you wrestle yourself to the ground
you springboard, and kick yourself in the mouth
'cause all of that drama
that embarrassed charade
couldn't stop you, or settle you down
so you got back with your black hole
and you don't care who's out there, who knows

'cause you're spent, and you're sad
'cause you've bronzed it, it's your badge
now you've fixed it to all your clothes
every t-shirt and overcoat
so it's with you through hot or cold
but i would tear it from the cloth
yeah, i would tear it from the cloth
grow up and knock it off

'cause there's a world awake outside
it's injustice and it's music
and it's July, July
it's history's arc
it's your family,
it's art.
but it don't mean nothing
not to you, not tonight

you can't see past the length of your nose
the biggest problems, you're sure are your own
that girl you cut loose
and those friends that cursed you
and that powder that you can't leave alone
and you say, you know, you know, you know
but i know that you don't, you don't, you don't
'cause if you did, you'd really try
yeah, if you did, you'd really try
to let all that die

so marry yourself to your work
and crowd your confusion with words
then round out your life with some books you like
while you bury your love in the dirt
'cause it's endless, a ditch you can dig
and you're stubborn, and prideful, and you're all over it
so i suggest you make sense of the time you've got left
so you don't end up back where you've been
and you say you won't, you won't, you won't
and i hope that you don't, you don't, you don't

but if you mean it, why don't you stand up and fight
yeah, if you mean it, then stand up and fight
'cause i mean, it's only your life
it's only your life
to fix or ruin
to figure what to do with
it's only your life
to fix or ruin
'cause no one else is going to do it
'cause it's only your life


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    General Commentamazingg, i saw kev play this last week in cambridge @ the middle east; it was absolutely amazing. & props to my friend that transcribed this
    jayded walkeron August 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThrow yourself to the ground
    Springboard kick yourself in the mouth
    Cause all of that drama
    That embarrassed charade
    That couldn't stop you from settling down

    So you got back in your black hole
    And you don't care who's out there
    Or who knows

    Cause you're spent and you're sad
    So you bronzed in your badge
    And now you fixed it to all of your clothes
    Your T-shirts
    It's with you through hot or cold
    But I would tear it to shards of cloth
    Yeah I would tear it to shards of cloth
    Grow up and knock it off
    There's a world awaiting outside
    It's justice and
    It's music and
    It's July July
    It's history arc
    It's your family,
    It's art.
    But It don't mean nothing
    Not to you, not to you.
    Cause you can't detox or wait for the noose (?)
    The biggest problems you're sure are your own
    That girl you cut loose
    And those friends that cursed you
    And that powder that you can't leave alone
    You say, you know, you know, you know
    And I know that you don't, you don't, you don't
    If you did, you'd really try
    If you did, you'd really try
    You'd let all that die

    So marry yourself to your work
    And crowd your confusion with words
    And round out your life with some records you like
    While you bury your love in the dirt
    Cause it's endless, a ditch you can dig
    And you're stubborn and prideful and you're all over it
    So I suggest you make sense of the time you have left
    So you don't end up back where you've been
    And you say you won't, you won't, you won't
    And I hope that you don't, you don't, you don't

    But if you mean it, then stand up and fight
    Yeah, if you mean it, then stand up and fight
    It's only your life
    Yeah it's only your life
    To fix or ruin
    No one else is going to do it
    It's only your life
    To fix or ruin
    No one else is going to do it
    Because it's only
    Your life
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    that's kinda what it sounds like to me.(?)
    jayded walkeron August 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIs this song only live or off kevin's bsides??
    WCg77on August 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone know where to get this? i cant seem to find it.
    starnicoleon August 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commentto the 2 posters above, this is a new song that hasn't been released yet. he's been playing it live.

    ----------------

    aside from that, there's an amazing recording going around of one of the shows from the kd/jl acoustic tour. and i've been listening to this song non-stop. i can't get enough... anyway, it's very clear so everything kevin's singing is evident, but the lyrics SLIGHTLY differ from the ones posted here (and i don't doubt that they'll change a few more times before the song actually gets recorded.) BUT, here's that version - in case anyone was interested......

    * * * * * *
    you wrestle yourself to the ground
    you springboard, and kick yourself in the mouth
    'cause all of that drama
    that embarrassed charade
    couldn't stop you, or settle you down
    so you got back with your black hole
    and you don't care who's out there, who knows

    'cause you're spent, and you're sad
    'cause you've bronzed it, it's your badge
    now you've fixed it to all your clothes
    every t-shirt and overcoat
    so it's with you through hot or cold
    but i would tear it from the cloth
    yeah, i would tear it from the cloth
    grow up and knock it off

    'cause there's a world awake outside
    it's injustice and it's music
    and it's july, july
    it's history's arc
    it's your family,
    it's art.
    but it don't mean nothing
    not to you, not tonight

    you can't see past the length of your nose
    the biggest problems, you're sure are your own
    that girl you cut loose
    and those friends that cursed you
    and that powder that you can't leave alone
    and you say, you know, you know, you know
    but i know that you don't, you don't, you don't
    'cause if you did, you'd really try
    yeah, if you did, you'd really try
    to let all that die

    so marry yourself to your work
    and crowd your confusion with words
    then round out your life with some books you like
    while you bury your love in the dirt
    'cause it's endless, a ditch you can dig
    and you're stubborn, and prideful, and you're all over it
    so i suggest you make sense of the time you've got left
    so you don't end up back where you've been
    and you say you won't, you won't, you won't
    and i hope that you don't, you don't, you don't

    but if you mean it, why don't you stand up and fight
    yeah, if you mean it, then stand up and fight
    'cause i mean, it's only your life
    it's only your life
    to fix or ruin
    to figure what to do with
    it's only your life
    to fix or ruin
    'cause no one else is going to do it
    'cause it's only your life

    * * * * * *

    i'm fairly confident that these correct, but.. who knows.
    devinelynewon August 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commentto the posters looking for it. Kevin's been playing it at most of his shows since feb this year but it's for his next albumn there is no final recording of it. But if you search youtube there are plenty of vids of it you can take the sound from.
    boringbrianaon August 22, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"'cause you're spent, and you're sad
    'cause you've bronzed it, it's your badge
    now you've fixed it to all your clothes
    every t-shirt and overcoat
    so it's with you through hot or cold
    but i would tear it from the cloth
    yeah, i would tear it from the cloth
    grow up and knock it off"

    i absolutely love this verse.

    shows me that the person is sad and is showing their feelings to everyone around, wearing it like a badge. but the person won't get better til they mature and just learn to deal with their problems instead of pining for attention or someone else's help.
    cricketsandcrowson August 25, 2007   Link

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