Explained in an interveiw, the lead singer Brent Smithsaid that this song is about going through heartbreak andthen Working with yourself to get through it. The song isabout losing the one you love the most. Listen to thechorus. Hes telling her goodbye because he thinks hecan save her some hurt
“ I had to make a choice that was not mine”“ I had to say good bye for the last time”In Lines 20 and 21 mine and timerhyme.
“Wrap me in a bolt of lightning”“ Send me on my way still smiling”The reason that this is a slant rhyme is because lightningand smiling sound alike but do not rhyme.
“ Tell me its over I stilllove you the same”In this line, the T is repeated many times.
“ Call me a Sinner, Call me a Saint”“ Tell me it’s over I still love you the same”“ Call me your Favorite, Call me the Worst”“ Tell me its over I dont want you to hurt”“ Its all that I can say. So I’ll be on my way”The chorus is repeated two times in this song.
“ Call me a Sinner, Call me a Saint”“ Call me your Favorite, Call me the Worst”In these two lines that are repeated throughout the song,the words Call me are repeated.
Wrap me in a bolt of lightningWrapis a word that means enclose in and you can touchsomething that you are wrapped in.
Call me a Sinner, Call me a saintThe reason this is hearing is because he can hear theperson calling him a sinner and a saint.
Straight into the mouth of the unknownThe word mouth involves taste.
Wrap me in a bolt of lightning Maybe that’s the way it should beSend me on my way still smiling You know I live my life like a gypsy.Maybe that’s the way I should go I’ve said it so many timesStraight into the mouth of the unknown I would change my waysI left a spare key on the table No never mindNever really thought I’d be able God knows I’ve triedTo say I merely visit on the weekends Call me a Sinner, Call me a Saint.I lost my whole life and a dear friend. Tell me its over I still love you the sameI’ve said it so many times Call me your Favorite Call me the worstI would change my ways Tell me its over I dont want you to hurt.No never mindGod knows Ive tried. LyricsCall me a sinner, Call me a Saint,Tell me its over I still love you the same Its all that I can say. So I’ll be on my way. Call me a sinner call me a saint. Tell me its over i still love you the same Call me your favorite call me the worstCall me your favorite, Call me the Worst. Tell me its over idont want you to hurtTell me its over I dont want you to hurt. Its all that I can say, So I”ll be on my way.Its all that I can say. So I’ll on my way. I’ll always keep you inside you healed myI finally put it all together heart and my life. And you know I’veBut nothing really lasts forever tried.I had to make a choice that was not mine. So I’ll be on my wayI had to say goodbye for the last time So I’ll be on my way.I kept my whole life in a suitcaseNever really stayed in one place
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