"Radio" as written by Elizabeth Grant and Justin Parker....
Shaking like a dog shittin' razorblades
Waking up next to nothing after dreaming of you and me
I'm waking up all alone, waking up so relieved
While you're taking your time with apologies

I'm making my plans for revenge
Red eyes on orange horizons
If Columbus was wrong, I'd drive straight off the edge
I'd drive straight off the edge

Taking your own life with boredom
I'm taking my own life with wine
It helps you to rule out the sorrow
It helps me to empty my mind

Making the most of a bad time
I'm smoking the brains from my head
Leaving the coal calling the kettle black and orange and red
This kettle is seeing red

I've got a big fat fuckin' bone to pick with you my darling
In case you haven't heard I'm sick and tired of trying
I wish you would take my radio to bathe with you
Plugged in and ready to fall

Shaking like a dog shittin' razorblades
Waking up next to nothing after dreaming of you and me
Waking up all alone, waking up so relieved
While you're taking your time with apologies

I'm planning out my revenge
Red eyes on orange horizons
If Columbus was wrong I'd drive straight off the edge
I'm seeing red

I've got a big fat fuckin' bone to pick with you my darling
In case you haven't heard, I'm sick and tired of trying
I wish you would take my radio to bathe with you
Plugged in and ready to fall

Plugged in and ready to fall
Plugged in and ready to fall
Plugged in and ready to fall


Lyrics submitted by oofus, edited by Memento22Mori

"Radio" as written by Will Clark Michael Lang Macallister

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  • +2
    General CommentI sorta wonder why he says "take MY radio". if I was him, I'd want her to take her own god damn radio.
    fangbutton December 03, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI told my ex to listen to this song, he was speechless!
    flashing_greenon June 02, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentGreat song. 1st time I heard it "Shaking like a dog shittin' razorblades" Made me laugh like hell but now i appriciate this song it kicks ass!
    ADimeADexteron June 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is the perfect 'i hate you' song to that certain someone in your life. this song gets me thru my days.
    stokified912on January 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBasically he is sick and tired of the attitude of this Bitch that he used to like but she hurt him really bad so he just wants her to basically die now. He still dreams about her but then when he realizes that it was just a dream he is relieved because he doesn't want anything to do with her. He's so frustrated with her he just wants to kill himself sometimes. This song isn't like most of theres but I like it a lot.
    emojayon February 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentalkaline trio. probably one of the only bands to put the line 'shaking like a dog shitting razorblades, and get away with it. i love this song, its pretty bitter- good break up song.
    NihilisticFerreton April 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentanother amazing alk3 song. they played it for their encore at a recent show i saw, and it was great. it's so bitter, it's perfect.
    Bella00on April 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is probably one of the best all-time break-up songs that's in the "I-wish-that-you'd-fucking-die-you-rat-bastard" stage of the break-up. Its freakin' beautiful.
    JennyMayKayon April 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is so beautiful after having enjoy ur day on repeat for about 3 weeks when me and me ex split then had this on repeat for even longer......is one of the best break up songs is heart achingly sad and so beautiful
    sKeMo_kidon May 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA beautifully written song for the men (and women) out there who rip someones heart out after putting it back in for them. Absolutely the best line, for me at least, "while you're taking your time with apologies, I'm making my plans for revenge". Alk3 is abso-frieking-lutely the best for break up songs....
    poeticademonicaon May 03, 2002   Link

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