This hand on this gun to my head is my own
and these are my demands:
If you leave me, take me with you, I am nothing without you.
People who need people are the wretchedest in the world.

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This Is A Hostage Situation song meanings
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    General CommentBest fucking song, ever.
    RecoveringPainon August 11, 2005   Link
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    General CommentPeople who need people are the wretchedest in the world.

    I did an art assignment with those lyrics.
    en_vogue_againon April 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commentlook down on yourself for wanting to love someone more then you love yourself, knowing the downfalls and still going ahead, [dying with someone is better then living alone]
    jillthewhoron August 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commenton the contrary, it's a criticism of the clingy attitude many people have in a relationship. it's about that feeling of being held hostage by somebody: the relationship is a sinking ship, but the other party believes that they are nothing without the speaker - perhaps displaying self-destructive tendencies when threatened with a breakup. which is, of course, a fucked up sentiment. the speaker, thus, feels trapped inside this broken shell of a relationship. it's fine to love, but you should never get to the stage where you feel that you are totally dependent on someone else.
    nedologiston December 05, 2008   Link

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