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Frail grasp on the big picture


by Eagles. Buy album CD: Long Road Out Of Eden


Well, ain't it a shame
'Bout our short little memory
We never seem to learn
The lessons of history
We keep makin' the same mistakes
Over and over and over and over again
And then we wonder why
We're in the shape we're in

Good ol' boys down at the bar
Peanuts and politics
They think they know it all
They don't know much of nothin'
Even if one of 'em was to read the newspaper
Cover to cover
That ain't what's going on
Journalism dead and gone

Frail grasp on the big picture
Light fading and the fog is getting thicker
It's a frail grasp on the big picture
Dark ages

You my love-drunk friend
All that red wine and candlelight
Soulful conversations
That go on until the dawn
How many times can you tell your story?
How many hangovers can you endure
Just to get some snogging done?
You're living in a hormone dream
You don't have the slightest notion
What long-term love is all about
All your romantic liasons
Don't deal with eternal questions like
Who left the cap off the freaking toothpaste?
Whose turn to take the garbage out?

Frail grasp on the big picture
You keep on rubbin' that, you're gonna get a blister
It's a frail grasp on the big picture
I've seen it all before

And we pray to our Lord
Who we know is American
He reigns from on high
He speaks to us through middlemen
And He shepherds His flock
We sing out and we praise His name
He supports us in war
He presides over football games
And the right will prevail
All our troubles shall be resolved
We hold faith above all
Unless there's money or sex involved

Frail grasp on the big picture
Nobody's calling them for roughing up the kicker
It's a frail grasp on the big picture
Heaven help us

Frail grasp on the big picture
All waiting for that miracle elixir
Frail grasp on the big picture
I don't wonder anymore

Frail grasp on the big picture
Somebody says, "You brought her here so go ahead and kiss her
It's a frail grasp on the big picture

Frail grasp on the big picture
Light fading and the fog is getting thicker
It's a frail grasp on the big picture

Frail grasp on the big picture
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Album: Long Road Out Of Eden (2007) Lyrics
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  1. I Don't Want To Hear Anymore
  2. Disc 1
  3. No more walks in the wood
  4. How long
  5. Busy being fabulous
  6. What do i do with my heart
  7. Guilty of the crime
  8. I don't want to hear any more
  9. Waiting in the weeds
  10. No more cloudy days
  11. Fast company
  12. Do something
  13. You are not alone
  14. Long road out of eden
  15. I dreamed there was no war
  16. Disc 2
  17. Somebody
  18. Frail grasp on the big picture
  19. Last good time in town
  20. I love to watch a woman dance
  21. Business as usual
  22. Center of the universe
  23. It's your world now
  24. Hole In The World
  25. Please Come Home For Christmas

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