Arguing With Thermometers

Album: A Flash Flood of Colour (2012)
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  • This is an expedition
    Into the Arctic tundra!
    This is a sick inhibition, Yeah!
    Just to spoil and plunder!

    That's the sound of another door shutting in
    In the face of progress, in the face of progress
    No bounded flags, In this event
    Shackleton is rolling in his grave
    That's the sound of another door shutting in
    In the face of progress, in the face of progress
    No bounded flags, In this event
    Shackleton is rolling in his grave

    Yeah, yeah, yeah, we're all addicted the the most abusive, destructive drug
    Of all time
    And I ain't talking about class A's – that'd be just miniscule when
    Compared!
    And just like any addict desperate to get his next fix
    We resort to petty crimes to secure our next hit!

    You know there's oil in the ice!
    You know there's oil in my eyes!
    You know there's blood on my hands!
    Yeah! We're all addicted!
    Yeah! We're all dependent!
    That's maniac standpoint!
    Psychotic outlook
    That's maniac standpoint!
    Psychotic outlook
    That's the sound of another door shutting in
    In the face of progress, in the face of progress
    No bounded flags, In this event
    Shackleton is rolling in his grave
    That's the sound of another door shutting in
    In the face of progress, in the face of progress
    No bounded flags, In this event
    Shackleton is rolling in his grave

    So lemme get this straight; as we witness the ice-caps melt

    Instead of being inspired into changing our ways

    We're gonna invest into military hardware to fight for the remaining oil that
    Left beneath the ice!

    But what happens when it's all gone! You haven't thought this through
    Have you boys!

    We'll take you down!
    We'll take you down!
    We'll take you down!
    Stand your ground!

    You know there's oil in the ice!
    You know there's oil in my eyes!
    You know there's blood on my hands!
    Yeah! We're all addicted!
    Yeah! We're all dependent!
    That's maniac standpoint!
    Psychotic outlook
    That's maniac standpoint!
    Psychotic outlook

    Back to the drawing board boys
    Accept nothing short of complete reversal
    Dig deep! Writer/s: CHRIS BATTEN, LIAM RORY CLEWLOW, ROBERT ROLFE, ROUGHTON REYNOLDS
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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