28
Jun
07

Doughtytype (aka Repetitive Refrain)

(NB: This post will make no sense if you’re unfamiliar with Mike Doughty)

Oh, I wish I was good enough for you
I really wish I wasn’t such a tool
My plaintive joy, it fills me through and through
Much, much more than I am you are cool

I’m so not good enough that I’m in pain
It’s going to make me sing, the

[refrain]
Repetitive refrain, the repetitive refrain, re-
petitive refrain the repetitive refrain

Oh, God and/or a woman makes me feel
As if I wasn’t nearly good enough
This woman and/or God has such appeal
An unrelated reference I’ll toss off

Oh, I love you so much My Lord or Jane,
I think I have to sing the

[refrain]
Repetitive refrain, the repetitive refrain, re-
petitive refrain the repetitive refrain

[Bridge, live version]
Now, I haven’t written a bridge, so in its place I’ll be making
obsucre pop culture references! Maybe I’ll sing Firetruck, if you’re
good!

[Bridge, album version]
I tacked a few words here in the bridge
A little something just to take up time
I’d like to have a yard and trim the hedge
Hey, look at that, I almost made it rhyme

like the

[refrain]
Repetitive refrain, the repetitive refrain, re-
petitive refrain the repetitive refrain, re-
petitive refrain the repetitive refrain, re-
petitive refrain the repetitive refraiiiiin

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