Them That Do Nothing

Album: Field Music (Measure) (2010)
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  • Well once we were concerned
    The we grew up to be bored
    What once resembled rules
    Sure enough turned into jokes
    We tried to stand for nothing
    Now there's nothing to stand for
    What started as a game
    Became a chore before too long

    I don't mean to sound tight
    But I see it's hard to fake
    So rather this than talk
    Get your keys and get to work
    'Cause them that do nothing make no mistakes

    Where once we asked for lessons
    Now it's all to be ignored
    How do we trust the speaker
    When his calling is to call?

    I don't mean to sound tight

    But I see it's hard to take
    So rather this than talk
    Get your keys and get to work
    'Cause them that do nothing make no mistakes

    Well once we all were told
    And we took it all as truth
    If we worked hard and behaved
    We'd be anything we'd choose
    And we used to all be happy
    While pretending that we weren't
    Now the smiles upon our faces
    Show how much it all must hurt

    I don't mean to sound tight
    But I see it's hard to fake
    So rather this than talk
    Get your keys and get to work
    'Cause them that do nothing Writer/s: David William Brewis, Peter Anthony Brewis
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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