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Going The Distance


by Cake. Buy album CD: Other Songs B - N


Reluctantly crouched at the starting line,
Engines pumping and thumping in time.
The green light flashes, the flags goes up,
Churning and burning, they yern for the cup.

They deftly manouver and muscle for rank,
Fuel burning fast on an empty tank,
Wreckless and wild they pour thru the turns,
Their prowless is podent and secretly stern.

As they speed thru the finish the flags go down.
The fans get up, and get out of town.
The arena is empty except for one man,
Still driving and striving as fast as he can

The sun has gone down and the moon has come up,
And long ago somebody left with the cup,
But he's driving and striving and hugging the turns,
And thinking of someone for whom he still burns.

He's going the distance.
He's going for speed.
She's all alone, all alone in her time of need.

Because he's racing and pacing and plotting the course,
He's fighting and biting and riding on his horse.
He's going the distance.

Yeah!

No trophy, no flowers, no flash bulbs, no wine.
He's haunted by something he cannot define.
Bowel shaking earthquakes of doubt and remorse,
Assail him, impale him with monster truck force.
In his mind he's still driving, still making the grade.
She's hoping time that her memories will fade,
Cause he's racing and pacing and plotting the course,
He's fighting and biting and riding on his horse.

The sun has gone down and the moon has come up,
And long ago somebody left with the cup.
But he's striving and driving and hugging the turns,
And thinking of someone for whom he still burns.

Cause he's going the distance.
He's going for speed.
She's all alone, all alone in her time of need.

Because he's racing and pacing and plotting the course,
He's figting and biting and riding on his horse,
He's racing and pacing and plotting the course,
He's figting and biting and riding on his horse!

He's going the distance.
He's going for speed.
He's going the distance...



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Album: Other Songs B - N Lyrics
cd Buy "Other Songs B - N" CD
  1. Building A Religion
  2. Conroy
  3. Fashion Nugget (Parental Advisory)
  4. Fred jones, part 2
  5. Fred Jones, Part 2 (With Ben Folds)
  6. Going The Distance
  7. Half As Much
  8. He's Going The Distance
  9. London calling
  10. Lose Yourself
  11. Motor
  12. Multiply the heartaches
  13. Perhaps
  14. Ruby don't take your love to town
  15. Sad Songs
  16. Shut the fuck up
  17. Stickshift And Safetybelts
  18. Stickshifts & Safety Belts
  19. Never Gonna Give You Up

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