The Man You've Been Looking For

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Ugly as sin, dumb as can be,
so I don't know
What it is she sees in me
that doesn't show
But I've been running through her mind again...

Flat on my back, out in the street,
and even though
I drank too much, you think it's sweet
and let it go
Don't you tell me I'm predictable

Heaven knows why you're not tryin'
To turn this coal into a diamond
I owe it to you to be so much more
How can I already be the man you've been looking for?

Do you remember where we used to meet
So long ago?
Down in the valley on Victory Street
On a dead-end road
Where goings on there shall remain untold

If I were you, and if you were me
It's sad but true
We wouldn't end up where we are now
It's nuthin' new
That's why I find it hard to follow through

And if you know just what I'm sayin'
Then you'll know why I'm not stayin'
A girl like you should have so much in store
How can I already be the man you've been looking for?

And so I set out and hit the streetlights
Although I do it on heavy feet
And I start remembering the way it used to be
Though I love you dear, and how,
I can't be here right now (woah-oh)

One of these days, hopefully soon
We'll meet again
And when we do, I hope that you
Will understand
Though it might take some time for hearts to mend

And sure as snow falls in December
The sight of you will always render
The sentiment that sends me out the door
How can I already be the man you've been lookin'
Already be the man you've been lookin'
Already be the man you've been looking for?

(Lyrics by Wes Tanenbaum)


from There's a Rat in the Tunnel of Love, released September 2, 2013



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We are an Orange County, CA punk rock'n'roll band that formed back in 2011. We want nothing more than to provide you with some fun, upbeat music to remind you of your angsty and awkward teenage years.

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