the ridiculous

UP SEEMS SO DOWN  was recorded by Produced by Rob Newton and Dillon Blaney in 2011/12 at NewSound Studio

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summer sun sets on a golden beach

and the person you love is always out of reach

they say those who can't will probably teach
so i will set my sights as low to know your just about to preach

about the way things were or the way they might have been

 

if you were counting on the Truth like you were waiting on a friend

a couple of cervezas keeps you kickin' it in the wind

it's rolling in the waves thinking summer never ends

but the weeks they turn to months and the years go by like weeks 

and the money dries up and you're serving someone's drinks

 the bar you love is empty and you feel so incomplete

and now you talk a lot of smack but you're still propping up your feet

 one night it's just a joke but then it's a  favor for a friend

and the next your in the backseat with a benji in your hand 

it wasn't what you wanted but i guess it pays the rent

so much for living like the stars cause girl you're living like your dead

 

 it's funny how when you think about the happily never after

but when their pumping you with lies you find it doesn't really matter

the truth ain't gonna change what will [stain]remains is the laughter

it's a long way to the paradise that they gotcha you running after

it's the ridiculous

the obvious

 superfluous 

and that's the risk when everything you are is just skin deep

are you curious and furious and just a little bold enough

and cold and old enough to to sweep them off their feet

and young enough and dumb enough to sweep them off their feet

are you heartbreaker (mmm) a risk taker

did you end up in the streets/sheets (2nd) having to shake your money maker / you're preaching in the square saying don't nobody knock it 

just a hefty dividend now in someone else's pocket

and every tv tells the lie that you are what you can buy

and every misfit's out of place if you believe the alibi

they try to tell you what you want and then they offer you the sky

but when it doesn't measure up they can't even look you in the eye

are your sultry with the eyes and pouty with your lips?

a quickie with the catch?

you used to be a catchy with the quips

now it's chains and chips, whips and dips, and just a little sip

and it's one more for road so we can see how well it fits

i wonder how ten years from now how it's really going to be

your looks ran out and left you without a backup strategy

and you say it doesn't matter because all you want is to be free

well you're free to sleep out on the streets for just a little fee

it's funny how when you think about the happily never after

but when their pumping you with lies you find it doesn't really matter 

the truth ain't gonna change what remains is the laughter.

it's a long way to the paradise that they keep ya running after

it's the ridiculous

the obvious

superfluous 

and that's the risk when everything you are is just skin deep

are you curious and furious and just a little bold enough

and cold and old enough to to sweep them off their feet

and young enough and dumb enough to sweep them off their feet

are you heartbreaker (mmm) a risk taker

did you end up in the sheets having to shake your money maker

you're preaching in the square saying don't nobody knock it 

just a hefty dividend now in someone else's pocket

welcome to the ridiculous

where everything you  was traded for a kiss

of all the things you'll miss you're  # 1

how about that? you're finally #1 

music words robb

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