Summer People

Album: Burnt Toast And Offerings (2007)
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  • I got sand between my toes and beach tar on my feet
    And my air conditioner don't work in this late August heat
    I got a top forty radio song stuck in my head
    Can't shake it loose can't get myself out of bed
    And I'm tired of the TV news think I'll read a book instead

    I been waitin' tables all summer at this place on the strip
    Bustin' all kinds of business for two bucks and tips
    I got a long list of reasons and a very short fuse
    A half pack of cigarettes and a room full of blues
    And I'm tired of these summer people with their summer tattoos

    I know you don't wanna hear it but I'm telling you now
    'Cause i think somebody's got to come clean
    About this whole thing somehow
    You say you were only tryin' to get yourself free
    Don't mean nothin' as far as i can see
    You ain't no better than them the way you walked out on me

    I think I'm callin' it quits i think I've had enough
    Of people leaving their messes for me to clean up
    I'm gonna take a vacation go somewhere in the snow
    I'm tired of the sun and the top forty radio
    And I'm tired of these summer people
    Wish they'd all just go home

    Writer/s: PETERS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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