"Modern Guilt" as written by and Beck Hansen....
Hey
Hey
Da da da da

I feel uptight when I walk in the city
I feel so cold when I'm at home
Feels like everything's starting to hit me
I lost bed ten minutes ago

Modern guilt I'm staring at nothing
Modern guilt I'm under lock and key
It's not what I have changed,
Turning into convention

Don't know what I've done but I feel ashamed
Standing outside the glass room sidewalk
These people talk about impossible things
And I'm falling down the conversations
Another palm beats into you and Jill

Modern guilt is all in our hands
Modern guilt won't get me to bed
Say what you will
Smoking my cigarette
Don't know what I've done but I feel afraid

Da da da


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"Modern Guilt" as written by Beck Hansen

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    General CommentI was reading the review from Rolling Stone about this album as a whole. (the album is titled "Modern Guilt"). The writer ended with this; "That's modern guilt for you: knowing the world's going to hell and feeling partly responsible, but not quite knowing what to do about it." -Melissa Maerz
    ArtificialSoundon August 28, 2008   Link

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