Traded in My Cigarettes

Album: The Defamation of Strickland Banks (2010)
  • There's people inside
    Telling me to watch my back
    If I wanna survive
    I gotta stop them in their tracks

    They've been making life hard
    They've been taking me for a fool
    So I saved up all my cigarettes
    And I traded them in for a tool

    Because now you know I've gotta get tough now baby
    I gotta do what I gotta do
    Because yeah you know things are getting rough now baby
    Tell me what I'm supposed to do

    Woo

    Doing my time
    In a cage that ain't fit for a rat
    Waiting to die
    What kind of bad existence is that
    Oh I don't wanna hurt nobody no no
    But what choice do I have
    If I don't do something crazy
    They're gonna keep coming back

    Because now you know I've gotta get tough now baby
    I gotta do what I gotta do
    Because yeah you know things are getting rough now baby
    Ain't got nothing left to lose no no no no no no

    They've been making things hard
    Oh they've been making my life bad
    So I traded in my cigarettes
    So when they come I can protect myself

    Ohh ohh

    So when they come I can protect myself
    From those demons
    Haunting me like ghosts
    Someone tell me I'm dreaming
    This all up in my head
    Someone wake me up from my bed
    Tell me this ain't really happening

    Gotta get tough now baby
    I gotta do what I gotta do
    Because yeah you know things are getting rough now baby
    Ain't got nothing left to lose no no no no

    Things are getting tough now baby
    I gotta do what I gotta do
    Because yeah you know things are getting rough now baby
    Ain't got nothing left to lose no no no no

    Things are getting tough now
    I gotta do what I gotta do
    Because yeah you know things are getting rough now baby
    Ain't got nothing left to lose no no no no Writer/s: ERIC APPAPOULAY, TOM WRIGHT-GOSS, RICHARD CASSELL, BENJAMIN PAUL BALANCE-DREW
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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