They're draining all the pools
They're flooding down the streets
The drains are clogged with autumn leaves
I swore that I would stop
When summertime was through
But liquor's not the enemy
So pull down the porch shades
Don't want to let the neighbors see
They've got their own secrets to keep
They're complaning like fools
They're brooding in defeat
The veins are clogged
And they ought to bleed

Breaker, breaker, come in, come in
Standing water everywhere
We need direction, a location
A north star to navigate us
Breaker, breaker, come in, come in
Transmission's breaking up
It's breaking up

Their flooding fills the basement
I'm hiding in the bathroom
Someone's pounding on the door
I plead into the mirror
He wants nothing more to do with me
He's tired of the apologies
I know it isn't raining
I can't recall the cause of this
We sustain the damages
The neighbors have the sandbags
Surrounded in sobriety
But as for me, I'm stumbling

So who's going to save you, shipwreck?
Who's going to save you, shipwreck?
Who's going to save you?
Who's going to save you?
Shipwreck
So who's going to save you?

Breaker, breaker, come in, come in
Transmission's breaking up
Breaking up
Breaker, breaker, come in, come in
Transmission's breaking up
Breaking up


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    General CommentThis song reminds me a lot of "The Lament Of Pretty Baby"..
    xelevenelevenon August 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe way he describes the weather it sounds like right now.. the end of summer. im going to go cry because i like the way you ditty bop.
    vacantjoshson September 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentto me it sounds like he's saying 'but liquors not the enemy' instead of 'But look who's not the enemy.'
    impossibledreameron June 14, 2003   Link
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    General Commentyeah im pretty sure the lyrics are a bit off up there. i am absolutely convinced this song (as are many in the Kasher catalogue) is about alcohol and self deprecation and obviously the relationship.

    lyric corrections i think:
    "i plead into the mirror."
    and of course the,
    "Liquor's not the enemy"
    cantnokdahustleon April 14, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe "breaker breaker" chorus:

    breaker breaker
    come in come in
    standing water everywhere
    we need direction
    a location
    a north star to navigate us
    breaker breaker
    come in come in
    transmission's breaking up
    it's breaking up
    kazkon June 22, 2004   Link
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    General Commentwhat album is this off of, anyone know?
    sporkifyon January 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI believe it's off a split/compilation, well I know it's one of those, it's not off an actual album. anyway.

    this is absolutely my favourite song by Kasher, lyrically at least. It's just beautiful. If these lyrics could be a painting I'd have it on my wall.
    Ves1011on February 01, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwhat a beautiful song. the chorus adds a lonely and far-away touch to the scene.
    never say foreveron February 04, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthese lyrics reminds me of what a drunk i am. i'm scared but alcohol inspires me. sadly.
    ijohnnyzon May 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. Whenever I listen to it it feels like I've been stabbed in my heart (in a good way).
    dumdumdiddayon May 14, 2005   Link

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