Brother

Album: Ten (2009 Re-issue) (2009)
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  • You should be happy with what you got,
    You should be hard to be a brother,
    You should be happy with what we give you

    Hand over my face.
    I am related to my enemy.
    My house on fire,
    And my big brother come put the blame on me.

    He's a-pushin', I'm being pushed from above.
    Oh, and a brother, back to back to back,
    Better back off of him.

    You should not question at all his authority

    Use a flag as a bandage.
    Stick 'em up, show us your pocket hypocrisy.
    In the closet, my pleasures
    'Cause my big brother don't want to just let me be

    Oh, and I'm pushin', oh if I could get above,
    Oh, and a brother back to back back,
    Keep your back off.
    Oh, and I'm pushin', I'm being pushed from above.
    Oh, and a brother, back to back to back,
    Better back off of him

    Face down, brother,
    Face down [Repeat: x3]

    In my mind there's a clearing.
    Black clouds flow through gray still skies.
    And the birds don't even whisper.
    I'm flying out, I'm flying,

    Back to back back, better back off,
    Back to back to back, a better, better, better,
    Back to back to back, back to back back, brother,
    Face down, brother,
    Face down,
    Face down, brother,
    Face down, almost, fired,
    Face down, I got a gun,
    Face down,
    I got a gun, I got a gun,
    Face down, I got a gun,
    Face down

    Fuck it, I'm just gonna go home, turn on the fuckin' TV,
    Watch the nightly news and drink a beer,
    Like I could even change the world, yeah right Writer/s: STONE GOSSARD
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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