Not in California

Album: Solutions (2019)
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  • We have not allowed ourselves to comprehend what failure might mean for us
    Is it a comfort or a curse?
    A knowledge that we could've avoided all this?

    The birds all died and the trees caught fire
    And the government, it called us crazy
    We built a big world, then we watched it all burn
    'Cause the television made us lazy
    It didn't seem true when the power lines blew
    Yeah, the heroin, it made us hazy
    I looked up at the clouds as I was freaking out
    God save me

    We're not in California anymore
    We're not in California anymore
    Traded all our sunshine in for a storm
    Don't say I didn't warn you
    We're not in California anymore

    The babies all cry as the scientists try
    But the politicians keep on screaming
    I'd like a road map, like to turn the clock back
    But the internet, it keeps on freezing
    Drink up every bottle and I smoke some marijuana
    I was hoping I can find some peace
    I looked up at the clouds, the light was peaking out
    I can't believe it

    We're not in California anymore
    We're not in California anymore
    Traded all our sunshine in for a storm
    Don't say I didn't warn you
    We're not in California anymore

    Visions of the dissonance
    I'm searching for the synonyms
    But all that I can say is that I think I lost my innocence
    And I bet if I ask everybody that I know
    They'd wanna be a kid again
    Visions of the dissonance
    I'm searching for the synonyms
    But all that I can say is that I think I lost my innocence
    And I bet if I ask everybody that I know
    They'd wanna be a kid again
    So they could do it different

    We're not in California anymore
    We're not in California anymore
    Traded all our sunshine in for a storm
    Don't say I didn't warn you
    We're not in California anymore

    Not in California anymore
    Not in California anymore
    Don't say I didn't warn you
    We're not in California anymore Writer/s: Kristine Flaherty, Nick Long, Thomas James Schleiter
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Bobwah from UkIs it a comfort or a curse, the knowledge that we could have avoided all this?
    I think comes from a New York Times magazine article
    Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change
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