Why You Gotta Kick Me When I'm Down?

  • I see you

    You on the edge of your seat
    Ain't you got some place to be
    Was hoping this suspense will kill you
    Tell me, how would you begin?
    Watching the way you sink your teeth in
    Come and give me your expert opinion, ah, fuck it
    I settle down in the dump
    Heard the crowd screaming "Jump"
    So I came to the window
    (They always wanna kick you when you're down)
    Said, "What the fuck have I done?"
    They said, "We just want your blood
    You know we like you better in limbo"
    (They always wanna kick you when you're down)

    So come on and take a shot, you just can't get enough
    Don't let the fact that you know nothing's stop, you're talking now
    'Cause when all is said and done, my name's still on your tongue

    But tell me, why you gotta kick me when I'm down?
    You better pray I don't get up this time around
    And why you tryna put me in the ground?
    Don't you know I'm a seek? I won't stop at the roof
    Go ahead, bury me; this is how I go, this is how I thrive
    So why you gotta kick me when I'm down?
    (Why you gotta kick me when I'm down?)

    Yeah, I know it's all in good fun, but
    Don't say it's coming from love now
    I see those arms in akimbo
    (They always wanna kick you when you're down)
    And don't set that phaser to stun
    'Cause what doesn't kill me, well, it better run like hell
    Yeah, you better run like hell

    So come on and take a shot, you just can't get enough
    Don't let the fact that you know nothing stop you talking now
    'Cause when all is said and done, my name's still on your tongue

    So tell me, why you gotta kick me when I'm down?
    You better pray I don't get up this time around
    And why you tryna put me in the ground?
    Don't you know I'm a seek? I won't stop at the roof
    Go ahead, bury me; this is how I go, this is how I thrive

    Remember this line that you crossed?
    Look back and stare at the dark
    No, there's no turning back now
    Now, that you've opened the gate
    Cracked at the line in the air, I feel safe
    Commence the count down
    (They always wanna kick you when you're down)
    Remember this line that you crossed?
    Look back and stare at the dark
    Know there's no way to fix us, no
    Oh, God, what the fuck have you done?
    I loved you like daughters and loved you like sons

    So tell me, yeah tell me, why you gotta kick me when I'm down?
    You better pray I don't get up this time around
    And why you tryna to put me in the ground?
    Don't you know I'm a seek? I won't stop at the roof
    Go ahead, bury me; this is how I go, this is how I thrive
    Why you gotta kick me when I'm down?

    Tell me, why you gotta kick me when I'm down?
    This is how I go, this is how I thrive Writer/s: Jordan Fish, Lee Malia, Matthew Kean, Matthew Nicholls, Oliver Sykes
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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