There's No Telling

Album: Claptrap (2022)
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  • I'm not gonna sugarcoat it
    I'm not gonna sugarcoat it

    Back in the day
    I was floating away
    On a wave of neon pleasure
    Then it came to an end
    Now I fail to pretend
    To enjoy my quiet leisure
    I did X, Y, and Z
    Mostly for free
    When I paid it was totally worth it
    Then wrong became right
    In the middle of the night
    Well I never said I was perfect

    There in the mirror I see
    A sad and lonely man
    But there's no telling
    There's no telling
    What I really am
    In my mind you'll find
    Such a great and wondrous plan
    But there's nobody
    There's nobody
    There to give a damn

    I danced in the line of fire
    Like a bulletproof ballerina
    Had a real field day
    And I still got away
    So don't cry for me, Argentina
    Now I dabble in repentance
    But you can't turn back the clock
    When you dropped your moral compass
    In a bathtub in Bangkok

    Was that who I was?
    Is this who I am?
    My mind does what it does
    But it's a total sham

    Here in the mirror may be
    A sad and lonely man
    But there's no telling
    There's no telling
    What I really am
    In my mind you'll find such
    Great and wondrous plans
    But there's nobody
    There's nobody
    There to give a damn

    There is no telling
    There is no telling
    There is no telling
    What I am
    And there's nobody
    There is nobody
    There is nobody
    To give a damn

    So no need to sugarcoat it
    No need to sugarcoat it
    No need to sugarcoat it
    Anymore

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