"Turn Smile Shift Repeat" as written by and Alexander Greenwald....
Here they come the business men
Like a heard of cattle rumbling in
The exchange has officially begun
Now all the offices are buzzing
The executives are busy bees
They watch the gears turn in the employees

They just turn smile shift repeat
Turn smile shift repeat

There's a crowd forming on Wall Street
Near the tallest building on the block
A suit has lost his fortune to the stocks
There was no time to see his fatal flaw
The madness set in with the loss
Now he cuts at throats to watch the heads fall off

They just turn smile shift repeat
Turn smile shift repeat
Turn smile shift repeat
Turn smile shift repeat

And decimal points and dollar signs
And taxes penalties and fines
He's come to cut you down
And numbers passwords protocol
It's not enough to save your soul
He's come to cut you down
Bringing you right back to zero


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"Turn Smile Shift Repeat" as written by Alexander Greenwald

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  • 0
    General CommentI really like the intellectually stimulating songs from Phantom Planet. They totally rock. This one reminds me of something from a dream..
    Statbucksbabe28on May 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is the best on the album, no question about it. The mellow sound mixed with the powerful lyrics makes this song great on both ends.
    BenDon2000on July 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so true. it's all about money and how the person with the most money basically has control. and if you aren't different and act the same as everybody else, you still won't survive because it's never going to be enough.
    poisonsnowbunnyon July 08, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI just love the last verse. Pure genius.
    mandaron July 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah, definitely my favorite song on the album... it's just amazing
    penguinspbon July 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commentbest song on album you say...id have to agree, but look at the score!!! 3.8, cmon..get it up
    rieveon August 16, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthavent heard the song but ive fallen in love with the lyrics
    rainethbowon August 16, 2002   Link
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    General Commentbest sound on the album. shibby.
    oasisrocksmyfaceon October 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love how alex greenwalds voice gets stronger and louder into the song. he is so sexy i wanna fuck him hahaha
    xegirldcfcon March 30, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti'll have to agree with mandar on this one, the last verse totally rocks
    ps i love youon April 07, 2003   Link

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