Hungry bread-and-butter hustle
You've been doing it a while, it is only fair
Where's your relaxation?
Where's the time required for your health
Been hating on my new perspective
Been hurrying along, no meal is ever done
You could win a rabbit
You could have a rabbit or
If the fast child is going to have a dead hand
We can get him started, yeah
Bad mind, let me put on good habits
Been working to put on good habits
Sometimes I can't find my good habits.
Do do-do-do-do do-do-do-do-do-do-do-do-do-do-do-do-do
Do do-do-do-do do-do-do-do-do-do-do-do-do-do-do-do-do

Spanish bands use all the echo
Persian kitties better stay out of the train
Glad you brought your food on
Eat it like it's going to get away
Your coffee sure is getting colder
The seats are getting fewer
Space is losing place
You could win a rabbit
You could blow an island through the rib
Rabbit or a habit?
Habit or a rib?
Rabbit or a habit?
Habit or a rib?
Rabbit or a habit?
Habit or a rib?


Lyrics submitted by burningmonk, edited by Mellow_Harsher, Hollifer

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  • +8
    General Commentabout a man fed-up with his gluten allergies who paints his walls with rabbits blood
    makeupisuglyon November 06, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthis makes me want to catapult out of my window...

    through the glass..

    with my introverted cat...

    during a thunderstorm...

    wearing..
    metal..
    haha
    slinkstersarson February 28, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentWell I think these lyrics would make a lot more sense if you ever worked in the restaurant business. There are a lot of lines in here that reflect the mood and atmosphere of working at a restaurant (I work at Pappadeaux and this song feels just like home). Things like "Hungry bread and butter hustle" is just the act of trying to refill your many tables with butter while trying to do a million other things. "Where's your relaxation?
    Where's the time required for your health
    Been hating on my new perspective.
    Been Hurrying along no meal is ever done"
    Working long shifts 5 times a week really does put a damper on your health, as does it change your perspective about a lot of things, such as discriminating against minorities because they don't tip well, or things along those lines that you didn't previously think. "Bad mind let me put on good habbits
    been working to put on good habbits
    some times I can't find my good habbits." You pick up a lot of bad habits working in the fast paced atmosphere of a restaurant, most you don't normally do outside of your work. You aren't happy about them, but you have to do it to do your job. Other lines like "Glad you brought your food on
    Eat it like it's gonna get a way
    this coffee sure is getting colder
    the seats are getting fewer
    space is losing place" again seem to just talk about life as a server at a restaurant. Now the whole "could you win a rabbit?" thing is what really confuses me about this song, perhaps it has to do with some small gimick an AC member had to promote as a server to his tables, or something along those lines. I'm not entirely sure about this meaning of the song, it just seems a lot of these lines were heavily influenced by being a server at a restaurant
    StarRanger5100on April 12, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIts about a nun in a spanish orphanage who gets bored with her day-to-day life and makes the children compete for food (Who could win a rabbit with a rib?)
    HoboTedon July 03, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI'm getting the impression that this song is about someone with bulimia, through all of the references to food, eating quickly, and bad habits. As well as trying to form new, better habits, and "hating on my new perspective"? That really just pulls the whole thing together.
    ohthewordson May 05, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commenthaha I like how everyone subconsciously related this song to there own problems. The song meaning is pretty obvious. It's about how most people rush through life and dont really slow down to realize the awesomeness that is around them. They just try to do all the right things that arent really right. But society has forced us into these bad habits. So really i think this song is dedicated to anyone who works a full time job and is caught up in the hustle and bustle bullshit. This becomes more apparent considering AC was living in New York when they wrote this. They where observing all these people rushing around for no real reason. Trying to win a "rabbit" which would be the prize at the end, when really all they are doing is developing bad habits like poor eating.
    plasticathexison December 02, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthe words in this song don't just consist of random phrases strung together. if you listen carefully at the beginning of the track, you can faintly hear a man talking about food stamps and a store, subjects which fit well with the first few lines of the song.
    hgd4thon September 28, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAwesome Vocals
    helloofireeon September 18, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh man, this really looks like random words put together to form sintatically correct sentences.

    "Words should be like station"
    It sounds different... sounds like something ending in "kitchen" rather than "station".

    Excelent song, by the way. :)
    king-inkon February 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGood song, wierd video:
    fat-cat.co.uk/…
    esp. at the end with the weird sounds and the rabbit eating the hare...way wierd.
    knawseyon April 04, 2005   Link

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