Road to Joy

Album: I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning (2005)
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  • The sun came up with no conclusions
    Flowers sleeping in their beds
    The city's cemeteries humming
    I'm wide awake, it's morning

    I have my drugs, I have my woman
    They keep away my loneliness
    My parents they have their religion
    But sleep in separate houses

    I read the body count out of the paper
    And now its written all over my face
    No one ever plans to sleep out in the gutter
    Sometimes that's just the most comfortable place

    So I'm drinking, breathing, writing, singing
    Everyday I'm on the clock
    My mind races with all my longings
    But can't keep up with what I got

    So I hope I don't sound too ungrateful
    What history gave modern man
    A telephone to talk to strangers
    Machine guns and a camera lens

    So when you're asked to fight a war that's over nothing
    It's best to join the side that's gonna win
    And no one knows how all of this started
    But we're gonna make them certain how it's gonna end
    Oh yeah we will

    Well I could have been a famous singer
    If I had someone else's voice
    But failure's always sounded better
    Let's fuck it up boys, make some noise

    The sun came up with no conclusions
    Flowers sleeping in their beds
    The city's cemeteries humming
    I'm wide awake, it's morning Writer/s: CONOR OBERST
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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