Linnell:
Here comes the last page
All I need is an ending

Nearing the end of the last page
And the end of the whole book

Yeah, what to do with these loose ends
I should change the beginning
But I shouldn't be typing
While I'm driving
While I'm making a phone call
While I'm searching through the glove box
While I'm writing it all down
While it's happening

They're gonna be so impressed
When they get a load of me

It's like I've got two extra pairs of hands
Two to write, two to steer, one to scratch my head
And one to cover my eyes which would help me to think up an end

Yeah, some kind of punctuational mark
Some kind of
Some kind of
Some kind of trouble up ahead
What the hell
What the hell

Flansburgh:
This truck is driving out of my mind
But this truck has a mind of it's own
Which is a lucky thing
Because my leg is so short that I can't reach the break

This truck is driving out of my mind
But this truck has a mind of it's own
Which is a lucky thing
Because my leg is so short that I can't reach the break

Something is nagging at me
But never mind it's gone

This truck can practically find its
Own way without my help

Maybe I should lie back and cover my eyes
I think I'll do that

Yeah, now I'm totally resting
I'm reclining while I'm driving

Why have I not tried this until now
I'm letting go
I'm letting go


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    General CommentThis song is just brilliant and one of my favorites off the new album. The way the seemingly unrelated sets of lyrics play off each other is great, especially in the little moments like when they both say "cover my eyes" at the same time. Try listening to the song using headphones sometime, but take one of them out to isolate only one of the Johns (then do it the other way around).

    Anyway, it seems to be about two distracted drivers who are about to crash into each other at the end of the song. Very TMBG - upbeat music, dark but funny lyrics
    Dnion July 21, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThis song taught me that I pay more attention to Flansburgh's voice than Linnell's (or the left speakers vs. the right).
    HowardTCoon July 31, 2011   Link
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    General CommentEvery time i listen to this song with my headphones on i always wind up walking, counter-clockwise, in circles.
    blanktom2on September 02, 2011   Link

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