh hoo yeah yeah yeah

I'm gonna shoot you down yeah yeah
I'm gonna get you down
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
Shoot you, shoot you, shoot you, shoot you down
Shoot you, shoot you, shoot you down
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, ooooooh

I'm gonna shoot to thrill
Play to kill
Shoot to thrill

Yeah, ooh yeah


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"Shoot to Thrill" as written by Angus Mckinnon Young Brian Johnson

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  • +3
    General CommentSongs just about sex innit. Pull the trigger means to cum. take you down means to lay a woman down on a bed. The Guy's just proclaiming that he is the best guy around to have sex with
    Gabriel88on January 24, 2006   Link
  • +1
    Song FactThe song is about heavily medicated British Women of the late 1970's and early 80's. This was the era when Valium, and other downers, were being prescribed in droves to lonely housewives. Many of these board housewives went to clubs, bars and other dives looking for action. This is 100% the meaning of the song.
    YaakovIsraelon February 19, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General Comment'Shoot' basically means 'root'. While the meaning of the song isn't exactly deep or inspiring, it sounds great. Especially love the quiet bridge.
    punker_rockeron December 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgreat song just got the cd good cd all im gonna say so yeah
    losersrock11on March 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI first heard this song before i learned guitar, i couldn't help but to air guitar to it, now i can play it for real (it's not all too hard)

    better for intermediate players
    LizardMan3500on July 15, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is not about a rapist or anything. i have the dual disc thing for back in black, and brian johnson said that what he was thinking abot when he wrote it, was at the time in england there were so many depressed housewives so the doc. would give them volume to get them not depressed. so.. too many women, too many pills.
    ACDC4Eon August 10, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat-ass song. That 'quiet bridge' is the best part, so truely golden, yeah
    heyjude55on May 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentACDC4E hit it right on the head. they called it shoot to thrill because angus had seen the phrase someplace and liked it, writing it down for further consideration.
    Boo Urnson June 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song, it makes me want to start jumping...
    i can't believe there are so little comments on this one
    metaleroon October 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this song is pretty much all about sex. shoot to thrill means flirt for fun, and play to kill means be in for sex.
    hunterhalo2on January 18, 2007   Link

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