I Shall Believe

Come to me nowAnd lay your hands over meEven if it’s a lieSay it will be alrightAnd I shall believe I’m broken in twoAnd I know you’re on to meThat I only come homeWhen I’m so all aloneBut I do believe That not everything is gonna be the wayYou think […]

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No One Said It Would Be Easy

It’s obvious the trouble we’re inWhen your father pulls up in a Mercedes BenzHe says he just happened to be in the neighborhoodBut before he leaves he slips the landlord the rentYou say, "It’s just a question of eliminatingobstacles"As you throw your dinner out the kitchen doorYou say, "I know […]

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Soak Up The Sun

My friend the communist Holds meetings in his RV I can’t afford his gasSo I’m stuck here watching TVI don’t have digitalI don’t have diddly squatIt’s not having what you wantIt’s wanting what you’ve got [CHORUS:]I’m gonna soak up the sunGonna tell everyone To lighten up (I’m gonna tell ’em […]

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Hole In My Pocket

You can tell me the world is round and I’ll prove to you it’s squareYou can keep your feet on the ground,but I’ll be walking on airYou’re pretty good at waitingWhile I go running aroundWell, that’s just the way it is, you knowI got a hole in my pocketYou give […]

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Can’t Cry Anymore

Took your carDrove to TexasSorry, honeyBut I suspected we were throughAnd I can’t cry anymoreSince I leftBeen feelin’ better, cause that’sWhat you get when youStay together too longAnd I can’t cry anymore [Chorus]Wouldn’t it be good ifwe could hop a flight to anywhereSo long to this lifeSo much for pretendingBad […]

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Maybe That’s Something

We lay around just like gurusIn borrowed robesAnd talk about nothingWell maybe that’s somethingMaybe that’s something You stretch out across a long long tableWithout hesitationYou say, "I’m willing and able" [Chorus]Maybe that’s somethingMaybe that’s one thing more than I’ve seenMaybe that’s something more than nothing You say good, I say […]

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Anything But Down

I light your cigarettesI bring you apples from the vineHow quickly you forgetI run the bath and pour the wineI bring you everything that floats into your mind But you don’t bring me anything but downYou don’t bring me anything but downYou don’t bring me anything but downWhen you come […]

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Maybe Angels

Six-lane highway running up to my back doorBut it won’t take me where I want to beI took the I-95 down to PensacolaAll I found was a bunch of holyrollersThe don’t know nothing about saving me [Chorus]I swear they’re out there,I swear, I swear they’re out there,I swear, I swear […]

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Leaving Las Vegas

Life springs eternalOn a gaudy neon streetNot that I care at allI spent the best part of my losing streakIn an Army JeepFor what I can’t recallOh I’m banging on my TV setAnd I check the oddsAnd I place my betI pour a drinkAnd I pull the blindAnd I wonder […]

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Love Is A Good Thing

Watch out sister, watch out brother,Watch our children while they kill each otherWith a gun they bought at Wal-mart discount storesWelcome to the hallway, metal detectors just been installedHey isn’t cops and robbers gettin’ to be a big boreMary, Mary quite contrary, close the door now,It’s much too scaryAnd your […]

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My Favorite Mistake

I woke up and called this morningThe tone of your voice was a warningThat you don’t care for me anymore I made up the bed we sleep inI looked at the clock when you creep inIt’s 6 a.m. and I’m alone [Chorus]Did you know when you goIt’s the perfect endingTo […]

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Safe And Sound

Maybe this is foreverForever fades awayLike a rocket ascending into spaceCould you not be sadCould you not break downAfter all I won’t let go o [CHORUS:]Until you’re safe and soundUntil you’re safe and sound There’s beauty in releaseThere’s no one left to pleaseBut you and me o I don’t blame […]

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It's So Easy

All I want to knowIs when you goDo you think of meCause I could let you go But there’d be a holeWhere my heart used to be o [CHORUS:]It’s so easy holding you near I could melt in your arms and disappearLoving you baby is breaking my heart tonight It’s […]

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Hard To Make A Stand

Old James Dean MonroeHands out flowers at the Shop-N-GoHopes for money but all he gets is fearAnd the wind blows up his coatAnd this he scribbles on a perfume note"If I’m not here, then you’re not here"And he says, "Call me Miscreation,I’m a walking celebration" [Chorus]And it’s hard to make […]

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Riverwide

I spent a year in the mouth of a whaleWith a flame and a book of signsYou’ll never know how hard I’ve failedTrying to make up for lost time Once I believed in things unseenI was blinded by the darkOut of the multitude to meHe came and broke my heart […]

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