Glory And Gore

Album: Pure Heroine (2013)
Charted: 68
  • There's a humming in the restless summer air
    And we're slipping off the course that we prepared
    But in all chaos, there is calculation
    Dropping glasses just to hear them break
    You've been drinking like the world was gonna end (it didn't)
    Took a shiner from the fist of your best friend (go figure)
    It's clear that someone's gotta go
    We mean it, but I promise we're not mean

    And the cry goes out (ha)
    They lose their minds for us, and how it plays out (ha)
    Now we're in the ring and we're coming for blood

    (Oh! Oh!)
    You could try and take us (oh-oh)
    But we're the gladiators (Oh! Oh!)
    Everyone a rager (oh-oh)
    But secretly they're saviors
    Glory and gore go hand in hand
    That's why we're making headlines (Oh! Oh!)
    You could try and take us (oh-oh)
    But victory's contagious

    Delicate in every way but one (the swordplay)
    God knows we like archaic kinds of fun (the old way)
    Chance is the only game I play with, baby
    We let our battles choose us

    And the cry goes out (ha oh)
    They lose their minds for us and how it plays out (ha oh)
    Now we're in the ring and we're coming for blood

    (Oh! Oh!)
    You could try and take us (oh-oh)
    But we're the gladiators (Oh! Oh!)
    Everyone a rager (oh-oh)
    But secretly they're saviors
    Glory and gore go hand in hand
    That's why we're making headlines (Oh! Oh!)
    You could try and take us (oh-oh)
    But victory's contagious

    No-one 'round here's good at keeping their eyes closed
    The sun's starting to light up when we're walking home
    Tired little laughs, gold lie promises,
    We'll always win at this, I don't ever think about death
    It's alright if you do, it's fine
    We gladiate but I guess we're really fighting ourselves
    Roughing up our minds so we're ready when the kill time comes
    Wide awake in bed, words in my brain,
    "Secretly you love this, do you even wanna go free?"
    Let me in the ring, I'll show you what that big word means

    (Oh! Oh!)
    You could try and take us (oh-oh)
    But we're the gladiators (Oh! Oh!)
    Everyone a rager (oh-oh)
    But secretly they're saviors
    Glory and gore go hand in hand
    That's why we're making headlines (Oh! Oh!)
    You could try and take us (oh-oh)
    But victory's contagious Writer/s: ELLA MARIJA LA YELICH O'CONNOR, JOEL LITTLE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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