Burn After Writing

On The Impossible Past, The Menzingers

Contributors
Guitar, Vocals: Tom May
Guitar, Vocals, Glockenspiel: Greg Barnett
Drums: Joe Godino
Bass: Eric Keen
Lyrics

Here’s to you, the same chords that I stole
From a song that I once heard
The same melody I borrowed from the void
I’d rather observe than structure a narrative
The characters are thin, the plot does not develop
It ends where it begins
It’s on the screen, in paperbacks
In section 8 and cul de sacs
Electro haikus and drunk sonnets
Are moving me along

You cut my hair
You left red ink everywhere
Do my hands tell a story?
Is it boring?

What I’d give to force your sigh
What I’d give to see you cry
What I’d give for your caress
To see your blue cotton dress
Balled up on the floor
Certain memories are the problem
Certain drunken lines are the shame
Seven hundred miles and four years
I can’t fight the flame, it burns

Was I wishing on satellites?
Tell me how you’ve been doing that trick
I’m just wishing the flame away
Now I’m wishing the flame away

Artist Bio

The Menzingers

The Menzingers

Philadelphia-based punk band, The Menzingers have released From Exile, a reimagined stripped down version of their 2019 release Hello Exile. From Exile was …

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Replay for our livestream ends tomorrow night at midnight eastern! Pick up merch & watch the stream at… https://t.co/yOANRpUa9n

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@themenzingers

Tom spent some time with @russomusic to try out the new @fender American Professional II Stratocaster.
Full video… https://t.co/CWqdNgbTZy

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