Crawl – Soul Asylum

So get me out of here I should be blowin’ In someone else’s ear I’m looking forward to looking back On days like today Though I wish you would go away Stay, won’t you stay I’m gonna crawl I never felt better just crawling home I’m gonna crawl home, crawl home alone Good to see […]

Lies Of Hate – Soul Asylum

Lies of hate You make these walls from Lines of a face Nobody’s watching so why do you act like a fake You make me crawl from Lies of hate You wake me up from The lines that seperate And when you shine I know how to find out about How to get out of […]

Creatures Of Habit – Soul Asylum

If the darkness has no end, light up the darkness It ain’t on what you can depend, it’s who you can depend on If the rain wants to come in, you can let the rain in If the darkness is your friend, you can hold the darkness And if it ain’t what you got, you […]

Never Really Been – Soul Asylum

Movie cameras rolling in And there goes my hero with his head between his legs And all this time I believed in him Now, what is the sound of snow falling down On the tombstone in the dead of the night? And who is the hound at the downtown dog pound Who speaks English when […]

Caged Rat – Soul Asylum

Why don’t you go home and spend some time alone In the corner I looked across the room To the other corner, I knew I’d be there soon Caged rat (x12) In the corner I looked across the room I knew I’d be there soon, in the (other) corner Caged rat (x12) Why don’t you […]

New World – Soul Asylum

No one’s around except for the drinking Nobody ever gets around But those who leave the township sinking May you rot in heaven Gotta be home by seven And the field burns away The sky breathes it in So why sit and wait for the new world to begin I’m comin’ out across your border […]

To My Own Devices – Soul Asylum

I damn near exploded Oh Lord, you know I should’a known it Whatever the price is, whatever the crisis Oh please don’t leave me to my own devices Please don’t leave me to my own devices Oh please don’t leave me to my own devices She was a pretty good waitress Said she waited on […]

Walking – Soul Asylum

Works all right, party’s fine, but sleeping is my scene The traffic inside your head is tearing you apart Stick your fingers down my throat and grab on to my heart And I’m walking a little closer Gonna rise up, take you away, Sunday’s just another day Her eyes shine like oceans, her skin is […]

Hope – Soul Asylum

You’re already thinking about someone else. When he comes home you’ll be in his arms and I’ll be gone But you know my day will come I know someday I’ll be the only one So now you wait for a spark you know it will turn you on He’s gonna make you feel the way […]

April Fool – Soul Asylum

Tired of playin’ the clown If I want your opinion I’ll ask ya I can get myself down Night driving without headlight Wearin’ sunglasses too Lookin’ good but sure don’t feel right Anything to be cool Doin’ hopscotch with my legs tied Jumpin’ rope in wet cement Black leather in midday sunshine All your mother’s […]

Growing Into You – Soul Asylum

You never grow out of taking You never grow out of complicating When simple things are waiting But I’m growing into you I’m growing into you There’s one thing that I know that’s perfectly clear You never grow out of fear You never grow out of fear You never grow out of contemplating When it […]

Can’t Go Back – Soul Asylum

And when it gets too full I forget Now if I’m late and I’m making you wait Then there ain’t one thing around that’s even funny Seein’ things clearly and I thank you so dearly Everything’s so true to life when you’re not living When it’s all a drag that’s when you give it all […]

Runaway Train – Soul Asylum

Like a firefly without a light You were there like a blowtorch burning I was a key that could use a little turning So tired that I couldn’t even sleep So many secrets I couldn’t keep I promised myself I wouldn’t weep One more promise I couldn’t keep It seems no one can help me […]

I Will Still Be Laughing – Soul Asylum

They’re all laughing at your clothes, standing in the lunch line You’re the talk of the town cause you’re up and you’re down It’s a cycle, I’ve found, it always comes around But I will still be laughing Yes I will still be laughing Air raids in the afternoon, the children are playing Switchblades, colored […]

Nice Guys (Don’t Get Paid) – Soul Asylum

Hopped in a big black Studebaker, they were acting pretty scary No one talked as they synchronized their watches And they drove past a train station The train rolled out with a passenger car Filled with retired millionaires and movie stars ?? coats ?? and that would be all she wrote And the gangsters, cowboys, […]

Chains – Soul Asylum

And oh I don’t like what I see I see a woman there I watch her as she cries And the woman isn’t really me But every day I get up, calm down, give up, hang around Look for you, hold me, tender, set me free I need to feel you put your hands around […]

Bittersweetheart – Soul Asylum

I’m like a seeing-eye dog and I can’t even see They’re naked and they’re following my master who is blind And my mind’s gone to pieces, I could use some piece of mind So I picked up the pieces and I made a new start Stole an old stiletto, started stabbing in the dark I […]

Nothing To Write Home About – Soul Asylum

It’s been so long since I went away And yes, I miss the comforts of home But I guess I’m better off on my own No one told me people could be so cruel Nobody told me about any of this in school Still nobody understands the things that I don’t understand I’ve nothing to […]

Spinnin’ – Soul Asylum

Undermining all that we know Suddenly starts thinkin’ been fooled from the beginnin’ When the cause is lost you find there is no point in winnin’ Then it’s hard to think straight when your head it keeps on spinnin’ If I lost my mind, would you help me find it? Maybe it’s you, maybe it’s […]

Marionette – Soul Asylum

I hear you’re good I hear you’re made out of wood Not quite as blind as you might think she’d be ____________ they run as deep as a tree And they cut off your wings and replaced them with strings Now the strings attach to everything It’s twisted and tangled and troubled with anger But […]