This is a song with no words
But no one can hear the missing
They just look at my mouth
And look at my mouth and say
Hey man, I know where you're coming from (yeah.. bullshit!)
Furniture has no say in life
It was made to be used by people
How many times have you felt like a bookcase
Sitting in a living room gathering dust
Full of thoughts already written? (how 'bout now?)
This is a song with no words
No one can hear the missing
You can see my mouth and see that it's moving
I think you already know where I'm coming from
Right here






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Furniture Lyrics as written by Guy Picciotto Brendan Canty

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    The irony is that this song is about people trying to work out the meanings in their lyrics. He's saying they write the songs for themselves, not for the public, he doesn't care if you know what they're talking about or not basically. There was an interview when Ian MacKaye said he never explains his lyrics, because they're always printed in the cd booklets, surely thats enough...fair point i suppose!

    rich79on December 19, 2004   Link
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    i love the part in this song right after "hey man, i know where you're coming from"..."YEAH? BULLSHIT!"

    weezerific:cutleryon April 19, 2002   Link
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    General Comment

    thanks! I always thought he said "YOU! BULLSHIT!!!" but hey I woudln't know.

    I want an SG and Rickenbker!

    jesuisyannon July 26, 2002   Link
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    ol Planes got lazy on this one...no spaces and missing lyrics. One of my favorite lyrics in the world is in this song so I will put it down right.

    "How many times have you felt like a bookcase/ sitting in a living room gathering dust/ full of thoughts already written/ HOW BOUT NOW?"

    The way it goes with the music...priceless

    Great Song

    Bellyfull of Swanson January 17, 2005   Link
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    i heard Guy say this was the first song Fugazi wrote, even before he was in the band.

    fuzzyslipperson October 03, 2006   Link

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