Ants Marching

Album: Under The Table And Dreaming (1993)
Charted: 21
  • He wakes up in the morning
    Does his teeth, bite to eat and he's rolling
    Never changes a thing
    The week ends, the week begins

    She thinks, we look at each other
    Wondering what the other is thinking
    But we never say a thing
    And these crimes between us grow deeper

    Take these chances
    Place them in a box until a quieter time
    Lights down, you up and die

    Goes to visit his mommy
    She feeds him well his concerns he forgets them
    And remembers being small
    Playing under the table and dreaming

    Take these chances
    Place them in a box until a quieter time
    Lights down, you up and die

    Driving along this highway
    All these cars and upon the sidewalk
    People in every direction
    No words exchanged, no time to exchange

    When all the little ants are marching
    Red and black antennae waving
    They all do it the same
    They all do it the same way

    Candyman tempting the thoughts of a sweet tooth
    Tortured by weight loss
    Program cutting corners
    Loose end, loose end
    Cut, cut on the fence not to offend
    Cut, cut, cut ,cut

    Take these chances
    Place them in a box until a quieter time
    Lights down, you up and die

    Lights down you up and die Writer/s: DAVID MATTHEWS
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Comments: 8

  • Jen from Chicagothis song has appeared in shows, but which ones? can someone please list ANY and ALL shows "Ants Marching" has appeared in?
  • Garrett from Pittsburgh, PaDave has such energy on stage... great song by the way.
  • Zach from Crete, IlThis is the theme song of the Eastern Illinois Panthers womens basketball team!
  • Alex from Scales Mound, IlThis is probably one of the best Dave Matthew Band song i have ever heard
  • Connagheir from Chicago, IlMatt, dude... what? Do explain. Love the song by the way.
  • Sam from Nokesville, VaThis is the best song in the world. ever. period. PS. ive never actually met anyone from Scranton PA except for Michael Scott...damn gald to meetchya Kaleen
  • Kaleen from Scranton, PaPossibly my favorite DMB song out of all... AMAZING live
  • Matthew from Milford, MaThe sort of people who Matthews is describing are the same people who get robbed by Corporate America each and every day, without even having the slightest clue that they've been ripped off and decieved.
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