"Road To Nowhere" as written by and Oliver/paridjanian Knights....
The dad he was fifty, the kid was nine years old
He stood there like a miracle, with the kid's heart in his hold
'I think I might be dying, at least that's what I'm told'
Inside kid is crying, for the dream has just been sold

I'm only nine, I'm already feeling the strain
It seems everyone's dying or curling up in pain
Well it's just a loser's game, dad
It's just a loser's game

Oh come try and catch me, oh catch me if you can
I'll be the first to miss the grip of your hairless, bony hands
Well people run for shopping malls but you're waiting in the sky
Oh which consumer will you crush and which will you let by

I'm only nine, I'm already feeling the strain
It seems everyone's dying or curling up in pain
Well it's just a loser's game, dad
It's just a loser's game

Oh but the sun in the back of this vehicle
Remember the sun, where the beach boys were playing
Run for the sun

Oh dad, ain't it sad
That we're on this road to nowhere
Oh dad, ain't it sad
That we're on this road to nowhere
Oh dad, ain't it sad
That we're on this road to nowhere
Nowhere, I know

I'm only nine, I'm already feeling the strain
It seems everyone's dying or curling up in pain
Well it's just a loser's game, dad
It's just a loser's game


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"Road to Nowhere" as written by Gale Paridjanian Oliver Knights

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    General Commentpresumably about a kid losing his dad when he's only 9

    this is the best song on the jackinabox album
    artlesson July 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIn the past, I have cried my eyes out hearing this song. My mother had breast cancer at the time and my uncle had just died, and this song perfectly mirrored my worries about pain and death ('It seems everyone is dying or curling up in pain') and my feelings about the randomness of it all: "which consumer will you crush and which will you let by".. It's just SO beautiful!!
    Tess-maniaon January 02, 2007   Link

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