Breakfast

by Spookey Ruben

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released April 6, 2002

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Track Name: The Office
Is the bakery baking bread all night long?
Is the fakery painting smiles on the principal?
Hey I can breathe all the things I see!
Hey I believe that all the fun I’ve had can be put in a bag and manufactured

What takes you back to the office:
It must be something that you just need to do
It must be something you ought to
Takes you away from the things that you call blue

When the receptionist sings a song, Is it wrong?
Is your occupation fun: reading poetry?
Hey, maybe yeah. Signing autographs...
Hey, you would know.
Through all the thick and thin:
I’ve been fat, I’ve been thin, I’ve been skinny yeah

What takes you back to the office
It must be something that you just need to do
It must be something you ought to
Takes you away from the things that you call blue

in the paper it says yes
in the bible it says no
on the TV maybe so
and the neighbours they won’t go
and the bible: it says no...

the relationship I’m in is only to justify...
all the buildings I’ve lived in have all been identified

What takes me back to the office
It must be something that I just need to do
Could this be something I ought to do?
Takes me away from the things that hurt me too
Track Name: Over and Out
Stop looking back
it's over and out
and I'm tryin' to get on with my life
Stop coming around
It's breaking the rules just to see me!

Saw you just the other day
with the braids in your hair on your bicycle moving the air
Of all the things we loved to do,
well we over did this but we never did that quite enough
Sliding down the waterslides into oceans of fun and disaster
my open-ended good-byes
my open-ended good-byes

Stop looking back
it's over and out
and I'm tryin' to get on with my life
Stop coming around
It's breaking the rules just to see me
and I do miss you too, oh believe me,
It's not easy
I'm not looking back
I'm walking ahead into my future

Stumbling on a memory
of the man in the box with his briefcase punching the clock
You had to make a better plan
'cause you lost money here and you lost money playing your songs
I'm throwing out the almanacs and the photos of you and me
my open-ended good-byes
is finally just a good-bye

Stop looking back
it's over and out
and I'm tryin' to get on with my life
Stop coming around
It's breaking the rules just to see me
and I do miss you too, oh believe me,
It's not easy
I'm not looking back
I'm walking ahead into my future
Stop looking back!
Track Name: Brand New Game
In the gymnasium
where girls complain about the boy with the concrete shoes
if they only knew that what he's been dwelling on is:
'who will laugh the last?'
And in our neighborhood
the dogs bark from the hallucinogenic bark
what we will encounter next is
'all too much, too soon'

And so we keep searching for something to play
I'm sure it's not only for children that way

Do you remember the time
when the woman you loved was beginning to bore you to death?
Do you move on really fast
or spend your time recalling every past?
As a Canadian in baseball shorts making black & white movie-shorts
Will it be understood you tried to
'live your life out loud' !?

And so we keep searching for something to play
I'm sure it's not only for children that way
and so we keep searching for a brand new game
I know it's not exclusively for children that way

Take every single thing I've been trying to say
Put it in a little box on the dock of the bay
Stop messing up my plans for my wedding day
Stop breaking me in half when I'm half way there!

And so we keep searching for something to play
I'm sure it's not only for children that way
and so we keep searching for a brand new game
I know it's not exclusively for children that way
Track Name: Shauna
See the pretty girl sitting on a pedestal
she is polishing her nails, pays attention to details
Is she thinking to herself that she's not for me!
I'm a lonely guy who's been sitting on a shelf
I've been thinking 'bout my health,
I've been cooking for myself
but I think I'd rather die if I'm not for her!

When you look into my house you may see chaos in my room
but if you look into my heart, you'll see I made some room for you!

Shauna, I told you that I like you
I told you that I love you
Do you love me too?

Buzzing in my tree,
you're my favourite bumblebee
got me spinning round and round
and I'm lifting off the ground
gotta take it day by day, can't wait till Monday!
Whatever I can do to get a bit closer to you
I got a pocket full of goodies, got a ticket to the movies
gonna spend it all on you and me
'cause nothing comes for free

when you look into my eyes you may see desperate lonely skies
but if you take me by the hand I'll take you to our promised land above

Shauna, I told you that I like you
I told you that I love you
Do you love me too?

