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The Matches – Track 11 lyrics
Wake up and waste a day
Chase away
A day at a time
And waste away
Clean-faced today
Clean taste today
Toothpaste makes my
Orange juice sour
Waste a hour
Or so
My shower
Is slow
The flowers
That grow
Outside of my window
Are blooming
I'm assuming
That you're coming over soon
It's almost half past four
And you called here at noon
'cause there's a picture
That you wanna see
Now I'm not even good at
Being me

She got nicotine-basted
Wasted thumbs
And one of them asphalt
Tastin' tongues
She wakes up
To alarm
Her make-up
Is still on
And she can't remember
Why she set the damn thing
Her heart is a machine
Art is meant to be seen
Not felt
Not heard
It's just paint
They're just words
And fingers are for feeling
Fists are for beating
Scabs are for healing
And blood is for bleeding
That just how
I used to be
But I'm not even good at
Being me

I wake up and waste an hour
Pace and glower
At the tv set wasting power
And the aching in my head
I'm banking in the red
And compulsively charging cd's to my account

Version 1:
So come out
Don't make me wait
You Catholic girls start much too late

Version 2:
So come out Jenny
Its getting late
You Jersey girls like to make boys wait

Now it's too late
In the day
For a matinee
And I ain't got the
Money to pay
For you anyway
What should I say?
I know it ain't how it
Used to be
But I'm not good
At being me

Note: The reason for the
Different versions is that the
Lyrics always tell version 1,
But in the song The Matches always sing version 2,
I don't know why that is but other than
That the rest of the song is the same always.

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