Lower Than Atlantis I Don’t Want To Be Here Anymore

The road is cruel, it’s true

I’ve been living life inside my head with no one to turn to

Now it’s too late and I’m too far gone

Goodbye, I’m sorry, mom

Where did I go wrong?

This feeling won’t leave me

I’m leaving this evening

I’m tired of pretending

Decided to end it

And if all you need to know is that I’m fine

Maybe I’ll lie to save some time

But I wish I was never born

And I don’t want to be here anymore

The road is cold, I know

I’ve been lost in life and I can’t find a warm place to call home

As days pass, some things change

But one thing stays the same

One thing still remains

This feeling won’t leave me

I’m leaving this evening

I’m tired of pretending

Decided to end it

And if all you need to know is that I’m fine

Maybe I’ll lie to save some time

But I wish I was never born

And I don’t want to be here anymore

This feeling won’t leave me

I’m leaving this evening

I’m tired of pretending

Decided to end it

This feeling won’t leave me

I’m leaving this evening

I’m tired of pretending

Decided to end it

And if all you need to know is that I’m fine

Maybe I’ll lie to save some time

But I wish I was never born

And I don’t want to be here anymore

Lower Than Atlantis Sewer Side

Flushed away, like human waste

Spinning round in circles, I lay and wait

The waves I make go down the drain

Travelling at high speeds of lightened state

But when I’m sewer side, I realise

The world could be big and bright down here

It’s clear, I need darkness to see light shine

But when I’m sewer side, I realise

I’ll never know to try but now

No doubt, I need lights to know when I’m high

I’m living alcohol, head exposed

Down below, living in a gutter

My brain today, a smear restain

Floating through the depths of my stagment fate

The stench, the smell, I feel unwell

Living with the vermon, the friends I hate

Sewer side, I realise

The world could be big and bright down here

It’s clear, I need darkness to see light shine

But when I’m sewer side, I realise

I’ll never know to try but now

No doubt, I need lights to know when I’m high

I’m living alcohol

Head exposed

I’m living in the gutter

Alcohol

Down below

Living in the gutter

Lower Than Atlantis Working For The Man By Day, Sticking It To The Man By Night

I’m working this day job all week long,

With the nine to fivers where I don’t belong.

It’s a means to an end and it’s not permanent,

When the night comes I start my shift in entertainment.

The clock strikes five and there’s no doubt,

That the working day is over and I want out.

Minimum wage is a maximum pain,

But it often typically comes with the trade.

Labouring is a drag but gives me the skills,

To tour in the van but to still pay my bills.

If you graft through the valley of the shadow of shit,

You’ll be amazed what you can get if you work hard for it.

I’ve been working this day job,

With the nine to fivers where I don’t belong.

One thing I know is that the bottom of the ocean ain’t too low,

To start a punk rock revolution in this disco.

And I’ll say, hey hey,

Weekday, you’re in my way, move.

If my story sounds similar to yours in any way,

Working for the man as a slave to low pay.

Just know you’re not alone in the way that you feel,

And your expression is yours and that no-one can steal.

If you’re struggling to get by, to make ends meet.

Feeling unimportant or obsolete,

Just remember the message in the words in this song,

Hum the melody in your head or sing along.

I’ve been working this day job,

With the nine to fivers where I don’t belong.

One thing I know is that the bottom of the ocean ain’t too low,

To start a punk rock revolution in this disco.

And I’ll say, hey hey,

Weekday, you’re in my way.

Lower Than Atlantis Eating Is Cheating

Street lights shine bright,

illuminating Watford High Street on a Monday night.

Fat slags are ‘dressed to kill’

with their short skirts barely covering arse cheeks making me ill.

It’s student night, I can get in wearing trainers and it’s a pound a pint.

I drank a hella lotta Stella

when I left my mates and now I’m ready for a fuck or a fight.

We started off in Baraka to get into Area free,

there’s a queue at the bar so come and dance with me.

Darling, can you handle it? We’ll build a bridge and dismantle it.

We wont stop dancing because our feet are sore,

We wont stop tonight until there’s shit on the dance floor.

Fight!

Monday, Watford.

Tuesday, in bed.

You’re barred, what for?

Let’s hope next week’s like the week before.

Manic Mondays, I’m taking a piss down an alley way,

as for the gear that you just bought, I hope to God we don’t get caught.

Caught!

I’ll see you in court.

Lower Than Atlantis Mike Duce’s Symphony No.11 In D Minor

I’ve been pacing all the back streets, small steps,

cigarette in hand, both feet barely touching the ground and I can’t find my lighter.

My mouth is dry, I’m going blind, I’m as high as I kite and I think I might die tonight.

I’ve been waiting for the first train out of this place,

but a kink in the track has put me back to the first stop.

Macaulay Culkin tell all your friends that I’m going ‘Home Alone’ again,

I’ve got a fiver to my name, sweaty clothes and a swelling brain.

I’ve been waiting for the first train out of this place,

but a kink in the track has put me back to the first stop.

Lower Than Atlantis Down With The Kids

Lately I’ve noticed things have changed in this town,

They aint the same as they used to be and it really fucking brings me down.

