Bound to own all of our dreams.
Intimate love affair with common man themes.
You'll come quick and you'll come here now
A fool to make it all erase.
You stand where you fall,
You climb when you cave,
Your looks spent the life
Your body would pay.
You're a minute thin
When the time is always right.
You've already americanized your thoughts.
Realize i try feel it's all i've got.
It's all been americanized that's all.
You lead your life
Pretending that you're not found dead yet.
You've already made it,
You've already met your goal.
You entertain take a taste and runaway with,
It's all been americanized that's all.
You symbolize the message that we're all ok with,
We all fall in bed with,
We've all lost our sense of touch.
Bound to own all of our dreams.
It's all ready americanized that's all.
You come for suicides and breaknecks,
It's alright i've already made my dream.
It's alright i convince myself, it's over let's get it right.
We calm ourselves with sex and games,
It's over let's get it right.
We calm ourselves with locks and keys,
It's over let's get it right.
We calm ourselves with store bought dreams,
It's over let's get it right.
Realize i've tried feel it's all i've got.
It's all been americanized that's all.
You symbolize with a message that we're all ok with.
We all lie in bed with, we've all lost our sense of touch. Bound to own all of our dreams.
It's already americanized that's all.


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    okey,speaking of most favorite elliott's song,I think this is the one.sometimes makes me sad,sometimes happy, but this song always really effects on me.

    Y!!!on April 27, 2002   Link
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    calm americans rocks... gives me chills just listening to it. applauds

    i think it's about being so.. numb to reality.. that you're basically in denial about everything... ever-so-applicable in American society.

    ForgetMeNoton April 28, 2002   Link
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    great song by a great band. i never talk about how i relate to these songs, i just put my "stamp of approval" on them, like anyone cares, lol. just something to make me feel important.

    dr.jacobon May 03, 2002   Link
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    This song is amazingly orgasmic, nut in my pants, goodness. The intro to it makes it seem like "this song might be sad" (perfect for the Emo fans), then it picks up with an awesome bass and the chorus...I mean...what more could you want? Fast pace, amazing lyrics, beautiful vocals, music to match. if you don't like this song....well just don't talk to me, cause I don't want to knwo you.

    littlelostemoboyon May 05, 2002   Link
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    homophobia is gay... well anyway.. back to the song... I listen to this song like everynight and i fall asleep to it. I love this song.

    PeeWeeGirlon June 08, 2002   Link
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    littlelostemoboy is right, hes not gay. i agree with him. you are the gay one myheartbleedspoo

    dr.jacobon June 18, 2002   Link
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    This song is perfect. It is the epitome of good music in the twenty-first century.

    If Elliott make more songs like this and Drive On To Me and Dionysus Burning, I daresay they may be the saviours of Rock & Roll.

    jackAnselmoon June 19, 2002   Link
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    amazing.

    XxJesxXon June 20, 2002   Link
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    This song is so awesome.... it has to be my favorite song by them.... I love Elliott......Cj

    LanceThndron July 08, 2002   Link
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    this is my fave song on the album.... can't wait til the new one comes out this fall.

    punkyshortyon August 15, 2002   Link

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