Nightmare

Album: Single release only (2019)
Charted: 26 15
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  • I, I keep a record of the wreckage of my life
    I gotta recognize the weapon in my mind
    They talk shit, but I love it every time
    And I realize

    I've tasted blood and it is sweet
    I've had the rug pulled beneath my feet
    I've trusted lies and trusted men
    Broke down and put myself back together again
    Stared in the mirror and punched it to shatters
    Collected the pieces and picked out a dagger
    I've pinched my skin in between my two fingers
    And wished I could cut some parts off with some scissors

    "Come on, little lady, give us a smile"
    No, I ain't got nothin' to smile about
    I got no one to smile for, I waited a while for
    A moment to say I don't owe you a goddamn thing

    I keep a record of the wreckage of my life
    I gotta recognize the weapon in my mind
    They talk shit, but I love it every time
    And I realize

    I'm no sweet dream
    But I'm a hell of a night (I'm a hell of a night, I'm a hell of a night)
    That I'm no sweet dream
    But I'm a hell of a night (I'm a hell of a night, I'm a hell of a night)

    No, I won't smile, but I'll show you my teeth
    And I'ma let you speak if you just let me breathe
    I've been polite, but won't be caught dead
    Lettin' a man tell me what I should do with my bed
    Keep my exes in check in my basement
    'Cause kindness is weakness, or worse, you're complacent
    I could play nice or I could be a bully
    I'm tired and angry, but somebody should be

    "Come on, little lady, give us a smile"
    No, I ain't got nothin' to smile about
    I got no one to smile for, I waited a while for
    A moment to say I don't owe you a goddamn thing

    I keep a record of the wreckage of my life
    I gotta recognize the weapon in my mind
    They talk shit, but I love it every time
    And I realize
    I, I keep a record of the wreckage of my life
    I gotta recognize the weapon in my mind
    They talk shit, but I love it every time
    And I realize

    Someone like me can be a real nightmare, completely aware
    But I'd rather be a real nightmare, than die unaware, yeah
    Someone like me can be a real nightmare, completely aware
    But I'm glad to be a real nightmare, so save me your prayers

    I, I keep a record of the wreckage of my life
    I gotta recognize the weapon in my mind
    They talk shit, but I love it every time
    And I realize
    I, I keep a record of the wreckage of my life
    I gotta recognize the weapon in my mind
    They talk shit, but I love it every time
    And I realize

    I'm no sweet dream
    But I'm a hell of a night (I'm a hell of a night, I'm a hell of a night)
    That I'm no sweet dream
    But I'm a hell of a night (I'm a hell of a night, I'm a hell of a night)
    I'm a hell of a night, I'm a hell of a night
    I'm a hell of a night, I'm a hell of a night
    I'm a hell of a night, I'm a hell of a night
    I'm a hell of a night, I'm a hell of a night
    I'm a hell of a night Writer/s: Ashley Frangipane, Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Elena Kiper, Happy Perez, Ivan Shapovalov, Martin Kierszenbaum, Sergey Sasunikovich Galoyan, Trevor Horn, Valery Polienko
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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