Drunken Lament
by Ludo

Album: You're Awful, I Love You (2008)
  • Self-loathing is quaint
    You told me, showing restraint
    Now you're gone, and I'm lost
    In the swells, I am tossed
    Bobbing and choking and losing the fight in the fog

    You said forever
    Tell me why can't you stay?

    [Chorus]
    I'd ride in your pocket all day
    But I just don't fit, say the word and I'll change
    I'm throwing a party tonight
    I drink more than a sailor I'm sure
    Pour the rum in my eyes, tell me lies

    Oh,

    Drunk since Saturday
    Without you, without restraint
    It still stings where you stung
    Water swings in my lungs
    I'm starving for words that would ration my sadness away

    Tell me forever
    Tell me you'll come back to stay

    [Chorus]

    I'd ride in your pocket all day
    But I just don't fit, say the word and I'll change
    I'm throwing a party tonight
    I drink more than a sailor I'm sure
    Pour the rum in my eyes, tell me lies

    You were the mermaid for me
    Till one day, you found your feet
    Leaving me
    In the God-awful bottle, a model of heartache and grief

    [Chorus]

    I'd ride in your pocket all day
    But I just don't fit, say the word and I'll change
    I'm throwing a party tonight
    I drink more than a sailor I'm sure
    Pour the rum in my eyes, tell me lies Writer/s: ANDREW VOLPE, MARSHALL FANCIULLO, MATTHEW PALERMO, TIMOTHY CONVY, TIMOTHY FERRELL
    Publisher: THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY
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