Earthquake Driver

Album: Somewhere Under Wonderland (2014)
  • I was born again a little north of Disneyland
    Somewhere under Wonderland
    In Hollywood
    But then I had to go
    Skipping and diving and bouncing
    back to New York City
    Straight through the heart of America
    Where all the wild things grow

    I wanna be an earthquake driver
    I wanna be an aquarium diver
    I just don't wanna go home

    I live alone but I am hungry for affection
    I just struggle with connection
    Til the water calls me home
    Down under the ocean
    Among millions of other lonely people
    Drowning among the only people
    We are ever going to know

    I wanna be an earthquake driver
    I wanna be an aquarium diver
    I just don't wanna go home

    I wanna be like the people I see
    They want a rover just like me
    I wanna stay but what keeps me away
    Is I'm tied into the lightning line
    I wanna see if the sun is shining
    Long night's just a waste of time
    I don't wanna see people like me
    Just sleeping and waking and hoping and hating and...

    You look at me like I'm a carnival attraction
    You say "Love is an abstraction
    Just some ghost that you chase"
    Well, I am a cypher
    I am a blank space
    Filled up with words you remember
    From whenever you see my face

    I wanna be an earthquake driver
    I don't wanna be an aquarium diver
    I just don't wanna go home

    I wanna be like all the people I see
    They want a rover just like me
    I wanna stay but what keeps me away
    Is I'm plugged into the lightning line
    I wanna be where the sun is shining all night
    Chasing time
    I don't wanna be with people like me
    Just creeping and waking and
    hoping and hating and...

    What is the price for all this fame and self-absorption?
    We turn ourselves into orphans
    And then spend our nights alone
    Living in fear of some imaginary consequence
    Terror incognito
    O-bla-di
    Li-bi-do

    I wanna be an earthquake driver
    I don't wanna be an aquarium diver
    I just don't wanna go homeWriter/s: ADAM FREDRIC DURITZ, DAVID A. IMMERGLUCK
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
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