You take the family I take the car
And the house is dust

There’s a cap on the bottle that won’t let you in
A childproof lock

And it’s one for the money and two for the show
Your idle hands

And now who’s the fossil and who gets the girl?
It’s all so clear

And oh, what say you to something more?
What say you to something more?

Sleep debt on my back
Makes my eyes roll back

I’m living proof
That nothing gets done
I’m living proof
That nothing gets done

I wish I, could be living, at the end, of all living
Just to know what happens, just to know, what happens
I would know, every answer, and just how far, we all made it
This is all my life, this is all my life


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    General CommentJonathan: It’s a family breakup/divorce sort of song. A conversation between partners: you take the family, I’ll take the car. It’s got flippancy to it but with a suicide overtone. And then, a bit like ‘Undrowned’, it starts losing it a bit. Going on about: isn’t there anything more than this? Feeling pretty dejected.

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