Miss Atomic Bomb

Album: Battle Born (2012)
  • You were standing with your girlfriends in the street
    Falling back on forever, I wonder what you came to be
    I was new in town, the boy with the eager eyes
    I never was a quitter, oblivious to schoolgirls' lies

    When I look back on those neon lights
    The leather seats, the passage rite
    I feel the heat, I see the light

    Miss Atomic Bomb
    Making out, we've got the radio on
    You're gonna miss me when I'm gone
    You're gonna miss me when I'm gone

    Racing shadows under moonlight
    Through the desert on a hot night
    And for a second there we'd won
    Yeah, we were innocent and young

    Cast out of the night, well you've got a foolish heart
    So you took your place but the fall from grace was the hardest part
    It feels just like a dagger buried deep in your back
    You run for cover but you can't escape the second attack
    Your soul was innocent, she kissed him and she painted it black
    You should have seen your little face, burnin' for love
    Holdin on' for your life

    All that I wanted was a little touch,
    A little tenderness and truth, I didn't ask for much, no
    Talk about being at the wrong place at the wrong time

    Miss Atomic Bomb
    Making out we've got the radio on
    You're gonna miss me when I'm gone
    You're gonna miss me when I'm gone

    Racing shadows under moonlight
    We're taking chances on a hot night
    And for a second there we'd won
    Yeah we were innocent and young

    The dust cloud has settled, and my eyes are clear
    But sometimes in dreams of impact I still hear
    Miss Atomic Bomb, I'm standing here
    Sweat on my skin
    And this love that I've cradled
    Is wearing thin (Miss Atomic Bomb)
    But I'm standing here and you 're too late
    Your shock-wave whisper has sealed your fate

    It feels just like a dagger buried deep in your back (It's so cruel)
    You run for cover but you can't escape the second attack (and you turn your back, you're so)
    Your soul was innocent, she kissed him and she painted it black (on a losing game)
    You should have seen your little face, burning for love,
    (Miss Atomic Bomb)

    Holdin' on for your life
    But you can't survive (All that I wanted was a little touch)
    When you want it all (A little tenderness and truth, I didn't ask for much)
    There's another side (Talk about being at the wrong place at the wrong time) Writer/s: Brandon Flowers, Dave Brent Keuning, Mark August Stoermer, Ronnie Jr. Vannucci
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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