We must talk in every telephone
Get eaten off the web
We must rip out all the epilogues
From the books that we have read
And to the face of every criminal
Strapped firmly to a chair
We must stare, we must stare, we must stare

We must take all of the medicines
Too expensive now to sell
Set fire to the preacher
Who is promising us hell
And to the ear of every anarchist
Who sleeps but never dreams
We must sing, we must sing, we must sing

And it'll go like this

While my mother waters plants
My father loads his gun
He says death will give us back to God
Just like the setting sun
Is returned to the lonesome ocean

We must blend into the choir
Sing in static with the whole
We must memorize nine numbers
And deny we have a soul
And from this endless race for property
And privilege to be won
We must run, we must run, we must run

We must hold up in the bunker
Where the dying soldier laughs
We must stare into a crystal ball
And only see the past
And to the caverns of tomorrow
With just our flashlights and our love
We must plunge, we must plunge, we must plunge

And then we'll get down there
You know, way down in the very bottom
And we'll see it
Oh my God, we'll see it, we'll see it

Oh, my morning's coming back
The whole world's waking up
All the city buses swimming past
I'm happy just because
I found out I am really no one

Lyrics submitted by drunk.kid.catholic

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    General CommentI taped this song when it was one Craig Kilborne (sp?) and i watch it all the time. i like it alot..
    Squirleyon October 10, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis is quite the song. i also taped it when it was on craig kilborn. i went to see the "monsters of folk" on oct. 15 at berkeley. this song was one of the many performed and it was even better. it's a great song. i think it's about life these days.
    smashingkiton December 06, 2004   Link
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    General CommentVery good song. Saw it live last month, beautifully done.
    sugarinmyteaon February 26, 2005   Link
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    General Comment'At the Bottom of Everything'
    sambo28on April 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBest part.... "1, 2, 666"
    drewdropon April 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is called "The Bottom of Everything"! Not "Sing, Sing, SIng"...
    she_speakson May 26, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwhen he played it on the Late Late Show he says it is called "Sing, Sing, Sing"

    HomerunHenryon August 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI may be wrong up I know in "At the Bottom of Everything" is says "We must hang up in the belfry where the bats and moonlight laugh."
    abbybeeon December 22, 2008   Link

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