Cynical Bastards

Album: High Noon (2014)
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  • Now I don't disagree, it's a hell of a scene
    Jackson Square dropouts avoiding the police
    If the eighties were tough, the nineties were mean
    All that was left for the desperate
    Were these fast cash machines
    And that easy money never helped anything
    With that kind of juice
    Man, it ain't worth the squeeze
    But month by month I feel a change in the breeze
    So start moving on make your own history

    Now if you want me to boil it down
    All you cynical bastards
    Get outta town now
    If you want me to boil it down
    All you cynical bastards
    Move a little faster

    Some people can't shake the weight of the past
    Some people's hearts remain at half-mast
    It's downtown where it all intersects
    Some came down from the mountains
    College kids from the west
    And not every suit lies right through their teeth
    There's good and there's bad, and then there's some in between
    As I wait for the bus coming from the east
    There's generations of pride and elbow grease

    Now if you want me to boil it down
    All you cynical bastards
    Get outta town now
    If you want me to boil it down
    All you cynical bastards
    Move a little faster

    I understand if it's all a bit much
    It's a bit of a circus, it's a little bit rough
    I heard this place was run by the mob
    Buying everyone off down at city hall
    And those Oakville moms, they stick up their nose
    Those Burlington dads keep their daughters at home
    If you're the kind with nothing to say
    You heard about this party, but you're praying for rain (whoa)

    Now if you want me to boil it down
    All you cynical bastards
    Get outta town now
    If you want me to boil it down
    All you cynical bastards
    Move a little faster

    If you want me to boil it down
    All you cynical bastards
    Get outta town now
    If you want me to boil it down
    All you cynical bastards
    Move a little faster

    Move a little faster
    Move a little faster
    Move a little faster
    Move a little faster Writer/s: Michael John Deangelis, Nicholas William Dika, Robert Max Kerman, Timothy James Oxford
    Publisher: ENTERTAINMENT ONE U.S. LP
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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