I BOUGHT YOU A COFFIN

 

 ACT I

1) EVERYONE WILL LEAVE & YOU

SOMETHING’S WRONG WITH ME THAT’S WHAT THEY ALL SEE IF THERE’S A RIGHT I’M WRONG AND THEY DON’T LIKE OUR SONGS EVERYONE WILL LEAVE EVERYONE WILL LEAVE EVERYONE WILL LEAVE AND YOU AND THERE AINT’ NOTHIN’ I CAN DO ‘CAUSE THEY ALL THINK I THINK THE WRONG WAY I DON’T CARE WHAT THEY GOTTA SAY ‘CAUSE IF THEY GOT SOME SINS TO TELL OH WELL I’LL SEE YOU IN HELL IF YOU THINK IT’S TRUE SOMETHING’S WRONG WITH YOU THEN YOU SHOULD SING ALONG AND PROVE THEM FUCKERS WRONG EVERYONE WILL LEAVE EVERYONE WILL LEAVE EVERYONE WILL LEAVE AND YOU AND THERE AIN’T NOTHIN’ I CAN DO

2 MAY YOU ABSORB ALL EVIL

THE SON’S ON THE HORIZON LOST AND YOU’LL NEVER FIND HIM THE LAST OF THE LIGHT YOU WON’T LAST THE NIGHT THE SONS ON THE HORIZON LOST AND YOU’LL NEVER FIND HIM THE LAST OF THE LIGHT YOU WON’T LAST THE NIGHT MAY YOU ABSORB ALL EVIL FRIEND AS IT MOVES THROUGH YOU MAY YOU ABSORB ALL EVIL FRIEND BEFORE IT CONSUMES YOU ‘CAUSE IT’S NOT HARD TO SEE WHERE WE GET IT FROM APPLES FALL FROM TREES AND FATHERS HIDE FROM SONS OH NO OH NO I MISS THE FEELING OF THE DRIFT THE WAVES THAT MOVED BELOW MY FEET I MISS THE FEELING THAT I HAD BEFORE THEYC RASHED DOWN OVER ME ‘CAUSE THROUGH FOG AND FIRE WE ALL LOSE OUR DESIRES THE LAST OF THE LIGHT YOU WON’T LAST THE NIGHT MAY YOU ABSROB ALL EVIL FRIEND AS IT MOVES THROUGH YOU MAY YOU ABSORB ALL EVIL FRIEND BEFORE IT CONSUMES YOU I KNOW YOU WANT IT TOO

3 & 4 ASH TO DUST

WELL I GOT A HAMMER AND I GOT THESE OLD NAILS AND I GOT FOOD AND FRIENDS THAT’LL LAST FOR YEARS SO DON’T BE COMIN’ ‘ROUND HERE NO MORE I’M LOCKIN’ UP MY DOOR AND YOU C AN GO ON THINKING’ WHAT YOU LIKE I DON’T WANT TO FIGHT AND YOU’RE GONNA WAIT OUTSIDE I’M GONNA RUN AND HIDE WELL I GUESS IT’S JUST ASH TO DUST CAUSE YOUR PEA SHOOTERS GONNA RUST AND YOU CAN STILL USE YOUR TEETH BUT YOU WON’T USE THEM ON ME AND SOMEDAY YOU’LL BE ON YOUR DEATHBED AND I HOPE THIS SONG GETS STUCK IN YOUR HEAD WE USED TO BE BROTHERS AND NOW WE’RE NOTHIN’ I’LL FIX IT SOMEHOW I’LL THINK OF SOMETHING ‘CAUSE IF YOU KEEP KNOCKING’ ON PEOPLE’S DOORS PRETTY SOON YOU WON’T HAVE NO MORE

3 & 4 WORD WASTER

WORD WASTER (WASTER) YOU WON’T BE FORGIVEN WORD WASTER (WASTER) YOUR MOUTH WAS A GIFT THAT WAS GIVEN WHISTLE THROUGH YOUR TEETH AS I KNOCK ‘EM TO THE FLOOR (THE FLOOR) WORD WASTER (WASTER) WORD WASTER

