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Black Honey
Thrice Lyrics


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

Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing
Written by: Dustin Michael Kensrue, Edward Carrington Breckenridge, James Riley Breckenridge, Teppei Teranishi

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Rusty Shackleford

Allan Rabanales Art Bro, these guys have been highly underrated since the early 2000s. Check out:


1. Image of the Invisible
2. Red Sky
3. Of Dust and Nations
4. In Exile
5. All That's Left
6. Stare at the Sun


Also, check out their Alchemy Index Vol I, II, III, IV. Every volume represents one of the four elements and additionally represents a music style.


1. Digital Sea
2. The Whaler
3. Broken Lungs
4. The Sky is Falling
5. Moving Mountains
6. Come All You Weary


I could add so much more, but I don't want to over-saturate this message with so much good music XD.



Rusty Shackleford

Its awesome to see these guys get some serious views after so many years active and I'm curious to see what others think of their diverse music. If anyone cares to indulge this comment, please list your top favorite Thrice songs!


Hard to make an accurate list, but this is roughly from favorite to one of the favorites.


1. In Exile
2. Digital Sea
3. Come All You Weary
4. Image of the Invisible
5. Stare at the Sun


So hard to only list 5 haha.


(edit for improved word-smithing.)



D a r i

I keep swingin' my hand through a swarm of bees cause I
I want honey on my table
I keep swingin' 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 swingin' my hand through a swarm of bees
I can't understand why they're stingin' me
But I'll do what I want
I'll do what I please
I'll do it again 'til I've got what I need
I'll rip and smash through the hornet's nest
Do you understand I deserve the best?
'Til you do what I want
I'll do what I please
I'll do it again 'til 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 'til I've got what I need
I'll rip and smash through the hornet's nest
Do you understand I deserve the best?
'Til you do what I want
I'll do what I please
I'll do it again 'til 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 cuttin' that branch off the cherry tree
Singin' this will be my victory
Then I
See them comin' after me
And they're followin me across the sea
And now they're stingin 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 'til I've got what I need
I keep swingin' my hand through a swarm of bees cause I
I want honey on my table.



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stalkercrf

It's 2020 and this is still one of the best songs of all time.

Brad Pugh

Lol it's now 2022

Brad Pugh

Heck yeah 🤘

Christy Ann

@Rhys then you have no open mind. You don't look past the video. It has meaning!!

Christy Ann

It's 2022 still listening, absolutely love this song 💜

Nathaniel

u sped

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CLOVER

My dad introduced me to this song. Makes me a little emotional to listen to it now. He passed away 2 weeks ago.

henchmob

I love u

henchmob

Thinking about you 2 years later

Bugra T.

Cool guy. May his Soul Rest in peace

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