You're going down
And it feels good
But you ain't wearing
What you should
All the people that you've had?
The Time is over

Count your blessings
Count the times
You forgot their names
Committed the crimes
All the people that you've had?
The time over

Oh ! it's time to make amend's
Cos' you've been
Burning the candle at both ends

Oh! it 's time to make amends
Cos' you've been
Burning the candle at both ends


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    ok ok, i know this is weird and sexually twisted, but um...this song makes me think of someone going around doing it without protection and like dying of some type of std. no i do not relate every song i hear to sex, but really thats all i see with this one....and gosh darnit i like it

    plumgirl7on September 29, 2002   Link
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    i see it as someone who's sort of a player or is always dating people and who is gonna get jaded and washed out of that kinda thing before (s)he finds anything worthwhile. applies to my ex

    cadillac4lifeon April 16, 2004   Link
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    I agree with plumgirl7. All the lines are very sexual.

    But on a more general level i think the song is just about your past finnaly catching up to you. You've wrong people many a times, and gotten away with it, but now your going to pay for it. The key line "You've been burning the candle at both ends". Which is like, you've betrayed all your freinds and hurt your enemies, and now you have nowhere left to run.

    SnwBorder52on January 12, 2006   Link
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    I agree with plumgirl7. All the lines are very sexual.

    But on a more general level i think the song is just about your past finnaly catching up to you. You've wrong people many a times, and gotten away with it, but now your going to pay for it. The key line "You've been burning the candle at both ends". Which is like, you've betrayed all your freinds and hurt your enemies, and now you have nowhere left to run.

    SnwBorder52on January 12, 2006   Link
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    I agree with plumgirl7. All the lines are very sexual.

    But on a more general level i think the song is just about your past finnaly catching up to you. You've wrong people many a times, and gotten away with it, but now your going to pay for it. The key line "You've been burning the candle at both ends". Which is like, you've betrayed all your freinds and hurt your enemies, and now you have nowhere left to run.

    SnwBorder52on January 12, 2006   Link

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