Hands on the wheel, who said we wasn't
Dying of thirst, dying of thirst, dying of thirst
The tires are still screeching — i.e. the cars are still doing drive-bys as the drivers grip the wheels still. Nothing has been retired.
Kendrick and his friends are dying of thirst, meaning they are much in need of God in their lives. Thirst plays on their need for holy water, or their need to be baptised.
The fact that they’re still running is why Kendrick questions whoever said something has changed.
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