Sober – Tool (1993)

 

Written by: Danny Carey, Paul D’Amour, Adam Jones, Maynard James Keenan

There’s a shadow just behind me,
Shrouding every step I take,
Making every promise empty,
Pointing every finger at me.
Waiting like a stalking butler
Who upon the finger rests.
Murder now the path of “must we”
Just because the son has come.

Jesus, won’t you fucking whistle
Something but the past is done?
Jesus, won’t you fucking whistle
Something but the past is done?

Why can’t we not be sober?
I just want to start this over.
Why can’t we drink forever?
I just want to start this over.

I am just a worthless liar.
I am just an imbecile.
I will only complicate you.
Trust in me and fall as well.
I will find a center in you.
I will chew it up and leave,
I will work to elevate you
Just enough to bring you down.

Mother Mary won’t you whisper
Something but the past is done?
Mother Mary won’t you whisper
Something but the past is done?

Why can’t we not be sober?
Just want to start this over.
Why can’t we sleep forever?
I just want to start this over.

I am just a worthless liar.
I am just an imbecile.
I will only complicate you.
Trust in me and fall as well.
I will find a center in you.
I will chew it up and leave,
Trust me [5x]

Why can’t we not be sober?
Just want to start things over.
Why can’t we sleep forever?
I just want to start this over.

I want what I want [4x]

 

 

Published by aaronpkahle

I like a lot of things but 90s American pop culture is my jam.

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