Burning down the house

(Talking Heads)


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Lyric:

Watch out
You might get what you're after
Cool babies
Strange but not a stranger
I'm an ordinary guy
Burning down the house
Hold tight
Wait till the party's over
Hold tight
We're in for nasty weather
There has got to be a way
Burning down the house
Here's your ticket pack your bag
Time for jumpin' overboard
Transportation is here
Close enough but not too far
Maybe you know where you are
Fighting fire with fire
Oh
All wet
Hey you might need a raincoat
Shakedown
Dreams walking in broad daylight
Three hundred sixty five degrees
Burning down the house
Oh
It was once upon a place
Sometimes I listen to myself
Gonna come in first place
People on their way to work
Baby what did you expect
Gonna burst into flame
Oh
Burning down the house
My house
S'out of the ordinary
That's right
Don't want to hurt nobody
Some things sure can sweep me off my feet
Burning down the house
No visible means of support
And you have not seen nothin' yet
Everything's stuck together
I don't know what you expect
Staring into the TV set
Fighting fire with fire
Oh