Momentary Bliss

Album: Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez (2020)
Charted: 58
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  • Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
    Momentary bliss

    We could do so much better than this
    Mausoleum faces and momentary bliss
    We could do so much better than this
    Oh, Rita, oh, Rita

    (Lovely Rita, meter maid)

    Lovely Rita, meter maid

    Your potential, you lack credentials
    And you are special, so fucking special (Rita)
    Oh, how you need it, oh how you're needed
    And you keep squeezing the tube from the middle (ayy, ayy, ayy, ayy)
    You part the seas, but your arches, they ain't golden (ah)
    And you was gagging for some gags and now you're rolling (woo)
    Best you shut your trap and keep it hush (hush)
    On another note, compliments make me blush
    There's a hole in your pocket, so you cannot find the change
    Cavern of your mind, you say you're patterned
    You pull your strings and you jump, hold your mouth and you say (ah, ah, ah)
    "What was scripted, the day before it happened?"
    We all give applause when people open doors
    But on the way out it did your back in
    See, everything in life ain't silver and gold
    But mining for metal gave you platinum

    It makes me sick to think you ain't happy in your skin
    It's wearing thin to think light bulb don't blink
    Just flickers, so dim, then it pops and withers
    You're a Turkey Twizzler, you deserve school dinners
    Makes me sick

    Poster boy (ayy)
    Poster girl (Rita)
    Truth, the bills (the bills)
    Must be paid (yeah, yeah, alright)
    Poster boy (yeah, alright)
    Poster girl (ah, that's time)

    In truth, the bills, they must be paid (uh-huh)
    And what is left is sodden cake, typical
    All you need to change your face
    You're getting sold, you're such a waste
    You know, we could do so much better than this
    Swimming in pools of momentary bliss
    Where you gotta bite the bounty 'cause everybody taking it
    Meanwhile you keep on adding
    How big you gonna grow?

    It makes me sick to think you ain't happy in your skin
    It's wearing thin to think light bulb don't blink
    Just flickers, so dim, then it pops and withers
    You're a Turkey Twizzler, you deserve school dinners
    It makes me sick to think you ain't happy in your skin
    It's wearing thin to think light bulb don't blink
    Just flickers, so dim, then it pops and withers
    You're a Turkey Twizzler, you deserve school dinners
    Makes me sick

    We could do so much better than this
    Mausoleum faces and momentary bliss
    We could do so much better than this
    Oh, Rita, oh, Rita
    We could do so much better than this
    Perfect little pictures of moments that we missed
    We could do so much better than this
    Oh, Rita, oh, Rita Writer/s: Damon Albarn, Isaac Holman, Laurie Vincent, Mike Dean, Remi Kabaka, Tyron Frampton
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Eve from England I thought is was Rita because of the Beatles song, where its sang in the same way and with 'meter maid' at the end
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