5 THE BRIDGE SONG

THINGS ARE ALL UPHILL IT DOESN’T GET EASIER FROM HERE HERE ON OUT HERE ON OUT I WROTE A LITTLE SONG TO HELP WHEN THINGS ARE GOIN’ WRONG SO HELP ME OUT (HELP ME OUT) WHAT’S THE USE IF YOUR NOT ABLE TO TURN YOUR NOOSE INTO A HALO I’M AFRAID TO DIE BUT SOMETIMES I THINK I’LL TRY TO CARRY OUT (CARRY OUT) SO I WROTE A LITTLE SONG TO HELP WHEN THINGS ARE GOIN’ WRONG TO HELP ME OUT (HELP HIM OUT) I THOUGHT ABOUT A BRIDGE I THOUGHT ABOUT FLIGHT I THOUGHT ABOUT A STAIN AND THE MARK IT WOULD HAVE ON YOUR LIFE HELP ME HELP ME HELP ME HELP ME OUT

6 WEST COAST

YOU DON’T THINK YOU LIKE ME NOW BUT YOU’LL LIKE ME ANOTHER TIME I THINK YOU CAN GO TO HELL AND YOU THINK EVERYTHING’S A SIGN MAYBE YOUR SORRY SOMEDAY WE’LL SEE GOD AND HIS ANGELS DIVINE WILL BREAK YOUR KNEES ’TIL THEIR NEXT TO MINE AND I AIN’T GOT NO MONEY NOW BUT I’LL HAVE SOME ANOTHER TIME YOU DON’T THINK WER’E DOIN’ WELL BUT I’VE BEEN THINKING’ WE’RE JUST FINE MAYBE YOUR SORRY SOMEDAY WE’LL SEE (AMEN) (AMEN) YOU DON’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THE WEST COAST OR OUR GODLY FATHER AND HIS HEAVENLY HOST

7 VERA

VERA YOU WERE THE BEST PART OF MY LIFE AND I’LL NEVER BE AS HAPPY AS I WAS WHEN I FOUND OUT YOU WERE ALIVE I USED TO THINK THAT YOU WERE LOOKIN’ DOWN FROM ABOVE IT’S NOT SO GREAT DOWN HERE THOUGH WE TALK TO PEOPLE WE MAKEUP I WAS THE WRONG SHAPE GROWIN’ UP AND SO WERE YOU I’M NOT AFRAID OF ALONE JUST OF DOORS AND CORNERS I DON’T BELIEVE IN HOMES OR GHOSTS OR ANGELS ALL THAT YOU LOVE WILL BE GONE ALL YOU EVER LOVE WILL BE GONE VERA YOU WERE THE BEST PART OF MY LIFE AND I’LL NEVER BE AS HAPPY AS I WAS ON THOSE WINTER NIGHTS WE GIVE NAMES TO ALMOST EVERYTHING DOWN HERE JUST TO MAKE THEM SEEM MORE REAL AND I WAS THE WRONG SHAPE GROWIN’ UP AND SO WERE YOU I’M NOT AFRAID OF ALONE JUST OF DOORS AND CORNERS I DON’T BELIEVE IN HOMES OR GHOSTS OR ANGELS ALL THAT YOU LOVE WILL BE GONE ALL YOU EVER LOVED WILL BE GONE AND MY HEART IS NOW THE WRONG SHAPE MY DEAR JUST SO YOU CAN FIT INSIDE IT STILL

INTERLUDE

8 COMEUPPANCE (EVERYTHING WILL BE WRONG & FINE)

PICK UP THE ROCKS AT YOUR FEET AND SEE THE CHARRED MAN WHO LIVES BELOW LOOK UP ABOVE THE STREETS AND SEE THE DEAD MAN THAT LOVES YOU SO HEAVEN AND HELL ARE THE SAME IN THEIR OWN WAY WE’LL BOTH GET WHAT’S COME TO US COMEUPPANCE COMEUPPANCE

ACT II

9 6 PACK, NICE ABS!(STINENCE)

