I said hey, history
You know they're gonna blame you for everything
I think it's time you split the scene

Just take my car
Take the keys
And go lay low somewhere for a few centuries
Find some easier company

'Cause I said hey, history
Well here comes the neighbourhood, man and you'd better believe
You don't want these folks for an enemy

I was standing on the beach
Couldn't tell if I was awake or asleep
Yeah the wheels in my head were just spinning free

But I won't let you down
If you don't go changin
If you'll just come around
I promise we'll find you
Something to look forward to

Now hey, history
If first time around you don't succeed
Best clear your shit from the library
And become someone else entirely
Instead of drunk in a motel room watching TV
It's the weather channel
It's the series finale

And I said hey now, history
Well don't just sit there staring back at eternity
Thinking about how things might've been

I was standing on the beach
You were somewhere up in the distance ahead of me
When the brainiac birds started circling

But I won't let you down
If you don't go changin
If you'll just come around
Well I promise now
That I won't let you down
If you don't go changin
And if you'll just turn around
You'll see, right behind you
Something to look forward to

Now hey, history
Well i know someday you'll fix everything
And we'll start again just you and me


Lyrics submitted by Azazel23

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    Song Meaning"This song sorta treats history as if history were a person or a character. Saying history is your kind of down and out friend, who has sort of gone off the rails and really fucked themselves up. And sort of saying hey history, it’s really time to pull your shit together and instead of looking back at all that crap, its time find something for you to look forward to and get hopeful about, but that’s ridiculous cause history only sees in one direction. Theres a lot of humour in that song, which if history is any guide will go undetected by most people"
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    Azazel23on May 14, 2016   Link

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