Rox In The Box

Album: The King Is Dead (2011)
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  • If the rocks in the box
    Get the water right down to your socks
    This bulkhead's built of fallen brethren's bones

    We all do what we can
    We endure our fellow man
    And we sing our songs to the headframe's creaks and moans

    And it's one, two, three
    On the wrong side of the lee
    What were you meant for
    What were you meant for

    And it's seven, eight, nine
    You gave your shuffle back in line
    And if you ever make it to ten, you won't make it again
    And if you ever make it to ten, you won't make it again

    And you won't make a dime
    On this gray granite mountain mine
    Of dirt you're made and of dirt you will return

    So while we're living here
    Let's get this little one thing clear
    There's plenty of men to die, you don't jump your turn

    And it's one, two, three
    On the wrong side of the lee
    What were you meant for
    What were you meant for

    And it's seven, eight, nine
    You gave your shuffle back in line
    And if you ever make it to ten, you won't make it again
    And if you ever make it to ten, you won't make it again

    And it's one, two, three
    On the wrong side of the lee
    What were you meant for
    Whatever you're meant for

    And it's seven, eight, nine
    You gave your shuffle back in line
    And if you ever make it to ten, you won't make it again
    And if you ever make it to ten, you won't make it again
    And if you ever make it to ten, you won't make it again Writer/s: COLIN MELOY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Steven from Belle Vernon, PaI think it should be mentioned that the musical interlude is the tune to "Raggle Taggle Gypsy," a famous Scottish/Irish folk song.
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