FOOD WATER AND MINERALS THEY DON’T FEED YOUR SOUL THE TRUTH WILL FIND YOU WAVES COMES IN INTERVALS TIME WILL TAKE IT’S TOLL THE TRUTH WILL FIND YOU OUT THEY USED TO DROP BOMBS BACK WHEN I WAS YOUNG IN A SHACK IN THE DESERT MY LITTLE COWBOY BOOTS ON SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT HELL IS A PLACE BUT THERE’S ANOTHER LAKE OF FIRE SO YOU BETTER SAY GRACE DAD’S ON HIS WAY TO A MEETING I’M ON MY WAY TO THE STORE HE’S AFRAID TO BE CHEATING AND I’M AFRAID TO FEEL BORED SOME MAY FEEL POSSESSED I MYSELF OBSESS ABOUT IT CLOSETS FILLED WITH GHOSTS WHERE SKELETONS HANG IN ROWS DAD’S ON HIS WAY TO A MEETING I’M ON MY WAY TO THE STORE HE USED TO WRITE LITTLE SONGS HE DON‘T WRITE NOTHIN’ NO MORE FOOD WATER AND MINERALS THEY DON’T FEED YOUR SOUL THE TRUTH WILL FIND YOU WAVES COMES IN INTERVALS TIME WILL TAKE IT’S TOLL THE TRUTH WILL FIND YOU OUT THEY USED TO DROP BOMBS BACK WHEN I WAS YOUNG IN A SHACK IN THE DESERT MY LITTLE COWBOY BOOTS ON I WON THE AWARD MOST WHATEVER STAMPED IN GOLD IT DIDN’T MEAN MUCH THEN IT NEVER MEANT MUCH MORE DAD’S ON HIS WAY TO A MEETING I’M ON MY WAY TO THE STORE HE’S JUST TRYIN’ TO KEEP BREATHING I’M TRYING TO HOLD BACK THE ROAR FOOD WATER AND MINERALS THEY DON’T FEED YOUR SOUL THE TRUTH WILL FIND YOU WAVES COMES IN INTERVALS TIME WILL TAKE IT’S TOLL THE TRUTH WILL FIND YOU FOOD WATER AND MINERALS THEY DON’T FEED YOUR SOUL THE TRUTH WILL FIND YOU WAVES COMES IN INTERVALS TIME WILL TAKE IT’S TOLL THE TRUTH WILL FIND YOU OUT

10 IT’S ONLY FEBRUARY

I BEEN WAITIN’ THROUGH THE NIGHT I’VE BEEN WAITING MY WHOLE LIFE I WAS THINKING’ YOU WERE RIGHT ALL WE EVER DO IS FIGHT FOR ONE MORE PIECE OF JUNK WE DON’T EVEN NEED AND YOU AND ME ARE SO TIRED WE CAN BARELY SEE WE SAID MAYBE NEXT YEAR WOULD BE BETTER THEY SAY NOTHIN’ EVER LASTS FOREVER I HOPE WE CAN MAKE A HOME TOGETHER IT’S ONLY FEBRUARY IT’S ONLY FEBRUARY ANOTHER ROOM ANOTHER NIGHT MADE A FIST AND MADE IT TIGHT I CAN WAIT ANOTHER LIFE (YEAH) I HOPE WE CAN MAKE IT RIGHT ‘CAUSE MA CHERIE THERE’S SUGAR BETWEEN YOU AND ME AND SOON WE’LL SEE THE WAY THAT IT WAS MEANT TO BE WE SAID MAYBE NEXT YEAR WOULD BE BETTER THEY SAY NOTHIN’ EVER LASTS FOREVER I HOPE WE CAN MAKE A HOME TOGETHER IT’S ONLY FEBRUARY IT’S ONLY FEBRUARY (LISTEN THIS PART’S SUPPOSED TO BE REALLY SAD) OH YOU AND ME AIN’T NO GARDEN IF IT’S FULL OF WEEDS I’LL WATCH YOU LEAVE IF THAT’S THE WAY IT’S GOTTA BE WE SAID MAYBE NEXT YEAR WOULD BE BETTER THEY SAY NOTHIN’ EVER LASTS FOREVER I HOPE WE CAN MAKE A HOME TOGETHER IT’S ONLY FEBRUARY IT’S ONLY FEBRUARY

