Carpe Diem Baby

Album: Reload (1997)
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  • Hit dirt, shake tree, split sky, part sea
    Strip smile, lose cool
    Bleed the day and break the rule
    Live win, dare fail
    Eat the dirt and bite the nail

    Then make me miss you
    Then make me miss you

    So wash your face away with dirt
    It don't feel good until it hurts
    So take this world and shake it
    Come squeeze and suck the day
    Come carpe diem baby

    Draw lead, piss wine, sink teeth, all mine
    Stoke fire, break neck
    Suffer through this, cheat on death
    Hug the curve, noose the time
    Tear the map and shoot the sign

    Then make me miss you
    Oh yeah, then make me miss you

    So wash your face away with dirt
    It don't feel good until it hurts
    So take this world and shake it
    Come squeeze and suck the day
    Come carpe diem baby yeah, suck it

    Live win, dare fail, eat dirt, bite the nail
    Strip smile, lose cool
    Bleed the day and break the rule
    Hug the curve, noose the time
    Tear the map and shoot the sign

    Then make me miss you
    Come on, come on
    Then make me miss you

    So wash your face away with dirt
    It don't feel good until it hurts
    So take this world and shake it
    Come squeeze and suck the day
    Come make me miss you
    Come carpe diem baby
    Come carpe diem baby Writer/s: KIRK HAMMETT
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Comments: 4

  • Antonio from Brooklyn, NySo the song " Carpe Diem Baby " by Metallica means Seize the day, live your life like its your last, because you only have one life... that sounds like " yolo " ? so that means James Hetfield made or invented " yolo " probably ?... but 15 years later a s--tty tasteless so called artist named " Drake " thinks he made the word " yolo " and claimed it as his own... but sorry my friend, James Hetfield made it 15 years ago, you are just a s--tty artist...
  • Jacob from Jackson, TnThis is a great "sleeper" song of Metallica.
  • Jacob from Jackson, TnUm...Aki? No. This song doesn't have any innuendo in it. It's about enjoying every day to its fullest. "It don't feel good until it hurts" is just depicting how you're not seizing the day unless you've taken everything out of it and you're completely wasted (that not meant alcoholically) from it all, and you feel proud of it. "Squeeze and suck the day" is talking about ringing out the day until there's nothing left of it. You're an idiot.
  • Aki from Sunrise, FlThis song is a poorly disguised sexual metaphor. "It don't feel good until it hurts?" "Squeeze and suck the day?" These lyrics are so sexual it hurts. And that's EXACTLY WHY I LOVE THIS SONG.
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