Business As Usual

Album: Long Road Out Of Eden (2007)
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  • Look at the weather, look at the news
    Look at all the people in denial
    We're burning time, bleeding grace
    Still we worship at the marketplace
    While common sense is goin' out of style
    I thought that I would be above it all by now
    In some country garden in the shade

    But it's business as usual
    Day after day
    Business as usual
    Just grinding away
    You try to be righteous
    You try to do good
    But business as usual
    Turn your heart into wood

    Monuments to arrogance reach for the sky
    Our better natures buried in the rubble
    We got the prettiest White House that money can buy
    Sitting up there in that beltway bubble
    And when "El Jefe" talks about our freedom
    Here is what he really means...

    Business as usual
    How dirty we play
    Business as usual
    Don't you get in the way
    Makes you feel helpless
    Makes you feel like a clown
    Business as usual
    Is breakin' me down

    Boy, you can't go surfing in Century City
    Yeah, them sharks out there are lurking beneath the curl
    Yeah, they rob you blind and chew you up, and it ain't pretty
    And it's a soul suckin', soul suckin', soul suckin', soul suckin'
    Soul suckin', soul suckin' world

    Business as usual
    Day after day
    Business as usual
    Feel like walking away
    A barrel of monkeys
    A band of renown
    Business as usual
    Is breakin' me down
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