60 & Punk

Album: Thank You For Today (2018)
  • There's nothing funny about just slipping away
    It's nothing funny how you're spending your days
    But you're laughing like a kid at a carnival
    And I watched you stumbling around this dusty town
    I heard your bottle talking way too loud
    As the Federales tried to hunt you down
    For something you can't remember what was about

    The curtain falls to applause and the band plays you off, the band plays you off
    He's a superhero growing bored with no one to save anymore

    I used to watch you on the late night scene
    The timely rescue of a metal teen
    Six strings were strumming rhythm and lead
    And that hadn't occurred to me
    When I met you I was twenty-two
    Trying so hard to play it cool
    But there was so much that I needed to say
    And nothing came out the right way

    The curtain falls to applause and the band plays you off, the band plays you off
    He's a superhero growing bored with no one to save anymore
    The curtain falls to applause and the band plays you off, the band plays you off
    He's a superhero growing bored with no one to save anymore

    There's nothing elegant in being a drunk
    It's nothing righteous being sixty and a punk
    But when you're looking in the mirror do you see
    That kid that you used to be?
    Broke and working in a record store
    Daydreaming about the upcoming tour
    Were you happier when you poor?
    Were you happier when you poor?

    The curtain falls to applause and the band plays you off, the band plays you off
    He's a superhero growing bored with no one to save anymore
    The curtain falls to applause and the band plays you off, the band plays you off
    He's a superhero growing bored with no one to save anymore Writer/s: Benjamin Gibbard
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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