John Doe

Album: Underground Luxury (2013)
Charted: 69
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  • Seems like your heart stops working
    The minute they close the curtain
    You take off your mask
    And take off your costume
    And if anyone asks you're taking a smoke break
    Drinking some coffee
    But everyone knows what you're doing
    Seems like the bus moves slower
    Just cause you got somewhere to go
    So you take a few pills in Beverly Hills
    But if anyone asks you've got a prescription
    You got an addiction
    Who do you think that you're fooling

    John Doe, I just want the John I know
    Once you put the drinks on hold
    Maybe you could come back home
    John Doe, ooh oh oh ooh
    Ooh oh oh oh ooh ooh
    Ooh oh oh oh ooh ooh

    Errybody's addicted to something
    Errybody gotta grip onto something
    Even if it's just to feel the response of appeal
    Maybe once, maybe twice
    Maybe hundreds of times, hundreds of times
    Without it, it's just harder to function at times
    You race to the bottom of every single bottle
    As if there was someone or something to find
    You're struggling in your mind
    And you tell yourself lie after lie
    'Til you get to the point where it's no longer private
    That people that you work with noticed the signs
    When you walk in the room
    It gets noticeably quiet
    So you break up the silence, you say you've been at the gym
    But the way look, can't blame on the diet
    So what you hiding?

    John Doe, I just want the John I know
    Once you put the drinks on hold
    Maybe you could come back home
    John Doe, ooh oh oh ooh
    Ooh oh oh oh ooh ooh
    Ooh oh oh oh ooh ooh

    Yeah, I've probably had too many things
    Smashed too many freaks
    Had too much to dro(I mean)
    Had too much to drink
    Left the club, ended up in custody
    Random drug test, passed it luckily
    My girl broke up wit' me cause she walked in suddenly
    With a woman up under me
    I told her "Wait!
    It ain't what it look like!
    I must've slip and fell, clumsy me!"
    Well, at least I admit it, cause the worst you could do
    Is to do it and not be man enough to say that you did it
    That's just how you prevent it, well I ain't no different
    I love all the money, the fame
    And the parties with beautiful women
    I spend so much time as an underground artist
    'Cause I was afraid to succumb to the business
    And what I'd become
    But that what you'd judge I become
    The path with the greatest resistance
    That's how the tables can turn when they pivot
    And change you perspective and flip your entire position
    My whole life I've been dying to wish and to live and experience
    Everything possible
    When I told 'em my dreams, they just said they ain't logical
    Now, I can see it, it's optical (optical)

    John Doe, I just want the John I know
    Once you put the drinks on hold
    Maybe you could come back home
    John Doe. Writer/s: BOBBY RAY SIMMONS, GEOFFREY EARLEY, PRISCILLA RENEA
    Publisher: Cloud9, Downtown Music Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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