I hope wherever you are
Is a better place than this
Cause I'm left here alone
Betrayed by a Judas Kiss

The Del Lords - Judas Kiss lyrics meaning

Meaning

The Del Lords sing of betrayal in a relationship. The protagonist is a man singing about his lover who is a crack cocaine addict, and although she assures him that she'll stop using the drug, she continues to behind his back.

Judas is the name of the apostle who famously betrayed Jesus, leading to his crucification. Judas kissed Jesus as a way of identifying him to the soldiers who sought him.

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