Staring At The Stars

Album: All The Little Lights (2012)
  • Tobacco stains our yellow teeth
    And all our fingers and underneath
    Our fingernails, that clasp on sheets
    As we try desperately to sleep

    Hearts are sad and eyes are tired
    And all this Red Bull keeps us wired
    Gives us wings
    It gives us rings around our eyes

    We put three sugars in our tea
    Sit to watch too much day time TV
    And laugh at mums
    Who don't know who the father is

    And all our girlfriends are long gone
    We watch too much internet porn
    Who needs love
    When you've got silicone and strap ons

    And beer bloats our spoiled guts
    And shit jobs keep us in ruts
    And keep us eying up
    The what's and ifs and buts and maybes

    And falling over in the street
    Is just a part of every week
    And we lie drunkenly
    Just staring at the stars

    Remember when they were in reach
    And all the teachers used to teach
    You can do anything
    If you put your mind to it

    We put our minds to it all
    But disappointment crashed the ball
    We could have done anything
    But we just never quite knew it

    So tie your scarf on tight
    It's to be a cold night
    Tie your scarf on tight
    It's to be a cold night

    And tie your scarf on tight
    It's to be a cold night
    And tie your scarf on tight
    It's to be a cold night

    Oh oh, so tie your scarf on tight
    It's to be a cold night
    And tie your scarf on tight
    It's to be a cold night Writer/s: MICHAEL DAVID ROSENBERG
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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