Before the Lobotomy Lyrics

Green Day


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank E., Iii Wright, Frank Edwin Wright Iii, Michael Pritchard, Mike Dirnt, Mike Ryan Pritchard, Tre Cool
album: Track 5 in album 21st Century Breakdown
release date: 2009-5-12
popularity : 17 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock/Punk
length: 4:38
composer: Green Day
lyricist: Billie Joe Armstrong

Cover Art

Green Day 21st Century Breakdown cover art
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Dreaming
I was only dreaming
Of another place and time
Where my family's from.

Singing
I can hear them singing.
When the rain had washed away
All these scattered dreams

Dying
Everyone's reminding
Hearts are washed in misery
Drenched in gasoline

Laughter
There is no more laughter
Songs of yesterday
Now live in the underground

Life before the lobotomy
Christian sang the eulogy
Sign my love a lost memory
From the end of the century

Well, it's enough to make you sick
To cast a stone and throw a brick
When the sky is falling down
It burned your dreams into the ground

Christian's lesson is what he's been sold
We are normal and self-controlled
Remember to learn to forget
Whiskey shots and cheap cigarettes

Well I'm not stoned
I'm just ****ed up
I got so high I can't stand up
I'm not cursed 'cause I've been blessed
I'm not in love 'cause I'm a mess

Like refugees
We're lost like refugees
Like refugees
We're lost like refugees
The brutality of reality
Is the freedom that keeps me from

Dreaming
I was only dreaming
Of another place and time
Where my family's from.

Singing
I can hear them singing.
When the rain had washed away
All these scattered dreams

Dying
Everyone's reminding
Hearts are washed in misery
Drenched in gasoline

Laughter
There is no more laughter
Songs of yesterday
Now live in the underground


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Song of the Century
  • 2 21st Century Breakdown
  • 3 Know Your Enemy
  • 4 ¡Viva la Gloria!
  • 5 Before the Lobotomy
  • 6 Christian’s Inferno
  • 7 Last Night on Earth
  • 8 East Jesus Nowhere
  • 9 Peacemaker
  • 10 Last of the American Girls
  • 11 Murder City
  • 12 ¿Viva la Gloria? (Little Girl)
  • 13 Restless Heart Syndrome
  • 14 Horseshoes and Handgrenades
  • 15 The Static Age
  • 16 21 Guns
  • 17 American Eulogy: Mass Hysteria / Modern World
  • 18 See the Light