11 DIE RIGHT HERE

SCARECROW AFRAID OF FIRE BLACKBIRD AFRAID OF FLIGHT YER GONNA DIE RIGHT HERE IF YOU LIVE YER LIFE IN FEAR LITTLE GIRLS WILL RAISE A CHEER YOUNG BOYS WILL ADD THEIR SNEERS THEY’LL ALL SING BETTER OFF WITHOUT YOU BETTER CHANCE WITHOUT YOU BETTER OFF WITHOUT YOU BETTER OFF WITHOUT YOU DON’T SAY YOU DONT’ SAY IT DON’T SAY THAT YOU NEVER WANNA FIX IT LITTLE PLANT AFRAID OF RAIN PIECE OF DUST AFRAID OF CHANGE YER GONNA DIE RIGHT HERE IF YOU LIVE YER LIFE IN FEAR LITTLE GIRLS WILL RAISE A CHEER YOUNG BOYS WILL ADD THEIR SNEERS THEY’LL ALL SING BETTER OFF WITHOUT YOU BETTER CHANCE WITHOUT YOU BETTER OFF WITHOUT YOU BETTER OFF WITHOUT YOU WHEN WE WERE YOUNG WE USED TO KNOW IT HURTS WHEN SOMEONE HAS TO GO SO PLEASE DON’T GO PLEASE DON’T GO

12 PICK UP YOUR TINSEL

SHOW ME THAT YOU CARE AT ALL SHOW ME THAT YOU’RE WILLING TO FALL ON YOUR KNEES WITH ME TONIGHT HERE COMES THE ENDING AGAIN CREEPIN’ IN LIKE A FRIEND TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU FEEL JUST RIGHT PICK UP YOUR TINSEL IN WINTER DON’T LEAVE SILVER ON THE GROUND IN SPRING I KNOW YOU WHISPER TO MIRRORS WHEN YOU’RE TOO AFRAID TO SING SEASONS GREETINGS DECORATIONS ARE JUST WORDS THEY DON’T MEAN A THING THEY ARE JUST GLITTER AND REFLECTIONS OF THINGS WE NEED AS HUMAN BEINGS SO SHOW ME THAT YOU CARE AT ALL SHOW ME THAT YOU’RE WILLING TO FALL ON YOUR KNEES WITH ME TONIGHT HERE COMES THE ENDING AGAIN CREEPIN’ IN LIKE A FRIEND TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU FEEL JUST RIGHT

13 PALE HORSE

I SAW A PALE HORSE WHEN I FEEL ASLEEP I SAW A MAN HE WAS MADE OF LIGHTNING I ASKED MY GIRL WHAT SHE THOUGHT IT MEANS I ASKED THE LORD AND HE SAID HE’D COME FOR ME

14 TAKE OFF YOUR HELM

THERE’S PENTAGRAMS SPARKLING IN THE AIR TONIGHT AND YOU CAN MAKE A WISH BUT IT’S PROBABLY GONNE END IN A FIGHT CRAWL FOR FIRE CALL THE MEDIC TAKE OFF YOUR HELM LET THEM SEE WHO THEIR BURYIN’ THERE’S PENTAGRAMS SPARKLING IN THE AIR TONIGHT AND YOU CAN MAKE A WISH BUT IT’S PROBABLY GONNA END IN A FIGHT CRAWL FOR FIRE CALL THE MEDIC TAKE OFF YOUR HELM LET THEM SEE WHO THEIR BURYIN’ YOU AIN’T SHIT DUST BEEN BIT YOU AIN’T FIT ROLL FOR CRIT. THERE’S PENTAGRAMS SPARKLING IN THE AIR TONIGHT AND YOU CAN MAKE A WISH BUT IT’S PROBABLY GONNE END IN A FIGHT CRAWL FOR FIRE CALL THE MEDIC TAKE OFF YOUR HELM LET THEM SEE WHO THEIR BURYIN’ AND WHEN YOU’RE GONE WE’LL SING SUCH SONGS

