Hang 'Em High

Album: Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge (2005)
  • Wait until it fades to black
    Ride into the sunset
    Would I lie to you?
    Well, I've got something to say
    Grab your six-gun from your back
    Throttle the ignition
    Would I die for you?
    Well here's your answer in spades

    Shotgun sinners
    Wild eyed jokers
    Got you in my sights
    Gun it while I'm holding on

    After all is said and done
    Climb out from the pine box
    Well I'm asking you
    'Cause she's got nothing to say
    The angels just cut out her tongue
    Call her black Mariah
    Would I lie to you?
    That girl's not right in the brain

    Mass convulsions
    Strike the choir
    By the grace of God
    Gun it while I'm holding on

    But don't stop if I fall
    And don't look back
    Oh baby don't stop
    Bury me and fade to black

    She won't stop me put it down
    She won't stop me put it down
    She won't stop me put it down
    So get your gun and meet me by the door

    She won't stop me put it down
    She won't stop me put it down
    She won't stop me put it down
    So get your gun and meet me by the door

    She won't stop me put it down
    She won't stop me put it down
    She won't stop me put it down
    So get your gun and meet me by the door

    She won't stop me put it down
    She won't stop me put it down
    She won't stop me put it down
    So baby

    Don't stop if I fall
    And don't look back
    Oh baby don't stop
    Bury me and fade to black

    Don't stop if I fall
    And don't look back
    Oh baby don't stop
    Bury me and fade to black

    Well don't stop Writer/s: Frank Iero, Matthew Pellisier, Ray Toro, Gerard Way, Michael Way
    Publisher: BLOW THE DOORS OFF CHICAGO
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 13

  • Rae from Buxton, NcI cannot get this song out of my head sometimes. At least its awesome instead some sort of Ke$ha crap
  • Brian from Alluhrst, Nji love how ruff this song sounds compared to the others on the album
  • Ed from Rugby, EnglandAlong with going with the concept I think its also about the acts of love; self-sacrifice, devotion and protection.
  • Marte from Ålesund, NorwayAgreed with Frankie. Song is amazing tho.
  • Frankie from New York , NyAlthough the band has constantly stated the story line, or rather the "concept", of this album it's hard for me to believe that they wrote the entire album based on a story line. I think that most of these songs came from a personal place and i don't understand why they continue to put up this front about what the album is. Some songs fit perfectly with the concept but others, well they makes no sense. it's like they were thrown in there randomly. As much as i love this album, because i really do, it still confuses me when i have to think about the concept of the album.
  • Amber from New York, Ny"dont stop when i fall and dont look back" it obviously signifies tht he's trying to save her
  • Carol from Chesterton, Inwow mcr does like to make you think. i love them thier so creative
  • Meggo from Baton Rouge, LaThe real story behind the song is the man sacrafices himself to save the woman. They are the "demolition lovers" spoken of earlier on the album. The woman escapes and lives on but the man dies in gunfire. i even found the video.
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=6msLrBDwNyw
  • Zier from --, Inthis song is so awsome. i could listen to it for an hour...then i'd have to change songs. Courtney...you wouldn't know a good song if it bit you on the ass.
  • Tabitha from Brooklyn Park, MdI really like this song, it's one of my favorites. But I don't believe it's about the death of a women and man. I think it's more about a women and man that are trying to get away from someone, like the church. "Don't stop if I fall and don't look back" means that he wants her to keep going even if something bad happens to him, and "bury me and fade to black" means to bury him, but return to her old ways, not to mourn over him. "she won't stop me put it down" sort of means she's not going to interfere in his decisions against the church (or whomever he's running from).
    And btw, My Chemical Romance is my favorite band. :]
  • Lili St. Cyr from Iselin, Njthe term is PARIAH, erin. a PARIAH is used to describe any outcast from any institution, not necessarily from a church although this is where the word originated.
  • Ilse Serna from Empalme, Sonora, MexicoThis is a great song. You can't really explain how good this song is. So no comment.
  • Lena from Wkgn, United Statesthis song.. has a very powerful meaning to it.. very deep..
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