You've got this new head filled up with smoke
And I've got my veins all tangled close
To the jukebox bars you frequent
The safest place to hide
A long night spent with your most obvious weakness
You start shaking at the thought
you are everything I want
'Cause you are everything I'm not

And we lay, we lay together just not
Too close, too close (How close is close enough?)
We lay, we lay together just not
Too close, too close

I just wanna break you down so badly
Well I trip over everything you say
I just wanna break you down so badly
In the worst way

My inarticulate store bought
hangover hobby kit it talks
And it says, "You, oh, you are so cool."
"Scissor shaped across the bed,
You are red, violent red."
You hollow out my hungry eyes
You hollow out my hungry eyes

And we lay, we lay together just not
Too close, too close (How close is close enough?)
We lay, we lay together just not
Too close, too close

I just wanna break you down so badly
Well I trip over everything you say
Well I just wanna break you down so badly
In the worst way

I just wanna break you down so badly
Well I trip over everything you say
I just wanna break you down so badly
In the worst way (worst way)

I'm gonna make damn sure
that you can't ever leave
No, you won't ever get too far from me
You won't ever get too far from me
I'll make damn sure
that you can't ever leave
No, you won't ever get too far from me
You won't ever get too far from me
You won't ever get too far from me (ever get too far)
You won't ever get too far

I just wanna break you down so badly
Well I trip over everything you say
Well I just wanna break you down so badly
In the worst way (worst way)

I'm gonna make damn sure
I just wanna break you down so badly
I just wanna break you down so badly
In the worst way (worst way)


Lyrics submitted by martycrane

"MakeDamnSure" as written by Edward Reyes Adam Burbank Lazzara

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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    General Comment"You start shaking at the thought you are everything I want
    'Cause you are everything I'm not"

    This song is about someone who wants someone but knows they are our of their league because of whatever reasons the narrator feels inferior. So the "laying together, just not too close" means there only going to be friends and he wont be able to "bring/break" her down to his level so they can date.
    So in the final verse when Adam starts saying: "I'm gonna make damn sure that you can't ever leave
    No, you won't ever get too far from me"
    he's letting out his anger of the realization that he constantly has to go thru because he is chasing the unobtainable!
    rdavison March 14, 2006   Link

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