I'm Only Here To Disappoint

My Shame Is True, Alkaline Trio

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Bass, Vocals: Dan Andriano
Guitar: Matt Skiba
Drums: Derek Grant
Lyrics

I'm hurtin for someone else
To feel this pain
Are you hurtin too?
I'm desperate
So desperate

But i won't get my hopes up
I’ll just get all my ropes taught
After all
I’m only here to disappoint

I am truly only here to disappoint
Like all good dreams and you wind up dead
All those promises I never kept
I laugh and you will cry again
And again and again and again

These simple things I just can’t say
Remove the you from you and me
I stand to bring you to your knees
Again and again and again

I’m crying for someone
To show me
Real tears
I've tasted them I've wasted them
So many empty years...

Now i'm dying
Just to give you
A body I can give to
Something I can be a part of forever

I am truly only here to disappoint
Like all good dreams and you wind up dead
All those promises I never kept
I laugh and you will cry again
And again and again and again.

These simple things I just can’t say
Remove the you from you and me
I stand to bring you to your knees
Again and again and again

Distorted is my silhouette
Tainted starved and desperate
There’s no easy fix for this
That I cannot control
I’m breaking apart at the soul

Like all good dreams and you wind up dead
All those promises I never kept
I laugh and you will cry again
And again and again and again.

These simple things I just can’t say
Remove the you from you and me
I stand to bring you to your knees
Again and again and again

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Rest In Peace, Pierre. The Naked Raygun bassist/vocalist was a friend and a hero and will always be a huge source o… https://t.co/AGpAFWxYAw

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Matt found his OG lyrics for "Goodbye Fire Island!" https://t.co/9EGHRiA0sl

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We look forward to seeing you all as soon as possible. In the meantime, please stay safe! https://t.co/dVElFGVfXb https://t.co/Qpx6iYXtL8

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Fresh goods at @skibaclothing - Mickey Ts, patches, enamel pins and stickers avail now! https://t.co/MZR5eAdNqX https://t.co/pn2IEuZuTC

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Happy Pride Month! We made some shirts and they’re available now. In support of all our friends and allies in the f… https://t.co/DT0pvhduuR

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Our dear friend and long time conspirator, Mike Park, wrote this beautiful song with kids in mind. He sent it to Da… https://t.co/UdCgoU1Dtu

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