Stomach vs. Heart Lyrics

Barenaked Ladies


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Ed Robertson, Steven Page
album: Track 1 in album Born on a Pirate Ship
release date: 1996-3-19
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock
length: 2:30
lyricist: Steven Page, Ed Robertson
composer: Ed Robertson, Steven Page

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Barenaked Ladies Born on a Pirate Ship cover art
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In through 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 on your toes or crouched above the loo

[Chorus]
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 growls
Not real words, mostly vowels
And I always forget sometimes why
Gratification can cause constipation
If organs are left to die

[Chorus]

I gained all this weight out of love, not hate
I've got all this 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 something I
ate?

Hearts beat in sync, beat in time
Beat in bodies like 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
Cardiovascular questions they ask you are
Less than the answers they give you like cancer
and

[Chorus]


Track Listing


Enhanced CD 1
  • 1 Stomach vs. Heart
  • 2 Straw Hat and Old Dirty Hank
  • 3 I Know
  • 4 This Is Where It Ends
  • 5 When I Fall
  • 6 I Live With It Every Day
  • 7 The Old Apartment
  • 8 Call Me Calmly
  • 9 Break Your Heart
  • 10 Spider in My Room
  • 11 Same Thing
  • 12 Just a Toy
  • 13 In the Drink
  • 14 Shoe Box