Lyrics

Lawrence Of Suburbia

Wide eyed
Open mouthed
Blank faced
Low clouds
Long walk
Up from hell
But I came back
Back unbent
What it means
Is that I'm good
That much
Is understood
But all in the room
Is dark because
Life is no longer what it was

Lawrence of Suburbia
Real life is murder
Wake up from Utopia
On it again
All aboard the moneytrain

Everyday
As a rule
I'm distant
I'm cool
Not the same
As before
I've folded up suicide
In four
But this dirty sun
Shining down
Pierce the dark
And the sound
All you'll see
Is a tightlipped smile
On a scared little man
As the train runs wild...

Lawrence of....

Life Right Now

I heard a cold advice: pick on someone your own size
And that leaves you, and rules out me.. 'Coz it's a kick in the head
Hey, everybody said, I didn't turn the other cheek
You think I'm weird. How weird are you?
Do you get tired when people stare?? Hey, I know, I do...
It's the way life is right now - I get up at dawn; I fall down at night
It's the way life is right now - I hope that noone sees my frightened smile

I fly around like a bee and everything you do - I see
Yeah, I see you when you're weak - but with my head on my spine
I go to yours and you go to mine - the world's rocking under my feet
As though the present's never here
Hey, hey.. It's always last week and it's always next year
It's the way life is right now - I get up at dawn; I fall down at night
It's the way life is right now - I hope that noone sees my frightened smile

It's hard to do - too hard to take - I'm pretty scared and very wide awake
I see the road, not the turns ahead - so I say...
It's the way life is right now - I get up at dawn; I fall down at night
It's the way life is right now - I hope that noone sees my frightened smile
It's the way life is right now and I'm seeing things in a different light

What if tomorrow wasn't there - never a next week
Never just another year - Yeah, like time just disappear
It's the way life is right now...................... I heard a cold advice:
Pick on someone your own size and that leaves you and rules out me..

Little Addict

Little addict
Worst I've seen
For your own good
Don't get mean
If I seem distant
C'mon guess who moved
It's your own existence
No excuse
Won't you tell me
What you find
When you get a life
And start shaping your mind
Then I'll tell you
What I see
When you do it for money
You'll never do it for free
Yeah you had it too close to the bone
You're perfect
When you're not stoned

Tell me how it feels
To be in your shoes
With your natural gift
For hiding the truth
When the world outside is slowing
You stop yourself from growing
Won't you tell me
What you find
Little addict
Too close to the bone
You're perfect
When you're not stoned

Look What The Drug Dragged In

Sky blue
And a desert tan
Faded, jaded, doomed star
The mystery showman
Listens to no man
He's just itching for his old guitar..

Moanday, tearsday
He'll walk on legs of clay
Waitsday, thumbsday
He's only in the way
Frightsday, shatterday
Again a voice will say:
Look What The Drug Dragged In....

Lords Of The Atlas

In my travelling heart, there's an urge to see
Foreign lands and alien birds, new stories that noone heard
To stick a pin in the globe and to believe and hope
There's a whole new world to unravel
As far as a boyscout can travel..
Company of adventurers On the secret track
Caesars of the wilderness Around the world & back
Cardcarrying members Lords of the atlas

To see God standing on a local hill
And to know there's forests unthrod still
Don't look back when you climb the stairs
I'm travelling on mental fares
Going through the eternal cloudland
To the ends of the world..
And after 2000 steps of climbing...
- I know it was the whole trip worth!
Company of adventurers On the secret track
Caesars of the wilderness Around the world and back
Cardcarrying members Lords of the atlas
- We're the lords Yeah, we're the lords of the atlas

Sitting crosslegged on a persian rug
Addicted to a 1000 drugs
Our flags nailed onto a mast
Captain says: Forward .!

Company of adventurers On the secret track
Caesars of the wilderness Around the world and back
Cardcarrying members Lords of the atlas

Mad Days

Making the the worst of a bad situation with an ants patience and a fleas strength
Like a kid about to squash an insect - I'll break it down and build it up again
Yeah, mad days to shut out the pain - the 7 sins - the sorrows seven
You seek wild friendships, but never a friend - it's always mad days to shut out pain

If you can't have all; have some more of the bitter best or the sugared worst
Yeah, the blackest night on another planet - a hand out of space; picking you up
You seek wild friendships, but never a friend - it's always mad days to shut out pain

It's the same situation - same head - my eyes are fire-engine red
Staring at a hole through space - the pain goes away - the wound stays...
When love is a nothing place - dive into: mad days...

