The Birthday Party

Album: Notes On A Conditional Form (2020)
Charted: 69
  • Hello, there's a place that I've been going
    There's a place I've been going
    Now I'm clean it would seem
    Let's go somewhere I'll be seen
    As sad as it seems
    I seen Greg and he was like
    "Seen friends at the birthday party
    They were kinda fucked up before it even started
    They were gonna go to the Pinegrove show
    They didn't know about all the weird stuff
    So they just left it" (so they just left it)
    I was wasted (I was wasted)
    And cold, minding my business

    And I seen the girls and they were all like
    "Do you wanna come and get fucked up?"
    Listen, I got myself a missus, says there can't be any kissing
    "No, don't be a fridge, you better wise up, kid
    It's all Adderall now, it doesn't make you wanna do it"

    "This ain't going well", I thought I was stuck in Hell
    In a boring conversation with a girl called Mel
    'Bout her friend in Cincinnati called Matty as well
    Pulled away when I went in for the kiss
    No, it wasn't a diss
    You put the tap on to cover up the sound of your piss
    After four years, don't you think I'm over all this?
    "That's rich from a man who can't shit in a hotel room
    He's gotta share for a bit"
    You make a little hobby out of going to the lobby
    To get things that they don't have

    Does it go through ya when I'm talking to ya?
    You know that I could sue you if we're married
    And you fuck up again
    Impress myself with stealth and bad health
    And my wealth and regressive causes
    Then drink your kombucha and buy a Ed Ruscha
    Surely, it's a print 'cause I'm not made of it
    Look, the fucking state of it
    I came pretty late to it
    We can still be mates 'cause it's only a picture

    All your friends in one place
    Oh, we're a scene, whatever that means
    I depend on my friends to stay clean
    As sad as it seems
    As sad as it seems
    As sad as it seems

    As sad as it seems Writer/s: Adam Hann, George Daniel, Matthew Healy, Ross MacDonald
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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