Sleep When I'm Dead

Album: 4:13 Dream (2008)
Charted: 68
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  • "Sleep when I'm dead, you angels"
    "I'll sleep when I'm dead" I said
    "Sleep when I'm dead, you angels
    "I'll sleep when I'm dead" I said
    "Sleep when I'm dead, you angels"

    But until then"

    They told me I would live forever
    If I kept it clean
    They said I would be the chosen one
    If I took one for the team

    Yeah, it's the only way to be
    Never think it isn't fair
    That's a green-eyed panic climb
    To the edge of nowhere

    Give it to the chicken
    And see if it ticks
    Yeah, give it to the kitten
    And see if it sits
    Then give it to the wonderful
    Wonderful me
    And I will tell on my return
    The way it is
    With all the happy boys and girls
    Yeah, the whole h-h-happy world
    And the love they feel for me
    Yeah, the love they feel for me

    "Sleep when I'm dead, you angels"
    "I'll sleep when I'm dead" I said
    "Sleep when I'm dead, you angels"
    "I'll sleep when I'm dead" I said

    They told me I could run the world
    If I kept it quiet
    They said I could be the man
    If I took it out of sight

    In a monkey suit again
    Having fun with all your friends
    How a casual hour can pull
    All this world to pieces

    Give it to the bunny
    And see if she kicks
    Yeah, give it to the puppy
    And see if he sticks
    Then give it to the wonderful
    Wonderful me
    I'll let you know when I get back
    Just how it is with all the other boys and girls
    Yeah, the whole, w-, other world

    And the way it stirs inside
    And the why it never burns at night
    And the way they make the climb
    And the why they never pray for time
    And the way I show surprise
    And the why I never close my eyes
    Yeah, just how it is

    "Sleep when I'm dead, you angels"
    "I'll sleep when I'm dead" I said
    "Sleep when I'm dead, you angels"
    "I'll sleep when I'm dead" I said
    "Sleep when I'm dead, you angels"
    "I'll sleep when I'm dead" I said
    "Sleep when I'm dead, you angels"
    "I'll sleep when I'm dead"
    But until then"

    I should at least feel tired, I think
    Before I lay me down to dream Writer/s: Jason Toop Cooper, Porl Thompson, Robert James Smith, Simon Gallup
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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