Murder City

Album: 21st Century Breakdown (2009)
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  • Desperate
    But not hopeless
    I feel so useless
    In the murder city

    Desperate
    But not helpless
    The clock strikes midnight
    In the murder city

    I'm wide awake
    After the riot
    This demonstration
    Of our anguish
    This empty laughter
    Has no reason
    Like a bottle
    Of your favorite poison

    We are the last call
    And it's too pathetic

    Desperate
    But not hopeless
    I feel so useless
    In the murder city

    Desperate
    But not helpless
    The clock strikes midnight
    In the murder city

    Christian's crying
    In the bathroom
    And I just want to
    Bum a cigarette
    We've come so far
    We've been so wasted
    It's written
    All over our faces

    We are the last call
    And it's too pathetic

    Desperate
    But not hopeless
    I feel so useless
    In the murder city

    Desperate
    But not helpless
    The clock strikes midnight
    In the murder city

    Desperate
    But not hopeless
    I feel so useless
    In the murder city

    Desperate
    But not helpless
    The clock strikes midnight
    In the Writer/s: Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank Wright, Mike Dirnt, Mike Ryan Pritchard, Tre Cool
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Sc from Anchorage, AkYeah, it was about the BART shooting :( Billie, Mike, and Tre were there right after it happened, they had no clue what was going on at first.
  • Teresa from Benicia, CaAlso I think this has a bit to do with the BART shooting on New Years Eve... He said something to that effect at the San Jose concert. It was a scary big deal here in the Bay Area
  • Emily from Dudley, United Kingdomgrate song i love it
  • James from Indianapolis, InGreat song. Love the album. I got all the songs on my MP3 as soon as I was able to
  • Michael from Tucson, AzStupid politics, great song.
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