Makin' Fun Of Money

Yeah! See the milk's in the fridge
And it's turning into cheese
If I'm so smart; how come I ain't rich?
- No one knows'n'no one sees...
My moral compass went out of course
And I ran aground
U gotta watch how you get...
- But what the hell what the heck!
-- I mean, I wrote out the check!!
It ain't the money you got / No it's the money you spend
It ain't funny makin' fun of money
- See it's already a mess
It ain't funny makin' fun of money
The Visa's, Diner's'n'Master, Express

The cold hand of currency
Grips my heart at night
Right now it's raining unpaid bills
From an unknown height..
Though the story ain't that funny
There was once when I had money
I act like I got it / Pretend I know
- It's minus 500,000...
It ain't the money you got.. / No it's the money u spend
It ain't funny makin' fun of money
See, it's already a mess
It ain't funny makin' fun of money
The Visa's, Diner's'n'Master, X-press...
- Makin' fun o' money
It's the D.A.D.'n' the I.R.S.
Yeah! I ain't got no hot water
And the cold's running thin..
I keep conversations from a public phone
- In this place I call home; I'm livin' in...
Makin' fun of money
¥ $'n'all...
Makin' fun of money
All rolled up in a ball..
Makin' fun of money
And with a tremblin' hand:
Makin' fun of money
- I pay what I can
It ain't funny makin' fun of money
- No, it's already a mess
It ain't funny makin' fun of money
The Visa's, Diner's'n'Master, X-press
It ain't funny makin' fun of money
The D.A.D.'n'the I.R.S.
It ain't funny makin' fun of money
Yeah! It's already a mess
It ain't funny makin' fun of money
No'n'I know; 'Coz I tried it!?
It ain't funny makin' fun of money
- It ain't funny no!!
It ain't funny makin' fun of money
- I'm way behind
It ain't funny makin' fun of money
It ain't funny makin' fun of money

Marlboro Man

I'm your cigarette man
I'm doing the best I can
I'm your cigarette man
I'm doing the best I can
You might find me on your TV-screen
Or on the cover of a magazine
But I'll be sitting on a horse
With a smoke of course

Coz I'm the Marlboroman
- I'm the Marlboroman
Coz I'm the Marlboroman
- I'm the Marlboroman

I just stand here in the shade
I'm american made
Coz I'm tough and I'm mean
I'm the american dream
Do as I: Inhale, don't blow it!
You'll get the feeling & you know it...
When the smoke gets to your brain...
It makes you quite insane...

Coz I'm the Marlboroman
- I'm the Marlboroman
Coz I'm the Marlboroman
- I'm the Marlboroman

Marlboro Man

I'm your cigarette man
I'm doing the best I can
I'm your cigarette man
I'm doing the best I can
You might find me on your TV-screen
Or on the cover of a magazine
But I'll be sitting on a horse
With a smoke of course

Coz I'm the Marlboroman
- I'm the Marlboroman
Coz I'm the Marlboroman
- I'm the Marlboroman

I just stand here in the shade
I'm american made
Coz I'm tough and I'm mean
I'm the american dream
Do as I: Inhale, don't blow it!
You'll get the feeling & you know it...
When the smoke gets to your brain...
It makes you quite insane...

Coz I'm the Marlboroman
- I'm the Marlboroman
Coz I'm the Marlboroman
- I'm the Marlboroman

Mighty Highty High

Now u wouldn't believe me if I told you a lie
But I went to this party with a real cool guy
He was wearin high-heeled patent leather boots
And a poly-styrene dayglo suit
He said Hey man, don't be afraid
Coz I got a blind date you'll never forget
And then he grabbed my arm and arranged a cab
And lit a strange lookin fag
And I'm mighty, highty, high
I felt I could fly
My mind was sky high my brain said goodbye
I'm mighty, highty, high

Flesh fiddle faddle & the space got hot
I had a hanger banger brass hat & felt like a stud
Hey big Dr. Upstairs pumb my Mr. Big
I'm moonstructed milehigh it's a nuclear trip
Now hang it up stop that goppledigook
Lets get down n dirty the girls are itsypook
Heave hoo in the mumbo-jumbo tree
Wham-bam-boozle can't you see
I'm mighty, highty, high
I felt I could fly
My mind was sky high my brain said goodbye
I'm mighty, highty, high
Aaarrggg

Flim-flam-flophouse above 'n' beyond
Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
I'm mighty, highty, high
My brains said goodbye
My mind is sky-high I feel I can fly
I'm mighty, highty, high
Yeah, I'm mighty, highty, high
I feel like I can fly
My mind was sky high my brains said goodbye
I'm mighty, highty, high
Hi hi hi hi hi high
So high so high
I feel I can fly fly fly
I'm...

Milk and Honey

Drenched my car in gasoline
And I went racing down the street
I got lights, police and sirens
To take me from
This life and into the next

Into the Land of milk and honey
Noone here will listen
The keys in the ignition
Land of milk and honey
To you it's just rocks and stones
But I used to call this home
(Would you know where to go
If everything you know has gone away…)

I'll never keep my memories
Yeah, no matter how hard I try
They will forever just stay here
The whispering
Of a life so far away…

Money Always Takes the Place of Life

Eternal evil
Yeah it stares behind the desk
A shark dressed up in money
Zombie secretary head
I wasn't looking for control
Or for a hand to hold
I got arrested on the way
I went for the police
But they were all over town
For the fireengines
But they were all upside down

It's not because Im dirty
Not because Im clean
Read all about me in the magazines

Innoncent in jail
Guilty on the street
Notify the the people of my needs
Why should they care
With bitter eyes
They've already paid the price
Money always takes the place of life

Yeah, do you see the running crowds
And do they serve an unknown end
If you live a certain place
Do you hurt a certain way?

It's a cemetery city
With a pace so boring slow
Looks like faded, crumbled secondhand clothes

The flies are buzzing
Feel a storm is coming on
On the T.V a teenage landlord
Hides his face and goes to court
It's the mouthpiece of a nation
With unhealthy gums
It's hard to keep your head above the ground

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