Do me a favor, would you please
hang up the receiver on me
before I, before I talk my vocabulary dry.
Do me a favor, would you, my Doe
Don't come over later, don't spend three days in a row
I know my pre-calculated charm will soon run low.
Cold colas to coexist
hold sodas in both her fists
I...I'd hoped for a different you.
there's comfort in the clamor of cafes
solace from the abyss of days
I...I'd hoped for a different you.
still I trace your gaze
but that's stalker praise, and I lack the turn of phrase
Every morning through Ma's twin rose trellises
grammar, middle, and Lake High
barber college, through Ma's twin rose trellises
I'd planned to pick for you a rose; my hell, this is
a plan's as close as I'll ever get; my hell, this is
I haven't yet, I haven't yet...
Do me a favor, be rational
save me the labor of the breakup call
just assume the worst
when the phone don't ring, dismiss me to the hearse

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The Barber's Unhappiness song meanings
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    General CommentThis song is about meeting a girl on the internet. She's younger then she said because she has 'cold sodas' meaning she can't have alcohol. They talk on the phone, but it's all fake because it's 'pre-calculated charm'. Once he meets her, he doesn't want to deal with this girl, it was all just a plan that didn't work out, like picking the rose. The relationship isn't going to work out, and he doesn't want to have to call her and break her heart. If he did that, he would have to explain about his fake-ness.

    Kinda reminds me of something that happened to myslef.
    zbuton December 31, 2006   Link

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