15 I BOUGHT YOU A COFFIN

I’M SO DEPRESSED AND WORTHLESS YOU REALLY MAKE ME FEEL BAD I’M DROWNING’ IN YOUR DARKNESS YOU REALLY MAKE ME FEEL BAD THEY’LL NEVER FIND YOUR SMILE THEY’LL NEVER FIND YOUR EYES I BOUGHT YOU A COFFIN BABY IT’S GONNA BE A SURPRISE I WORKED AN EXTRA JOB AND I MEASURED YOUR SIZE I BOUGHT YOU A COFFIN BABY IT’S GONNA BE A SURPRISE I’M SO DEPRESSED AND WORTHLESS YOU REALLY MAKE ME FEEL BAD I’M DROWNING’ IN YOUR DARKNESS YOU REALLY MAKE ME FEEL BAD THEY’LL NEVER FIND YOUR SMILE THEY’LL NEVER FIND YOUR EYES I BOUGHT YOU A COFFIN BABY IT’S GONNA BE A SURPRISE I WORKED AN EXTRA JOB AND I MEASURED YOUR SIZE I BOUGHT YOU A COFFIN BABY IT’S GONNA BE A SURPRISE I KNOW WHY EVERYBODY HATES ME I KNOW WHY EVERYBODY HATES ME (I KNOW WHY EVERYBODY HATES ME I KNOW WHY EVERYBODY HATES ME) I’M SO DEPRESSED AND WORTHLESS YOU REALLY MAKE ME FEEL BAD I’M DROWNING’ IN YOUR DARKNESS YOU REALLY MAKE ME FEEL BAD

16 YOU WILL LEAVE & EVERYONE

IF THERE’S ANYONE BROKEN SHOUT IT OUT LOUD OF YOUR MOUTH AND IF YOU’RE CHOKIN’ RAISE ALIMB OUT OF THE CROWD AS WE SING ALL ALONG ALL ALONG DOO DE DOO DE DOO DE DOO DOO DOO DOO DE DOO DOO ALL ALONG ALL ALONG DOO DE DOO DE DOO DE DOO DOO DOO DOO DE DOO DOO AND WE’LL ALL BE DEAD SOME DAY AND GO NOWHERE NOW AIN’T THAT GREAT TO KNOW (FINAL CURTAIN END OF SHOW) AND WE’LL ALL BE DEAD SOMEDAY AND GO NOWHERE UNTIL THE END OF TIME (YOUR BONES I THE SAME DEAD EARTH AS MINE) ‘CAUSE EVERYONE WILL LEAVE EVERYONE WILL LEAVE SEE IF I CARE SEE IF I CARE ALL ALONG ALL ALONG DOO DE DOO DE DOO DE DOO DOO DOO DOO DE DOO DOO ALL ALONG ALL ALONG DOO DE DOO DE DOO DE DOO DOO DOO DOO DE DOO DOO ‘CAUSE WE’LL ALL BE DEAD SOME DAY AND GO NOWHERE NOW AIN’T THAT GREAT TO KNOW (FINAL CURTAIN END OF SHOW) SO MAKE SOMETHIN’ AND MAKE IT GREAT SO PEOPLE KNOW (WHO YOU WERE BEFORE YOU GO) ‘CAUSE EVERYONE WILL LEAVE EVERYONE WILL LEAVE I DON’T CARE I DON’T CARE

 COFFIN DELIVERY CONFIRMATION

RINGTONE MONEY

HOW WE GONNA LEAVE IF WE DON’T KNOW WHERE TO GO? I GOT THAT RINGTONE MONEY & IT SOUNDS LIKE SOLID GOLD WHEN YOU LOOK AT ME YOU LOOK LIKE YOU SAW A GHOST HOW WE GONNA LEAVE IF WE DON’T KNOW WHERE TO GO?

I’LL BRING THE BLOOD

YOU BRING THE FANGS AND I’LL BRING THE BLOOD WE FALL APART IT’S UNDERSTOOD YOU BRING THE BITES I’LL BRING THE MARKS WE FIX IT UP I THINK WE SHOULD YOU BRING THE LAMB AND I’LL BRING THE STONE WE FALL APART IT’S UNDERSTOOD YOU BRING A BRANCH I’LL BRING A DOVE WE SWEEP IT UP UNDER THE RUG YOU BRING THE FANGS AND I’LL BRING THE BLOOD! AND I’LL BRING THE BLOOD! AND I’LL BRING THE BLOOD! AND I’LL BRING THE BLOOD! AND I’LL BRING THE BLOOD! AND I’LL BRING THE BLOOD! AND I’LL BRING THE BLOOD!