Noise

Album: Cosmic Hallelujah (2016)
Charted: 72
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  • Wrecking balls, downtown construction
    Bottles breaking, jukebox buzzing
    Cardboard sign says the lord is coming
    Tick, tick, tock
    Rumors turn the mills back home
    Parking lot kids with the speakers blown
    We didn't turn it on but we can't turn it off, off, off
    Sometimes I wonder how did we get here
    Seems like all we ever hear is

    Noise
    Yeah we scream, yeah we shout 'til we don't have a voice
    In the streets, in the crowds, it ain't nothing but noise
    Drowning out all the dreams of this Tennessee boy
    Just tryna be heard in all this noise

    Twenty-four hour television, get so loud that no one listens
    Sex and money and politicians talk, talk, talk
    But there really ain't no conversation
    Ain't nothing left to the imagination
    Trapped in our phones and we can't make it stop, stop

    This noise
    Yeah we scream, yeah we shout 'til we don't have a voice
    In the streets, in the crowds, it ain't nothing but noise
    Drowning out all the dreams of this Tennessee boy
    Just tryna be heard in all this noise

    Every room, every house, every shade of noise
    All the floors, all the walls, they all shake with noise
    We can't sleep, we can't think, can't escape the noise
    We can't take the noise, so we just make

    Noise
    Yeah we scream, yeah we shout 'til we don't have a voice
    In the streets, in the crowds, it ain't nothing but noise
    Drowning out all the dreams of this Tennessee boy
    Just tryna be heard in all this noise

    All this noise
    Can't take the noise
    Can't take the noise
    Can't stand the noise
    Can't take the noise Writer/s: Jon Nite, Kenneth Chesney, Ross Copperman, Shane McAnally
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Spirit Music Group, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • R. N. Gruber from Auburn, CaMr. Chesney,
    Your song "Noise" touches on so many subjects, but you missed a few. I was an over-the- road truck driver for 38 years, owning my own equipment. East to west, north to south, one mile at a time, over 4 million of them. The most famous words I've heard in my history of driving is "you're under arrest". Having permits for everything - fuel permits, authority permits. These all from the West Coast to East Coast. Whenever you were pulled over by the authorities, you never had the right permit & there was a fine involved before you could continue. My point is US of A is a free country, until you try to cross it with a big truck with a load of frozen freight. I'm 80 years old and the day of the owner-operator has gone by the wayside.
    I thank you for all of your music. It always makes a point and I thank you for that.
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