"Get Warmer" as written by and Jeffrey Ernest Rosenstock....
It's fifty degrees in December and the heat in my house is always broke
So it feels about twenty-five colder and I can't feel my fingers and toes.
I miss the G train with a passion that used to be reserved for hate.

Am I getting too carried away with the bullshit of leaving today?
I know that I'm getting bored.
Real bored with myself.

It was six o' clock with friends in Boston and I'm diggin' the winter's first snow.
Now it's midnight, I'm drinking Blue Ribbons and I'm already sick of the cold.
The bartended skipped my Tom Waits songs.
It's Wham! now. I wanna "go go."

Let's live like elephants
Stomping on sychophants
Paws in a polygraph
Not favor loneliness
Over companionship
Let's not be jealous.
Let's give the pretentious a cure and not just a name.

'Cause I'm getting too carried away with the bullshit of leaving today.
I'm really more than just quite a bit bored of myself.
'Cause I'm getting too carried away with the bullshit of leaving today.
I didn't wanna be this damn unsure of myself.

But it never seems to get warmer.
No matter how far south you go.
It'll get too hot in the summer
And the sweat'll soak right through your clothes.
And you'll feel self-conscious and awkward
And the feeling stays with you all day
Until you go and put on a new t-shirt and throw that old one away.


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  • +1
    General Comment"To the van, to the highway, to the van, back home" with "highway" being interchanged with another location every time he says it. You can hear it very clearly in the last few seconds.
    jcastellon July 22, 2010   Link
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    General Commentwhoa, this is one epic song. i love the folk elements and its just great; definitely the "masterpice" of BTMI but hopefully not there Magnum Opus!...not yet at least! :p

    PS> WHERE IN SKA'S NAME IS THE LAST VERSE!!
    tubatweakon September 20, 2008   Link
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    General Commentfor serious i want the last verse too
    xtuffxon December 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWhat's being sang after "Until you go and put on a new t-shirt and throw that old one away."???
    AcHaBon May 27, 2010   Link
  • -1
    General Commentepic song, and @jcastell has it right with the last lines.
    Wackieston December 11, 2010   Link

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