"Crosseyed and Painless" as written by David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth, Jerry Harrison and Brian Eno....
Lost my shape
Trying to act casual!
Can't stop
I might end up in the hospital
I'm changing my shape
I feel like an accident
They're back!
To explain their experience

Isn't it weird
Looks too obscure to me
Wasting away
And that was their policy

I'm ready to leave
I push the fact in front of me
Facts lost
Facts are never what they seem to be
Nothing there!
No information left of any kind
Lifting my head
Looking for danger signs

There was a line
There was a formula
Sharp as a knife
Facts cut a hole in us
There was a line
There was a formula
Sharp as a knife
Facts cut a hole in us

I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting

The feeling returns
Whenever we close out eyes
Lifting my head
looking around inside

The island of doubt
It's like the taste of medicine
Working by hindsight
Got the message from the oxygen
Making a list
Find the cost of opportunity
Doing it right
Facts are useless in emergencies

The feeling returns
Whenever we close out eyes
Lifting my head
Looking around inside.

Facts are simple and facts are straight
Facts are lazy and facts are late
Facts all come with points of view
Facts don't do what I want them to
Facts just twist the truth around
Facts are living turned inside out
Facts are getting the best of them
Facts are nothing on the face of things
Facts don't stain the furniture
Facts go out and slam the door
Facts are written all over your face
Facts continue to change their shape

I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting
I'm still waiting


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"Crosseyed and Painless" as written by Chris Frantz David Byrne

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