"As Long as There Is Whiskey in the World" as written by and Armstrong Thogerson....
I been down on my luck
Been down too long this time
I’ve drank down to the bottom
Until I found myself there too
And the taste of defeat
Has never been so sweet
So I pour another glass
And fail again and again

I’ve been down
And I’ve been higher than six towers
I’ve asked the higher powers
If they could just spare a drink
Did they answer my cries?
I was a bit preoccupied
I’ve toasted them, boasted to them
That they had met their match

But as long as there is whiskey in the world
We can drink away the heartache
And drink away the girls
But we fall in love, but we never touch
As long as there is whiskey in the world

I have loved
And I’ve lost all that they gave me
They all try and save me
But I’m seeing this thing through
And these feelings of remorse
They leave me no recourse
So I poured another glass
Fail again and again

But as long as there is whiskey in the world
We can drink away the heartache
And drink away the girls
But we fall in love, but we never touch
As long as there is whiskey in the world

I don’t want to be saved

Ah, ah, ah, ah

As long as there is whiskey in the world
As long as there is whiskey in the world
As there is whiskey
As there is whiskey
As there is whiskey in the world


Lyrics submitted by a_melancholy_soul, edited by monroeet, Mellow_Harsher

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  • +3
    Lyric CorrectionAside from the annoying boxes, these lyrics are wrong. Drink away the harvest? Really? Listen to the song.

    I been down on my luck
    Been down, too long this time,
    I’ve drank onto the bottom
    Till I found myself there too
    And the taste of defeat, has never been so sweet
    So I pour another glass and fail again. And again.

    I’ve been down, and I’ve been higher than six towers
    I’ve asked the higher powers if they could just spare a drink
    Did they answer my cries? I was a bit preoccupied.
    I’ve toasted them, boasted to them, that they had met their match

    But as long as there is whiskey in the world
    We can drink away the hearth ache
    And drink away the girls
    But we fall in love, but we never touch
    As long as there is whiskey in the world.

    I have loved, and I’ve lost all that they gave me
    They all try and save me
    But I’m seeing this thing through
    And these feelings of remorse
    They leave me no recourse
    So I poured another glass, fail again and again

    But as long as there is whiskey in the world
    We can drink away the hearth ache
    And drink away the girls
    But we fall in love, but we never touch
    As long as there is whiskey in the world.

    I don’t want to be saved

    Ah, Ah, Ah, Ah

    as long as there is whiskey in the world
    As long as there is whiskey in the world.
    as there is whiskey
    as there is whiskey
    as there is whiskey in the world
    RobJusticeon May 13, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHey, those were pretty close, and the boxes are there cause I had to upload the lyrics for almost the whole album from my iTouch using the wifi in the parking lot at work at like one in the morning. As for the 'harvest' and 'amber' lines, while they're wrong, they do sound similar, and they tied into the whiskey theme, which is why I assumed them. So thanks for the right lyrics, but please don't be a butthead, cause we're all Murder-By-Deathians here. With that, I'll say those boxes ARE about as annoying as sin.
    a_melancholy_soulon May 14, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song came out two years too late... Would've been perfect to listen to back in college partying with all my friends.

    Still is perfect to listen to, don't get me wrong though.
    McWatton July 30, 2010   Link
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    General Commenthe mentions "Higher Power" and how you can drink away problems. so it might be a song about AA or rehab or some shit
    kevink345on June 22, 2011   Link

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