Barenaked Ladies (BNL)

Barenaked Ladies (BNL)
Stomach vs. Heart

Into my veins, without brains, I involuntarily take
What I need, then I bleed and it comes right back to me
But guts only eat and sometimes they repeat on you
Keeping you on your toes or crouched above the lo

That's what you get when you confuse your stomach with your heart
That's what you get when you confuse your stomach with your heart

Blood turns from blue into red 'cause of oxygen that it's fed
And I turn back to blue 'cause I'm losing you
But tummy just grows, not real words, mostly vowels and I always forget sometimes why
Gratification can cause constipation if organs are left to die

That's what you get when you confuse your stomach with your heart
That's what you get when you confuse your stomach with your heart

I gained all this weight out of love, not hate
I've got so much love to give (give me a break!)
I'd love to sleep in late, but that dessert looks great
Was it something I said or was it some I ate?

Heart beats in sync, beat in time, beat in bodies likes hers and mine
But I fed only one and look what it's done
'Cause I've run out of blood and I'm chewing my cud and my gastrointestinal festival's best of all
The cardiovascular questions they ask you are less than the answers they give you like cancer and

That's what you get when you confuse your stomach with your heart
That's what you get when you confuse your stomach with your heart

keeskees

Submitted by keeskees at Fri 04 Apr, 2014 2:39 am

Author: Steven Page, Ed Robertson
Composer: Steven Page, Ed Robertson
Publisher: Reprise Records
Language: English
Available on: Born On A Pirate Ship (1996)

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