I'll take back my pinata it's wasted on you
Just spinning that pool cue all over the room
And give back the blindfold that's under your shoe

[Chorus]
Let's drink, drink this town is so great
Drink, drink 'cause it's never too late
To drink, drink to no big surprise
But what words rhyme with buried alive
What words rhyme with buried alive

You could be a float for the 4th of July
Based on your theme of wallflowers grown wild
Look through your peephole, you've won every prize

[Chorus]

In your monkey suit on a cigarette break
The lunchtime crowd, they won't even blink
But you'd be sad if they did
But you'll be sad

[Chorus]


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"Drink!" as written by John Linnell John Flansburgh

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    General CommentThis song is about how people are "bruried alive" by the 9-5 daily grind of modern society and how alcohol brings them out of their routines for a couple of days only to have them thrown back to the grind.




    Let's drink, drink this town is so great
    Drink, drink cuz it's never too late
    To drink, drink to no big surprise
    But what words rhyme with buried alive
    What words rhyme with buried alive
    (this is alot like most cities/towns, where most people spend their time drinking off the work week)

    You could be a float for the 4th of july
    Based on your theme of wallflowers grown wild
    Look thru your peephole, you've won every prize
    (Refers to how normally quiet and aloof people become extremely social and extroverted under the influence)

    In your monkey suit on a cigarette break
    The lunchtime crowd, they won't even blink
    But you'd be sad if they did
    But you'll be sad...
    (One of the coolest lines in the song, he describes the working man as a monkey trained to do specific tasks and also makes reference to the notion that the every day man wouldn't dare step out of the box during regular hours ' but you'd be sad if they did'
    coreysuckson September 06, 2007   Link

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