"Get Up" as written by and Peter Buck Bill Berry....
Sleep delays my life (get up, get up)
Where does time go? (get up, get up, get up)
I don't know, oh
Sleep, sleep, sleepy head (get up, get up, get up)
Wake it up, up (get up, get up)
You've got all your life (way up ahead)
(Get up, get up, get up)

Dreams, they complicate my life (dreams, they complement my life)

I've seen you lay and pine (get up, get up)
I've seen you lay and pine (get up, get up)
Life is rough, rough (get up, get up, get up)
I've seen you laying down (get up)
With the loving kind (get up, get up)
I know life is hard, hard (where goes your time?)
Where to turn, where to turn? (get up, get up)

Dreams, they complicate my life (dreams, they complement my life)

D-d-dream time

Dreams, they complicate my life (dreams, they complement my life)
This time, no escape, I wake up (get up, get up)
Get up, get up
Get up
Get up
Get up, get up, get up


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"Get Up" as written by Peter Buck Bill Berry

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    General Commenttelling a friend to stop trying to sleep away his troubles...get up and face them
    sleepingbagon January 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentHeehe wow this song is *me*
    simsfreqon January 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentJust wanting to be sedentary and live a peaceful life, when others want to shake things up and make changes.
    rockmanon January 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentstipe calls this his favorite song on the tourfilm dvd
    laocoonon April 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about Mike Mills.
    androgybunnyon June 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentDreams complicate my life too Mike... I feel you.
    Ccorkoon April 24, 2013   Link
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    My InterpretationIt's funny that I take the opposite interpretation from the rest.
    I always saw it from a point of view of a person that sees sleep as a waste of time, dreams just a complication, "There's time for sleep when I'm dead" kind of attitude.
    cosumelon July 18, 2013   Link
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    Song FactTHIS SONG IS ABOUT THE MEETING BETWEEN THE BAND, DAVID BOWIE AND IGGY POP DURING SOME 'DOWN TIME' ON TOUR.
    THE EXHAUSTION OF TOURING AND BEING 'FRIENDLY' WAS TAKING ITS TOLL ON DAVE BERRY.
    DAVID BOWIE RELAYED SOME COUTEOUS ADVICE VIA THE MENTORING OF BRIAN ENO.
    exobscuraon January 21, 2016   Link

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