Leave the Bourbon on the Shelf
The Killers Lyrics


Shakin' like the Devil when she lets me go
Got a new place and how it's so much better
Falling over myself, the televisions on
I turn it off and smile
Oh, Jennifer, you know I always tried
Before you say goodbye

Leave the bourbon on the shelf
And I'll drink it by myself
And I love you endlessly
Darling don't you see I'm not satisfied
Until I hold you tight
Give me one more chance tonight
And I swear I'll make it right
But you ain't got time for this
And that wreckin' bell is ringin'
And I'm not satisfied
Until I hold you

Jennifer, tell me where I stand
And who's that other boy holdin' your hand?
Oh, Jennifer, you know I've always tried
Before you say goodbye

Leave the bourbon on the shelf
And I'll drink it by myself
And I never liked your hair or those people that you lie with
And I'm not satisfied
Until I hold you tight
And I love you endlessly
Darling don't you see I can't be satisfied
Until I hold you tight

Leave the bourbon on the shelf
And I'll drink it by myself
And I love you endlessly
Darling don't you see
I'm not satisfied

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: BRANDON FLOWERS, DAVE BRENT KEUNING, MARK AUGUST STOERMER, RONNIE JR. VANNUCCI

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Jade hanson

imagine a male version
Shakin' like the Devil when he let me go
Got a new place and how it's so much better
Falling over myself, the televisions on
I turn it off and smile
Oh, Johnathan
You know I've always tried
Before you say goodbye
Leave the bourbon on the shelf
And I'll drink it by myself
And I love you endlessly
Darling don't you see
I'm not satisfied
Until I hold you tight
Give me one more chance tonight
And I swear I'll make it right
But you ain't got time for this
And that wreckin' bell is ringin'
And I'm not satisfied
Until I hold you
Johnathan, tell me where I stand
And who's that other gal holdin' your hand?
Oh, Johnathan, you know I've always tried
Before you say goodbye
Leave the bourbon on the shelf
And I'll drink it by myself
And I never liked your hair
Or those ladies that you lie with
And I'm not satisfied until I hold you tight
And I love you endlessly
Darling don't you see
I can't be satisfied
Until I hold you tight
Leave the bourbon on the shelf
And I'll drink it by myself
And I love you endlessly
darling don't you see
I'm not satisfied



All comments from YouTube:

Ehhh

"Geeze this band sure sings about murder a lot."


looks at band name


"Ah."

Mr. Unsaved

Ehhh Ohhh hahaha

Daniel Rosales

Part of the "Murder Trilogy" Part I 'Leave the Bourbon on the Shelf" Guy starts drinking after Jennifer leaves him. Part II: "Midnight Show" He kills her and dumps her body in the ocean. Part III: "Jenny was a Friend of Mine" Cops are questioning him about her death and he is lying to them.

Physic friend Frostbear

Gasp -

Inspector83

me listening to this for the first time: damn what a relatable song about heartbreak

me after learning it relates to murder: nevermind

Maricela

@p o g g a z since middle school I've been listening to the killers, not once it has crossed my mind about that!! Wow.

p o g g a z

@Maricela yes, his marriage was falling through and he wanted jenny to leave the bourbon on the shelf so he could drown in his sorrows, then he asks jenny for one more night together and he strangles her to death and throws her in the ocean near the midnight show they went to and jenny was a friend of mine is him being questioned by police and saying jenny was his friend and friends wouldn't kill friends.

Maricela

@p o g g a z so he is singing about murdering Jenny?

p o g g a z

@Maricela this was meant to be the first song in three for hotfuss so it went leave the bourbon on the shelf, then midnight show, and finally jenny was a friend of mine

Maricela

I'm so shocked.. what's all this about murder??

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