Dead Celebrities

Album: Junk Food (2020)
  • I don't wanna play out
    Chose the greatest day to come to LA
    Make sure the door doesn't hit me on the way out
    Eleven hour trip on a plane
    Well, that's a very long way for a day out
    In a city full of suicide dreams
    Movie stars and scenes
    Plastic cemeteries

    Throw the stars on the floor, walk the golden mile
    Sun-drenched and chamomile kisses
    Broken bones and wish-bone wishes
    All you can eat, take a bow
    No FOMO, no sleep
    Can a woman teach me how to be the man?
    Tropicana and sand
    All I ever wanted was a jam
    All I ever needed was a plan

    Ridin' with models in the back of a cop car
    Jump in the pool from the roof of a five star
    And one day I could be
    A distant memory
    Settin' fire to my house in the hills
    Extinguish the flames with some champagne and pills
    If you let me, I could be
    Your dead celebrity

    I don't wanna fade out
    Signed my membership for the 27 club
    Everyone around me wants a way out
    When I'm struggling to cover my tracks
    Should I be worried 'bout the scandal or the payout?
    When everything I own is on tick
    And slippin' through my grip
    My classic ego trip
    Go back to LC, walk the golden mile
    Sun-drenched and dry lip kisses
    Some hits and some near misses
    Oh well
    We'll be dropping like flies, calling three 9's
    2016 it happens sometimes
    Not everyone lives but everyone dies

    Ridin' with models in the back of a cop car
    Jump in the pool from the roof of a five star
    And one day I could be
    A distant memory
    Settin' fire to my house in the hills
    Extinguish the flames with some champagne and pills
    If you let me, I could be
    Your dead celebrity

    But I always take it too far, too far
    Hard to know when I'm close to the edge
    All I ever need's respect
    Maybe I'll get it when I'm dead

    If you let me, I could be
    Your dead celebrity Writer/s: John Hume, Murray Cameron Matravers, Robert James Milton
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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