What Went Down

Album: What Went Down (2015)
  • I buried my heart in a hole in the ground
    With the lights and the roses and the cowards downtown
    They threw me a party, there was no one around
    They tried to call my girl but she could not be found

    I buried my guilt in a pit in the sound
    With the rust and the vultures and the trash downtown
    So don't step to me, kid, you'll never be found
    'Cause while you were sleeping, I took over your town

    When I see a man, I see a lion
    When I see a man, I see a lion
    You're the apple of my eye, of my eye, of my eye
    You're the apple of my eye, of my eye, I want ya

    I fell for a girl with a port-wine stain
    I knew her initials but never her name
    I tried and I tried and I was never the same
    It's no longer for love and I'm forever changed

    When I see a man, I see a lion
    When I see a man, I see a lion
    You're the apple of my eye, of my eye, of my eye
    You're the apple of my eye, of my eye, I want ya
    Give up my money, give up my name, take it away
    I'll give it away, I'll give it away, I'll give it
    When I see a man, I see a lion
    When I see a man, I see a lion

    When I see a man, I see a lion
    When I see a man, I see a lion
    You're the apple of my eye, of my eye, of my eye
    You're the apple of my eye, of my eye, I want ya
    Give up my money, give up my name, take it away
    I'll give it away, I'll give it away, I'll give it
    I'm a sycophantic animal, I'm a sycophantic animal, I'm a sycophantic animal
    Break up the chain, I'll break up the chain, I'll break it
    Give it away, I'll give it away, I'll give it
    When I see a man, I see a lion
    When I see a man, I see a lion
    You're the apple of my eye, of my eye, of my eye
    You're the apple of my eye, of my eye, I want ya
    Give up my money, give up my name, take it away
    I'll give it away, I'll give it away, I'll give it
    See you again, I'll see you again, I'll see ya
    Give it away, I'll give it away, I'll give it
    When I feel low, when I feel low, I feel it
    When I see a man, I see a lion
    When I see a man, I see a lion
    You're the apple of my eye, of my eye, of my eye
    You're the apple of my eye, of my eye, I want ya Writer/s: JACK WILLIAM BEVAN, WALTER JAMES MORRISON GERVERS, YANNIS BARNABAS EMANUEL PHILIPPAKIS, JAMES ANDREW SMITH
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Aleetajoy from SeattleI think what went down is about the slow disillusionment of a politician with Washington DC, and our hypocrisy and corruption. at first he still believes in the dream, later on he sees everything for what it is, and he just wants out of the whole ballgame.
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