If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich?

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We'll have it when
The narcissism seeps into our rocking seats
So when our kids
Die alone
We'll have waited long enough to say, "It's not my fault"
And the rambling, the solipsism
Will be our legacy, and we'll be fine with it

"No, no, no don't work too hard
You need a break for yourself
Don't wait around for signs"
From crib to catheter in no time...

Aging oblivion
Slithered out her dress, and I paid my respects
When she spit in my face
I gargled like an engine, swallowed like a nun
I was gambling for optimism
But she was my only card, now I have nothing

"No, no, no don't work too hard
You need a break from yourself
You'll always have more time
Don't begin what you can't finish by tonight"

"Don't work too hard"
"Don't work too hard"
"Don't work too hard"
"Don't work"

Can't find my keys
Can't find my pulse
I have no pulse
I didn't notice
We were
The same thing

The same thing

Giving up gets sweeter every time


from Better Than Death, released July 15, 2016
Harry Gilboa - Vocals and Lyrics

Franky Kohn - Lead Guitar

Michael Aboutboul - Bass Guitar

Ben Stackel - Drums

Jasmine Smith - Artwork

Mixed by Franky Kohn



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