When I Lost My Bet

Album: One Of Us Is The Killer (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • The Dillinger Escape Plan lead signer Greg Puciato wrote this song with the group's guitarist Ben Weinman.

    "That song is actually a reference to living in LA and seeing people go from human beings to opportunists," Puciato said in our interview. "The lyrics to that song are about people trying to 'hang out' their way to the top, which is what you see pretty much everywhere in LA. What's really shocking to me is the people that are only fixated on who they know or being around some type of success, but not actually trying to do anything of their own to achieve that stuff. That song was a response to seeing so much opportunism all the time."

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