jimmy was a fly
got sucked in by an actor
and wrapped in a cocoon
of skin-tight buffoonery
now here's the plan

scene from ester's day
of running backward courses
with a horse of different forces
lying wings of films
that never see the screen
couldn't bear to face their dreams

down and out
couldn't bear to shout it out

brought up on the road
a sparkle shiny diner
is the home for wayward minor
in a flying car that seems
to whisper in an ear
let's just go get out of here

down and out
couldn't bear to shout it out

down and out
couldn't bear to shout it out


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Ester's Day song meanings
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    General Commentpretty much just gbv's trademark nonsensical lyrics upon impossibly happy music! tinge of sadness, though.
    spikecbon July 07, 2012   Link
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    General CommentIt's about someone who missed out on fulfilling their dreams, and now they feel bad about it every day. Really sad song, my favorite on the record.
    brotherholteron December 18, 2013   Link

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