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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Lyrics of the day: "The Kids Will Grow Up to Be Assholes," by The Paper Chase

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"The Kids Will Grow Up To Be Assholes" The Paper Chase Now You Are One Of Us

Good god almighty! The phantom body He's gone and done it again, you know he's at it again And it's the last thing you should ever do But if you look at the abyss, it will look right back at you

Give you a sense of being stared at

Calm down, Jonestown

So help me god I'll drink it down

We'll be watching you so watch your mouth

Hold me, armless

Because we're ready to make you one of us

We'll be watching you so watch your mouth

You better watch your mouth

The kids will grow up to be assholes

The kids will grow up to leave you with your house with your plants

The kids will grow up to be assholes

The kids will grow up to leave you in your house where you lay

Remember how we used to laugh all the time?

I'm fairly sure it was never at the same time

I am a ghost that haunts your hometown

I'm around I'm the sounds you swear you swore that�

Calm down, Jonestown

So help me god I�ll drink it down

We'll be watching you so watch your mouth

Hold me, armless

We're ready to make you one of us

The song won't sing itself so just sing out

You don't want your messes cleaned

You don't want your bodies fixed

You don't want your problems solved, stories all resolved

You have nothing to lean on

You don't want your stitches sewn

'Cause then you'll have the big unknown

And we'll be watching you so watch your mouth�

You better watch your mouth

--All Shook Down.

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