Cookie Jar

Album: On And On (2003)
  • And I would turn on the TV
    But it's so embarrassing
    To see all the other people
    I don't know what they mean
    And it was magic at first
    When they spoke without sound
    But now this world is gonna hurt
    You better turn that thing down
    Turn it around

    Well, it wasn't me, says the boy with the gun,
    Sure, I pulled the trigger but it needed to be done,
    Because life's been killing me ever since it begun
    You can't blame me because I'm to young

    You can't blame me, sure the killer was my son
    But I didn't teach him to pull the trigger of the gun
    It's the killin' on his TV screen,
    You can't blame me it's those images he's seen

    Well, you can't blame me, says the media man
    I wasn't the one who came up with the plan
    But I just point my camera at what the people wanna see,
    Now it's a two-way mirror, and you can't blame me

    You can't blame me, says the singer of the song
    And the maker of the movie which he based his life on
    It's only entertainment as anyone can see
    It's smoke machines and makeup, man you can't fool me

    It was you, it was me, it was every man,
    We've all got the blood on our hands
    We only receive what we demand,
    If we want hell, then hell's what we'll have

    And I would turn on the TV
    But it's so embarrassing
    To see all the other people
    I don't know what they mean
    And it was magic at first
    But let everyone down
    But now this world is gonna hurt
    You better turn it around
    Turn it around Writer/s: Jack Hody Johnson
    Publisher: Bubble Toes Publishing, REACH MUSIC PUBLISHING
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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