Drank it up slowly
As I looked at the only
People in the room.
“It’s ok to admit that
You have been laughed at,”
Said Mr. Deacon Blues.

Then some broken fool laughed
And hi-fived the bar back,
“I’ll have another round.”
Raised it up to the ceiling, said
“This one with feeling.
What’s the matter with this town.”

If I look like a mess. I must be a mess.

Kick snare and hi-hat,
Crushed cigarette pack,
2 is coming soon.
Kids on a wall plaque,
“AYSO Champs, Summer 1992.”

“Good hands don’t deserve this.”
“Maybe someday you’ll learn kid that
Silence is a sound.”
Raise it up to the ceiling,
“Make this one with feeling.”
We’ll drink until we drown…

Turning on and off and on.

Lyrics submitted by rabidpenguin

Looks Like A Mess song meanings
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    General Comment I absolutely love this band... these guys are just so damn talented. As for the meaning... I think in one way or another we all have been laughed at, let down, or whatever the circumstances may be.. we feel like a mess.. and for some of us alcohol can be a temporary fix to wash away the pain. I do think there's a much deeper meaning then the obvious....
    Leashieon June 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. It is simply about how messed up life can be in my opinion, and oh, my life is so messed up right now. Lovely song.
    Arlbornon May 02, 2011   Link

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