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"9 Crimes" Lyrics

Album:
9 [2006]   track 1
True Blood Volume 3 [2011]
from the tv show True Blood [2008]   track 7
Genre:Ethnic/Folk, Indie
Duration:00:03:44
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Lyrics

Lisa: Leave me out with the waste
This is not what I do
It's the wrong kind of place
To be thinking of you
It's the wrong time
For somebody new
It's a small crime
And I've got no excuse

Lisa: Is that alright with you?
Give my gun away when it's loaded
Is that alright with you?
If you don't shoot it how am I supposed to hold it
Is that alright with you?
Give my gun away when it's loaded
Is that alright with you?
With you.

Damien: Leave me out with the waste
This is not what I do
It's the wrong kind of place
To be cheating on you
It's the wrong time
She's pulling me through
It's a small crime
And I've got no excuse

Damien: Is that alright with you?
Give my gun (Lisa: it's not alright) away when it's loaded
Is that alright with you?
If you don't shoot it how (Lisa: it's not alright) am I supposed to hold it
Is that alright with you?
Give my gun away (Lisa: its not alright) when it's loaded
Is that alright
Is that alright with you?

Damien: Is that alright with you?
Give my gun away (Lisa: its not alright) when it's loaded
Is that alright with you?
If you don't shoot it how (Lisa: its not alright) am I supposed to hold it
Is that alright with you?
Give my gun away (Lisa: its not alright) when it's loaded
Is that alright
Is that alright with you?

(Slight Overlap..)
Damien: Is that alright yeah? with you?
Lisa: Give my gun away when it's loaded
Damien: Is that alright yeah?
Lisa: If you don't shoot it how am I supposed to hold it
Damien: Is that alright yeah?
Lisa: Give my gun away when it's loaded
Damien: Is that alright, is that alright?

D & L: Is that alright with you?

Damien: No...
  • submitted by t on January 2nd, 2007
  • corrected on September 11th, 2007

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     bkeskin says:
    Like 022-10-2011 10:56
     
    great
     AloeVista says:
    Like 020-07-2011 01:34
     
    An amazing song, definitely one of his bests!
     Annieoctopus says:
    Like 001-06-2011 10:26
     
    I LUV this song, but the video creeps me out. But other than that its AMAZING!!!
     PANxCAKE says:
    Like 023-05-2011 16:27
     
    I've heard this in Shrek the Third
     idanosh6 says:
    Like 008-05-2010 12:37
     
    I'm in love with this.
    Damien is amazing! :]
    Like 022-05-2009 15:46
     
    If you've ever been in that relationship and been cheated on or stupidly cheated on the love of your life in a moment of weakness then you'll understand the lyrics. And the repetition of the lyrics isn't just because they had nothing else to say it's them both asking, is that alright? It's not alright, even after the relationship has broken down and it doesn't matter what the other person thinks anymore. But still you ask yourself if that would be k with them because they were such a huge part f your life and your still not over it. And your regrets are massive and you wish you could get it back, but you can't al because of that one tiny moment of weakness
     Marr says:
    Like 026-11-2007 15:22
     
     sweetmary4 says:
    Like 009-09-2007 19:44
     
    goodie
    Like 007-06-2007 05:17
     
    I love this song. Lisa's voice is so beautiful...wish she would have done more on the album...but this song is just so good, it's sick. Seriously, Damien Rice is so ahead of his time.
     fuckin_a says:
    Like 009-05-2007 20:32
     
    This song.. i can't find the words even. i love it. I totally love it. and for all of you that dosnt understand the lyrics, i think you have to be in a certain place in life, or you've got to been through certain things to really feel what they mean.

    The voices are perfect for this song. It makes it so real. Really good work Lisa and Damien!

    I think the repeting of the words just makes it better. It makes you really feel it. I dont know. I cant explain it really. This is a song i will be listening to a long long long time, over and over again.
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