Lock The Locks

Album: Computers And Blues (2011)
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  • I had a funny dream and I came to screaming
    That I was in a funny house but it was kind of mine
    And I was with you only it wasn't you
    It happened in the past but it was somehow now

    It put it into focus, things became clear
    I had to plan something I handed in my notice
    Even though to most it looked random
    My heart had left I was just going in tandem

    [Chorus]
    (I smoked one too many cigarettes
    I heard one too many lies
    And I've gambled on too many bets
    I lost it all to this life)
    I'm packing up my desk I've put it into boxes (...to this life)
    Knock out the lights, lock the locks and leave

    I'll leave one evening be seen off
    At a party for my parting in a bar
    It starts on the early side and ends in a gutter
    With a fumble with a colleague in a car

    No more alarm that barks in the dark
    With the beeping like darts to the heart
    Yes, the maze it does look deep
    And days are over for dozing on my cheek

    (I smoked one too many cigarettes
    I heard one too many lies
    And I've gambled on too many bets
    I lost it all to this life)
    I'm packing up my desk I've put it into boxes (...to this life)
    Knock out the lights, lock the locks and leave

    Read the funny card signed by all
    That was purchased by the person I will always recall
    Lock away my labors, steel stationary
    A kiss on the lips or a grin in a grip

    I had a funny dream and I came to screaming
    That I was in a funny house but it was kind of mine
    And I was with you only it wasn't you
    It happened in the past but it was somehow now

    I came to it noon through the tune of a spoon
    In a mug in a room, but I knew very soon
    That the mug in the room, was the mug yours truly
    Because I never stood up for what I wanted to do

    (I smoked one too many cigarettes
    I heard one too many lies
    And I've gambled on too many bets
    I lost it all to this life)
    I'm packing up my desk I've put it into boxes (...to this life)
    Knock out the lights, lock the locks and leave

    (I smoked one too many cigarettes
    I heard one too many lies
    And I've gambled on too many bets
    I lost it all too this...
    I smoked one too many cigarettes
    I heard one too many lies
    And I've gambled on too many bets
    I lost it all too this life)
    I'm packing up my desk I've put it into boxes (...to this life)
    Knock out the lights, lock the locks and leave (...to this life) Writer/s: CHRISTOPHER BROWN, CLARE RITA MARY MAGUIRE, MICHAEL GEOFFREY SKINNER
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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