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Animals on TV singing about something that they once felt
There's no one I disapprove of more or root for more than myself
I wanted to pretend that I was better, better, better on the phone
I didn't wanna tell you I was jealous, jealous, jealous and alone

So we talk about ourselves in hell
To forget the love we never felt
All the old jokes that worked so well
Universal truth was a moments lie

Don't try to stop us
Don't try to stop us
Don't try to stop us
Get out of the way

Got to get to climb your tree in the light of the living ghost I see
She sees her father in the old man's eyes while secretly he stares at her thighs
Animals on TV singing about something they felt at some point
I didn't wanna tell you I was jealous, jealous, jealous, what's the point?

As I watched the velvet drapes appear
And the door was closed for fourty years
'Cause we hide what we don't wanna hear
As we hide what's real, in our ears

He is coming from a part of hell
Where lightning blue eyes don't go down well
He can tell that were oblivious
It's addiction and routine as well

Making fools out of the best of us
Making robots of the rest of us
Innocence itself in America today
Is a crime, just like Cornell West would say

Don't try to stop us
Don't try to stop us
Don't try to stop me
Get out of the way

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