And he's happy because she's got skin
And she's happy just to let him in
When he asks will you let me in?
And from a place where they share skin,
They say come inside and he's happy because she's got skin
And it's sweet when she let's him in,
No sin but there's a time when the skin wears thin
And she's working on another skin deep inside deep inside break-in
And he wonders will my money, will it cover for me
Can i stay outside and let it cover for me?
She can't get outside, she can't get outside
She's the covering


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Break In Lyrics as written by Jerry Knight Ollie E. Eugene Brown

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    General Comment

    Seems like it's about unsafe sex to me, and getting an unexpected child from it. "And he wonders will my money, will it cover for me?"

    plosionon March 10, 2003   Link
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    General Comment

    hm, i'm not sure. i think it has to do with the complexities of a relationship...but i'm not sure what exactly they are. being too trusting?

    punkrockchick217on October 29, 2004   Link
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    General Comment

    for me it seems more like a conquestial sex, like its not really about love and what not.

    bamvolstoneon December 14, 2004   Link
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    General Comment

    Yeah, but "she's working on another skin deep inside" and "she can't get outside, she's the covering" is pretty clearly referencing unwanted pregnancy.

    plosionon April 12, 2006   Link
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    My Interpretation

    I always thought it could be a girl losing her innocence to sex and trying to grow her virginity back ie wishing it never happened.

    dimedudeon March 18, 2009   Link

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