it gets loneliest at night
down at the liquor store
beneath the neon sky
the moonlight
six a.m. the floor comes alive with lites
the pans dried up so tight
with hardened beans
and we're hungry

so i lean on you sometimes
just to see you're still there
these feet cant take the weight of one
much less two
we hit concrete
we were born into this mess
i know i painted you a prettier picture,baby
we were run out on a rail
fell from the wagon to the night train

i kissed the bottle
i should've been kissing you
you wake up to an empty night
with tears for two

cigarettes they fill the gaps
in our empty days
in our broken teeth
say mister, can you spare a dime
some change could make a change
could buy some time
some freedom
or an ear to hear my story
it's all i've got
my fiction beats the hell out of my truth
a palm upturned burnt blue
don't call it sunburn
you've been shaking on the job
just one drink ahead of your past
there's a white light coming up
you draw the blinds hoping it'll pass

i kissed the bottle
i should've been kissing you
you wake up to an empty night
with tears for two
i kissed the bottle
i should've been kissing you
you wake up to an empty night
with tears for two
with tears for two


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    General CommentThis is the first Lucero song I heard, it's a cover of a Jawbreaker song. The meaning is pretty self explanitory, really great cover.
    stereo fanon March 01, 2007   Link
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    General Commentawesome cover.
    and quite a fitting song for lucero to cover.
    nothing better than singing along, drunk at shows.
    xx pretty prettyon June 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentgreat cover song...

    xx pretty: amen to being drunk at their shows singing your heart out to this group. Haven't been to one show i haven't liked
    bcipp3on January 17, 2008   Link
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    My Opinionso so so much better than the original. I think.
    dam11on August 27, 2009   Link
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    General CommentWhen anyalysed by the historical conventions that define 'music'; - a combination of sounds in a complex pattern, bringing pleasure to the ear, this song breaks all the rules...

    ...and yet one of the most heart-wrenchingly beautiful compositions I have ever heard.
    7thStringon June 17, 2011   Link

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