You Could Have It So Much Better - Franz Ferdinand

The last message you sent
Said I looked truly down
That I oughtta come over
And talk about it
Well I wasn't down
I just wasn't smiling at you

As I look at us now it seems
That your slapping my back
As if it's all alright
But it's not
I tried to get up
But you're pushing me down
Yeah you're pushing me down
So I'll get up on my own

Now there's some grinning goon
On my TV screen
Telling us all that
It's alright because
She wears this
And he wears that
If you get some of these
It'll all be alright
Yeah if you get some of these
It'll all be alright'

Well I refuse
To be a cynical goon
Passing the masses
An easy answer
Because it won't be alright
Oh no it won't be alright
It won't be alright
Unless you get up
Come on and get up

Well, I'm just a voice in your earpiece
Telling you no
Its not alright
You know you could have it so much better
You could have it so much better
If you tried

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