Gasoline and Dirty Sheets

Album: American Utopia (2018)
  • Someone in a dangerous place
    Someone got lost somewhere
    Many people are locked outside
    Many people lost out there

    Many people, they can't get in
    Many people, they pay no mind
    Many people, they leave this place
    And many people afraid of time

    Well now, this man, he could be king
    This woman, she's royalty
    This woman, she's brave and strong
    She's got no name, but she is family

    Gasoline and dirty sheets
    Politics and a painted face
    She says that freedom cost too much
    She says the mind is not a place

    This situation drags me down
    They form a country in my house
    On the stage and in the street
    I will be a human being

    I will come down off the stage
    The marketplace and the shopping mall
    Into the house, the rooms of war
    Look at me now and recall (hey!)

    Vacuum-packed don't rock my world
    And the money back guarantee don't make my day
    And no feeling of security
    They say the answer's one click away

    Gasoline and dirty sheets
    Politics and a painted face
    She says that freedom cost too much
    She says the mind is not place

    Gasoline and dirty sheets
    Politics and a painted face
    She says that freedom cost too much
    She says the mind is not place Writer/s: David Byrne, Brian Peter George Eno, BRIAN ENO
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Royalty Network
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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