Black Honey

Album: To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere (2016)
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  • I keep swinging my hand through a swarm of bees 'cause I
    I want honey on my table
    I keep swinging my hand through a swarm of bees 'cause I
    I want honey on my table

    But I never get it right
    No, I never get it right

    I keep swinging my hand through a swarm of bees
    I can't understand why they're stinging me
    But I'll do what I want
    I'll do what I please
    I'll do it again till I've got what I need

    I'll rip and smash through the hornet's nest
    Do you understand I deserve the best?
    Till you do what I want
    I'll do what I please
    I'll do it again till I've got what I need

    I try to stick this pin through a butterfly 'cause I
    I like all the pretty colors
    It just fell apart, so I flung it in the fire
    To burn with all the others

    'Cause I never get it right
    No, I never get it right

    I keep swinging my hand through a swarm of bees
    I can't understand why they're stinging me
    But I'll do what I want
    I'll do what I please
    I'll do it again till I've got what I need

    I'll rip and smash through the hornet's nest
    Do you understand I deserve the best?
    Till you do what I want
    I'll do what I please
    I'll do it again till I've got what I need

    This time, I'll get it right
    This time, I'll get it right
    It's gonna be this time, I'll get it right
    God, let it be this time I get it right

    So I'm cutting that branch off the cherry tree
    Singing, "This will be my victory,"
    Then I
    See them coming after me
    And they're following me across the sea
    And now they're stinging my friends and my family
    And I
    Don't know why this is happening
    But I'll do what I want
    I'll do what I please
    I'll do it again till I've got what I need

    I keep swinging my hand through a swarm of bees 'cause I
    I want honey on my table Writer/s: Dustin Michael Kensrue, Edward Carrington Breckenridge, James Riley Breckenridge, Teppei Teranishi
    Publisher: Wixen Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Ms Paula Kay Johnson**behrens from Spokane,waThis Time I'll Get IT...Right!
  • Gary from KentuckyGreat song, love the lyrics. Only heard Seether cover before, my interpretation is, it's the struggles of life there will always be stings and pain, but it's worth the wait to get to the land of milk and honey.
  • Nope from Yup, NowheresvilleNever really liked this band til i heard this album and was like wow this is good! I remember when they 1st came out and they have definitely changed i think for the better.
  • Joe from Okanagan BcI reflected in my very own and very powerful way. This song hits me on a deep level. and it actually helped me see things differently. Great song
  • AnonymousI thought it was about heroin...
  • Tristian Jackson from Sheridan WyomingI interpreted Black Honey and Hurricane to be songs about trauma from childhood to PTSD a combat veteran struggles with. Love your music and will be a fan for life. Thank you for sharing your expression with me.
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