American Dream

Album: American Dream (2017)
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  • Wake up with somebody near you
    And at someone else's place
    You took acid and looked in the mirror
    Watched the beard crawl around on your face
    Oh, the revolution was here
    That would set you free from those bourgeoisie
    In the morning everything's clearer
    When the sunlight exposes your age

    But that's okay
    And that's okay

    Grab your clothes and head to the doorway
    If you dance out, no one complains
    Find the place where you can be boring
    Where you won't need to explain
    That you're sick in the head and you wish you were dead
    Or at least instead of sleeping here you prefer your own bed, come on
    You just suck at self-preservation
    Versus someone else's pain

    So you feel drained
    And insane
    And insane

    He was leather and you were screaming
    Swinging chains against the stage
    And you couldn't know he was leaving
    But now more will go with age, you know
    So get up and stop your complaining
    You know that you're the only one who's been destroying all the fun
    Look what happened when you were dreaming
    Then punch yourself in the face
    So you kiss and you clutch but you can't fight that feeling
    That your one true love is just awaiting your big meeting
    So you never even asked for names
    You just look right through them as if you already came
    It's a drug of the heart and you can't stop the shaking
    'Cause the body wants what it's terrible at taking, oh
    And you can't remember the meaning
    But there's no going back against this California feeling

    (Sha-bang, sha-bang)
    American dream
    (Sha-bang, sha-bang)
    American dream
    (Sha-bang, sha-bang)
    American dream
    (Sha-bang, sha-bang, oh oh) Writer/s: James Jeremiah Murphy
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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