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Oh! Gravity. by Switchfoot  | CD Reviews And Information | NewReleaseTuesday.com


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01 . Oh! Gravity
02 . American Dream
03 . Dirty Second Hands
04 . Awakening
05 . Circles
06 . Amateur Lovers
07 . Faust, Midas, and Myself
08 . Head Over Heels (In This Life)
09 . Yesterdays
10 . Burn Out Bright
11 . 4:12
12 . Let Your Love Be Strong

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"American Dream" Lyrics [edit]
by Switchfoot | from the album Oh! Gravity.
 

When success is equated with excess
The ambition for excess wrecks us
When top of the mind becomes the bottom line
When success is equated with excess

If you're time ain't be nothing for money
I start to feel really bad for you honey
Maybe honey put you're money where your mouth's been running
If you're time ain't be nothing but money

I want out of this machine
It doesn't feel like freedom

(chorus)
This ain't my American dream
I want to live and die for bigger things
I'm tired of fighting for just me
This ain't my American dream

When success is equated with excess
When we're fighting for the beamer, the lexus
As the heart and soul breathing the company goals
Where success is equated with excess

I want out of this machine
It doesn't feel like freedom

(chorus)

Cause baby's always talkin 'bout a ring
And talk has always been the cheapest thing
Is it true would you do what I want you to
If I show up with the right amount of bling?

Like a puppet on a monetary string
Maybe we've been caught singing
red, white, blue, and green
But that ain't my America,
That ain't my American dream

(chorus)

+ Entry lasted edited by Consumed on 09.15.07



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