The Power's Out

Album: Speed Of Darkness (2011)
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  • From the town of Detroit where my job is secure yeah
    Secure in the fact now that it's gone for good yeah
    So I'll scrimp and I'll scrape at this pension I saved
    So it should be gone by the end of the day

    Yeah the power's out
    Is there no luck in sight?
    Yeah the power's out
    Hope it's just for the night
    Yeah the power's out
    Another kick in the head
    I'm so poor at this living I'd be richer off

    Wrap me up in your silver then roll me in gold yeah
    Then ice up this whiskey 'til it's nice and cold yeah
    Forgive me for dreaming it's all I have left
    Except this pending foreclosure and mountains of debt

    Yeah the power's out
    Well there's fuck all to see
    Yeah the power's out
    Like this economy
    Yeah the power's out
    Guess it's par for the course
    Unless you're a blood sucking leech CEO, CEO

    So I guess the good Lord has forgotten about me, yeah
    And me like himself my old trade's carpentry
    I could build him a cross with one hand behind back
    And the other three nails 'case he gives me the sack

    Yeah the power's out
    The poor dog has left home
    Yeah the power's out
    Couldn't 'ford him a bone
    Yeah the power's out
    It's the trickle effect
    Today it's just me but tomorrow ye rest

    Yeah the power's out
    Yeah the power's out
    Yeah the power's out
    Yeah the power

    So don't spend all our taxes on men on the moon yeah
    We've been there before and we left pretty soon yeah
    The grass will be greener one day I expect
    When the earth will catch fire and replenish itself

    From the town of Detroit where we fight 'til we drop yeah
    We don't want your pity we just want a job yeah
    There's no shame in us asking with some self-respect
    But don't leave it much longer; we're human at best

    Yeah the power's out
    Well there's fuck all to see
    Yeah the power's out
    Like this economy
    Yeah the power's out
    Guess it's par for the course
    Unless you're a blood sucking leech CEO, CEO, CEO, CEO
    The CEO must go

    Yeah the power's out
    Yeah the power's out
    Yeah the power's out
    Yeah the power's out
    Power's out, the power's out
    From the town of Detroit where we fight 'til we drop
    From the town of Detroit where my job is secure
    'Cause the power's out Writer/s: Bridget A Regan, David R King, Dennis Casey, George Edward Schwindt, Matthew A Hensley, Nathen Maxwell, Robert Anthony Schmidt
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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