Between the Cracks 

It's just another daybreak. You're wearing the glow of last night's intake,
and now it's time to take it on the chin.
How come it always seems uphill?
so much so that it's made you feel ill.
Convince yourself you'll never go there again.

And then with every handshake you scan their face, can you tell who's smile's fake? 
and see who's spilling tonic in your gin?
And as we ride this treadmill, despite it grinding to a standstill,
you feel the need to step back and relax.

So that's the scene, like it or not,
you better look around at what you've got,
there's always something hiding there between the cracks.
But it could easily be forgot, that you could wind up winning the jackpot,
and consider this just a blip when you look back.

It's just a blip



Do you feel we're in the crosshairs of several billionaires?
and with an attitude so laissez-faire; we lose faith, and healthcare.

They're pulling up the ladders, the joke's on all of us,
they're pulling up the ladders now that we're superfluous.
And then they'll flood the basement and then they'll start to laugh.
They're pulling up the ladders, this is how it starts.

Now our rags are threadbare, now we're looking elsewhere,
we're no longer unaware.
The can's open, worms everywhere! There's worms everywhere!

They're pulling up the ladders, they'll claim "it is a must",
they're pulling up the ladders now that we're too numerous.
And then they'll flood the basement, obliterate your past.
They're pulling up the ladders, this is how it starts.

This is how it starts.
Can open, worms everywhere!

This is how it starts, this is how it starts,
this is how it starts, this is how it starts.

This is how it starts.
We lose faith, and healthcare.


Liberty Captain

It was a nondescript day, I spent the morning with friends
In a mushroom field, yeah, being led astray
To take me through a doorway I picked a large bouquet
It was my remedy but I'd opened myself to jeopardy

And so I soon felt dismayed
I realized I'd mixed them up with some toadstools and some deadly nightshade
It made me feel afraid, I called the fire brigade
And when they rescued me I was naked and raving up in a tree

And so it haunted me, you know I thought about it constantly
Yeah, when in therapy I took the dog with me, just for the company
We knew each other's needs
Well, it must have been her pedigree

And as we walked in the rain I caught a glimpse of a kid watching
With his face pushed right up against the window pane
And like some kind of birdbrain I tripped headfirst into a storm drain
He laughed at the hilarity and I thought to myself "Ain't that just like me"

He's come along, he's taken all his clothes off
He's smeared himself in marmalade and he's climbed up a tree
He's, he's, he's, he's lost it
Come down son, come down, before you hurt yourself
This ain't gonna end well
I can hear the fire brigade, they're coming, here they come
It's alright lads, it's alright now

These memories of the intensity have taught me how to guarantee
When the summer's over let's go over to those fields again