Looking for a Way Out Lyrics

Uncle Tupelo


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Jay Farrar Jeff Tweedy
album: Track 2 in album Still Feel Gone
release date: 1991-9-17
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length: 3:40

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When you find you can't somehow
Make it like all the rest
You won't need to scrounge around for someone else
Torn between the unknown
And the place that you call home
And the life you want but have never known

There was a time
You could put it out of your mind
Leave it all behind
There was a time
That time is gone

What has a life of fifty years
In this town done for you
Except to earn your name and place on a barstool
You spent your whole life in this county
You've never been out of state
You say you're gonna make it out before it's too late

There was a time
You could put it out of your mind
Leave it all behind
There was a time
That time is gone

There was a time when nothing seemed to make much sense that's turned more intense
And all the crutches you've kept around
Now are nowhere to be found

Remember when you didn't have
To look ahead or behind you
There was always something right there to do
But now it's life in some kind of trap looking for a way out
Well, you keep moving on that's what it's all about

There was a time
You could put it out of your mind
Leave it all behind
There was a time
That time is gone

Track Listing

  • 1 Gun
  • 2 Looking for a Way Out
  • 3 Fall Down Easy
  • 4 Nothing
  • 5 Still Be Around
  • 6 Watch Me Fall
  • 7 Punch Drunk
  • 8 Postcard
  • 9 D. Boon
  • 10 True to Life
  • 11 Cold Shoulder
  • 12 Discarded
  • 13 If That's Alright