Shut up
the scales upon which we don't measure up
The magazines and movies
they tell us life is just a race
where beauty gets you first place
we're all stars

Just to keep up
it's way too soon for us to grow up
on bathroom floors,
but time is up, the paint has dried,
innocence we've long denied
here we are

You watch me fall
with a smile on your face
as we crawl away from grace
the welcome signs
have all been replaced
and it's the song
that keeps me awake

So 'fess up
it's the paranoia that keeps me tied up
I didn't mean to get your hopes up
I think it shows
which way the wind blows
here we are

Speak up
you say the choice is yours
but whose gonna stand up
for the little boys and girls
who'll never wake up
from the slumber you instilled?

You watch me fall
with a smile on your face
as we crawl away from grace
the welcome signs
have all been replaced
and it's the world
that keeps me awake

Or best-kept secret,
our best-kept secret is love
My best-kept secret
my best-kept secret is love.
Either you're for me or you're against me

You watch me fall
with a smile on your face
as we crawl away from grace
the welcome signs
have all been replaced
and it's the girl
that keeps me awake

Shup up
I grab my coat, pull the collar up
To keep me from the cold
and when the sun comes up
you're good as gold.
Shut up


Lyrics submitted by LastConservativeFan

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