Don't Uncork What You Can't Contain

Album: Tales from the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles (2014)
  • A man finds a bottle on the bottom shelf
    Forgotten and covered in dust
    The label is already half worn off
    Still, open it up he must

    As the corkscrew into the cork it goes
    He hears the weird refrain,
    "Do you what you like, but never uncork
    Uncork what you can't contain
    Do what you like but never uncork
    Uncork what you can't contain"

    Pandora had a pretty little box
    Wisely she kept it hid
    Until one day she couldn't resist
    Playing around with the lid
    As the demons flew and the shadows grew
    This song went around her brain

    "You can do what you like but never uncork
    Uncork what you can't contain
    You can do what you like but never uncork
    Uncork what you can't contain."

    As the demons flew and the shadows grew
    This song went around her brain
    "You can do what you like but never uncork
    Uncork what you can't contain."

    Macklemore went to the thrift shop
    Looking to pop some tags
    Found an ancient oil lamp
    Hidden among the rags
    So he picked it up and he rubbed it down
    Thought he'd gone insane

    Cause a genie flew out, singing "Never uncork
    Uncork what you can't contain"
    Genie flew out, singing "Never uncork
    Uncork what you can't contain"

    He picked it up and he rubbed it down
    Thought he'd gone insane
    Cause the genie flew out singing "Never uncork
    Uncork what you can't contain."
    But sometimes though you have to
    Let out what you're keeping inside
    If you keep it all in, your head will spin
    And your mouth is all tongue tied

    You've got to find the way to say what you say
    And get it down on the page
    Or the stage
    It's the cage for that tiger rage that you can't contain

    Yes the page and the stage is the cage for that tiger rage
    That you can't contain, for real
    The page and the stage is the cage
    For that tiger rage, what it is that you feel
    So, do what you like but you better uncork
    Uncork what you can't contain
    Do what you like but you better uncork
    Uncork what you can't contain

    Cause the page and the stage is the cage
    For that tiger rage that'll cause you pain
    Do what you like but you better uncork
    Uncork what you can't contain Writer/s: CURTIS JAMES JACKSON, GERRY LEONARD, SCOTT SPENCER STORCH, SUZANNE VEGA
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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