EELS New Alphabet Lyrics

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You know what? I’m in a good mood today
Well I’m so happy it’s not yesterday
Man it was brutal, with planning tissues
I guess you could say that I had issues
Well it’s looking good, I dug my way out
I’m changing up what the story’s about

Chorus:
When the world stops making sense
Just take in what you can get
When the people on the streets start looking like silhouettes
When the words just sound like noise
I need a new alphabet
When the world stops making sense
I make a new alphabet

Small thinking people with their small thinking ways
I don’t have time to hear what they say
This is my world, I’m seeking my claim
Thanks for the invite, no thanks just the same
It’s looking good now, full speed ahead
I’ll live the day, by tomorrow I’m dead

Chorus:
When the world stops making sense
Just take in what you can get
When the people on the streets start looking like silhouettes
When the words just sound like noise
I need a new alphabet
When the world stops making sense
I make a new alphabet

I see everything, it’s crystal clear
It’s here!
You know what? I’m in a good mood today
Well I’m so happy it’s not yesterday
Man it was brutal, but it’s all in the past
It’s good to know that it don’t have to last

Chorus:
When the world stops making sense
Just take in what you can get
When the people on the streets start looking like silhouettes
When the words just sound like noise
I need a new alphabet
When the world stoṗs making sense
I make a new alphabet

Wonderful, Glorious Track Listing
Digital Media 1
  • 1 Bombs Away
  • 2 Kinda Fuzzy
  • 3 Accident Prone
  • 4 Peach Blossom
  • 5 On the Ropes
  • 6 The Turnaround
  • 7 New Alphabet
  • 8 Stick Together
  • 9 True Original
  • 10 Open My Present
  • 11 You’re My Friend
  • 12 I Am Building a Shrine
  • 13 Wonderful, Glorious
    Digital Media 2
  • 1 Hold on to Your Hat
  • 2 Your Mama Warned You
  • 3 I’m Your Brave Little Soldier
  • 4 There’s Something Strange
  • 5 Happy Hour (We’re Gonna Rock)
  • 6 That’s Not Really Funny (live 2011)
  • 7 In My Dreams (live 2010)
  • 8 Prizefighter (live 2010)
  • 9 Looking Up (live 2011)
  • 10 What I Have to Offer (live at KEXP)
  • 11 I Like the Way This Is Going (live at KEXP)
  • 12 Spectacular Girl (live at KEXP)
  • 13 Summer in the City (live at KEXP)


  • Written by: Jeffrey Scott Lyster, Kelley Logsdon, Mark O. Everett
    Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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