"Pills for Everything" as written by and Jeremy Page Christian Oppel....
Malory used to wear flowery clothes
Hobnobbin' with the snobs at the gallery shows
Now, I know what you doing when you powder your nose
I could've done something looking back I suppose

Here comes Jimmy, way too skinny
Down one-forty from about two-fifty
Hanging out on the wrong side of the city
I used to have pity now I don't have any

Standing on the corner in the cloth tube top
Bleach blond hair and the botched boob job
Hollywood Holly say she'll top you off
But that's the kind of talk girl that got you shot

[Say oh]
I ain't workin' no more
[C'mon now, hey]
I wanna sleep all day
[And the song goes oh]
We can't take it no more
Don't worry 'bout it man
There's pills for everything

Brimstone fire, a new gold chain
Cigarette lighters and cook cocaine
There's pills for everything
Brimstone fire, and new gold chain
Cigarette lighters and cook cocaine
There's pills for everything

I wanna get up
I wanna get down
I wanna feel so good so bad
I don't want it around

I need to get up
I need to be free
I need to feel so good so bad
i need to believe

[Say oh]
I ain't workin' no more
[C'mon now hey]
I wanna sleep all day
[And the song goes oh]
We can't take it no more
Don't worry 'bout it man [haha]
There's pills for everything

Sleeping on the futon
Alligator boots on
Waiting for a friend of mine
Some they never move on
Wait around too long
End up left behind

Sleeping on the futon
Alligator boots on
Waiting for a friend of mine
Some they never move on
Wait around too long
End up left behind

Sleeping on the futon
Alligator boots on
Waiting for a friend of mine
Some they never move on
They wait around too long
End up left behind

I wanna get up
I wanna get down
I wanna feel so good so bad
I don't want it around

I need to get up
I need to be free
I need to get them, God damn
Pills far away from me

[Oh come on, say oh]
I ain't workin' no more
[And the song goes hey]
I wanna sleep all day
[Say oh]
We can't take it no more
Don't worry 'bout it man [haha]
There's pills for everything

Brimstone fire, a new gold chain
Cigarette lighters and cook cocaine
Brimstone fire, a new gold chain
Cigarette lighters and cook cocaine
Brimstone fire, a new gold chain
Cigarette lighters and cook cocaine
Brimstone fire, a new gold chain
Cigarette lighters and cook cocaine

[Please, that hurts, don't do it any more]
Are you gonna be on my side if I let you up?]
[Sure, I'm on your side. just let me up, I'll do anything you say.]
[You're on my side]
[I'm on your side]
[Okay let's go find the other fellas]


Lyrics submitted by zippygutterslug, edited by fatswallenberg

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    My OpinionIf it means what I see happening all over ...
    I would say that people resort to pills for any little thing without taking into consideration natural alternatives for the sake of their health.
    For example,
    One wants to sleep ... they take a pill when they could very well eat lettuce!
    One wants to stay awake ... they take a pill when they could very well drink a cup of coffee!
    People take pills for everything, it's absurd!
    Don't people care about the impact the side-effects have on their health?
    MariaDoGatoon October 03, 2014   Link
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    General Commentin this song a cocaine dealer tries to convince himself and his customers that doing the substance is fine, and that addiction isn't a problem. many addicts use various pills to fight the side effects of withdrawal in an attempt to make quitting easier:

    [Don't worry 'bout it, man, there's pills for everything.]

    however, while he clearly convinced malory, jimmy, and holly, he acknowledges that cocaine use isn't nearly as easy to control as he made it out to be, that he has created an awful impact on their lives. furthermore, he doesn't care:

    [I could have done something looking back, I suppose]

    sounds awfully apathetic, &

    [I used to have pity, now I don't have any.]

    makes it very clear. he's in it for the drugs & money, and doesn't care who's livelihood he crushes while obtaining them.

    [I wanna get up
    I wanna get down
    I wanna feel so good so bad
    I don't want it around

    I need to get up
    I need to be free
    I need to get them God damn
    Pills far away from me]

    he also acknowledges that pills haven't done much for himself, either, and that he struggles with addiction as well. he wants to stop taking the pills, and instead get some blow in his system.

    finally, the sample at the end of the grown man bullying the child - the man is addiction personified, and the child is the addict falling victim to the drug's grasp

    [Please, that hurts, don't do it any more] - withdrawal
    [Are you gonna be on my side if I let you up?]
    [Sure, I'm on your side. just let me up, I'll do anything you say.] - taking more to make the pain stop
    [You're on my side]
    [I'm on your side] - admitting defeat
    fatswallenbergon January 08, 2015   Link

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