Bad Luck

  • Woke a dog from a running dream
    And that's bad luck (bad luck)
    Ate a black fly in the cream
    And that's bad luck (bad, bad luck)
    Chipped my tooth on an engagement ring
    That's bad luck (bad luck)
    Could have stopped any one of these things
    But that would have been bad luck

    Are you tired of things going right?
    Things going wrong?
    Tired of trying to make everyone happy?
    Too tired to sing your own songs

    Do you wish you could stop everything
    And take back your love?
    Say you're sorry you gave it up so easy
    And cry like you're trying to be born?

    Woke a dog from a running dream
    And that's bad luck (bad luck)
    Ate a black fly in the cream
    And that's bad luck (bad, bad luck)
    Chipped my tooth on an engagement ring
    That's bad luck (bad luck)
    I could've stopped any one of these things
    But that would have been bad luck

    So I died and went to work
    So I died and went to work
    It's not as bad as I thought it would be
    But it's still pretty bad luck
    It's not as bad as I thought it would be
    But it's still pretty bad luck

    I woke a dog from a running dream
    And that's bad luck (bad luck)
    Ate a black fly in the cream
    And that's bad luck (bad, bad luck)
    Chipped my tooth on an engagement ring
    That's bad luck (bad luck)
    Could have stopped any one of these things
    But that would have been bad luck

    And love, the most contrary asset of them all
    Dragging in on nature's coattails
    Acting like it wrote the moon
    Trying to pass riddles as poetry
    Embargo is love's waiting room
    And meantime, right here in human time
    My heart could break for a one-legged seagull
    And still afford nothing to you (that's bad luck)

    Are you tired of things going right?
    Things going wrong?
    Tired of trying to make everyone happy?
    Too tired to sing your own songs

    Woke a dog from a running dream
    And that's bad luck (bad luck)
    Ate a black fly in the cream
    And that's bad luck (bad, bad luck)
    Chipped my tooth on an engagement ring
    That's bad luck (bad luck)
    Could have stopped any one of these things
    But that would have been bad luck

    So I died and went to work
    So I died and went to work
    So I died and went to work
    So I died and went to work Writer/s: Paul Rigby, Neko Case
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Peermusic Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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