I Get Wicked

Album: The End Is Where We Begin (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • Thousand Foot Krutch vocalist Trevor McNevan told New Release Tuesday he is utilizing the slang version of "wicked" in this song rather than its original malevolent meaning. He explained: "I know what you're thinking... the word 'Wicked' can be associated with a million negative things, but for me, as a Canadian, it has always been a word associated with something great - no different than the word 'awesome' or 'going to the fence,' 'giving it all you got' so to speak."
  • Lyrically this song is about the tendency for some Christians to be "too nice" and get treated like doormats. McNevan told NewReleaseTuesday: "I was inspired to write this based on the saying, 'Don't mistake kindness for weakness.' I heard that once, and it's always resonated with me. I think as Christians, we can tend to be too nice, and let people walk all over us. This isn't a song promoting violence or anything of that nature, it's more of a statement, saying, 'my faith's my life, but that doesn't mean you can walk all over me.'"

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