Rat a Tat

Album: Save Rock And Roll (2013)
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  • It's Courtney, bitch.
    (Rat a tat tat Rat a tat tat hey)
    No thesis existed for burning cities down at such a rampant rate
    No graphics and no fucking PowerPoint presentation
    So they just DIY'd that shit and built their own bombs
    She's his suicide blond, she's never in gold

    Are you ready for another bad poem?
    One more off key anthem
    Let your teeth sink in
    Remember me as I was not as I am
    And I said "I'll check in tomorrow if I don't wake up dead,"
    I kept wishing she had blonde ambition and she'd let it go to my head

    Rat a tat tat
    Rat a tat tat tat hey
    If my love is a weapon
    There's no second guessing when I say
    Rat a tat tat
    Rat a tat tat tat hey
    If my heart is a grenade
    You pull the pin and say

    We're all fighting growing old
    We're all fighting growing old
    In the hopes
    Of a few minutes more
    To get on St. Peter's list
    But you need to lower your standards
    'Cause it's never
    Getting any better than this

    We are professional ashes of roses
    This kerosene's live
    You settled your score
    This is where you come to beg, unborn and unshaven
    Killing fields of fire to a congress of ravens
    This is what we do, we nightmare you

    I'm about to make the sweat roll backwards
    And your heart beat in reverse
    Our guts can't be reworked
    As alone as a little white church in the middle of the desert
    Getting burned
    But I'll take your heart served up two ways
    I sing a bitter song
    I'm the lonelier version of you
    I just don't know where I went wrong

    Rat a tat tat
    Rat a tat tat tat hey
    If my love is a weapon
    There's no second guessing when I say
    Rat a tat tat
    Rat a tat tat tat hey
    If my heart is a grenade
    You pull the pin and say

    We're all fighting growing old
    We're all fighting growing old
    In the hopes
    Of a few minutes more
    To get on St. Peter's list
    But you need to lower your standards
    'Cause it's never
    Getting any better than this

    (Rat a tat tat Rat a tat tat tat hey)
    It's never
    Getting any better than this
    (Rat a tat tat Rat a tat tat tat hey)
    It's never
    Getting any better than this
    (Rat a tat tat Rat a tat tat tat hey)
    It's never
    Getting any better than this
    (Rat a tat tat Rat a tat tat tat hey)
    It's never
    Getting any better than this

    She's sick and she's wrong
    She's young dirty blonde
    And you sink inside her like a suicide bomb
    He says "I've seen bigger"
    She says "I've lit better"
    And they throw the matches down into the glitter
    Not a dry eye left in the house
    Go boy, go boy, run for your life
    Go boy, go boy, run for your life
    Go boy, go boy, run for your life

    We're all fighting growing old
    We're all fighting growing old
    In the hopes
    Of a few minutes more
    To get on St. Peter's list
    But you need to lower your standards
    'Cause it's never
    Getting any better than this

    (Rat a tat tat Rat a tat tat tat hey)
    It's never
    Getting any better than this
    (Rat a tat tat Rat a tat tat tat hey)
    It's never
    Getting any better than this
    (Rat a tat tat Rat a tat tat tat hey)
    It's never
    Getting any better than this
    (Rat a tat tat Rat a tat tat tat hey)
    It's never
    Getting any better than this

    Are you ready for another bad poem? Writer/s: PETER WENTZ, PATRICK STUMP, JOSEPH TROHMAN, ANDREW HURLEY, COURTNEY LOVE
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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