I go to shows to watch the bands, I stand at the back with a drink in my hand,

But I’m standing stage left on my own because all the kids are at home.

Go tell them all that music’s cool or am I old skool?

Back in the day things were different, now it’s a different scene,

and it will be different again.

Lately I’ve noticed things have changed in this town,

They aint the same as they used to be and it really fucking brings me down.

Hardcore dance? Well you can wear my size 12 Nike up your hardcore arse!

Being tattooed and bald don’t mean you’re cool

Tone, where have you gone?

Lower Than Atlantis Cool Kids

All the cool kids are coming out

So you’d better make an effort to impress

Hurry up and get dressed

Tonight we’re gonna have a laugh

I think she’s coming and I hope I see her there

I’ll be like “Whatever”, “Who cares?”

Seen them live five times

Only heard of them last night

What do they sound like?

And did you know I read?

Read the blurb of this one at least

Carry it round with me

Our youth is our excuse

We won’t relive this again

We’re all unique just like snowflakes

But we won’t melt in the rain

Pre-drinking wine with my best friends

I’ve never liked it much but it’s cook OK?

I’m getting cooler every day

We’re listening to 90’s bands

If the singer’s not dead, it’s not good

We’re all confused and misunderstood

My glasses make me look smart

Lenses made of glass

Coolest guy in class

There’s this coffee place I go

Cappamochalattechino

Ciao Bambino

Lower Than Atlantis Beside Myself

I’m not disappointed for the first time in my life.

We got these songs recorded just in time,

I sight with relief as I write these lines.

When I listen back,

To these three tracks,

I hear the snare crack,

And the guitars attack through the stacks,

How did we manage to write and record these tunes?

When I listen back,

To these three tracks,

I hear the snare crack,

And the guitars attack through the stacks,

Thank god we got it done, these should have been on the album.

Three days and nights in one room, sleeping and eating where we play.

In a studio near the middle of nowhere miles away

Turn it up we’ve got riffs to slay.

Four friends three songs and two days sounded so easy to me.

In theory yes but they had to be,

The best song they could possibly be,

We’ve only gone and done it haven’t we.

When I listen back,

To these three tracks,

I hear the snare crack,

And the guitars attack through the stacks,

How did we manage to write and record these tunes?

When I listen back,

To these three tracks,

I hear the snare crack,

And the guitars attack through the stacks,

Thank god we got it done, these should have been on the album.

Lower Than Atlantis Sleeping In The Bath

Give me a week and he’ll float, you’ll see

Down a couple of drinks and roll up my sleeves

Because I’ve scraped the rust from the buckets

’cause they’re yearning for his blood

That fucking cunt, he’ll meet justice

Revenge is sweet, more secure than trust

This goes out to the better

That boy’s gone swam a bit too far out

He’s dived in far too deep out of his depth and that water’s cold init?

Well you should feel her lies

That cunt’s stole a share of my warmth from between her thighs

This ain’t done

I’ll act will mirror a beauty pageant

As I’ll watch all his mess dress the floor

But if I get the chance to show a little mercy

I’ll call in sick so I can cut you some more

I’ll choke his throat so tight he’ll forget just what it takes to breathe

And for once he’ll get to see a heart worn upon its sleeve

A heart that beats

Now he’s got blood on my new trainers

But that was worth a fucking quid or two

Advice is free because it’s fucking worthless

But I’ll still scream it loud and I’ll preach it true

Take what you’re owed

I’ll show him why we’re low class

As I cut my wings down so fast

He’ll bleed when thousands and thousands of cockroaches scream

Lower Than Atlantis I Would

I’ve been feeling sick

Thinking sketchy shit, I

Haven’t slept a wink in a week

Can’t scratch this itch

Feeling like a fool

There’s nothing I wouldn’t do, ’cause

Love is crazy, I’m crazy too

I can prove it to you

I would fight a thousand fights

Lose my eyes, I’d take a life

I’d kill a man

Just to hold your hand

I would swallow broken glass

Give my right arm, swim with sharks

I’d die alone

Just to walk you home

I know it sounds extreme

I hope that you will believe me

I wish it wasn’t true, but it is

I’m in too deep

I sit alone and think

Of all the stupid things, that

I would do to be near you

For a minute or two

I am the lock, you are the key

Hoping some day you’ll turn ’round to me

‘Cause after all, after all

I would fight a thousand fights

Lose my eyes, I’d take a life

I’d kill a man

Just to hold your hand

I would swallow broken glass

Give my right arm, swim with sharks

I’d die alone

Just to walk you home

I’ve been feeling sick

Thinking sketchy shit

I haven’t slept a wink in a week

And I can’t scratch this itch

I’ve been feeling sick

Thinking sketchy shit

Cause love is crazy, I’m crazy too

And I can prove it to you

I would fight a thousand fights

Lose my eyes, I’d take a life

I’d kill a man

Just to hold your hand

I would swallow broken glass

Give my right arm, swim with sharks

I’d die alone

Just to walk you home

I’d die alone

Just to walk you, walk you home