Well they scratched at my shoulder and they ripped at my shirt
I went back inside and I got seen by some nurse
We keep getting troubled by these street level struggles
I just wanna be untouchable

U.S. ingenuity, Canadian security
British amplifiers, point to point technology
They showed up in the dressing room and pretty much surrounded me
I just wanna be untouchable

I saw you coming at me
I assumed you would attack me
Didn't seem like you were coming in peace
You came too close too quick
You put your nails in my neck
You cried when they asked you to leave
You shoulda gone touchless

Waking up at 2:00
Rolling through the night
Sound check ritual blocking out the light
Looking to the mezzanine to show some signs of life
I don't wanna seem unreachable

I saw you coming at me
I assumed you would attack me
Didn't know if you're a friend or a freak
You came too close too quick
You put your nails in my neck
You cried when they asked you to leave
You shoulda gone touchless

You gotta watch what you wish for
You gotta watch what you wish for

The bouncers are bracing for action up front
Everybody's wound pretty tight
It always seems to start when somebody takes a bottle outside

When I saw you coming at me
I assumed you would attack me
Didn't seem like you were coming in peace
You came too close too quick
You put your nails in my neck
You cried when they asked you to leave
You shoulda gone touchless
You gotta watch what you wish for
You shoulda gone touchless
You gotta watch what you wish for


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    General Commentit seems almost the hold steady are realizing their fame a bit in this one, at least craig finn. i don't know, that was just the first reaction i had to it. perhaps craig has had some overexcited fan encounters.
    holdsteadyon October 26, 2010   Link

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