My List
The Killers Lyrics


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Let me wrap myself around you
You'll show me how I see it
And when you come back in from nowhere
Do you ever think of me?
Your heart, not able
Let me show you how much I care
I need those eyes to tide me over
I'll take your picture when I go
Gives me strength and gives me patience
But I'll never let you know
I got nothing on you, babe
But I always said I'll try
Let me show you
How much I care
Sometimes it gets hard
Don't you know?

[Chorus x 3]
Don't give the ghost up
Just clench your fist
You should know by now
You were on my list

Your heart, not able
Your ways - they're not able
Let me show you
How much I care
Sometimes it gets hard
And don't ya know?

[Chorus x 3]

When you rock and roll with me
There's nowhere else I'd rather be




When you rock and roll with me
There's nowhere else I'd rather be

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to "My List" by The Killers show a deep and emotional desire to be close to someone, yet feeling apprehensive about expressing those feelings. The song starts with the singer wanting to be wrapped around the person they are talking to, asking for their guidance and wanting to know if they ever think of them. The second verse shows the singer trying to show their caring nature, taking pictures of the person to tide them over and give them strength and patience. However, they feel that they can't reveal their feelings and strength, saying that they have nothing on the person, but they will always try to show them how much they care. The chorus talks about not giving up, clenching one's fist, and asking the person to remember that they were on their list.


Overall, the lyrics to "My List" portray the theme of being in love with someone but feeling hesitant about expressing those feelings for fear of rejection. The lyrics display a sense of vulnerability, insecurity, and the inner turmoil of wanting to be close to someone but feeling powerless to express those feelings.


Line by Line Meaning

Let me wrap myself around you
I want to be close to you, to feel your warmth and love


You'll show me how I see it
You help me understand things in a different way, a better way


And when you come back in from nowhere
When you return from your travels or some unknown place


Do you ever think of me?
I wonder if you miss me like I miss you


Your heart, not able
You seem to be struggling emotionally


Let me show you how much I care
I want to express my love and support for you


I need those eyes to tide me over
I rely on your presence and love to sustain me


I'll take your picture when I go
I want to remember you and the moments we shared together


Gives me strength and gives me patience
Thinking of you and our love gives me the courage to persevere


But I'll never let you know
I keep my true feelings hidden from you


I got nothing on you, babe
You are so amazing, and I don't compare


But I always said I'll try
But I promise to do my best to support you and be there for you


Sometimes it gets hard
Life can be challenging and overwhelming at times


Don't you know?
Do you understand how much I care for you and need you?


Don't give the ghost up
Don't give up on our love, even when it seems impossible


Just clench your fist
Fight for us and our love


You should know by now
You should be aware of how much I love you


You were on my list
You have always been a priority in my life


Your ways - they're not able
You seem to be struggling in life, whether emotionally or practically


When you rock and roll with me
When we are together, we face life's challenges together and find joy in each other


There's nowhere else I'd rather be
Being near you and experiencing your love is the best place to be




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

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