Disaster Button

Album: A Hundred Million Suns (2008)
  • A little after 12
    The function sweet was full
    With people I had never seen before

    Ripped up ticket stubs
    Confetti on the floor
    It dawned on me I'd seen it all before

    Cool your beans my son
    You look a fucking mess
    No ones getting out of here tonight

    Hit that button there
    The one that just says wrong
    We'll lose our lives through all our favorite songs

    [Chorus]
    Go forward to later you'll land flat on your feet
    When you were in the room, I was nailed to my seat
    I'm like a prisoner getting ready to talk
    I feel the blood in my hands and the threat in your walk
    And suddenly it lifts the roof off the place
    It puts a volt in my step
    And a grin on my face
    It cant contain me but you leaning on me
    To get me back in my box
    And snap the branches off me

    A little after 4
    The function suite is dead
    And I am just a ripped up ticket stub

    But here's a helping hand
    A voice that's far to close
    And I am up and on my broken limbs

    [Chorus]

    And suddenly it lifts the roof of the place
    It puts a volt in my step
    And a grin on my face

    It cant contain me but you leaning on me
    To get me back in my box
    And snap the branches off me Writer/s: NATHAN CONNOLLY, GARY LIGHTBODY, JONATHAN GRAHAM QUINN, TOM SIMPSON, PAUL WILSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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