Self-loathing is quaint
You told me, showing restraint
Now you're gone, and I'm lost
In the swells, I am tossed
Bobbing and choking and losing the fight in the fog

You said forever
Tell me why can't you stay?

[Chorus]
I'd ride in your pocket all day
But I just don't fit, say the word and I'll change
I'm throwing a party tonight
I drink more than a sailor I'm sure
Pour the rum in my eyes, tell me lies

Oh,

Drunk since Saturday
Without you, without restraint
It still stings where you stung
Water swings in my lungs
I'm starving for words that would ration my sadness away

Tell me forever
Tell me you'll come back to stay

[Chorus]

I'd ride in your pocket all day
But I just don't fit, say the word and I'll change
I'm throwing a party tonight
I drink more than a sailor I'm sure
Pour the rum in my eyes, tell me lies

You were the mermaid for me
Till one day, you found your feet
Leaving me
In the God-awful bottle, a model of heartache and grief

[Chorus]

I'd ride in your pocket all day
But I just don't fit, say the word and I'll change
I'm throwing a party tonight
I drink more than a sailor I'm sure
Pour the rum in my eyes, tell me lies



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"Drunken Lament" as written by Marshall Fanciullo Timothy Convy

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  • 0
    General Comment:i love ludo, seriously. like so flipping much.
    their lyrics always are so quirky, yet meaningful.
    "i'm starving for words that would ration my sadness away"
    genius.
    walkingbyxon February 13, 2008   Link
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    General Comment:i love ludo, seriously. like so flipping much.
    their lyrics always are so quirky, yet meaningful.
    "i'm starving for words that would ration my sadness away"
    genius.
    walkingbyxon February 13, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I used to always skip over this song when i listened to their cd, but now it's one of my favorites. It seems obviously about a girl that left him, and now he's trying to drink his sadness and feelings for her away.
    jamiexoon March 21, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:probably one of my least favorite song =\
    till I herd the lyrics =]
    mysteryxsk8ron July 15, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:probably one of my least favorite song =\
    till I herd the lyrics =]
    mysteryxsk8ron July 15, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this song is so beautiful... it kindof reminds me of someone. he's clearly stating that he'd change anything about himself for the girl he loves.... and all he wants is her to be with him. it also seems like he knows he could lose her again, (hence "tell me lies" about staying forever) but its worth it to him just for another moment with her...


    le sigh.... makes me cry. :']
    HideousAndSexyon September 08, 2008   Link
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    General Comment:its kindof exactly how i feel about someone. willing to change in a heartbeat for them just to get another chance. ludo makes my day :]
    HideousAndSexyon September 08, 2008   Link

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