Album: Better Oblivion Community Center (2019)
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  • It was quite early one morning
    Hit me without warning
    I went to hear the general speak
    I was standing for the anthem
    Banners all around him
    Confetti made it hard to see
    Put my footsteps on the pavement
    Starved for entertainment
    Four seasons of revolving doors
    So sick of being honest
    I'll die like Dylan Thomas
    A seizure on the barroom floor

    I'm getting greedy with this private hell
    I'll go it alone, but that's just as well

    These cats are scared and feral
    The flag pins on their lapels
    The truth is anybody's guess
    These talking heads are saying
    "The king is only playing a game of four dimensional chess"

    There's flowers in the rubble
    The weeds are gonna tumble
    I'm lucid but I still can't think
    I'm strapped into a corset
    Climbed into your corvette
    I'm thirsty for another drink

    If it's advertised, we'll try it
    And buy some peace and quiet
    And shut up at the silent retreat
    They say you've gotta fake it
    At least until you make it
    That ghost is just a kid in a sheet

    I'm getting used to these dizzy spells
    I'm taking a shower at the Bates Motel
    I'm getting greedy with this private hell
    I'll go it alone, but that's just as well Writer/s: Conor Oberst, Phoebe Bridgers
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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