THE JAM lyrics - This Is The Modern World

London Girl

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Do you know what you're looking for? Streets of gold, fame and fortune? You didn't fancy working in a factory But your mum and dad didn't agree You slept on Waterloo station at first But now you've moved to a posher squat You wonder where your next meal will come from Still it's better than living at home You're looking tired 'cause it's been three weeks Since you changed your clothes or washed your feet But you're learning fast all the time How to cadge cigarettes and pills I don't condemn what you done I know what it is to be young You're only searching for today To see the answers about yesterday And I hope you find

Day After Day

Dead Moon "Crack In The System"
Day after day we threw our cares away Waiting for tomorrow, never living for today We lined up in the trenches, holding higher ground We looked away for answers but nothing could be found (chorus) And I swear, we won't keep standing still Here to take your heat The rain's about to fall We're taking to the streets Day after day nothing ever changed Was it any wonder we all began to stray Some of us for money, some of us for fame Our goals were so impossible no one could take aim Day after day the hours wore away Regretting what we'd missed, closer to the grave We're the broken generation, we don't know who we are Fought for every losing cause and now we hide the scars

Suddenly Everything Has Changed

Postal Service, The
Putting all the vegetables away That you bought at the grocery store today And it goes fast, you think of the past Suddenly everything has changed. Driving home, the sky accelerates. And the clouds all form a geometric shape. And it goes fast, you think of the past. Suddenly everything has changed. Putting all the clothes you washed away. As you're folding up the shirts, you hesitate. Then it goes fast, you think of the past. Suddenly everything has changed.

Suddenly Everything Has Changed

Flaming Lips
Putting all the vegetables away, That you bought at the grocery store today, And it goes fast, You think of the past, Suddenly everything has changed, Driving home the sky accelerates, And the clouds all form a geometric shape, And it goes fast, You think of the past, Suddenly everything has changed, Putting all the clothes you washed away, As you're folding up the shirts you hesitate, Then it goes fast, Think of the past, Suddenly everything has changed

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