no standing tall
no walking the line
no fighting the fight
oh none of it

no passing the bill
no punching the till
no shaking the hand
oh none of it
cause i found it all
oh all in you

i just wanna be a beach bum
oh baby with you
i just wanna be a beach bum
oh baby with you
i just wanna be a beach bum
oh baby

no feather to flock
no ear to the ground
no singing the heart
oh none of it

no talking the talk
no building the block
no hanging around
oh none of it
cause i found it all
oh all in you

i just wanna be a beach bum
oh baby with you
i just wanna be a beach bum
oh baby with you
i just wanna be a beach bum
oh baby

we'll watch the palm tress shine
in the rubbery light
with the rubbery sound all around

i just wanna be a beach bum
oh baby with you
i just wanna be a beach bum
oh baby with you
i just wanna be a beach bum
oh baby with you
i just wanna be a beach bum
oh baby with you
i just wanna be a beach bum
oh baby with you


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Beach Bum song meanings
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    My InterpretationThis has got to be m favorite song for the last five years. For a long time i thought it was "I found a wall, a wall in you" and I loved that. also I thought it was saying "Just wanna be a beach bum, get faded with you" which corresponds because i've loved a stoner, or two, before.

    Also, might I add that I've dated a literal beach bum. I have certain memories of him and I in the sand, kissing or on streets by the boardwalk kissing. But I like this song best, because I have a hard time with my Mom and we get into horrible fights where I feel like the whole world is caving in, and I get sad because everyone that I loved has left me. All to find the tune of this song in my head... and it's just like... I don't have to tower in control of everything.. (standing tall) I don't have to be struggle with being myself (walking the line) I don't have to endlessly argue (fighting the fight)

    no making rights[rules](passing the bill)
    no tiring day job( punching the till)
    no making deals ( shaking the hand)

    being like others?(feather to flock)
    listening ?for something(ear to the ground)
    belting emotional expression(singing the heart)

    lying, or saying the right things(talking the talk)
    creating something-playing ? (building the block)
    i imagine loitering haha, doing nothing/wasting time (hanging around)
    haileybananason July 22, 2012   Link

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