I work on belmont, but I live in wicker park
All my friends are bartenders in all the coolest bars
My girlfriend's in the coolest band that you've ever seen
They play the empty bottle every week.
I've got everything I need.
my loft, my motorcycle, my hip restaurant down the street
and my neighbors are all artists or hot girls over 18
who needs community when you live right in your scene?
Frim Jinx to Betty's Blue Star,
everybody knows my name
From north avenue down to Augusta
everybody's all the same
It's a playground fueled by beer
No Chicagoans live here.
It's geography ound tightly by big city dreams.
And when the property value's raised
you'll be on your merry ways
Like the poor outclassed families before you
You've already paved Ashland to Western
Chicago to North avenue
Congratulations kids, your shallow model city is sinking.
You've become what you swore that you'd never be.


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Here Comes The Neighborhood ... song meanings
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    General Commenteveryone falls into the system they swore they hated and would take down. its a part of life. oh well
    PlaidIsRadon November 02, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIt's way more direct than that.

    It's regarding out-of-towners, hipsters, and yuppies moving into and gentrifying Chicago neighborhoods; an infiltration of bros named Chad.
    hystykon February 12, 2007   Link

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