Easy/Lucky/Free

Album: Digital Ash in a Digital Urn (2005)
Charted: 42
  • Did it all get real, I guess it's real enough
    They got refrigerators full of blood
    Another century spent pointing guns
    At anything that moves
    Sometimes I worry that I've lost the plot
    My twitching muscles tease my flippent thoughts
    I never really dreamed of heaven much
    Until we put him in the ground

    But it's all I'm doing now
    Listening for patterns in the sound
    Of an endless static sea
    But once the satellite's deceased
    It blows like garbage through the streets
    Of the night sky to infinity

    But don't you weep (don't you weep for them)
    Don't you weep (don't you weep)
    There is nothing as lucky
    Honey, don't you weep (don't you weep for them)
    Don't you weep (don't you weep)
    There is nothing as lucky, as easy, or free

    Don't be a criminal in this police state
    You better shop and eat and procreate
    You got vacation days then you might escape
    To a condo on the coast

    I set my watch to the atomic clock
    I hear the crowd count down til the bomb gets dropped
    I always figured there'd be time enough
    I never let it get me down

    But I can't help it now
    Looking for faces in the clouds
    I got some friends I barely see
    But we're all planning to meet
    We'll lay in bags as dead as leaves
    All together for eternity

    But don't you weep (don't you weep for them)
    Don't you weep (don't you weep)
    There is no one as lucky
    Honey, don't you weep (don't you weep for them)
    Don't you weep (don't you weep)
    There is nothing as lucky, as easy, or free
    Or free, or free, or free
    There's nothing, there's nothing, there's nothing... Writer/s: CONOR OBERST, Brian Burton
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Songtrust Ave, BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Marissa from Simsbury, Cti agree...this whole album is great and this song is a perfect one to end with. i'm a big fan of arc of time. great stuff.
  • Alessandra from St.louis, Mothis is a great song, fun to play on guitar...
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