Shortbus Lyrics

I have got to make those damn videos! I have three days of vacation left, and I have to edit two three hour videos! Gah÷ I donÌt know why IÌm so lazy÷ On the other hand IÌm not really lazy. Today I wrote out the lyrics to three of the songs on the Long Beach Shortbus album I mentioned yesterday. Yeah, the CD is still so rare the lyrics arenÌt written out anywhere.

Here they are:



Better Than This

Well every man needs to get a little sleep
We all need sanctuary from the trouble on the street
Working hard and making money
But I rather be dreaming underneath the shady tree

And itÌs six in the morning
IÌve been up all night
CanÌt stop the wheels a turning
And IÌm fearing delight
IÌm so spun out but I think I know what we could do
IÌm exploding with ideas but I canÌt call you
(Oh Lord)
I hear people in the tree
IÌm going on a mission, unlock my ten-speed
(Oh Lord)
I hear the place is hot and swarming with police
ThereÌs a man on the corner with his camera on me

Well IÌd do anything to get a little rest
I think a nightmare would be better than this
I think a nightmare would be better than this
ThereÌs a house that says “haunted” up the street
The last family that moved in evacuated in a week
That voodoo lady always got to me
But IÌm searching for a spirit desperate for company

And itÌs six in the morning
IÌve been up all night
And IÌm tossing and a turning
And IÌm fearing delight
IÌm so spun out but I think I know what we should do
IÌm exploding with ideas and I canÌt call you
(Oh Lord)
I hear people in the tree
I got to take the world on a mission with me
(Oh Lord)
I had a close brush with forty-eyed destiny
And I hope that youÌre looking and you see right through me

Well IÌd do anything to get a little rest
I think a nightmare would be better than this
I think a nightmare would be better than this

I think a nightmare would be better than this


Take It Slow


Jesus loves me yes I know
Caught the dragon by his toe
If I holler donÌt let go
Girl youÌve got to take it slow

Roll down the window if youÌre in your car
Cool down the middle, donÌt go too far
Flashing lights behind us make you scared
I keep on driving like theyÌre not even there
The road is rocky yeah
NothingÌs fair
But thatÌs life baby
Slow it down, daddyÌs here

Girl I know itÌs been a long time
Take it slow
Take it slow
Take it slow

Yes I know itÌs been a long time
IÌm going to hit it slow
Hit it slow
Hit it slow

Roll down the window and spin the world too
I got further to go, from the bus to the studio
Flashing lights behind us may make you scared
But donÌt worry about those shadows girl
Because there really ainÌt nothing there
The road of life is rocky, nothing is fair
But thatÌs just life baby
Slow it down, daddyÌs here

Girl I know itÌs been a long time
Take it slow
Take it slow
Take it slow


Yes I know itÌs been a long time
IÌm going to hit it slow
Hit it slow
Hit it slow

Hit it slow
Hit it slow

Girl I know itÌs been a long time
Gonna take it slow
Take it slow
Take it slow

Yes I know itÌs been a long time
IÌm going to hit it slow
Hit it slow
Hit it slow

Hit it slow
Hit it slow


Stray With Me

I am not asking you for your heart or your hand
And I not know what to do with your soul
But to wake up beside you in the morning
And to see you softly breathing
And the movement of your eyes dreaming
And to feel your flower softly bleeding
Is all that I am needing

Just stray with me awhile
Stray beside your man awhile
Stray with me awhile
Stray beside your man awhile

Stray beside your man awhile

I am not searching for some perfect destination
I donÌt know where IÌm going at all
But to unexpectedly find you in a mountain
Or to get you out of the fountain
And to know where this old roadway lead
I know youÌll truly miss me
ThatÌs all that I am needing

So stray with me awhile
Stray beside your man awhile
Stray with me awhile
Stray beside your man awhile

So stray with me awhile
Stray beside your man awhile
Stray with me awhile
Stray beside your man awhile

ItÌs all that I am needing


So I guess itÌs just that I am too lazy to start projects that I know will take me a long time. Or I’m probably just sick of making videos…

One thought on “Shortbus Lyrics

  1. Thank you so much for posting these ShortBus Lyrics. They are truly hard to find. Perfect way to waste your time procrasinating a video ;]
    [BTW; Google=finding you & Not a stalker=Me =)]

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