Humiliation

Album: Trouble Will Find Me (2013)
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  • I survived the dinner
    And the air went thinner
    I retired to the briars by the pool
    It gets so loud

    If I die this instant
    Taken from a distance
    They would probably list it down
    Among other things 'round town

    Got my rings around me
    I got baby to pound me
    I see stars and go weak
    My baby cries and lays me down

    In the skies over black Venice
    I see eyes of a white menace
    The surprise of the week
    Is that I never heard the sound

    All the L.A. women
    Fall asleep while swimmin'
    I got paid to fish 'em out
    And then one day I lost the job

    And I cried a little
    I got fried a little
    Then she laid her eyes on mine
    And she said, "Babe, you're better off"

    I got my rings around me
    I got baby to pound me
    I see stars and go weak
    My baby cries and lays me down

    In the skies over black Venice
    I see eyes of a white menace
    The surprise of the week
    Is that I never heard the sound

    Tunnel vision lights my way
    Lead a little life today

    As the free-fall advances
    I'm the moron who dances
    Ah
    I was teething on roses
    I was in guns and noses
    Ah

    Under the withering white skies of humiliation
    Under the withering white skies of humiliation

    Tunnel vision lights my way
    Lead a little life today
    Tunnel vision lights my way
    Lead a little life today

    She wore blue velvet
    Said she can't help it
    She wore blue velvet
    Said she can't help it
    She wore blue velvet
    Said she can't help it Writer/s: Aaron Brooking Dessner, Bryce David Dessner, Matthew Donald Berninger
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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