Built to Spill - The First Song Lyrics

Built to Spill Ultimate Alternative Wavers cover art
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My thoughts are commodities
My lies are me
My price is a compromise
My pay is peace
And words just make it worse
They're misunderstood
See just like there
If you can't spell it out
If it's just understood

Then you think it isn't there I make my mind up
Convince my brain
I lie on accident
Trying to explain
But all the things that I was told
All the people that told me
How can I not believe in things that
Everyone else sees
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 The First Song
  • 2 Three Years Ago Today
  • 3 Revolution
  • 4 Shameful Dread
  • 5 Nowhere Nothin' Fuckup
  • 6 Get a Life
  • 7 Built to Spill
  • 8 Lie for a Lie
  • 9 Hazy
  • 10 Built Too Long, Parts 1, 2 & 3


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Doug Martsch
    album: Track 1 in album Ultimate Alternative Wavers
    release date: 1993-10-7
    popularity : 76 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Indie Rock
    length: 4:02
    drums: Ralf Youtz
    vocal: Doug Martsch
    organ: Todd Dunnigan
    guitar: Doug Martsch
    bass guitar: Brett Netson
    Album Information
    label: C/Z Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 008628936626
    script: Latin