Dashboard

Album: We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank (2007)
Charted: 61
  • Well, it would've been
    Could've been worse than you would ever know
    Oh, the dashboard melted
    But we still have the radio

    Oh, it should've been
    Could've been worse than you would ever know
    Well, you told me about nowhere
    Well, it sounds like someplace I'd like to go

    Oh, it could've been
    Should've been worse than you would ever know
    Well, the windshield was broken
    But I love the fresh air ya know
    (The dashboard melted, but we still have the radio)

    Oh, it would've been
    Could've been worse than you would ever know, oh!
    (The dashboard melted, but we still have the radio)
    Oh, we talked about nothing
    Which was more than I wanted you to know-oh-oh-oh-oh
    Now here we go!

    Oh, it would've been
    Could've been worse than it had even gone
    Well, the car was on blocks, but I was already where I want
    (It was impossible, we ran it good, we ran it good)

    Why should we ever even ever really even get to know?
    (It was impossible, we ran it good, we ran it good)
    Oh, if the world don't like us
    It'll shake us just like we were a co-oh-oh-oh-old
    Now here we go!

    Well, we scheme, and we scheme, but we always blow it
    We've yet to crash, but we still might as well enjoy it
    Standing at a light switch to each east and west horizon
    Every dawn you're surprising
    And the evening was consoling
    Saying, "See, it wasn't quite as bad as"

    Well, it would've been
    Could've been worse than you would ever know

    I was patiently erasing and recording the wrong episodes
    After you had proved my point wrong
    It wasn't like I'd let it go, oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh
    I just wanted to catch the last laugh of this show

    Yeah, it would've been
    Could've been worse than you would ever know
    Oh, the dashboard melted, but we still have the radio
    (The dashboard melted, but we ran it good, we ran it good)

    Hard-wired to conceive, so much we'd have to stow it
    Even needs have needs, tiny giants made of tinier giants
    Don't wear eyelids so I don't miss the last laugh of this show
    (The dashboard melted, but we still have the radio)

    Oh, we could've been
    Should've been worse than you would ever know
    (The dashboard melted, but we still have the radio)
    Well, you told me about nowhere
    Well, it sounds like someplace I'd like to go-oh-oh-oh-oh
    Now here we go!

    Well, we scheme, and we scheme, but we always blow it
    We've yet to crash, but we still might as well enjoy it
    Standing at a light switch to each east and west horizon
    Every dawn you're surprising
    And the evening was consoling
    Saying, "See, it wasn't quite as bad as"

    Oh, it would've been
    Could've been worse than you would ever know Writer/s: JOE PLUMMER, ISAAC K. BROCK, JEREMIAH MARTYN GREEN, ERIC SCOTT JUDY, JOHNNY MARR, THOMAS P. PELOSO
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Indigo from Adelaide, AustraliaMy favourite Modest Mouse song. It makes me smile: "the dashboard melted but we still had the radio", "Well, the windshield was broken but I love the fresh air y'know". so happy :)
  • Jon from Enumclaw , WaI just heard this song and I love it. One of my faves from Modest Mouse.
  • Kane from Wytheville, Vasuch an underrated song i for one love it
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