Well you're the real tough cookie with a long history
Of breaking little hearts like the one in me
That's okay, let's see how you do it
Put up you dukes, let's get down to it

Hit me with your best shot
Why don't you hit me with your best shot
Hit me with your best shot
Fire away

You come on with it, come on
You don't fight fair
But that's okay, see if I care
Knock me down, it's all in vain
I get right back on my feet again

Hit me with your best shot
Why don't you hit me with your best shot
Hit me with your best shot
Fire away

Well you're the real tough cookie with a long history
Of breaking little hearts like the one in me
Before I put another notch in my lipstick case
You better make sure you put me in my place

Hit me with your best shot
C'mon, hit me with your best shot
Hit me with your best shot
Fire away

Hit me with your best shot
Why don't you hit me with your best shot
Hit me with your best shot
Fire away


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"Hit Me With Your Best Shot" as written by Edward Schwartz

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  • +1
    My InterpretationIsn't it obvious??? The first time I ever heard this song, when I was about 19 or so, I knew what it meant. It's very direct. The part of "hit me with your best shot, Fire Away" so OBVIOUSLY refers to the fact that she wants the guy to have sex with her and to "fire away", meaning shooting semen into her. Come on! Some of these comments are ridiculous. And the "putting another notch in my lipstick case" is a clever way of telling the guy to "put another notch on his belt", which traditionally indicates what a guy does (figuratively) after a conquest of a hot babe, usually referring to a stud type of guy who likes to brag about it. With Benatar, it's reversed; the lipstick case refers to a feminine way of saying the same thing. Also, it's obvious that the lipstick case, being that it's shaped like a penis, is symbolism, and not so subliminal or subtle, either! It doesn't take an authority on Ingmar Bergman films to figure out the very obvious lyrics of THIS song. I'd like to add that Benatar sounds pretty damned hot singing it, especially with these lyrics!
    glen107972on May 08, 2019   Link

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