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Some nights, I stay up cashing in my bad luck.
Some nights, I call it a draw.
Some nights, I wish that my lips could build a castle
Some nights, I wish they'd just fall off

But I still wake up, I still see your ghost
Oh Lord, I'm still not sure what I stand for oh
What do I stand for? What do I stand for?
Most nights, I don't know anymore... oh woah, oh woah, oh woah oh oh.
Oh woah, oh woah, oh woah oh oh

This is it, boys, this is war, what are we waiting for?
Why don't we break the rules already?
I was never one to believe the hype - save that for the black and white
I try twice as hard and I'm half as liked, but here they come again to jack
My style

And that's alright; I found a martyr in my bed tonight
She stops my bones from wondering just who I am, who I am, who I am
Oh, who am I? Oh, who am I? mmm... mmm...

Well, Some nights, I wish that this all would end
Cause I could use some friends for a change
And some nights, I'm scared you'll forget me again
Some nights, I always win, I always win...

But I still wake up, I still see your ghost
Oh Lord, I still not sure what I stand for
What do I stand for? What do I stand for?
Most nights, I don't know... (come on)

So this is it? I sold my soul for this?
Washed my hands of that for this?
I miss my mom and dad for this?

No. When I see stars, when I see, when I see stars that's all they are
When I hear songs, they sound like this one, so come on
Oh, come on. Oh, come on, oh come on!

Well, This is it, guys, that is all - five minutes in and I'm bored again
Ten years of this, I'm not sure if anybody understands
This one is not for the folks back home; Sorry to leave, mom, I had to
Go
Who the fuck wants to die alone all dried up in the desert sun?

My heart is breaking for my sister and the con that she called "love"
Man when I look into my nephew's eyes...
Man, you wouldn't believe the most amazing things that can come from...
Some terrible nights... ahhh... oh woah, oh woah, oh woah oh oh
Oh woah, oh woah, oh woah oh oh

The other night, you wouldn't believe the dream I just had about you and me
I called you up, but we'd both agree
It's for the best you didn't listen
It's for the best we get our distance... oh...
It's for the best you didn't listen
It's for the best we get our distance... oh...



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    UnregisteredSep 21, 2013 at 5:33 am
    "Some Nights" is a song by American indie rock band Fun. It was released on June 4, 2012, as the second single and the title track from their second studio album of the same name. The song was written by Jeff Bhasker, Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost, and Jack Antonoff. Musically "Some Nights" is an indie pop song with elements of power pop and afrobeat. The song lyrics speak of the protagonist's feelings of self-deprecation and loneliness.
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    UnregisteredJul 19, 2012 at 1:30 pm
    A brave young man, carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders, answering the call and making the ultimate sacrifice, he desperately wants and craves the simple things that most people take for granted? Forgetting that their freedom isn't free. The song sounds like a cry out to the lord for more guidance, strength, and perseverance. He knows what he has to do and he also knows all the things he has to put on hold. Brilliant song? Powerful lyrics. This is just how I interpreted the song, only the person who wrote this truly knows.
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    UnregisteredAug 20, 2012 at 3:25 pm
    This song has nothing to do with soldiers or the war in the mid-east. It's an internal struggles he's had for 10 yrs. With the music industry and continues to have now that he's famous (the people he left behind). The martyr in his bed is a woman who slept with him only because he's famous, not because she likes him or even knows him, just so she can tell her friends she did it - but there is one woman he really loved and she left him, probably because he was so focused on his music and making it big. Now he's looking back on the sacrifices he made to get where he is know and wondering if it was worth it.
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    UnregisteredJul 26, 2012 at 4:36 am
    The first time I heard this song I thought it was the most fun sounding song in the world, then I listened to the words and now it pretty much makes me cry every time I hear it. It resonates with me because my dad is also a con and I guess I'm hoping I may be one of those amazing things that came from a lie. And if I'm not I'm sure my children are inadvertently.
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    UnregisteredSep 2, 2012 at 1:23 am
    This song is about the internal struggle that the main singer is facing. He spent his entire life thus far trying to get to where he is right now. But, now that he is his at his original "endgame", it isn't all that he hoped. It is a lot harder at his level of fame. Almost everyone is just a coworker or a fan to him and he misses his old friends who have probably moved on to other people. He probably misses his family too.
    The mention of war is probably not war in the literal sense. It is war in that he is facing conflict in himself. Part of him knows that he is where he always wants to be. The other doesn't want to be there anymore. If you watch the trailer, it is footage of a re-enactment of the american civil war; the war where the you. S. Was having war with two halves of itself.
    Such a great and honest song. This one is from the heart.

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