Out on the highway I'm doin it my way
handing out money of flies making honey
zig-zag patients vibrating the ancients
legions of plenty, the pigs on the levee

let's don't be like everyone else
with the one-trip rooms, the half-way house
big black drums beat in the night
running away--that's what I like

breezes are turning, village is burning
convalescents open the presents
wandering children ready and willing
beggars and light-weights hard as the highway

let's don't be like everyone else
with the one-trip rooms, the half-way house
big black drums beat in the night
running away--that's what I like

abandoned coal mines, we'll have a good time
sunstroke rivals recycling bibles

let's don't be like everyone else
with the one-trip rooms, the half-way house
big black drums beat in the night
running away--that's what I like


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    General CommentHow has no one commented on this song?

    Imo, this is one of Beck's greatest B-sides, and possibly one of his best songs ever.


    I love that Beck's songs have so much energy, and seems so happy and peppy, but have such dark, introspective lyrics.

    That Beck is one cool dude. :D
    Honeythatsokon February 29, 2008   Link

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