It gets lonliest at night
Down at the liquor store
Beneath the neon sky
Our moonlight
Six a.m. the floor comes alive with lice
The pan's dried up so tight
With hardened beans
We're hungry
So I lean on you sometimes
Just to see you're still there
Your feet can't take the weight of one
Much less two
We hit concrete
How were we born into this mess?
I know I painted you a prettier picture, baby
But we were run out on a rail
Fell from the wagon to the night train

I kissed the bottle
I should've been kissing you
You wake up to an empty night
With tears for two

Cigarettes they fill the gaps
In our empty days
In our broken teeth
We're jonesing
Say mister, can you spare a dime?
Some change could make a change
Could buy some time
Some freedom
Or an ear to hear my story
It's all I've got
My fiction beats the hell out of my truth
A palm upturned burnt blue
Don't call it sunburn
You've been shaking on the job
Just one drink ahead of your past
There's a white light coming up
You draw the blinds hoping it'll pass

I kissed the bottle
I should've been kissin you
You wake up to an empty night
With tears for two

I kissed the bottle
I should've been kissin you
You wake up to an empty night
With tears for two
Tears for two

Lyrics submitted by intothegrinder2

Kiss the Bottle (Jawbreaker cover) song meanings
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    General CommentThis is a cover song. "Jawbreaker" did the original in the early 90's

    Available as a b-side on the "Best of You" single.

    This song has guitarist Chris Shiflett on lead vocals.
    intothegrinder2on June 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentJawbreaker were incredible and this is a wonderful tribute.
    EternalWaron June 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commentps - it's too bad it wasn't recorded earlier and released on the Jawbreaker tribute comp that came out last year!
    EternalWaron June 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt's obvious what this songs meaning is. =D I think it's great.
    Akira no Megamion August 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentExcellent hearing Shifflett on vocals.
    He's got quite a melodic voice.

    Hurrah for Shifflett!
    Arianrhodon August 15, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAn average cover... Blake Schwarzenbach raspy vocals on the original is what makes it such a great song. Anyone that likes this should check out the original. I think you would be amazed by the difference. A decent cover of this song is by Lucero. Kudos to the Foo Fighters for trying but it just doesn't work.
    carefulmanon May 17, 2006   Link

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