"Drinking Song" as written by and Jenny Owen Youngs....
Everything I touch turns to shit
Everyone I try to love won't hear of it
Now my hands are overfull of things I'd like to give
Does anybody want it?
Does anybody want it?
Does anybody want me?

I've been mapping it out
I don't know what's wrong with me
But I wish that it was something else
I've been mapping it out
Maybe you should find a girl who cares about herself

There's solace at the bottom of a bottle
Ba da da da da da
There's solace at the bottom of a bottle
Ba da da da da da

Everywhere I look I see your face
No button I can push, delete, erase
Got nothing straight but for the emptiness
No one left for me to miss

I've been mapping it out
I don't know what's wrong with me
But I wish that it was something else
I've been mapping it out
Maybe you should find a girl who cares about herself

There's solace at the bottom of a bottle
Ba da da da da da
There's solace at the bottom of a bottle
Ba da da da da da

Down here we've got so much time to forget

I wonder if this is how I pay for the things I've broken carelessly
Nobody wants to step on it
I guess I just keep drinking

There's solace at the bottom of a bottle
Ba da da da da da
There's solace at the bottom of a bottle
Ba da da da da da

The problem with falling is
Sooner or later you have to hit something



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"Drinking Song" as written by Jennifer Owen Youngs

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    General Commentit's "there's solace at the bottom of the bottle"
    fuckwasion May 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commenteverything I touch turns to shit
    everyone I try to love won't hear of it
    yo mamma!on May 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti always thought she sang "it's saddest at the bottom of the botton"... *shrug*

    so the song, basically...feeling lonely. she's full of love she would like to give but there's no one in her life. i like how it is such a painful/sad song and then it goes into this really upbeat chorus.

    awesome song!
    yesterdaystomorrow1on August 30, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti always thought she sang "it's saddest at the bottom of the botton"... *shrug*

    so the song, basically...feeling lonely. she's full of love she would like to give but there's no one in her life. i like how it is such a painful/sad song and then it goes into this really upbeat chorus.

    awesome song!
    yesterdaystomorrow1on August 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's definitely "There's solace", yeah.
    reflectlighton September 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentNot a very good transcription here...

    Definitely "there's solace at the bottom of the bottle"

    Pretty sure "Got nothing straight but for the emptiness" even though that's questionable..

    And the last verse, for sure,
    "The problem with falling is
    sooner or later you have to hit something."

    Great song, perfect for those feelings of emptiness from a lost relationship that you feel like you screwed up. So close to home for me right now... "So much time to forget." And the unfortunately welcome quick fix for that...

    Mainly I just love the chorus to this one. It's so... unexpectedly happy. Love this song.
    triswebon April 28, 2008   Link
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    General Commentoh, and see I thought she said "This song is at the bottom of the bottle"
    LittleMissPisson July 03, 2008   Link
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    General Commentstory of my life
    lmr0329on July 03, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti get this song.

    and i love it.
    missmeon August 20, 2008   Link

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