Won't you please step inside?
Something to show, something to share
My knife wants to hide, deep inside of you
I'll announce the grand prize
Arterial spray-paints the carpet
Before your eyes
Better believe it

Take this back
If you really want to
Take this back
I'm counting on you

Want to take you aside
And softly whisper questions at you
As you slowly die, gripping to my shirt
The consolation prize for coming in last
Wishful thinking, cut down to size
Cut up on the floor watching me smile
Take this back
If you really want to
Take this back
I'm counting on you

I'm counting on you [x4]

Won't you please step inside?
Something to show, something to share
My knife still wants to hide
Deep inside of you
I'll announce the grand prize
Arterial spray-painted carpet
Before your eyes
Better fucking believe it

Take this back
If you really want to
Take this back
I'm counting on you

I'm counting on you [x4]









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    alright so this song pretty much terrifies me, but im still lovin it.

    You Alright?on October 31, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    oh, and this is a crazy fucked up song, but its great.

    drummerman91on January 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
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    Hell yes! I just heard this song for the first time- fuckin kicks.

    Better fuckin' believe it! (

    skiba_junkieon August 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
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    pretty dark... i like it

    Patent_pendingon September 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
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    Well, obviously it's about murder.

    The question is, is it forceful? Or did the person who is murdered agree to die? Perhaps it's just the speaker seducing someone and after showing his house, he kills them.

    I really don't know, but I love the song. My favorite out of the album.

    Anarxon October 22, 2006   Link
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    so i think that "Heavens" is for Matt Skiba, what "Plus 44" is for Mark Hoppus. except mark has no turning back, cause tom's an idiot.

    drummerman91on January 27, 2007   Link
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    This has got to be the most treacherous alternative rock song I've ever heard,...but I love it! "My knife wants to hide deep inside of you." are some psychotic lyrics that Cradle Of Filth would use, but Skiba makes it so artistic to the point where it's talent. The song is obviously about a man murdering a woman, but going deeper it seems like he invites his ex-girlfiend to his place (possibly to try again with their relationship) and plans to interrogate and kill her. "Take this back, I'm counting on you." I believe is Skiba saying that he wants her to take back all of the negative things she said/did and take him back. But really, I believe he's already made his up mind he's gonna take her life anyway. Like I said, diabolical but artistic.

    Jericho27on October 17, 2012   Link

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