Hang ‘Em High

Information

The title of the track, Hang ‘Em High, is a reference to the 1968 Western film of the same name. This is clear at the start of the song with western style music.

Meaning

Hang ‘Em High carries on the story of the two Demolition Lovers. The female character needs to know if the male character would die for her and never lie to her. In response to this the male character tells her that if he dies he wants her to carry on and fight against the bad guys the two are up against.

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Lyrics

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 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
Oh baby don’t stop