I know where to go but I know that I shouldn't go
I go anyway, I make myself so miserable
I know what to look for, I have made the deals before
The men in puffy jackets standing on the street corner
They say "Hey", they say "hey kid"
They say "Hey", they say "hey kid"

And I say, "When will I be free? When will I stop torturing me?"
Well, I tell myself no, but the words don't mean a thing
I'm not in control
I'm like an overthrown king

I've been up and down these city streets a thousand times
But when it's cold and when it's late at night it's hard to find
I call every number that I know and they all ring
Like cathedral bells on Sunday when no one's listening
They go ding, they go ding dong
They go ding, they go ding dong

And I go
Well, I tell myself no, but the words don't mean a thing
I'm not in control
I'm like an overthrown king

[Throw me over
Throw me over]

I tell myself no
I tell myself no no no no no oh


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    General Commentthey're still singing about heroin.. i'm kind of glad. but shit, i can relate all too well to this song.
    charcoalsketchon January 28, 2008   Link

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