Do me a favor, would you please
hang up the receiver on me
before I, before I talk my vocabulary dry.
Do me a favor, would you, my Doe
Don't come over later, don't spend three days in a row
I know my pre-calculated charm will soon run low.
Cold colas to coexist
hold sodas in both her fists
I...I'd hoped for a different you.
there's comfort in the clamor of cafes
solace from the abyss of days
I...I'd hoped for a different you.
still I trace your gaze
but that's stalker praise, and I lack the turn of phrase
Every morning through Ma's twin rose trellises
grammar, middle, and Lake High
barber college, through Ma's twin rose trellises
I'd planned to pick for you a rose; my hell, this is
a plan's as close as I'll ever get; my hell, this is
I haven't yet, I haven't yet...
Do me a favor, be rational
save me the labor of the breakup call
just assume the worst
when the phone don't ring, dismiss me to the hearse


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The Barber's Unhappiness song meanings
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    General CommentThis song reminds me of my last relationship. Neither of us represented ourselves correctly and had a horrible relationship because we didn't get to know each other at all. Generally, in the beginning, people aren't completely themselves, but sometimes it's much worse and the person is the exact opposite of what you thought they were.

    The lines that struck me most were:

    "Don't come over later, don't spend three days in a row
    I know my pre-calculated charm will soon run low. "

    and

    "I'd hoped for a different you."
    jessayon December 16, 2006   Link

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