All the Pretty Faces
The Killers Lyrics


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Help me out, I need it
I don't feel like loving you no more
I don't feel like loving you no more

Help me out, I need it
I don't feel like touching her no more
Help me out, I need it
I said I don't feel like touching her no more
Well how did it happen
I spent two long years in a strange strange land
Well how did it happen
I'd do anything just to be your man

You're not going anywhere without me
These trials don't prepare the air of love
You're not telling anyone about me
And you shake and you bleed while I sing my song

I don't feel like, I don't feel like
I don't feel like loving you
I don't feel like, I don't feel like
I don't feel like loving you

All the different places
Ringing out like a shotgun in my head
All the pretty faces
Ringing out well I just can't go to bed
Well how did it happen

I spent two long years in a strange strange land
Well how did it happen
I'd do anything just to be your man
I'd do anything just to be your man

You're not going anywhere without me
These trials don't prepare the air of love
You're not telling anyone about me
And you shake and you bleed while I sing my song

I don't feel like touching you
I don't feel like touching you
I don't feel like touching you
I don't feel like touching you
You can't tell anyone about me

You're not going anywhere without me
Help me out I need it
You can't tell anyone about me
Help me out I need it

I don't feel like, I don't feel like
I don't feel like loving you




I don't feel like, I don't feel like
I don't feel like loving you

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of The Killers' song All the Pretty Faces are quite enigmatic and open to interpretation. The song seems to revolve around a relationship that has hit a rough patch, with the singer expressing a lack of desire to love or touch the other person anymore. He asks for help and seems to acknowledge that he needs assistance to get out of this emotional rut. He also alludes to spending two years in a strange land, perhaps indicating that he has gone through some form of personal upheaval or emotional trauma.


The chorus of the song is repetitive and emphasizes the singer's lack of feeling - he doesn't feel like loving or touching the other person. However, he seems to want to hold onto the relationship, telling the other person that they are not going anywhere without him. He also insists that she does not tell anyone about him, perhaps suggesting that the relationship is a secret or a taboo.


The final verse of the song introduces the image of "all the pretty faces ringing out like a shotgun in my head," which can be interpreted in different ways. It could indicate the singer feeling overwhelmed by the number of attractive people around him, struggling to focus on his current relationship. Alternatively, it could be a dark allusion to violent imagery, with the "shotgun in my head" suggesting a sense of danger or a loss of control.


Overall, the song's lyrics suggest a complicated, emotionally fraught relationship that is experiencing difficulties. The singer is struggling to connect with and desire the other person, and he acknowledges his need for help to navigate these feelings.


Line by Line Meaning

Help me out, I need it
The singer is seeking assistance from someone else.


I don't feel like loving you no more
The singer has lost the desire to love their partner.


I don't feel like touching her no more
The singer has lost the desire to physically connect with someone else.


Well how did it happen
The artist is questioning how they ended up in their current situation.


I spent two long years in a strange strange land
The artist has been in a difficult situation for a significant amount of time.


I'd do anything just to be your man
The singer is willing to make sacrifices for their significant other.


You're not going anywhere without me
The singer is possessive and does not want their partner to leave them.


These trials don't prepare the air of love
Trials and difficulties do not accurately represent what love should feel like.


You're not telling anyone about me
The artist wants their relationship to be kept private.


And you shake and you bleed while I sing my song
The artist is causing their partner stress while they focus on their own interests.


All the different places ringing out like a shotgun in my head
The singer is feeling overwhelmed and cannot escape their own thoughts.


All the pretty faces ringing out well I just can't go to bed
The artist is feeling sexually frustrated and unable to rest.


I don't feel like touching you
The singer does not want to be physically close to their partner.


You can't tell anyone about me
The singer is adamant about keeping their relationship a secret.


Help me out I need it
The singer is still seeking assistance from someone else.


I don't feel like loving you
The artist reiterates that they do not want to love their partner.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Brandon Flowers, Dave Brent Keuning, Mark August Stoermer, Ronnie Jr. Vannucci

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