Four blocks up, eight blocks down
I need somebody who can tell directions
I don’t like this part of town
It is bloated with intersections
And I find this street far too steep
Like a long and painful slope
I need to roam back to home
I’m not doing good for anyone

I spared no means last night
Now I’m tired, lost, my clothes are crumpled
We faked a kung fu fight
Then we got into a drinking battle
I made a vow most honestly
Not to spend the night with you
But it was lost in loads of wine
And in bubbles of shampoo

I need some morals to believe in
Something to tell my kids when they’re 18
I need some standard I can follow
Manners to suit me when I’m older

(I need something wise)

There are three words in “I love you”
It’s such an easy way to build relations
I used that phrase with you
No, I’m not proud of that conversation
Yeah, I’ve messed it up like a million times
I always call to take it back
No, I wish I were a better man
I will start some day soon
Yeah, I will start some day soon
…I think…


(I need something wise to tell my kids when I’m older)

Lyrics submitted by eurasia14

Something to Tell My Kids When They're 18 song meanings
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