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Wanted Wasted (feat. Astronautalis)

from We Don't Even Live Here (Deluxe Edition) by P.O.S

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It takes what it takes | a little vague but I’ll make it work thanks | that’s Minnesota on the mind | I know every lyric of “The Decline” | and sing it back | been living that might as well know the soundtrack | that blank stare that doesn’t make you care | shit, it’s not designed to make you care | they bet you won’t care | you don’t | so I guess next come | we don’t give a fuck like the anthem | when giving a fuck is taking a chance | black president | hurray for history | the shit’s still totally pretend | I mean fuck sports | team on my back doe | Doomtree hoopty | Cadillac flow | no kings | only thinking in dreams | only work for impossible things | we the best in the world | wait at what? | wanting, wasting | who the best in the world? | huh, i don’t know | we the best in the world | at getting sick | trying to
find our places | I’m the best in the world | at kickin it and working on some future shit | I write it down for the little revolutions | peace to Anonymous | good lookin out | I give it up for who’s seeking the solutions | scheme for the rest of us | what’s cooking now | straight plans | manage | slim chances | damage | all standards | advance | advantage ha | and it’shottoo|whotheboss|whoontopboy|notyou|notme|sameteam|exceptwe don’t expect the same things, I mean | all that glitters stay cold | same old story unfold, shit | it’s in a black man’s soul to rock that gold, naw | it’s in a black man’s soul to take a chain off | it’s in a black man’s soul to roll free | it seems like a black man’s role is to fold cheap | and the white folks laugh, shit | but they chasing the same carrot | same debt same trap | same aim same crap | want it waste it | we stray from that path | we kicks it in the haunted basements | where we all so ghost | no kings | only working on impossible things | we the best in the world | wait at what? | wanted wasted | who the best in the world? | huh i don’t know, you? | we the best in the world | at getting tricked | trying to find our places, right? | I’m the best in the world | at kickin it and working on the future | (ASTRONAUTALIS) | Don’t worry you’re next! | He said it one day it will all make sense | If you sit upon this bench and watch a train go by in a blink | Think of them inside, and what their time is like | And how our’s stretches while their’s just shrinks | Everything plus the kitchen sink | Melt it down, we don’t need those things | You don’t own that home, you just holdin a place | You keep a seat warm for your old friends at the bank | Thanks! | Are we for real still sweatin shampoo on planes? | When I done have flown 100 times with a knife on my chain | Probably shouldn’t say, Please ixnay, in case my laptops tapped by TSA | Believe that babe, you ain’t keep the heat a bay | Keep sweatin al’qaeda, I’m scared of the banks | Keep stacking them chips, I’m piling grains | It ain’t IF...its when? | Cause we the best of this thing | DANG! | we the best in the world | at all of it | wanted wasted | who the best in the world? | probably it’s probably you | we the best in the world | trying to find our places | I’m the best in the world | working on a future | don’t worry you’re next!

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from We Don't Even Live Here (Deluxe Edition), released October 22, 2012
produced by Cecil Otter

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