Uncle Jonny Lyrics

The Killers


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Brandon Flowers, Dave Brent Keuning, Mark August Stoermer, Ronnie Jr. Vannucci
album: Track 7 in album Sam’s Town
release date: 2006-9-27
popularity : 18 users have visited this page.
length: 4:26
mix: Flood, Alan Moulder
producer: Alan Moulder, The Killers, Flood
recording: Alan Moulder, Flood

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When everybody else refrains
My uncle Jonny did cocaine
He's convinced himself right in his brain
That it helps to take away the pain
Hey, Jonny
Hey, what you say, Jonny?

I wanna go out tonight
Come a little closer to the city lights
Levitation ain't your only friend
Levitation coming back again
Feel a burning in your body's core
It's a yearning that you can't ignore
Now I wanna go out tonight

Superman and hold on tight
He's convinced himself right in his brain
That it helps to take away the pain
Hey, Jonny
Hey, what you say, Jonny?

My appetite ain't got no heart
I said, my appetite ain't got no heart
Shocking people when you feel that pull
Shock 'em, drop 'em when you know it's full

I feel a burning in your body's core
It's a yearning that you can't ignore
I gotta go out tonight
Hey, Jonny, I got faith in you, man
I mean it, it's gonna be all right
He's convinced himself right in his brain
That it helps to take away the pain
Hey, what you say, Jonny?

Tell us what's going on
Feels like everything's wrong
Hey, what you say, Jonny?
If the future is real
Jonny, you've got to heal
Hey, what you say, Jonny?

When everybody else refrains
My uncle Jonny did cocaine

Track Listing

  • 1 Sam’s Town
  • 2 Enterlude
  • 3 When You Were Young
  • 4 Bling (Confession of a King)
  • 5 For Reasons Unknown
  • 6 Read My Mind
  • 7 Uncle Jonny
  • 8 Bones
  • 9 My List
  • 10 This River Is Wild
  • 11 Why Do I Keep Counting?
  • 12 Exitlude
  • 13 Where the White Boys Dance
  • 14 All the Pretty Faces