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In One Ear

This song is by Cage the Elephant and appears on the album Cage the Elephant (2008).

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In One Ear
They say that we ain't got the style, we ain't got the class
We ain't got the tunes that's gonna to put us on the map
And I'm a phony in disguise, tryin' to make the radio
I'm an anti-social anarchist who sound like so-and-so

They say I'm just a stupid kid, another crazy radical
Rock and roll is dead; I probably should've stayed in school
Another generation X who somehow slipped up through the cracks
Oh, they'd love to see me fall but I'm already on my back

So it goes in one ear and right out the other
People talkin' shit but you know I never bother
It goes in one ear and right out the other
People talkin' shit, they can kiss the back of my hand

Now I know I'm not a saint, I've been a sinner all my life
I ain't tryin' to hide my flaws, I'd rather keep them in the light
They wanna criticize, scrutinize, cast another stone
Burn me at the stake and sit and watch it from the throne

They say the devil is my pal, I do a lotta drugs
The crowd will only like me if they're really fuckin' drunk
They think they know my thoughts, but they don't know the least
If they'd listened to the words, they'd find the message tucked beneath

But it goes in one ear and right out the other
People talkin' shit even though they never bother
It goes in one ear and right out the other
People talkin' shit, they can kiss the back of my hand

You hear that?
You hear what's comin'?
Oh, you better run for the hills
'Cause we're comin' to your town
And we're gonna burn that motherfucker down

Here's the moral to the story
We don't do it for the glory
We don't do it for the money
We don't do it for the fame

So all the critics who despise us
Go ahead and criticize us
It's your tyranny that drives us
Adds the fire to our flames

And it goes in one ear and right out the other
People talkin' shit but you know I never bother
It goes in one ear and right out the other
I'm only playin' music 'cause you know I fuckin' love it

It goes in one ear and right out the other
People talkin' shit but you know I never bother
It goes in one ear and right out the other
People talkin' shit, they can kiss the back of my hand

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Written by:

Jared Champion, Lincoln Parish, Donald Shultz, Matt Shultz Wikipedia16, Joseph Stratton, Daniel Tichenor

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