Eating snow flakes with plastic forks
And a paper plate of course
You think of everything
Short love with a long divorce
And a couple of kids of course
They don't mean anything
Live in trailers with no class
Goddamn I hope I can pass
High school means nothing
Taking heartache with hard work
Goddamn I am such a jerk
I can't do anything
And I shout that you're all fakes
And you should have seen the look on your face
And I guess that's what it takes
When comparing your bellyaches
And it's been a long time
Which agrees with this watch of mine
And I guess that I miss you
And I'm sorry if I dissed you
I'm sorry if I screwed you up

And you spend your whole life looking for the adult that you are
then you spend the rest your life looking for, looking for the child that you were


Lyrics submitted by dej4entendu, edited by Mellow_Harsher

Trailer Trash (Modest Mouse cover) song meanings
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    General Commentthis isn't Brand New, it's modest mouse.
    and it's an amazing song.
    heyshaynaon January 27, 2009   Link
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    General Commentits a cover of modest mouse by jesse
    one the part he sings before the end lines is
    i'm sorry if i screwed you up
    ripkirlon January 27, 2009   Link
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    General CommentYou forgot the background part:
    "Everything that keeps us together is falling apart,
    I've got this thing that I consider my only art
    Of fucking people over."

    I think Kevin? is singing it in the background toward the end. It's from another Modest Mouse song, called 3rd Planet.
    Arteron February 16, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti was v. surprised at the isaac brock impression done by both KEVIN and JESSE on this song not many peeps can do that thing he does
    Dasuitekillaon October 21, 2009   Link
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    General CommentOkay, that Youtube version was better than I expected. I like that he included the extended lyrics:

    'And you spend your whole life looking for the adult that you are
    then you spend the rest your life looking for, looking for the child that you were'

    'I'm sorry if I screwed you up'
    Manifest0on August 13, 2010   Link
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    General Comment"i'm sorry if i screwed your friends" too. haha
    jazzyboopson January 02, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThe aristocracy would still play a significant role in the sponsorship of musical life, but it was now possible for composers to survive without being its permanent employees. The increasing popularity led to a growth in both the number and range of the orchestras. Thanks for sharing.
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    jaffa62on July 07, 2012   Link

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