It's a quote from the song "Bomb" by Isa. Here is the rest of the lyrics: https://www.musixmatch.com/de/songtext/Isa-3/Bomb

  • Hi Julian Welcome to ELU--song lyrics are usually off topic here. – Xanne May 14 '17 at 22:54

While the phrase "work me" can sometimes have a sexual meaning, as in the song "Work me slow" by Xscape, in this case it simply means treat me right.

The song uses an extended metaphor comparing a person to a bomb. If you don't defuse a bomb the right way, it will explode in your face, just like the lyrics describe.

Cause I'm a bomb, bomb, on a bomb, bomb


If you cut the wrong wire

I set off tonight

I set an explosion if you don't work me right

The lyrics are basically saying if you don't act carefully around me or treat me right, I'll blow up like an explosive device that's not handled properly.

  • Did you mean explode in your face? – iMerchant May 14 '17 at 16:41

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