The Age Of Anxiety

  • I just wanna live inside sometimes
    Don't wanna have to beg you to subscribe
    Are you a man before your father dies?
    "But what's a man these days?" I hear you cry
    And are we raising up our children right?
    Is my career gonna reignite?
    See all the virtue signallers tonight
    I want that bandwagon to pass me by

    Well I've been scratching around in the dirt
    Looking for meaning in the cold, cold earth
    So gather in what's left of your self worth
    'Cause only love is what survives of us

    'Cause I'll hold onto you
    And you hold onto me
    A tiny victory
    In the age of anxiety

    Do those kids know that I was somebody?
    And I've kept all my texts from Amy
    And my mother was one of those bodies
    Another stranger off the ferry
    Don't wanna put my hands up in the air
    And raise my phone up like I just don't care
    Let outrage, blow me down the White House stairs
    And did I waste my time on all that prayer?

    No I won't be your apparatchik
    And be the kind who's blind to all this magic
    So here comes your European exit
    With asylum seekers in your attic

    So I'll hold onto you
    And you hold onto me
    A tiny victory
    In the age of anxiety

    Today I do not feel like being strong
    I don't wanna admit to the world I'm wrong
    Don't make me feel that I have to belong
    I hope the band won't make me sing along

    'Cause I'll hold onto you
    And you hold onto me
    A tiny victory
    In the age of anxiety
    A shining victory
    In the age of anxiety

    I hope the band won't make me sing along
    I hope the band won't make me sing along

    The age of anxiety

    I hope the band
    I hope the band
    I hope the band
    I hope the band
    I hope the band won't make me
    I hope the band won't make me
    I hope the band won't make me

    Only love survives of us
    Only love survives of us
    Only love survives of us
    Only love survives of us

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