Get 'Em Up

Album: No Fixed Address (2014)
  • His driver’s license said James he went by Jim
    A gangster wanna be and baby that was him
    He stole his uncle’s 44 last Friday night
    Said if I wanted in we’d have to plan this thing just right
    We’ll need the gloves, we’ll need the bags a couple masks
    We’ll need to steal a car with windows tinted black
    He picked the nearest bank on main and 17th
    We wrote down every line from every movie that we’d seen
    Screamin’

    This is a robbery now get down on the floor
    We’re here for all the shit that you don’t need no more (yeah)
    We want your cash open the safe get off the phone
    Don’t be a hero and you might just make it home
    Get ‘em up
    Then get down
    Reach for the sky
    Then go ahead and kiss the ground
    Get ‘em up
    Then get down
    Reach for the sky
    Then go ahead and kiss the ground
    Get ‘em up
    Get ‘em get ‘em up

    The fresh restored mustang small block 302
    Drove by the bank a dozen times this afternoon
    The only parking spot was half a bock away
    Gave us time to practice just exactly what to say
    Screamin’

    This is a robbery now get down on the floor
    We’re here for all the shit that you don’t need no more (yeah)
    We want your cash open the safe get off the phone
    Don’t be a hero and you might just make it home
    Get ‘em up
    Then get down
    Reach for the sky
    Then go ahead and kiss the ground
    Get ‘em up
    Then get down
    Reach for the sky
    Then go ahead and kiss the ground
    Get ‘em up
    Get ‘em get ‘em up
    Get ‘em get ‘em up

    The only thing I wish that one of us had known
    That it was Sunday and the god damn bank was closed
    Too bad we didn't see the cops across the street
    We dropped our guns and tried
    to run and there went all our dreams
    Screamin’

    This is a robbery now get down on the floor
    We’re here for all the shit that you don’t need no more (yeah)
    We wanted easy, straight and now we’ll never know
    Somebody call my mom and tell her I ain’t coming home
    Get ‘em up
    Then get down
    Reach for the sky
    Then go ahead and kiss the ground
    Get ‘em up
    Then get down
    Reach for the sky
    Then go ahead and kiss the ground
    Get ‘em up

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