Uncle Jonny

Album: Sam's Town (2006)
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  • When everybody else refrains
    My uncle Jonny did cocaine
    He's convinced himself right in his brain
    That it helps to take away the pain
    Hey, Jonny
    Hey, what you say, Jonny?

    I wanna go out tonight
    Come a little closer to the city lights
    Levitation ain't your only friend
    Levitation coming back again
    Feel a burning in your body's core
    It's a yearning that you can't ignore
    Now I wanna go out tonight

    Superman and hold on tight
    He's convinced himself right in his brain
    That it helps to take away the pain
    Hey, Jonny
    Hey, what you say, Jonny?

    My appetite ain't got no heart
    I said, my appetite ain't got no heart
    Shocking people when you feel that pull
    Shock 'em, drop 'em when you know it's full

    I feel a burning in your body's core
    It's a yearning that you can't ignore
    I gotta go out tonight
    Hey, Jonny, I got faith in you, man
    I mean it, it's gonna be all right
    He's convinced himself right in his brain
    That it helps to take away the pain
    Hey, what you say, Jonny?

    Tell us what's going on
    Feels like everything's wrong
    Hey, what you say, Jonny?
    If the future is real
    Jonny, you've got to heal
    Hey, what you say, Jonny?

    When everybody else refrains
    My uncle Jonny did cocaine Writer/s: Brandon Flowers, Dave Brent Keuning, Mark August Stoermer, Ronnie Jr. Vannucci
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Ben from Pensacola, Fl"shockin people when you feel that people"

    should be "shockin people when you feel that pull"
  • Paris from Cardiff, United Kingdomi think this is my least favourite of the killers songs, the music is as good as ever, theres somethignabout it that repulses me. i wouldnt say the lyrics are boring, but it's kinda wierd and it just doesnt make me feel that kind of vibe that i get from most of their songs :(
  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnThis song has cool guitar riffs but the lyrics are kinda boring.
  • Kylie from Ventura, CaLove this song. The guitar riff throughout the songis really catchy. I really like the part where he's talking.
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