Lord Only Knows
by Beck

Album: Odelay (1996)
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  • Ah!
    You only got one finger left
    And it's pointing at the door
    And you're taking for granted
    What the Lord's made on the floor

    So I'm picking up the pieces
    And I'm putting them up for sale
    Throw your meal ticket out the window
    Put your skeletons in jail

    Cause Lord only knows it's getting late
    Your senses are gone so don't you hesitate
    To give yourself a call let your bottom dollars fall

    Throwing your two bit cares down the drain
    Invite me to the seven seas like some seasick man
    You will do whatever you please and I'll do whatever I can

    Titanic, fare thee well, my eyes are turning pink
    Don't call us when the new age gets old enough to drink
    Cause Lord only knows it's getting late
    Your senses are gone so don't you hesitate

    Move on up the hill there's nothing dead left to kill
    Throwing your two bit cares down the drain
    Odelay, odelay, odelay, odealy odelay, odelay
    Just passing through
    Odelay, odelay, odelay, odealy

    Going back to Houston
    Do the hot dog dance
    Going back to Houston
    To get me some pants Writer/s: Beck Hansen
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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