You're moving up, you're moving up into my heart's attic!
whatever makes me cry, really makes me cry, I'm such a fanatic!

Shauna, I told you that I like you
I told you that I love you
Do you love me too?
Track Name: My Female Friends
A GIRL CALLED GLASS
I KISSED HER ASS
I WROTE HER A SONG
THAT BROKE HER IN HALF
THE VERY NEXT DAY
WE PLAY SCRABBLE YOUR WAY
you're putting your bricks into a plastic bag
IT'S JEANS AND BLAZER
IT'S COMMON BEHAVIOUR
SAY WHAT YOU WANT
but ya betta oughtta take it back!
ON A PARTICULAR DAY?
IN A PLATONIC WAY?
your only mission is to mess up my head!

MY FEMALE FRIENDS HAVE THINGS TO SAY
RELAY THEIR PROBLEMS ONTO ME
CAN'T LET IT GO....
WON'T LET IT!

MY BEST FRIEND'S WIFE
A DOUBLE-EDGED KNIFE
SHE FIND SOMETHING WRONG WITH MY Mrs RIGHT
A BRIGHT GREEN DRESS
YOU'D NEVER GUESS
DO ALL SHE CAN TO MAN -IPULATE
YOU'RE LIKE A TICKING BOMB...
YOU SOUND LIKE MOM
'why can't i do it when 'm concentrating on it....'
AND ON A CHOO-CHOO TRAIN
OR IN THE POURING RAIN
your only mission is to mess up my head!

MY FEMALE FRIENDS HAVE THINGS TO SAY
RELAY THEIR PROBLEMS ONTO ME
CAN'T LET IT GO
I WON'T LET IT!
MY E-MAIL FRIENDS HAVE THINGS TO SAY
RELAY THEIR PROBLEMS ONTO ME
CAN'T LET IT GO....
I WON'T LET IT
MY FEMALE FRIENDS HAVE THINGS TO SAY
DISPLAY THEIR PROBLEMS ON T.V.
AND WHAT THEY SAY (SAY-EE-YEAH)
I DON'T GET IT
MY FEMALE FRIENDS HAVE THINGS TO SAY!
AND WHAT THEY SAY ...'I DON'T GET IT!
Track Name: Born on Labor Day (Mathematics)
Who pops babies on the land?
Who pops TV stars in command?
Who makes sounds that make you cry on your way home from school?

ma- ma- ma- mathematics
times, tables turn
don’t- don’t- don’t- don’t wanna do that
born on labour day
yeah- yeah- yeah- take a ticket
cruise the world

Who pops pills that make you stay up all night?
Who drops needles in the spotlight?
Who makes little flowers fall on the top of my head? (I don’t know!)

ma- ma- ma- mathematics
times, tables turn
don’t- don’t- don’t- don’t wanna do that
born on labour day
yeah- yeah- yeah- take a ticket
cruise the world

Lay low observe the holiday
and enjoy your honest pay, yeah
to lead a life that’s based on famous autobiographic tales

“Who makes sounds that make you cry on your way home from school?”

Lay low observe the holiday
and respect the man in grey, yeah
collect the tears that roll down cheeks on labour labour labour day

ma- ma- ma- mathematics
times, tables turn
don’t- don’t- don’t- don’t wanna do that
born on labour day
yeah- yeah- yeah- take a ticket
cruise the world
born on labour day
born on labour day
born on labour day
born on labour day
born on labour day
Track Name: Suddenly the Sun
SUDDENLY THE SUN DON’T SING
WITH THE TOURISTS ON THE BEACH
SUDDENLY THE WIND WON’T SWAY
TO THE FUTURE OF MY DREAMS
SUDDENLY MY WINGS DON’T FLY
AND MY HEAD IS STUCK IN THE WALL
AND THE SUNDAY DRIVING INDIVIDUALS GET MY SYMPATHY

SUDDENLY YOU LEAVE MY HOUSE
AND MY SOUL BEGINS TO FADE
ALL THE COLOURS TURN TO GREY
AND THERE’S NOTHING LEFT TO SAY
SUDDENLY MY EYES DON’T CRY
AND MY HEAD IS STUCK IN THE WALL
AND THE SUNDAY DRIVING INDIVIDUALS GET THE BEST OF ME

