The following are lyrics from Some Nights by Fun.
“Some nights, I stay up cashing in my bad luck Some nights, I call it a draw Some nights, I wish that my lips could build a castle Some nights, I wish they’d just fall off But I still wake up, I still read your gospel Lord, I’m still not sure what I stand for oh What do I stand for? What do I stand for? Most nights, I don’t know anymore…
This is it, boys, this is war – what are we fighting for? Why don’t we break the rules already? I was never one to believe the hype – save that for the black and white I try twice as hard and I’m half as liked, but here they come again to jack my style And that’s alright; I found a martyr in my bed last night She stops my bones from wondering just who I am, who I am, who I am Oh, who am I? Well, some nights, I wish that this all would end Cause I could use some friends for a change And some nights, I’m scared you’ll forget me again Some nights, I always win, I always win… But I still wake up, I still read your gospel Lord, I’m still not sure what I stand for
So this is it? I sold my soul for this? Washed my hands of God for this? I miss my mom and dad for this? No. When I see stars, that’s all they are When I hear songs, they sound like this one, so come on Oh, come on. Oh, come on, OH COME ON! Well, that is it guys, that is all – five minutes in and I’m bored again Ten years of this, I’m not sure if anybody understands This one is not for the folks at home; Sorry to leave, mom, I had to go Who the fuck wants to die alone all dried up in the desert sun? My heart is breaking for my sister and the con that she called “love” When I look into my nephew’s eyes… Man, you wouldn’t believe the most amazing things that can come from… Some terrible lies
The other night, you wouldn’t believe the dream I just had about you and me I called you up, but we’d both agree It’s for the best you didn’t listen It’s for the best we get our distance.”
My Comments –
First of all – Great song!
2. I got these lyrics from a lyric site. A lot of times the lyric sites have the wrong lyrics. I’m quite sure Fun. says, “But I still wake up, I still read your gospel Lord, I’m still not sure what I stand for.”
3. Theirs is one of the bands I named while a slave and prisoner. It makes me wonder if Fun. is talking about the group who kept me prisoner? The following advice goes out to all those associated with that ‘dirty tricks’ group (who held me prisoner) – I suggest they stop reading the Bible, and I’d like them to read my book, Babble On. It answers all their questions.
As I do with all the bands I named, I wish them well.