Lives

Album: The Moon And Antarctica (2000)
  • Everyone's afraid of their own lives
    If you could be anything you want
    I bet you'd be disappointed, am I right?

    No one really knows the ones they love
    If you knew everything they thought
    I bet that you would wish that they'd just shut up

    Well, you were the dull sound of sharp math
    When you were alive
    No one's going to play the harp when you die
    And if I had a nickel for every damn dime
    I'd have half the time, do you mind?

    Everyone's afraid of their own lives
    If you could be anything you want
    I bet you'd be disappointed, am I right?
    Am I right, am I right, am I right?
    Am I right, am I right, am I right?

    And it's our lives
    It's hard to remember, it's hard to remember
    We're alive for the first time
    It's hard to remember, it's hard to remember
    We're alive for the last time
    It's hard to remember, it's hard to remember
    To live before you die

    It's hard to remember, it's hard to remember
    That our lives are such a short time
    It's hard to remember, it's hard to remember
    When it takes such a long time
    It's hard to remember, it's hard to remember

    My mom's God is a woman and my mom she is a witch
    I like this
    My hell comes from inside, comes from inside myself
    Why fight this?

    Everyone's afraid of their own lives
    If you could be anything you want
    I bet you'd be disappointed, am I right? Writer/s: ERIC JUDY, ISAAC BROCK, JEREMIAH GREEN
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Kathleen from Brownsville, TxI LOVE ISAAC BROCK!! This song ROCKS!! I LOVE MODEST MOUSE!!
  • Jake from San Fran, CaI wonder if he hates it when people make judgments on his prefrences when THEY HAVN'T EVEN MET HIM
  • Weston from Whitefish, Mtmy comment below is referring to jay's comment
  • Weston from Whitefish, MtActually he hates it when people ask him to interpret his songs because he thinks everyone should come up with their own thoughts and ideas from the songs. They can mean whatever they want to whoever it doesn't matter.
  • Jay from Allentown, PaI dont think thats true, especially since the next line is "I like this."

    I dont think it has anything to to with Isaac's real mom at all.. I think its all metaphoric.

    Plus, these are the things that piss Isaac off. He hates when people try to interpret his songs. He says that he wrote tham at a specific time in his life and mean stuff only to him.
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