BROKEN DOWN
CAVING IN
I’M JUST A MAN
AND I SEE THE LIGHT
AND I HEAR THE SOUNDS
AND I PAVE MY OWN ROAD TO YOU

DON’T TELL ME THE WEEKEND IS ENOUGH
FOR A MAN TO BE LOVED IN AN ORDINARY WAY
I KNOW I DON’T KNOW WHAT IT MEANS
FOR A GIRL TO BE LOVED IN AN ORDINARY WAY,
IN AN ORDINARY WAY

BROKEN DOWN
I’M COMING BACK
I’M JUST A MAN
BUT I SEE THE LIGHT
I HEAR THE SOUNDS
AND I PAVE MY OWN ROAD
AND I SEE THE LIGHT
AND I HEAR THE SOUNDS
AND I FEEL THE TOUCH OF A PERSONAL FRIEND
AND I PAVE MY OWN ROAD TO YOU
Track Name: Public Puberty
And now I finally got some hair under my armpits
think I can take responsibility
I've lived too long inside the dreams of other people's heads
a public figure hitting puberty
Trust me when I tell ya
'cause I know I'm never envious
of all the famous people with their money and their selfishness
I missed out on a lot
always waiting for 'next shot'
If you ask me someday honestly I'll tell ya what's been killing me...

I KNOW
YOU KNOW
WHY I'M SO UNHEALTHY
I SPENT MY YOUTH IN THE BACK OF A LIMOUSINE

I wish I went to school like everybody else did
'Can't you just treat me like a normal kid?'
They've got some notes written down for my next biography
Have a big plan on how to market me
Always when they tell me
I should change my style I do it
'cause I'm always lost for words when I'm expected to be into it
I won't know what to do
when you stop pushing me through
My connection to the world was only made with paper glue

I KNOW
YOU KNOW
WHY I'M SO UNHEALTHY
I SPENT MY YOUTH IN THE EYES OF AMERICA

'I don't know where to go from here...Oh no!'

I KNOW
YOU KNOW
WHY I'M SO UNHEALTHY
I SPENT MY YOUTH ON THE FRONT OF MAGAZINE
SO WHY YA ALWAYS ASKING ME
QUESTIONS OF WORLD HISTORY
THE NEWS OF THE WORLD YOU SEE IS NO BLOODY NEWS TO ME
Track Name: Overhills
From your nose to your toes
(And overhills)
Exploring landmarks:
Lips, chin, neck, shoulders, elbow, fingers curve round hipbones down the Valley

From your home to the store
And overworried by the sore spots in people's thoughts
By the mistakes that you would make whenever:
You had your mind on the money

From the brain to the hand
(And in between)
Comes the truth:
A lonely man begins to paint the picture of a broken building

From Brazil to Japan
(The hurricane)
And earthquakes too
Without a warning sign, what came was now or never
Can't we employ the boy with the x-ray glasses?

It's true for most of us...candles on birthday cakes
And its true for most of us...you look like your mommy and daddy
It's hard for some of us...kissing in public places
It's true for most of us...what..you...did...after school
Track Name: Why Did I Do What I Did?
Breakfast in the morning,
Coffee tea or me?
A diamond in the bushes
Take your rocket to the tip of my world.
I’m sorry a rain check is all that I have,
But hey, call me.

A tablespoon of cookies
A tablespoon of milk
A ton of invitations
Now I’m talking like I’m king of the world
Now you’ve got your cake
Your better savor each flavor,
Bit by bit by bit

Why did I do what I did?
Didn’t mean what I said
Should have gone straight to bed,
Can’t be bothered with
Why did I do what I did?
Didn’t mean what I said
All the things I regret
Keep on asking

A stolen pair of antlers
I put in on my head
I walk past all the neighbours
Now there’s probably not a chance in the world
That we’ll ever barbeque again

Why did I do what I did?
Didn’t mean what I said
Should have gone straight to bed
Can’t be bothered with
Why did I do what I did?
Didn’t mean what I said
All the things I regret
keep on asking me
Why?
Why?
Why?
Why?
Why?
Why?
Why?
Why?