One Chance Lyrics

Modest Mouse


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Isaac Brock, Eric Judy, Dann Gallucci
album: Track 15 in album Good News for People Who Love Bad News
release date: 2004-4-6
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length: 3:05
guitar: Isaac Brock, Dann Gallucci
drums: Benjamin Weikel
bass: Eric Judy
vocal: Isaac Brock

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We have one chance.
One chance to get everything right.
We have one chance, one chance.
And if we're lucky we might.

My friends, my habits, my family,
They mean so much to me.
I just don't think that it's right.
I've seen so many ships sail in,
Just to head back out again and go off sinking.

I'm just a box in a cage. I'm just a box in a cage.
I'm just a box, just a box in a cage.
I'm just a box, just a box in a cage.
I'm just a box, just a box in a cage.
I'm just a box in a cage.

Didn't mean to laugh, didn't know I had.
Didn't know the better part of what you said
'cause in your head you are not home.

Didn't get the joke. Didn't mean to poke another,
Just to save myself
From some something something or another one.
Well walk home.

I'm just a box in a cage. I'm just a box in a cage.
I'm just a box, just a box in a cage.
I'm just a box in a cage.

I'm just a box, just a box in a cage.
I'm just a box, just a box in a cage.
I'm just a box in a cage.

We have one chance,
One chance to get everything right.
My friends, my habits, my family,
They mean so much to me.
I just don't think that it's right.
I've seen so many ships sail in,
Just to head back out again and go off sinking.

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Horn Intro
  • 2 The World at Large
  • 3 Float On
  • 4 Ocean Breathes Salty
  • 5 Dig Your Grave
  • 6 Bury Me With It
  • 7 Dance Hall
  • 8 Bukowski
  • 9 This Devil’s Workday
  • 10 The View
  • 11 Satin in a Coffin
  • 12 Interlude (Milo)
  • 13 Blame It on the Tetons
  • 14 Black Cadillacs
  • 15 One Chance
  • 16 The Good Times Are Killing Me