People grow whiskers but
Know their life right off the desk
Laptop computers know it was the fodder
That got them jobs
Featherweight fathers
Know nothing about daughters
And sons be damned
The rest of the buttons are pushing themselves
To an early grave
Partial schemes, pleasure schemes
Business shemes, pleasure swells
We all got jobs
Blind spot opinions and millions of readers
And they pass, we fall
My fear of grown-up's confirmed
When I deal with folks like managers
and the sad minds unwind
And are given to thoughts of happiness
And the broke heart's [inaudible]
And it's given to thoughts of happiness

Lyrics submitted by championofidiots, edited by midnightsun3

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    General CommentI think the line "We all got jobs" pretty much sums up this song.
    ENEPon June 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe first to post anything. this song rocks.. but I dont know what it means. something about happiness.
    mcscumbagon November 09, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is on the Interstate 8 EP
    noone1111111111111111111on December 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyes it is...
    mcscumbagon January 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlol well obviously no one has any idea about this song...i dont really have anything to say but i like it. i wish someone would post some opinions about what it could mean!
    LifeLikeWeedson March 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentbasically im almost entirely sure that the oint this song is trying to get across is that nothing really matters.
    cried_blood_duston March 07, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwhen i said oint i meant point
    cried_blood_duston March 07, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwell I kinda think its a bunch of catch fraises/quotes isaac came up with. "featherweight fathers know nothing about daughters and sons be damned" its a really good line. also the last lyrics are wrong but I have no idea what they are so thats no help.
    mcscumbagon May 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe line "Do si do to the head of the class" is repeated many times in the song "Virginia Reel Around The Fountain" by the Halo Benders.....a great band from by members of built to spill and beat happening

    i just found this interesting cuz i love Modest Mouse and The Halo Benders...(and built to spill)
    *Modest_ Mouse*on May 13, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think this song has alot to do with the fact that isaac brcok wasnt really able to live a normal childhood and when he wrote this song around age of 20 he was still stuck in different parts of his life
    someofusarentcoolon August 04, 2006   Link

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