Witness a jaded town
Got some champagne for a forty ounce frown.
I’ve worked my theories through
Already half dead and nothing more to lose.
Forget now what we’ve got
And all your old stories celebrating wounds
I’ve heard enough of “those days are gone”
Because there’s never time to play the fool.
Come on, kill the lights with trouble make
Come on, smash the light and celebrate
Let’s tie a yellow ribbon around our necks
for the motherfuckers living for the giving in.
Move with the rogue set choking out the radio
A thousand voices booming out in stereo
From top to bottom knock them down like dominoes.
Why wake up in the past,
with well-framed pages from the book of rules?
I’ve heard enough of “where were you then”
Because I don’t give a shit about collecting dues.
I saw it coming now, it happens all the time.
First you had a D.I.Y. chip on your shoulder
then you got an ego fifty fanzines wide.
Don’t give me those eyes.
That confidence that you’re selling I won’t buy.
Maybe the costume fits
but the script’s still shit.
The Flatliners - Birds of England
Sometimes you just want someone to drive with and show them your favorite songs.
I am a patient boy. I wait, I wait, I wait, I wait. My time is water down a drain.