It Goes one, two
this gumshoe's coming for you
three, four
with more than the lord to speak for
five, six
gonna walk this beat until i drop my drumsticks
but i spun 78's, 45's, and 33's since '99

(there's nine) ten foot poles
a needle wants to touch me touch me
my feet get cold, so i speak soft
until they cut me free
get out of this world of one window flaps and spins out of control
gold and silver,
it don't warm my soul, so cold i shiver
so i try to aim my bow and quiver
pull the arrow back but it wont deliver
and it's frozen like this hopeless liver / romantic
will you hold this picture
and shake it out of habit
i ain't an addict i just gotta have it
so gimme gimme gumdrops
and one shot of whatever you got inside this gunshot
and give up control to the confused

one, two
this gumshoe's coming for you
three, four
with more than the lord to speak for
five, six
gonna walk this beat until i drop my drumsticks
but i spun 78's, 45's, and 33's since '99

99 problems
bitchin' ain't one
i learned over the years how to imitate running
a tight ship for you
so come here and let me bite that lip for you.
okay, you can have your cake
but you cant touch the icing
you gotta hush the lightning
'cause motherfucking jailbirds like to sing
(if that diamond rings your neck
you got no one else to blame just your love for respect)

where respect ain't due
protect your neck from the fangs you drew
true blue collar blood with you
love it you need it but that lust ain't true
your colors are shinning through
and there as yellow as the sun that's blinding you

(can you hear me? ...something about a business deal? ...i think i lost you)

but i held on to your innocence
since you have a heart that beats still
so just be still
come out of the rain and open your ears and listen
some are out to win (the big money)
and some are just out to aim
(and if all you see are triple sevens
that's gonna go and cripple heaven for you)

one, two
this gumshoe's coming for you
three, four
with more than the lord to speak for
five, six
gonna walk this beat until i drop my drumsticks
but i spun 78's, 45's, and 33's since '99

(if that diamond rings your neck
you got no one else to blame just your love for respect)

now your passing the rock
or your passing the liquor
attracting the gods or attracting the bleeding
its a delivery straight from your will
and it will kill, thrill and haunt you
got you holding on to things that weren't there
and you weren't scared
there there now
hold down those demons
no rush, no rush,
keep breathing


Lyrics submitted by TheSnowMiser

1999 (the curse of gab) song meanings
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    General CommentI'm hearing...
    "So cold eye's shiver"? "Attracted to god's or attracted to freedom"?
    Either way this song sums up a whole lot with a casual ease.
    stevenj777on December 06, 2011   Link

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